Frill Seekers Dress 18" Doll Clothes Pattern

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Calling all Girly Girls! Traditional but contemporary, this pretty dress, by Forever 18 Inches, features a lined faux-wrap bodice, optional ruffles around the neckline or shoulders, a full gathered skirt cut on a gentle bias, and a self tie. It closes in the back with snaps or hook and loop tape. Two options are given for the neckline trim: contrasting purchased trim, or a self-ruffle that is finished off with easy bias edging using a Hong Kong Finish. A detailed tutorial on how to sew an attached lining with finished seams is also included in this PDF pattern.

Don't miss the coordinating little sister pattern designed to fit 14.5" dolls such as WellieWishers™, also available on Pixie Faire. 

Recommended Fabrics:  Light to medium-weight cottons, lightweight chambray, denim, or corduroy, lightweight sateens, silks, or brocades

 

Supplies Needed:
-½ yard of fabric: light to medium-weight cottons, lightweight chambray denim or corduroy, lightweight sateens, silks or brocades.
-Optional: ¼ yard of lightweight fabric for lining, such as batiste
-Matching thread
-Three medium-sized snaps OR Two strips of ¼” hook and loop tape, approximately 4”- 6” long.

For Option 1 Add:
-a glue stick to finish bias trim edges
-a pair of small, very sharp scissors (essential for the Hong Kong Finish)
-Optional: graph paper for drawing the bias strip pattern piece OR rotary scissors and cutting mat

For Option 2 Add:
-½ yd. of ¾” to 1 – 1/4” wide gathered trim, cut into two 9” pieces


Skill Level:  Intermediate

 

What You Get: One 46 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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E
06/14/2021
Emily
United States United States
Pretty little dress

I made option 3, and for that one you have to jump around the instructions a lot and it's kind of confusing. If you make option 1 or even 2 I don't think it would be as much of an issue. The result is amazing, though. Great fitting, cute dress. My daughter loves it!

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MW
02/21/2021
Mary W.
United States United States
Frill seekers dress

Love this pattern and the way it is made. Very happy with purchase

LL
05/29/2020
Linda L.
Beautiful

This dress is beautiful..easy to follow

Pixie Faire Frill Seekers Dress 18 Doll Clothes Pattern Review
BK
02/22/2020
Betty K.
United States United States
Frill Seekers dress

Very easy to sew. Finished product is cute.

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LJ
02/23/2019
LINda J.
United States
Well designed

This pattern was a joy to make. Everything went together nicely and it fit Caroline perfectly. I will definitely make it again.

Pixie Faire Frill Seekers Dress 18 Doll Clothes Pattern Review