1950s Empire Silhouette Dress 14-14.5" Doll Clothes Pattern

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This lovely vintage dress pattern was inspired by a pattern for girls made by the Advance Pattern Company in 1956.  The Scoop neck bodice with empire silhouette has short puffed sleeves. The princess seamed skirt is fitted at the waistline, flaring to a wide hem with a center back closure. The contrast detachable scalloped collar is optional.

This PDF sewing pattern is designed to fit 14.5" dolls such as WellieWishers™ and will also fit Hearts For Hearts Girls® dolls.

This pattern is also available for 18" dolls such as American Girl®

Recommended Fabrics: lightweight cotton, rayon, or any type of fabric that drapes well

Supplies Needed:
-Dress: 1/3 yard lightweight cotton, rayon, or any type of fabric that drapes well
-Bodice Lining: Remnant piece of lightweight cotton
-Sleeve bands and collar: Remnant cotton

Supplies & Notions:
-Lightweight fusible interfacing for the collar
-Thread
-Hook and Loop Tape
-Small Snaps (1/4” or similar size)

Skill Level:  Intermediate

What You Get: One 27 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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Pixie Faire and the designers featured are not affiliated with WellieWishers™ or Hearts for Hearts®.  



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AS
05/03/2019
Alison S.
United States

Wellie wisher dress

I found the pattern to be fairly easy to sew. I wanted to use the collar, but find it hard lay right. I would like to sew it into the dress and I hope to try that .

CM
02/28/2019
Charla M.
United States

1950s Empire Silhouette Dress 14-14.5" Doll Clothes Pattern

The pattern was easy to make and had many varieties. I made 2 for her doll. She loves them and says they fit great.

P
05/23/2017
PaulineNissen
Pennsylvania

Sweet Empire Dress

This is a lovely pattern. I made it in 2 quilt fabrics. It fits my 13inch Maru mini doll very well.

C
05/05/2017
Carol
Branson, MO

With or without!

This is an awesome pattern! I love it with or without the collar. Can't decide which way? You don't have to! the collar is separate. So your favorite doll can have it or not!

BD
05/05/2017
Beth DiPippo
Rhode Island

Simple & Sweet

I was a tester for this pattern. It's a very simple pattern yet the results are amazing! So many possibilities - combinations of fabrics, adding a belt, adding piping or lace. I made this pattern for my H4H doll and it fit beautifully. I love it and will be making this again :D