Create a special princess ball gown for your American Girl® and other similarly sized 18" Dolls! This long, extra full gown and full, layered petticoat will turn your doll into an exquisite princess! The skirt is created from multiple layers of lightweight fabrics. An optional petticoat will make the skirt even fuller and more dramatic. Photos, illustrations, and diagrams in this PDF pattern by Dollhouse Designs help make it possible to recreate this look.
The dramatic upper part of the gown is achieved with specially fitted bodice pieces and a graceful gathered pouf about the shoulders. The gown closes in back. Instructions are included for making “butterflies” out of silk flower petals.
Recommended Fabrics: Gown - Silky Special Occasion Fabric such as Organza, Silk, and Sheer fabrics. Also Tulle, mesh, or fine netting; lightweight lining fabricSupplies Needed:
Skill Level: Intermediate
What You Get: One 58 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!
Love it,already made the gown,,fits me generation doll perfect …thank you
I was thrilled to be able to make this beautiful Cinderella costume. It came together beautiful but seemed to fit the Slimmer 18” dolls better. I love how the result came out like the dress in the Disney Movie! This pattern is a little challenging so I don’t recommend it for the beginner seamstress.
I am finishing up my first of three ball gowns with this pattern. Although at one time, I sewed a lot, it's been about twenty years and now I am sewing by hand. The point it that this pattern is doable and the result is just lovely. The dress and petticoat are the stuff of a grandmother's/granddaughter's fantasy. On a practical note, the pattern is fitting the doll well, the instructions are extremely detailed and the illustrations really help. I highly recommend this pattern!
I love this pattern but it runs very small. will probably make it again but will enlarge the bodice. Fitted is one thing but I had to use hooks & eyes to make it close. I made mine purple.
I am not pleased with the directions, especially for the petticoat. I consider myself an accomplished seamstress, but this pattern is not the quality I have come to expect with the patterns I purchase from PixieFaire.