Your WellieWishers doll will look fabulous in this rough and tumble hoodie featuring easy-to-sew raglan sleeves, a kangaroo pocket, ribbed waistband and cuffs, and a zipper front. The pattern includes easy-to-follow instructions that will take the fear out of sewing zippers.
Special Note: This PDF pattern is designed to fit a 14.5 inch WellieWishers Doll specifically.
-Main fabric: Light weight sweatshirt fleece, micro fleece, light weight french terry, medium weight t-shirt knit, flannel, quilters cotton, medium or light weight corduroy/denim and light weight stretch twill.
-Hood Lining: Flannel, quilters cotton, light weight knit with minimal stretch.
-The cuffs: Sleeve cuffs and waistbands require ribbing, Ponte or quality medium weight 4-way stretch knit (4” stretches to 5”)
-1/4 yard combined for main and contrasting fabric (see suggested fabrics)
-9” x 4” scrap of ribbing or medium stretch knit
-5” or bigger dress weight or doll sized separating zipper (zipper option only)
-Two-sided .” quilters tape
-Fray-Away® or similar product (optional)
-4” x 1” dual sided thin Velcro® (Velcro® option only)
-Fusible interfacing or Knit-N-Stable™ tape (optional)
Skill Level intermediate
What You Get: One 35 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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I've made the hoodie and slim line sweatpants several times now, and I have made some adjustments that make me happier with the pattern as a whole. It's not perfect... but I would purchase from this designer again since I was able to make the needed changes and was then happy with the pattern and process.
My son really wanted a boy doll for Christmas, so I turned an Emerson into Nathan for him. I decided to make the Rough N' Tumble Hoodie as the finishing touch for his outfit. I found some green sweater knit that had black in it. It reminded me of the Creepers in Minecraft, which he loves, so I made a Creeper hoodie for him!
I was honored to be able to test this pattern in the 18" doll size and I loved it, so I couldn't wait to try this pattern. As I expected, it went together perfectly and fit the little Wellie Wishers very well. It is so adorable on the dolls. And, it's easy to sew - great instructions and pics to follow. After learning the "EASY" way to insert a zipper from this pattern, I will never go back to the old way again. You don't even need a zipper foot!! I'll be making more of these for sure!
I thought this pattern might be a bit tricky when looking at, at first and a zipper. (zippers can be overwhelming for me). I couldn't have been more wrong. A very fun project and doesn't take that long. I have sewn 3 jackets so far. I can see many more in my future. The instructions are easy to follow and so well written, and with the step by step pictures it is a winner in my book. No more fear of zippers. I love the fit on the doll too. Pair up with her Skinny pants its a real winner.