Prairie Rose 18" Doll Clothes

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Get in touch with your inner Laura as you sew up this charming 1870s prairie inspired dress, apron and bonnet ensemble. The dress features a gathered bodice with a yoke and waistband that button down the back. Finish the skirt with the wide ruffle for an old-fashioned prairie style, or leave the ruffle off and don an easy to make cloth flower for your modern prairie girl. The bonnet cinches in the back with a drawstring to achieve a perfect fit and the simple apron ties in the back and has two handy pockets, just the thing for a hard working Prairie girl. This easy to make PDF pattern by Thimbles and Acorns  is a great choice for new sewists wanting to develop their sewing skills.

This pattern is also available for 16" A Girl For All Time dolls.  There is also a coordinating Prairie Rose Bonnet pattern for girls and women.

Recommended Fabrics:  Dress and Lining in lightweight to medium weight woven fabric such as cotton, cotton blends, linen, or silk. Not suitable for knits.

Supplies Needed:
Fabric:
Bonnet ~ 2/3 yard (2/3 m)
Past Dress ~ 2/3 yard (2/3 m)
Apron ~ 1/3 yard (1/3 m)
Present Dress ~ 1/2 yard (1/2 m)

Notions:
Thread. For Bonnet, 1/2 yard 1/8-inch (3 mm) wide twill tape or ribbon. For Past and Present Dress with button closures, two small snaps for the sleeves, one large snap for the waistband, and three 3/8-inch buttons for the back. For Past and Present Dress with Snap Closures, five small snaps for the sleeves and bodice and one large snap for the waistband. For Present Dress one 3/8-inch (9 mm) decorative button for the flower.

Skill Level:  Easy

What You Get: One 32 page sewing pattern that you digitally download as a PDF file so you can start your project immediately! The PDF sewing pattern provides digitally drawn 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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03/22/2021
Ixtebeni
United States United States
PRAIRIE ROSE

I fell in love with this lovely dress and complements when I saw the pattern for the first time. I was a bit overwhelmed as I didn't make something like it before but I must say that the instructions are so well explained that I've learned a lot and enjoy so much making it. I love the result!

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01/02/2021
Wendy P.
United States United States
Little House in the Prairie doll dress for 18 in doll

This was the most beautifully illustrated and explained sewing pattern I've ever used and I have been sewing for over 60 years. the doll dress came out perfectly and it was a joy to make. thank you for the special care you take in creating these directions. So much appreciated. Happy New Year!!!

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12/04/2020
Patricia S.
Canada Canada
Rufflepalooza!

Lots of gathering in this sweet prairie ensemble , but I look at it this way, it’s a chance to perfect tiny gathers, which is an essential skill for any doll sewist. I loved the result, and this excellent pattern will be a staple in my 19th century Americana toolbox.

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08/26/2019
Susan P.
United States United States
Nice Dress

This pattern is easy, the instructions are explained very clearly, I enjoyed sewing it. Will use it again.

LS
04/16/2019
Lindsey S.
United States
Lots of gathers!

The pattern went together pretty easy and has plenty of options to make it unique. I added a collar to one dress and did the dress and ruffles at different lengths. If you're not a fan of lots of gathering stitches, it probably won't be as enjoyable to sew. A good addition to my pioneer doll's wardrobe.

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