This pattern was inspired by two incredible female pioneers in aviation, Amelia Earhart and Bessie Coleman. Pattern includes full color photographs and step-by-step directions to make this adorable 23" cloth aviator doll wearing an aviator jacket and lace up boots. It also includes removable aviator pants, hat, goggles and scarf. Jacket, boots, hat and goggles look best using a faux leather or faux suede fabric, making it look more realistic. Sewing with faux leather can be tricky, so I recommend using a leather roller presser foot and lengthening the stitches. Variations are given for the fur collar or the faux leather collar.
This pattern is the first in a series of Women in History patterns that celebrate the strong, brave women who have been inspirations to all women. I hope that these dolls will inspire young girls everywhere to go for what they want!
Recommended Fabrics: Faux leather, faux suede, faux fur, cotton, felt
Skill Level: Intermediate
What You Get: One 45 page sewing pattern and one machine embroidery zipped file that you digitally download 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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