This gorgeous loose fitting, high-waisted little dress in two lengths has accent color on the shoulders, a ruffled scoop neckline, and the pretty hem ruffle, which comes up at the side, is finished with a bow. Three or four appliquéd butterflies are placed randomly on the dress for extra pizazz. The Dress is made from Quilter’s Cotton; the Bodice is lined and closes with Hook and Loop Tape in back. The skirt is cut as one piece, and with clever fabric and pattern placement, the side split can be either on the left or right side of the dress. This is a great way to use up those tiny scraps – combine lightweight denim with lace; strong contrasts with bright vibrant colours; soft pastels with florals – anything goes. This easy PDF pattern is designed to fit 14 -14.5 inch dolls such as Hearts For Hearts Girls® and WellieWishers™.
Don't miss the big sister pattern: Butterfly Kisses for 18" dolls such as American Girl®, also available at Pixie Faire
Recommended Fabrics: Quilter's Cotton; Lightweight Cotton
Fabric Used: The Dress, Shoulder Inserts, Ruffles and Appliquéd Butterflies were made with Quilters Cotton; the Bodice is lined with Lightweight Cotton.
Dress – Bodice & Skirt : Quilter’s Cotton – 9” x 18”
Shoulder Inserts : Quilter’s Cotton – 2” x 4”
Neck & Dress Skirt Ruffle : Quilter’s Cotton – 2” x 42”
Bodice Lining : Lightweight Cotton – 7” x 9”
Butterfly Appliqué : Quilter’s Cotton per Butterfly – 2” x 2”
Lace for Ruffle (Optional) : 1 ¼” wide x 42”
Hook & Loop Tape: 3/8” wide x 3 ½”
Fusible Web for Butterfly Appliqué : 4” x 4”
Template Plastic for Butterfly : 2” square
Ribbon for Bow on Ruffle Point : ¼” wide x 6”
Matching Thread, Marking Pen, Hemostatic Clamp or Scissors-type Tweezers, Point Turner, Craft Glue, Clear Tape, Ball-Point Pen, general sewing supplies.
A ‘Universal Sewing Needle – 80/10’, a Walking Foot, an Open Toed Embroidery Foot, a General Purpose Foot and a ¼” Foot are used during the sewing process.
Skill Level: Easy Intermediate
What You Get: One 30 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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I haven't had time to use the pattern yet but certainly will in the near future. It's such a cute dress and butterflies are always a hit.