-Half a yard (0.5 meters) for the dress
-One yard (1 meter) of white fabric for the headdress, apron, collar, cuffs, brassard (arm band) and oversleeves. PLUS a small piece of black fabric for the St John Brassard (optional)
-A quarter of a yard of fine/lightweight fusible interfacing
-Approximately 10” Anti Snag hook and loop tape, or snaps if preferred
-4 small (¼-⅜” / 6-8mm) white buttons for the front of the dress (decoration only)
-4 snaps for the apron fastenings and straps
-Three quarters of a yard of ¼” (6mm) wide elastic for the oversleeves
-6” (15cm) of ⅜” wide red ribbon for the apron cross and 4” (20cm) of ¼” (6mm) ribbon for the cross on the brassard.
-Extra Strong white thread
Skill Level: Intermediate
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Worder full pattern. Great Instructions that are easy to follow. Turns out perfect.
It went together pretty easy, and I gave it to a friend for her nurse doll.
I used this pattern for one of my big projects — a Civil War scene. The pattern was complete with the head wrap and sleeve protectors. I added a close-up of the hem-stitching on the head wrap. This was a suggestion in the pattern. I can’t believe how much of an enhancement the mitered corner and wing-needle hemstitching brought to this $1.99 per yard piece of bleached muslin. The underdress which is a wonderful pattern on its own, has the perfect blend of flare and gathering to give a great silhouette. While I was dressing my doll, I realized that this pattern would also make a great Downton Abbey maid’s uniform. I made a little cap, my own pattern, and added a feather duster, and I had another, completely different look. Same dress, different era. I love it when I learn to do something new, (the hem-stitching) and when the pattern is so versatile!
What to say - I liked the sheer convenience of downloading the PDF version, and found the pattern itself very well engineered - that is, all the pieces fit nicely. And the instructions were painstakingly detailed. Confession - the first outfit made from it, I pattern-bashed, and mixed elements of this pattern with elements of a vintage pattern from American Girl - Kirsten's Pretty Clothes to make a student-nurse or candy-striper. The outfit entirely from this pattern is cut out and ready to go together.