An adorable and versatile dress made to look like a blouse and knife-pleated skirt is the perfect outfit for your 14.5” doll for the new school year. The ‘blouse’ has the option of short puffed sleeves for warm days, or for cooler days, add long t-shirt knit sleeves for a cute layered look and for fun, attach a small design accent strip on the sleeve cuff. The pretty round collar has tapered ends at center front and is finished off with an optional bow. The dress closes in back with hook and loop tape. This relatively easy pattern is designed to fit 14.5” dolls such as WellieWishers™.
Please see our other listing to make this outfit for 18" dolls such as American Girl®.
Fabric Used – Quilter’s Cotton was used for the Blouse Bodice, short sleeves, collar and skirt. Stable Jersey (T-Shirt) Knit was used only for the sleeves of the long sleeved ‘blouse’. Lightweight cotton was used for the Linings. Please note that using a heavier weight fabric will influence seam allowances and the overall fit of the dress.
Blouse : Quilter’s Cotton - 11” x 12”
Blouse Lining : Lightweight Cotton - 7” x 12”
Collar : Quilter’s Cotton - 5” x 12”
Long Sleeves : Re-purposed Knit T-Shirt with hems if possible or Stable Jersey (T-Shirt) Knit - 11” x 6”
Skirt : Quilters’ Cotton - 3 ¾” x 29”
Hook & Loop Tape for Back Closure : 3/8” wide x 4”
Ribbon Bow for Collar – DIY or Purchased : ¼” – 3/8” wide x 3”
Ribbon Braid or Skinny Label for Sleeve (Optional) : Approx ¼” – 3/8” wide x 2 ¼”
Matching Thread, Marking Pen, Point Turner, Clear Tape, general sewing supplies.
A ‘Universal Sewing Needle – 80/12’, a ‘Stretch Needle – 75/11’, a ‘Universal 40/80 Twin Needle’, a Walking Foot, a General Purpose Foot and ¼” Foot are used throughout the sewing process.
Skill Level: Intermediate
What You Get: One 36 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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Love this Pattern..instructions are easy to follow and fit is perfect.
There is not one of the patterns available for the Wellie Wisher dolls that I have bought that I don't like. Directions are simple and easy to follow. Keep more coming. I am loving working with all of them. I haven't had time yet to experiment with the most recent but am excited to be able to, hopefully soon.