Lace Dolphin Shorts 18" Doll Clothes

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Your doll will look fabulous in these trendy shorts! They feature lace overlapping fronts and an elastic waist.  This PDF sewing pattern is great for beginners and features two lace placement options.  The shorts are designed to fit 18 inch dolls such as American Girl®.

Recommended Fabrics:  light weight woven fabrics, such as chambray, quilting cottons, and batiks. 

Supplies Needed:
-¼” yard lightweight woven fabric
-11” of ¼"“ elastic
-36” of ¼”, ⅜” or ½” lace trim, crochet trim or pompom trim.
-Matching thread

Skill Level:  Beginner

What You Get: One 13 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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Anne M.
New Zealand

Lace Dolphin shorts

Pattern easy to follow and they fit well

Mary C.
United States

Great Shorts Pattern

I am a beginner at sewing, but found these shorts to be just what I was looking for. Some happy little girls#

Isla Lloyd Evans
United Kingdom


The pattern is really nice, but the instructions could be quite hard to understand at times. I really like this pattern though, it looks really good especially if you use lace or pom poms.

adele powers
United States

love these shorts!

This pattern is wonderful! The directions are well written and easy to follow! And they look great on the dolls. I made three pairs in an afternoon. So much fun!

Laurie Kwok
United States

Dolphin Shorts

These little shorts are quick and fun to make. They fit well and look cute on the doll.