Dora Dress 18" Doll Clothes Pattern

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The “Dora” doll dress, by Genniewren Designs, has a hint of Euro styling with its mix of print fabrics and optional ruffles. The optional apron adds an extra touch of Euro country style cuteness. The full gored skirt definitely has the “twirl” factor.
The sleeveless dress has a lined, square necked bodice. The bodice can be edged with rick rack or piping if required. The gathered skirt is created from eleven gored panels.
View A has a ruffled skirt. View B has a plain skirt. Either view leaves plenty of scope for your imagination to run riot with your choice of mix and match prints and trimmings.
The optional apron can be edged with trim or hemmed with a narrow hem. It is large enough for a machine embroidery design if desired.
The dress fastens at the center back bodice. Instructions are given for buttons, snaps or hook and loop tape.

This PDF pattern is also available in a girl sized version to match for ages 1-8, 10, 12, 14 & 16.  You can see the details for the girl sized Dora Dress Pattern here. You can purchase both patterns together for $9.49 by clicking the selection in the dropdown above.

Recommended Fabrics:  Woven fabrics, e.g. quilters' cotton, cotton lawn, gingham, polycotton

Supplies Needed:
-Four contrasting or toning fat quarters (18”x 22”), or the equivalent in scraps left over from other dressmaking projects. (You will only need three fat quarters if you are not making the apron).
-A small piece of lightweight fusible interfacing 2” x 1⅞”
-Anti Snag hook and loop tape for back closure, or two buttons and/or snaps
-Rick rack or other trim as required


Skill Level:  Intermediate

What You Get: One 20 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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Dora 18” Dress

The pattern was very easy to follow. I’ve never made a dolls dress before so I was a bit worried that I’d mess it up but I needn’t have worried as it turned out 100%. I will have no hesitations in buying more patterns from your site.

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