Bibbed Playsuit 18" Doll Clothes Pattern

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Remember days gone by spent climbing trees and riding bikes? Reminisce by making your doll these spunky fifties inspired play clothes with this beautifully designed Keepers Dolly Duds doll clothes pattern. This versatile pattern makes both long and short bibbed pants with two different pocket styles. The overalls button at the sides to make them easy to put on and the elastic back waist makes for a nice fit. The simple front buttoning blouse adds a touch of feminine charm to this otherwise tomboyish outfit. It features a rounded collar with and can be made with either a straight or banded short puffed sleeve. This 1950s inspired pattern is suited for seamstresses with intermediate sewing skills.

This PDF sewing pattern is designed to fit 18" dolls such as American Girl®.

Suggested Fabrics: Pants in medium weight cotton, cotton blends, lightweight denim, lightweight corduroy, wool, flannel, twill, or gingham. Not suitable for knits. Blouse in lightweight cotton, cotton blends, silk, or linen. Not suitable for knits.


Supplies Needed:
Pants ~ 1/2 yard (0.5 m)
Shorts ~ 1/3 yard (0.33 m)
View A or B Blouse ~ 1/3 yard (0.33 m)

View A pants
__four 3/8-inch (9 mm) buttons
__four 1/4-inch (6 mm) buttons
__6-1/2-inches of 1/2-inch (12 mm) wide elastic
View B shorts
__four 3/8-inch (9 mm) buttons
__2/3 yard of 1/4-inch (6 mm) wide trim
__6-1/2-inches of 1/2-inch (12 mm) wide elastic
View A & B blouse
__three 3/8-inch (9 mm) buttons

Skill Level: Intermediate

What You Get: One 31 page sewing pattern that you digitally download as a PDF file so you can start your project immediately! The PDF sewing pattern provides step-by-step digitally drawn 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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Charlene .

Bibbed Playsuit

Keepers Dolly Duds does some of the best patterns out there. I have several of them and have enjoyed each one I have made. This is definitely an intermediate pattern. The waistband is not intuitive. But Kit had a wonderful pair of overalls after I was completed. More at

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