Blueberry Steampunk 18" Doll Clothes Pattern

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Your 18-inch doll will look adorable in this gorgeous Gothic Steampunk outfit from Little Miss Muffett. Done in pastels, a favorite of the Japanese, the outfit, a concoction of ruffles, ribbons and gathers, was inspired by the Harajuku Fashion scene where lace, ribbons and ‘Girlie Girl’ styles are very much in fashion.

The dress has a lined and fitted bodice with ruffle edged Shoulder Princess Seams, a ruffled Button Placket and ruffled Neck Edge. Short gathered Puff Sleeves with ruffled hems and a three-tier Skirt consisting of a gathered ruffled edged scalloped Overskirt, a gathered Underskirt and a faux Tulle Petticoat. The Dress closes at the back with Hook & Loop Tape.

The fully lined jaunty Top Hat has a piped lace-up side detail with eyelets and tongue, a wired brim for shape and a tiny Hat Pin as a bonus. Delightful ruffle edged Knee-high Leg Warmers complete the outfit.

This fairly easy pattern is designed to fit 18-inch soft-bodied dolls such as American Girl®

Recommended Fabrics: Quilters’ Cotton; Lightweight Cotton ; Satin; Tulle; Lycra®, Compressed Batting / Pellon 

Supplies Needed:
Fabric used in main pattern examples: Quilters’ Cotton for the Underskirts, Bodice Fronts and Top Hats; Lightweight Cotton and Eyelet Fabric for the Dresses and Linings; Tulle for Petticoats, Satin for Top Hat Linings and Lycra® for the Knee-High Leg Warmers.

Fabric Requirements:

  • Dress Sleeves, Bodice Sides, Bodice Back, Scalloped Overskirt; Top Hat Tongue – Lightweight Cotton : 32” x 11”
  • Bodice Center Front Panel & Button Placket – Quilters’ Cotton : 6” x 8”
  • Bodice Lining & Top Hat Eyelet Guard – Lightweight Cotton : 10” x 5 ½”
  • Underskirt – Quilters’ Cotton : 31” x 5”
  • Faux Petticoat – Tulle : 32” x 14”
  • Top Hat Main Fabric – Medium Weight Fabric : 22” x 18”
  • Top Hat Lining – Satin or Fabric of Choice : 14” x 9”
  • Top Hat Batting – Stiff Compressed Batting : 13” x 12”
  • Top Hat Tongue Optional Lace – Medium Patterned Nylon Lace : 3” x 1 ½”
  • Top Hat Eyelet Guard Interfacing – Lightweight, Fusible : 6” x 3”
  • Knee-High Leg Warmers – Lycra® or Stretch Fabric of Choice : 10” x 8”


  • Narrow Piping Trim for Top Hat – DIY or Purchased : ± 6 ½”
  • Eyelets for Top Hat Side Detail : 8 x ¼” wide
  • Cord to fit or ¼” wide Ribbon for Lacing Top Hat Side Detail : ± 1 yard
  • Fine Millinery Wire for Top Hat (Optional) : #23 Millinery Wire, or 26 gauge (or finer) Florist Wire : 23”
  • Hook & Loop Tape for Dress Center Back Opening : 3 ½” x 3/8” wide
  • Organza Ribbon for Dress Neck, Sleeves and Front Placket : 62” x ¾” wide
  • Organza Ribbon for Princess Seams and Scalloped Overskirt : 80 x 1” wide
  • Ribbon Bows for Scallop Gathers and Sleeve Edges : 1 yd x 3/8” wide
  • Buttons for Bodice Front Placket : 3 x ¼” wide
  • Small Ribbon Bow for Bodice Neck Center Front : 6” x 3/8” wide
  • Elastic for Sleeves & Leg Warmer Tops : 24 ½” x ¼” wide
  • Organza Ribbon for Leg Warmer Tops : 26” x 1 ½” wide
  • Ribbon for Elastic Casing on Leg Warmers : 12” x ½” wide
  • Decorations and embellishments for Top Hat and Leg Warmers as desired

Matching Thread, Erasable Marking Pen, Clear Tape, Teflon™ Sheet, Point Turner, 1” wide Fork for Bows; 2 small safety pins, Eyelet Crimping Tool, ¾” (18mm) Bias Tape Maker; Side Cutter for Wire; general sewing supplies.

‘Universal Sewing Needle – 80/10’, ‘Universal Stretch Needle – 75/11’’, a Walking Foot, a Piping Foot or Zipper Foot, an Open Toed Foot, a General Purpose Foot and a ¼” Foot are used throughout the sewing process.

Skill Level: Intermediate

What You Get: One 90 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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