The weather is warming up and we are all ready to get rid of the heavy clothes. The Spring Fling Dress is the perfect solution for what to wear. A classic low- waisted dress with a peplum skirt and a petal sleeve. The dress is designed for woven fabric. Depending on the fabric, it is perfect for the day in the park. a picnic, shopping, parties or at a garden wedding. This PDF sewing pattern is designed to fit 18 inch dolls such as American Girl®.
Recommended Fabrics: woven fabric
-1/4 yard of woven fabric
-1 yard of 5/8 inch ribbon in a contrasting color
-6 inches of hook and loop tape
Skill Level: Advanced Beginner
What You Get: One 24 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. 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.Download, Print, Sew!
I made this for my daughter's doll, who has much slimmer arms and body than my older American Girl dolls, but it still came out too small. The sleeves were tight and I had to add quite a bit of fabric to the back to make it fit. It's hard to put the dress on and take it off. It's a shame because the sleeves are really pretty. I really liked the method of finishing the raw edge with ribbon, so much in fact that I finished the skirt that way too.
Very easy pattern to use. The directions for making this dress were very easy to follow. I look forward to seeing what’s available every Friday for sale.
Pattern was great once I figured out the sleeves. For those who were not happy with sizing, I always add extra fabric in the back of every pattern so I don't run into trouble closing with velcro, zipper or whatever I choose. I would like to add a photo but could not seem to attach one.
A darling dress. I've not had trouble with patterns from Pixie Faire fitting, but this one was much too skimpy for my granddaughter's AG doll. It fits the Journey Girl doll perfectly, and the Our Generation Doll snugly. The 14.5" pattern fits Wellie Wisher, but a little snug if tights are to go underneath it. I made matching dresses for Kara (AG) and Willa (WW), so it was disappointing.Next time I will add ½" width through the bodice F & B for an AG doll, and 1/ 4" CB for an OG doll.
The pattern was easy to follow with clear easy directions. The dress is adorable in either a print or a solid material. Thank you for allowing me to purchase and use this pattern.