This breezy, loose fitting top is perfect for those hot summer days. Your doll will want several to throw on with shorts, jeans, or leggings. Make the top with a pleated or gathered skirt. Mix and match different colors and patterns to make your top unique. Embellish the bodice with decorative stitching or a placket with trim. Add lace edging to the hem. The options are endless! Be creative and have fun!
This pattern will fit 14-14.5 inch dolls such as Hearts For Hearts Girls® and WellieWishers™. It is also available on Pixie Faire for 18" dolls such as American Girl®.
Recommended Fabrics: Light weight woven fabric such as quilters’ cotton, Kona cotton, etc.
-1/6 yard light weight woven fabric such as quilters’ cotton, Kona cotton, etc.
Instructions are also included for using a fat quarter for top with gathered skirt.
Scrap of fabric for bodice lining
2.5 inch length of 1/4 inch wide hook/loop tape
Optional Materials and Tools
Small scrap of a second fabric for placket trim
Machine embroidery thread for decorative stitching
3 mini buttons for placket
Small ribbon flower, felt flower, bow, etc for decoration
Tube turner for turning bodice right side out
Skill Level: Confident Beginner
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Very nice pattern. Fun to work with and easy instructions. Fits doll a little big but that will make it easier for a child to dress the doll.
Love this pattern. Goes well with the sand box shorts and since I have these patterns in both sizes, I can make matching sets for theWellie Wisher and the 18 inch doll. Easy to make and they turn out adorable!
It was very easy to follow the instructions and make. I made the top a little longer and the skirt longer and made it into a dress. My granddaughter loved them.