The Awesome 80s Party Dress, by Eden Ava Couture, features a dropped waist bodice and large puffed sleeves. The full skirt reaches mid-calf for extra twirl effect. The back has four buttons (or snaps/hook and loop tape if you prefer) and is adorned with a large bow at the base of the bodice back or a smaller bow at the waist of the bodice front.
View A has a contrasting bodice.
View B is made with one fabric choice.
This PDF sewing pattern is designed to fit 18" dolls such as American Girl®.
(4) snaps or Hook and Loop Tape (if you do not want to use a button closure)
Skill Level: Intermediate
What You Get: One 21 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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Welcome back to the 80s. I was lucky to test this pattern. It all goes together very easily. I made 2 bows for the dress, one in contrasting white and one in the same fabric as the dress. I attached them to a broach clip so that they could be worn at the side or the back. It topped it all off with a double bow hair clip.
Like all of Eden Ava Couture's patterns this makes such a pretty party dress. It is quick and easy the the instructions are spot on. I had the pleasure of testing this pattern and so glad I did. I will make more of these because I have more than one doll. I don't want any fighting over it. :-) Pick up your copy today!