Your favorite little doll will look adorable in this beautiful Turn-of-the Century dress and pinafore. Although not historically correct, in that the dress and ‘pinny’ are made as one, the versatility of the dress is perfect for various Nursery Rhyme and Fairy-Tale characters. Closing with Hook and Loop Tape in back, the lined dress bodice has a modest round neck, is fitted to the waist and has the option of long or short sleeves. The Pinafore has a pretty turn-back collar and a faux Center Front ‘opening’ with 3 small buttons. The dress has a full gathered skirt, and broad eyelet lace trim, topped with satin ribbon, finish the pinafore’s hem. This relatively easy PDF pattern is designed to fit 14 – 14.5 inch dolls such as WellieWishers™ and Hearts for Hearts Girls®.
Don't miss the big sister pattern: Fairy Tale Fantasy for 18" dolls such as American Girl®, also available at Pixie Faire.
Recommended Fabrics: Lightweight Denim, Quilter's Cotton
Fabric Used – Quilter’s Cotton was used for the dresses and Quilter’ Cotton and Eyelet Lace for the Pinafores. The bodices were lined with Lightweight Cotton. Eyelet Lace and Satin Ribbon were used for the trim on the Pinafore.
Dress : Quilter’s Cotton – 12” x 22”
Pinafore : Quilter’s Cotton – 9” x 22”
Bodice Lining : Lightweight Quilter’s Cotton – 9” x 7”
Velcro – 3/8” wide x 3 ¼”
Eyelet or Nylon Lace Trim for Pinafore Skirt – 1” wide x 21”
Ribbon for Pinafore Skirt – ¼” wide x 21”
Buttons for Pinafore – ¼” wide x 3
Matching Thread, Marking Pen, Point Turner, general sewing supplies.
A ‘Universal Sewing Needle – 80/10’, a Walking Foot, a General Purpose Foot and a ¼” Foot are used during the sewing process.
Skill Level: Easy Intermediate
What You Get: One 31 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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Great pattern..easy to follow...