French Quarter Day Dress 18" Doll Clothes

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Our French Quarter Day Dress has a classic 1850s silhouette, with dropped shoulders, narrow waistline, and full gathered skirt. View A features a front bodice overlay, jewel neckline, and satin ribbon trim. View B has a gathered bodice inset, band collar, and soutache braid trim. Both views have short cap sleeves layered over fitted undersleeves. The skirt has a deep hem allowance and two rows of "growth tucks".  This PDF sewing pattern is designed to fit 18 inch dolls such as American Girl®.

Recommended Fabrics:  Quilting cotton, poplin, or linen

Supplies Needed: 
-3/4 yard medium weight woven fabric
-scrap of lightweight woven fabric for lining
-thread
-3 - 3/8" buttons
-scrap of lightweight fusible interfacing

View A:
-4 yards of 1/4" satin ribbon
-1/2 yard of 3/8" satin ribbon

View B:
-4 yards of 1/8" soutache braid
-1/4 yard of 1/2" lace trim

Skill Level:  Intermediate

 

What You Get: One 21 page sewing pattern that you digitally download as a PDF file so you can start your project immediately! The PDF sewing pattern provides digitally drawn 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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A
08/10/2020
Astrosnik
Canada Canada
Have Wondertape on hand!

The instructions for trim placement were slightly vague, but came out lovely both times. Highly suggest using washable glue or Wondertape to hold down the narrow trims and hems while sewing.

BT
02/04/2020
Barbara T.
United States United States
French Quarter Day Dress

Expertly drafted pattern with loads of detail. I love it.

MH
12/16/2018
Moana H.
United States
French Quarter Day Dress

The only problem I had was the gathered bodice directions, but once I read thru the directions a few times and looked carefully at the pattern pieces, then I understood what to do. I sewed these two versions and I have to say they are both my favorites. My daughter, who was the recipient of the dresses, is very pleased that the dresses are so precise in the fitting and professional looking.

A Pixie Faire Customer
MM
07/08/2017
Melissa M.
Second dress

This is the dress for which my daughter chose the fabric and trim

Pixie Faire French Quarter Day Dress 18 Doll Clothes Review
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MM
05/18/2017
Melissa M.
Los Angeles, CA
Beautiful!

Our Marie-Grace only had one dress. Now I can make her a wardrobe. This pattern created a beautiful gown for her. My daughter has already selected fabric for the next one.

Pixie Faire French Quarter Day Dress 18 Doll Clothes Review