Alice Springs Dress 18” Doll Clothes Pattern

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Outback Libby: Alice Springs is the newest addition to the collection from Liberty Jane. A casual style dress with feminine flair, wear it in the spring and summer months with sandals and a cute tote, or layer it in the fall with boots and a cardigan. The possibilities are endless! 

The doll clothes pattern features one dress design with a empire waist bodice, V shaped spliced neckline with layered placard, and a mandarin style collar. The design can be made with two different skirting options:

  • View A is designed as 3 inverted curved tiers, this allows the skirt to have gathered tiers but controlled fullness as each tier is added. (Shown in lavender)
  • View B uses traditional rectangular tiers and works well for fabrics with a directional print like stripes, pinwale corduroy, or gingham. (Shown in the floral print)

Both versions includes long sleeves with a narrow elastic casing to provide fullness at the wrist-line. The back of the dress is open from the top to the bottom and can be finished with hook and loop tap or snaps.

Bonus: This pattern is featured in Sewing With Cinnamon. During the month of May join the full sew-along as we make this dress together!

Suggested fabrics: Woven no stretch, Cotton lawn, Crinkle Rayon, Rayon Blends, Quilting Cotton. View A not suitable for stripes, plaid, or gingham. View B suitable for stripes, plaid, gingham, and pinwale corduroy

Supplies Needed:

  • 10” or 1⁄3 yard fashion fabric
  • 6” of ¼” wide hook and loop tape
  • 8” of 1⁄8” width elastic
  • Light weight fusible interfacing (for Collar and Front Placard)
  • Thread
  • Sewing Machine
  • Iron and pressing tools

 

Skill Level: Intermediate

What You Get: One 27 page sewing pattern that you digitally download as a PDF file so you can start your project immediately! The PDF sewing pattern provides full color step-by-step illustrated instructions and full size pattern pieces. This pattern includes a 2 page Summary of Instructions section so you can print out just the text version if desired to save on printer ink! A PDF reader is required to view and print the files (example: Adobe Reader or Preview for MAC). The download link is received immediately after the transaction is complete. Print copies are NOT available.

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K
06/13/2022
KC

Alice Springs Dress

I have made this dress three times, and I always have trouble getting the collar to look good. Everything else comes out great.

LA
04/21/2022
Lisa A.
United States United States

Alice Springs

I had this pattern for awhile before I gave it a try, and was pleasantly surprised at how much I enjoyed making it. There are a lot of cute details that stand out, and the instructions worked you through them step by step. I’d like to try another one in a soft lawn fabric. Fit was excellent on my modern AG doll.

Pixie Faire Alice Springs Dress 18” Doll Clothes Pattern Review
JP
01/19/2022
Julie P.
United States United States

Alice Springs Dress

Love this pattern. I've made it three times: once out of a plain fabric, once out of a polka dot fabric and once out of a floral fabric. Each dress made up beautifully. The only negative comment I have is that there is not enough contrast between the pictures and the background to really see what is being done in the instructions; however, any experienced sewing will be able to complete the dress with little problem.

WA
11/10/2021
Wilma A.
United States United States

it just what I wanted

J
11/03/2021
James
Canada Canada

Alice Springs Dress 18” Doll Clothes Pattern

I really do love this pattern and fabric choice makes all the difference. I used a very soft cotton blend that has a lovely drape to it. Yes, there are some small, fussy pieces, but that is what makes it come out so beautifully in the end. It's the details make this dress stand out.

Pixie Faire Alice Springs Dress 18” Doll Clothes Pattern Review