Joy Bells Dress 18" Doll Clothes Pattern


When it comes to the "captures-the-summer-spirit" Joy Bells Dress, it's the statement two-piece bell sleeves that steal the show.

This fluid dress features cute ruffles on the bodice. The round neckline finished with facing. The dress closes in the back with five snaps or buttons. Sew it from single fabric and then sew it again using two contrasting fabrics for a different look!

This PDF sewing pattern by Doll Joy is designed to fit 18" dolls such as American Girl®.

Recommended Fabrics: Lightweight woven fabric.

Supplies Needed:
Option 1:

  • 13½”x36” piece of lightweight soft woven fabric

Option 2:

  • 8”x36” piece of main woven fabric
  • 8”x36” piece of second woven fabric


  • 5 buttons or snap fasteners
  • thread to match
  • a piece of cardstock (or equivalent weight paper)


Skill Level:  Intermediate

What You Get: One 26 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 to purchase.

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