The Versatility Dress 18" Doll Clothes

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The Versatility Dress: classically simple, with so many possible looks! Make it in a fluid knit or a pretty woven fabric. Dress it up with fancy material and an elegant sash, or keep it casual with informal fabrics and a skinny tie belt. Four bodice options can be combined with three different skirt and belt options for a variety of personalized choices. A brief tutorial on how to sew an attached lining with finished seams is also included. Depending on your choice, the skill level to make this dress can range from easy to intermediate. The decision is up to you! This PDF sewing pattern is designed to fit 18 inch dolls such as American Girl®.

Recommended Fabrics:  Lightweight knits with a moderate one-way stretch (no more than 30%) are recommended. Lightweight woven fabrics with some drape can also be used with Options 1 and 3.

Supplies Needed:
Fabric Requirements:
- Option 1: ½ yd. of 58” wide knit fabric OR 45” wide woven fabric
- Option 2: 1/2 yd. of 58” wide knit fabric
- Option 3: ¼ yd. each for Skirt, Lining, and Bodice for Knits; ½ yd. total for Woven Fabric (if all pieces are cut from the same fabric)
- Option 4: 1/3 yd. of 58” wide knit fabric

All Options:
-Matching thread
-Three medium-sized snaps OR two pieces of thin ¼” wide Velcro, about 3 ½” long
-Optional: A Ball-Point sewing needle (often used with knits)
-¼” wide Stay Tape OR four strips of very lightweight interfacing, cut into lengths measuring ¼” x 13”. (If you can’t find ¼” Stay Tape, you can cut it ½” Stay Tape lengthwise to make it the needed width.) Lightweight ¼” Steam-a-Seam is another possible option.
-One pair of small, very sharp scissor to trim seam allowances.

Skill Level:  Easy to Intermediate

What You Get: One 67 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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02/04/2017
Annie D.
Australia

The Versatility Dress

I found the overall experience excellent. The pattern is true to size and fitted my Granddaughter's AGD perfectly. I would not hesitate to purchase more patterns from Pixie Faire.

AS
02/03/2017
Amy S.
United States

Very versatile pattern

This is a great pattern that provides a lot of options. I did try modifying the bodice slightly to make it fit a little more snug. The only way to improve it would be to include sleeve options.

The Versatility Dress 18
JS
12/28/2016
Joy S

Versatile Pattern

It was this pattern used in Santas Helper pattern giveaway. I love it!!!

CH
12/27/2016
carole hall- young

The Versatility Dress 18" Doll Clothes

great pattern

C.
10/18/2016
Coulstring .
Canada

The Versatility Dress - Wow!

Purchased this pattern to add to my collection about a week ago. I have made four dresses already, each different, each beautiful. Great pattern, very clear instructions, great value for the money.