The Colonial Elegance PDF Dress Pattern from Fashioned by Rebecca designed to fit 18 inch dolls such as American Girl® captures the style of the late 1770′s perfectly!The pattern is for a two piece ensemble, consisting of the lined bodice and the fully lined skirt. The first piece, the bodice is lined for a professional looking finish. It has ten tiny eyelets and a criss-crossing ribbon tie. The ruffle on the collar and sleeves are a pleated gather. This top bodice closes in the back with hook and loop tape. The second piece is the skirt-it is gathered all around but the front belt lies flat against the waist, the back part has elastic (this makes it easy to put on).
What You Get: One 16 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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The final product is quite beautiful. Because of the design of the pattern, the inside of the garment is almost totally lined and free of seam edges. The directions are explicit and user friendly. My only issue is I think the dimensions on the length of the skirt are at least 3/4 inch too long. Since the skirt is lined, it can’t be shortened at the hem line. I suggest you check the length before attaching the waistband. In short, I would highly recommend this pattern as it turns ordinary sewing skills into professional like results.
good pattern easy to follow made small mod. for customer she and I both love it. thank you for all the patterns
Love the easy to follow detailed instructions and great photo/drawings to aid in construction.
I made the top of this outfit for my Felicity. It was easy to ake and I am pleased with the result. It really looks like something a young girl would wear but mich nicer than the brand name clothes. I used a petticoat pattern for the skirt. I wish I could add a picture!
This is a beautiful pattern. I've had a lot of fun using a variety of fabrics,