The Liberty Jane® Malibu Libby: Avila Aviator Jacket is definitely a statement piece!
Your 13-14.5 inch doll will look chic and trendy with this classic bomber style jacket. All the details are spot on from the realistic zip placket to the knit bands trimming the edges. This jacket is fully lined and features raglan sleeves, and a fully functioning front separating zipper. *Zip placket is optional and jacket can be made with out it.
There are so many looks you can achieve with this jacket depending on your fabric choice. For an urban look, try a satin, nylon or faux leather/suede. For a contemporary, girly look, try a floral print in cotton or rayon. The raglan sleeves also make it fun to combine solid and prints together. Have fun creating your fashionable aviator style jacket!
Bonus tips are included to shorten any length separating zipper! Pattern is designed to use a 4" length, but you can easily use a 5" or 6" or longer length zipper too.
This PDF sewing pattern is designed to fit 13-14.5 inch dolls such as WellieWishers™, Hearts for Hearts Girls® or Corolle® Les Cheries.
Suggested fabrics include satin, nylon, poly lining, rayon, print quilting cotton, sweatshirt fleece, sequined knit, and more. Ribbed knit is used for neck, cuffs, and waistband; and can be bought by the yard or up-cycled from a variety of clothing items.
Skill Level: Advanced Beginner, You will need the basic understanding of how to use a sewing machine and be familiar with sewing straight seams. Jacket has a functional zipper, a zipper foot is needed. This is a great pattern to learn the zipper installation technique!
What You Get: One 29 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. This pattern includes a 3 page Summary of Instructions section so you can print out just the text version if desired to save on printer ink! 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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The pattern was great. I found the small zippers on line. They were easy to install but stuck abut at first. The jacket looks great and is loved by my granddaughter.
Good instructions and fits good. Very good pattern.