Flossie Potter's "1800s Simple Stitches Heart Warmer & Snood" is the PDF sewing pattern with easy-to-make accessories for its companion pattern, the "1800s Simple Stitches Dress." Both are designed to fit 18-inch dolls such as American Girl®.
The Heart Warmer is made in one piece (no seams!) and is surrounded by fringe. The two front pieces cross over your doll's heart, being true to its name!
The Snood is similar to a hair net worn at the back of the head to keep long hair in place. Both of these pieces were quite popular in the 1800s, but they've been worn in other centuries as well, making them a good choice for most of your historical dresses.
Recommended Fabrics: cotton mesh, light-weight loosely-woven fabric such as boucle
Heart Warmer: 1/3 yd light-weight and loosely-woven fabric such as an open-weave boucle or loomed crepe
Snood: 1/3 yd cotton mesh fabric (or cotton mesh vegetable bag)
1 1/4 yds extra-wide double fold bias tape
3/4 yd of 1/8" ribbon
1/2 yd of 3/8" lingerie elastic
8 1/2" (approximate) luncheon plate
12" (approximate) dinner plate
Bobby pin/small hairpin
Fray-stopping liquid, if needed
Decoration (bow, flower, etc.), optional
Sewing machine with triple stretch stitch (helpful)
Rotary cutter with cutting mat (helpful)
2 pieces of copy paper and tape (to make a pattern)
chalk, small sharp scissors, seam ripper, safety pin
Skill Level: Easy
What You Get: One 12 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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