Petals-n-Pleats 18" Doll Clothes Pattern

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Petals-n-Pleats, from Fashioned by Rebecca, is a 1930s styled dress designed to fit 18" dolls. The shape of the dress is an A-line shape with inverted pleats in both front and back. This little frock is knee length with a yoke in front that comes to a point in the center. Short sleeves are gathered at shoulder and onto sleeve band. A contrasting collar is made up of two pieces meeting in the center front. The dress closes in the back with an invisible zipper. A sweet little bow hand sewn onto center front completes the look!

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

Recommended Fabrics:  lightweight to medium weight cottons, not suitable for knit or jersey

Supplies Needed:

  • 1/2 yard fabric 
  • 10" x 15" scrap piece of fabric 
  • 7"-9" invisible zipper 
  • 12 inches of 1/4"-3/8" wide ribbon 
  • Iron and pressing tools 
  • hand sewing needle, matching thread, contrasting thread (optional), seam sealant, zipper foot

 

Skill Level:  Intermediate

 

What You Get: One 25 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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A Pixie Faire Customer
LA
02/25/2022
Lady A.
United States United States

Cute as a button

This pattern went together like a dream! So easy to make. Felicity is a Pleasant Company doll, so the dress is a bit snug, but it still looks lovely.

Pixie Faire Petals-n-Pleats 18 Doll Clothes Pattern Review
J
01/23/2022
Jolene
United States United States

sweet dress

I've made lots of little girl dresses in similar styles so this was easy to make, just in smaller scale. I love the tiny puffed sleeves and pleats. I like that it has a zipper up the back for easy dressing. I used a regular zipper instead of an invisible zipper. I'm modeling it on a Pleasant Company doll and it is little snug but it still fits. The perfect birthday gift for my little friend. A cute and classic dress design.

Pixie Faire Petals-n-Pleats 18 Doll Clothes Pattern Review
SL
01/16/2022
Sherry L.
Netherlands Netherlands

just a little frustrated

This pattern was a bit frustrating for me. The instructions were clear...but for some reason I struggled. I am not a beginning sewer. :) I think part of my problem was that my material selection was one that frayed easy. I will try this one again in a cotton. Also I was ironing the pleat in the front and ended up burning the material...it was just a little bit of a yellowed coloration...so I made a flower thing to go over that part! It worked. :)

Pixie Faire Petals-n-Pleats 18 Doll Clothes Pattern Review
VS
01/13/2022
Verity-Kate S.
Australia Australia

Petals-n-Pleats 18" Doll Clothes Pattern

Very well explained pattern with lots of nice photo inspiration. Clear instructions and tips to make your sewing project a cinch. Love it.

SH
05/02/2020
SARAH H.
United States United States

Another Pixie Faire Winner

Have loved everything I've ever purchased from Pixie Faire and this pattern did not disappoint. I'm making doll clothes for a couple of grand nieces who are overwhelmed being stuck at home due to COVID, and their receiving a package of doll clothes from me has cheered them up! Thanks for such great products to make me look like a wonderful great aunt!