1774 Colonial Elegance Dress 18" Doll Clothes Pattern

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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).

Supplies Needed:
-5/8 yard each main fabric and lining fabric (woven cotton)
-1/4 yard contrast fabric
-1/4" wide elastic
-1/8" eyelets (10x) and an eyelet setter
-1/8" wide ribbon
-hook and loop tape and thread 

Skill Level: Intermediate. Knowledge of sewing straight seams, sewing curves, and gathering/pleating required. Some hand sewing is required to finish the dress.

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.

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Mary H.
United States

Colonial elegance for Felicity

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!

1774 Colonial Elegance Dress 18 Doll Clothes Pattern
Elin Mathews

Colonial Elegance

This is a beautiful pattern. I've had a lot of fun using a variety of fabrics,

Diane A.
United States

1774 Colonial Elegance

Excellent experience. The pattern was easy to put together. The only trouble was the tiny eyelets. It was difficult to get them in without coming right out again.

Margaret S.

This is an A+ pattern.

This is an A+ pattern. Not a quicky to make because of details, but the pattern is very well written and works beautifully. I love the diagrams and simple but complete directions rather than so many photos that are sometimes difficult to see in other patterns. Instructions are brief and concise and work just as they should. First one finished is beautiful - 2 more cut out and ready to go - I can't wait to get at them. Of the 50 or more of your patterns I have purchased over years, this is now my #2 favorite. The tea dress is #1 in case you care. P'S' I have been sewing for 72 years - trust me!

Susan V.

Colonial Elegance

I have just finished making up this pattern for a Halloween costume. It was a pure pleasure to sew. It all went together so easily and fits very well.