If you'd like a quick project, Flossie Potter's "1800s Simple Stitches Dress" PDF sewing pattern is a simple, yet pretty, design for 18" dolls such as American Girl®. The wide-necked dress with Bishop sleeves has a fitted bodice that can have either a lining or facing. The gathered skirt portion falls below the knees with options for a 1/4" hem or 1" hem with trim (same total length of skirt).
Pair the dress with its companion pattern, "1800s Simple Stitches Heart Warmer & Snood" for an authentic look.
Recommended Fabrics: light-weight cotton, light-weight lining such as batiste
Lining or Facing:
Skill Level: Intermediate
What You Get: One 22 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!