Does your 18" doll need a new summer top? With the Summer Breeze PDF Pattern you can create this cute contrasting top and get her all set for the sun! There are variations included to make the top with or without sleeves and for several different types of hem finishes.
-¼ yard fabric 1 (main fabric)
-¼ yard x 10" fabric 2
-Velcro (5/8" width – cut in half to get about ¼" wide)
-Optional: Lace or decorative trim
Skill Level: Intermediate
What You Get: One 11 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.
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It is a very good pattern and great instructions to follow. I made the top using 3 different fabric patterns in Green. I sandwiched a lime green rick rack in between the two layers of the dominant front piece and at the bottom of the sleeves. The sleeve fabrics I used were the opposite of the front panels. Since I used cotton, I had to add a placket at the back in order to close the blouse to fit my American Girl Doll. I don't think any adjustments would be necessary if using stretch fabric.
Great pattern. Initially thought it would be too hard of a pattern for me, but it turned out to be easy to put together. My daughter loved it so much that she wanted me to make a shirt for her. Wish I knew how to enlarge the pattern to fit her.
Wait for it... a breeze to make and so cute.
It was easy to make and really looks great on my granddaughter's doll.
Easy to follow directions. Fun to do your own creative thing to accent the top. Came out so cute. Made a couple while I was at it.