Fiesta Folklorico Dress & Blouse 18" Doll Clothes Pattern

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A timeless Dress and Top for parties or casual style~

This is a 3 in 1 pattern with some optional sections for further embellishing the dress to your heart's content. Includes Built-In Pattern Hacks to create several unique custom looks.
Print only what you need and view the instructions on your favorite device.

This style has Latin roots and has influenced fashion worldwide for generations. It is so comfortable and yet so beautiful on every girl that it never seems to leave fashion’s runways for long. Embraced in the 1940s, 50s, the 70s, the 90s, the early 2000s and again now as bohemian, It reigns supreme in warm seasons.

This Deluxe Sewing Pattern includes complete Patterns & Step by Step Instructions to make:

* View A - Folklorico Style Dress w/ super full twirly skirt. A traditional Latin style that has been a popular
fashion since the 1940s through modern day. Bodice – Peasant style with elasticized neckline. Sleeves
can be gathered with elastic or left loose and full. Skirt – Long, very full shaped skirt with lower ruffle. It
creates that classic, fully flaring circular skirt that is so well known in dance performances.

* View B - Country / Bohemian (Boho) Style Dress w/ 3 tiered skirt.
Bodice -- Same as View A.
Skirt -- a symphony of movement with three graduated tiers and optional narrow ruffle at bottom.
Purchased pre-gathered trim can be substituted for ruffle.

* View C - Peasant Blouse / Top with 3 Sleeve length options (Short, Mid, Long). Waist-length Bodice
finished with a pretty elasticized waist. Can be left loose at waist.

Options Included:
* Make the Skirt separately
* Make the Dress/Blouse without the Shoulder Ruffle
* Sleeves for any View in Short, Mid length, & Long
* Template for classic star-shaped Folklorico skirt Ribbon placement

This wonderfully feminine style was born of simplicity and hearts that needed little excuse for celebration. Narrow lengths of ribbon and lace of many colors made each one unique. Folklorico Baile is a style of dance that was created from cultural dance moves and regional influences unique to each area of Mexico and Latin America. Children and adults perform wearing culturally styled attire. This design is an authentic representation for 18" dolls.

Recommended Fabrics: light to mid-weight woven cotton and cotton blend fabrics - Cotton prints, chambray, poly blend wovens, calico, quilter’s cotton

Supplies Needed:
~Fabric Requirements:

Fabric Views A & B –
• 3/4 yard light to mid-weight woven cotton and cotton blend fabrics (Cotton prints, chambray, poly blend wovens, calico, quilter’s cotton)
• 1 yard 1/8 to 3/8 inch narrow elastic

Fabric View C –
• 1/3 yard light to mid-weight woven cotton and cotton blend fabrics (Cotton prints, chambray, poly blend wovens, calico, quilter’s cotton)
• 1 yard 1/8 to 3/8 inch narrow elastic

Trim Yardage (Optional)
• 3/4 yard trim Shoulder Ruffle, All Views
• 2 yards trim for View A Skirt (applied above ruffle)
• 2 3/4 yards trim Views A & B Skirt Ruffle

 

Skill Level: Easy

What You Get: One 76 page sewing pattern that you digitally download as a PDF file so you can start your project immediately! This pattern comes with a 6 page summary of instructions to help you save on printer ink.  The PDF sewing pattern provides full-color step-by-step illustrated instructions and full-size pattern pieces. 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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PC
07/15/2019
Pierrette C.
Canada Canada

Fiesta Folklorico dress

The instructions look easy to follow.

A Pixie Faire Customer
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08/20/2018
Emma
Usa

Love all of the options!

I found this pattern to be clear and easy to follow. I had to read the instructions carefully, but the construction was interesting and fun to sew. I love all of the different options for ways to assemble these pattern pieces that the designer describes. Several shirt and skirt variations, as well as half a dozen different ways to put together the dress itself for different looks, are included. It makes this pattern an excellent value!!

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05/25/2018
Nadeen
Pacific, WA

Great addition

You can be very basic or creative with this pattern, it was easy to understand and use. I am making it as blouses to go with a Pirate/ ***** Cosatume. Working wonderfully. The directions do take a lot of paper and colored ink, they could be simplified.

A Pixie Faire Customer
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03/18/2018
SUE W.
United States

Fiesta Folklorico

This pattern made a lovely dress. I had a good experience using it. The only puzzlement was just how many folds and connections I needed for the skirt ruffle. What could have been a confusing neckline was well explained and turned out very nice. Thank you, Dollhouse Designs! I will make twirly skirts for my other two "girls," too.

SUE W. verified customer review of Fiesta Folklorico Dress & Blouse 18 Doll Clothes PatternSUE W. verified customer review of Fiesta Folklorico Dress & Blouse 18 Doll Clothes Pattern
BH
03/12/2018
Basha H.
United States

Fun dress, great blouse

Nicely put together, easy to follow and the fit is great. The neck elastic was a bit tricky, make sure it lays where you want it before you tack it down. The blouse is wonderful!