Diversity, variety and endless options come to mind with these gorgeously simple dresses! The lace sleeved dresses are super for any formal occasion, but add the corset and they become instant party dresses! The tunic and corset are super for school and being reversible when teamed with a T-shirt, many different outfits are created. These pretty dresses, tunic and corset are fabulous – fancy or fun fabrics for the corset determine the overall look – be it casual, smart, elegant or fun. This easy PDF pattern includes the reversible corset; the dress and tunic patterns which offer 3 different neckline, 2 sleeve options and the sleeveless tunic; all are fastened with Velcro. This pattern is designed to fit 18” soft-bodied dolls such as American Girl ®.
Fabric Requirements –The Long-Sleeved Dress was made from Polyester Suiting and lined with Pongee whereas the Short-Sleeved Dress was made using Lightweight Cotton and lined with Pongee. Quilter’s Cotton and Lightweight Denim were used for the Tunic and Tunic Contrast. It is recommended that Quilter’s Cotton or Lightweight Cotton fabrics be used for the Tunic. The Corset for the Long-Sleeved Dress was made from Polyester Cotton and Sequin Fabric, in all other instances, Quilter’s Cotton was used.
-Long or Short Sleeved Dress - Fabric of Choice - 12” x 20”
-Short Sleeves - Lace (optional) - 7” x 8”
-Long Sleeves - Lace (optional) - 7” x 14”
-Lining - Pongee / Lining Fabric of Choice - 12” x 20”
-Tunic - Quilter’s Cotton - 12” x 20”
-Contrast Tunic - Lightweight Cotton - 12” x 20”
-Corset - Quilter’s Cotton or Fabric of Choice - 9” x 16”
-Contrast Corset - Quilter’s Cotton or Fabric of Choice - 9” x 16”
-Closure -Dresses & Tunic - Velcro - 3/8” wide x 8”
-Closure - Corset - Velcro - 3/8” wide x 3 ½”
-General: Matching Thread, Marking Pen, Point Turner, Scissors-type tweezers, general sewing supplies.
Skill Level: Easy Intermediate
What You Get: One 28 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!
I haven't used any of the patterns yet, but I did read through the instructions and they seem to be easy to understand. I'm sure I will enjoy making the doll clothes.
I have old dolls with white bodies so I love the availability of the different necklines. I don't like the white body to show. This is a really cute pattern and can be really dressed up or down. Good job. Can't wait to see what she designs next.
I love Little Miss Muffett patterns for their versatility, and because the sewing construction makes the outfits reversible. Any fabric in your stash will make a fabulous outfit ... or 4 or 6 ...