All Buttoned Up 18" Doll Clothes

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This adorable little dress can be worn as a sundress or over a tee as a jumper. It stitches up quickly and only requires two fat quarters - one for the dress and one for the lining. The pattern also features designer buttons made from shrink paper! They are super easy to make! Just color, cut, bake, and wear!

This PDF pattern is designed to fit 18" dolls such as American Girl®, but can also fit 15" baby dolls such as Bitty Baby®.  

Recommended Fabrics:  cotton quilting fabric or any light to medium weight tightly woven fabric

Supplies Needed:
-For the dress: One fat quarter or a piece of fashion fabric 24" x 14"
-Color block border option: Two pieces of contrasting fabric 10" x 3”
-For the lining: One fat quarter or a piece of fashion fabric 24" x 14"
-Matching sewing thread
-2 decorative buttons, 5/8" to 3/4" wide
-2 snaps 4/0 (or larger size 1 for little hands)
-Fine point disappearing ink pen or fine pointed chalk marker
-Optional: Turning tool, fabric glue, fabric glue stick, cellophane tape
-Optional embellishments: Rickrack, ribbon, bows, bling!

For designer buttons:
-Shrinky Dink® Paper or Grafix® Shrink Film (or shrink paper by another manufacturer)
-Scissors or 1.5" punch (Optional: 1.5" to 2" decorative punches)
-1/4” hole punch
-Permanent markers
-Pencil
-Cookie sheet
-Small ceramic or glass bowl (or cup)
-Parchment paper, heavy brown wrapping paper
-Oven (or toaster oven), cookie sheet, oven mitt
-Optional: Timer, sealant

Skill Level:  Beginner


What You Get: One 41 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.

Download, Print, Sew!

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PixieFaire and the designers featured are not affiliated with American Girl®.

Vendor: Love U Bunches


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03/06/2017
Julia
Port Orchard, WA

All Buttoned Up!

This is a great pattern! Having a pattern that fits both the 18 inch and the 15 inch dolls is awesome. I plan on making this pattern a lot as it is quick and easy with great directions!

LN
11/09/2016
Liese N.
South Africa

Quick to sew and fun

I found the pattern quick to sew. I love how you can play with color to create different looks. The instructions are perfect and easy to follow. Thank you!

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DW
11/02/2016
debra w.
United States

All buttoned up

Very easy, instructions are great and it turns out so cute

PZ
11/01/2016
Patti Z.
United States

All Buttoned Up

I found the pattern to be very easy to follow. I was able to finish making the dress in about an hour. Instead of snaps for closure I put a little Velcro on each strap. I have every intention of making more of them and possibly modifying the pattern a little for several different looks.

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SG
09/29/2016
Stacey Graves

So much fun, and color block, too!

Chris Saunders' pattern for this cute jumper / dress is like a canvas for your creativity. If you're a fabric lover (or fabric hoarder lol) you're in luck with the Color Block option! Well written, with clear photos and instructions, you will find this an easy pattern to follow, and you'll be pleased with the results.