My Tent Dress 18" Doll Clothes Pattern

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My Tent Dress designed by Pink Ladybug Fashions is a comfy trend from the 1970s. With no darts, no waistline and no belt, it's fitted at the top and loose at the bottom, creating a casual tent shape. The yoke is lined and the back is finished with hook and loop tape.

There are three options to add if you choose to:
1 - Pockets with bows and loops
2 - Front bow and tab
3 - Shoulder bows and loops

This PDF sewing pattern is designed to fit 18" dolls such as the newer American Girl® dolls. This pattern is also available designed to fit 14-14.5" dolls such as Hearts For Hearts Girls® and WellieWishers™

Recommended Fabrics: Lightweight cotton or cotton blend

Supplies Needed:

  • 1/3 yard fabric for the front, back, and back facing
  • 6 inches contrast fabric for the yoke and yoke facing
  • The pockets, bows, and loops can be cut out of either fabric
  • 5 1/4" soft hook and loop tape - 1/2" wide
  • matching thread
  • one button if making the yoke bow
  • two buttons if making the shoulder bows

    Skill Level:  Intermediate

    What You Get: One 22 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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    BB
    06/10/2019
    Bettie B.
    United States United States

    My tent dress for 18" doll

    I love the tent dress pattern. It was so easy and reminded me of similar dresses I wore. I made this pattern for welliwisher doll and now sewing it for the larger doll.

    SS
    05/10/2019
    Susan S.
    United States

    tent dress

    turned out very cute!!! bows on shoulders make it!

    PF
    03/11/2019
    Pat F.
    United States

    Tent dress

    turned really cute, was easy to make and fit well

    CV
    02/27/2019
    Cindy V.
    Canada

    Tent dress

    i made 2 of them for my granddaughters. Will be making more. They turned out GREAT!

    Cindy V. verified customer review of My Tent Dress 18 Doll Clothes Pattern
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    10/04/2018
    Mary W.
    United States

    Tent dress

    Live the pattern and will be making veriations of it!!