An adorable little dress with a round yoke neck, curved bands of soft color and big flowers, just for fun! The dress is fully lined and closes with Velcro in back. Use decorative trim or machine stitches to enhance the curved seams. Mix and match cotton fabrics, combine like colors or contrasts, soft pastels or bright vibrant colors, the choice is yours. This easy PDF pattern is designed to fit 18” soft-bodied dolls such as American Girl®.
Recommended Fabrics: Cotton
Fabric Used: The Dress and Flowers are made using Quilter’s Cotton. The Dress is lined with Lightweight Cotton.
Piece 1: Quilter’s Cotton – 4” x 4 ½”
Piece 2: Quilter’s Cotton – 6” x 6 ½”
Piece 3: Quilter’s Cotton – 8” x 9”
Piece 4: Quilter’s Cotton – 8 ½” x 8 ½”
Piece 5: Quilter’s Cotton – 6” x 6”
Piece 6: Quilter’s Cotton – 4 ½” x 6 ½”
Dress Back: Quilter’s Cotton – 10” x 12”
Dress Lining: Lightweight Cotton – 10” x 20”
Flowers: (Optional): Quilter’s Cotton per Flower – 5” x 10”
Decorative Trim (Includes Yoke Option) – 35”
Velcro – 3/8” wide x 8”
Buttons (Flower Centers) Optional – 3/8” wide
Template Plastic (Optional) for Flower Petal – 2” square
Matching Thread, Marking Pen, Homeostatic Clamp or Scissors-type Tweezers, Point Turner, Pinking Shears (optional), Craft Glue, Ball Point Pen, 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 27 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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I just love this pattern. Made 5 dresses and found the pattern easy to follow. Well done Margie on this stunning pattern.
his was fussy to put together it together but it was well worth the effort. I will be making more of them as my granddaughter is in love with it. My nrxt challenge is how to adapt a pattern for her and her sister