Walk In The Park 18" Doll Clothes Pattern

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Take your doll for a "Walk in the Park" in any of these pinafore variations. The pinafores range from classic to contemporary... perfect for any doll from any era. This PDF pattern consists of three different pinafore patterns and includes a dress to wear underneath them.

View A has a pinafore bib that has a classic flutter sleeve ruffle. The full skirt is finished with a ruffle, and optional rick-rack embellishment finishes the look.  View B utilizes an eyelet fabric. It has a square neckline with flutter sleeves made from the border of the eyelet. The skirt of the pinafore also has the eyelet edge.  View C has a sweetheart neckline with a contrast scallop edging. The skirt is faced with the scallop edging and embellished with a cotton lace. Special (easy!) instructions are given to create the scallop edging.  Also included is the dress pattern. It has a natural waistline, puff sleeves with a band, and a peter pan collar.

The pattern pieces are drawn with a CAD program, and include highly detailed step-by-step instructions with pictures to guide you through the sewing process. This pattern is sized to fit dolls with a chest size of 11-12". Many variations in body size can be accommodated with minor modifications or simply by adjusting the closure placement..

The instructions are designed to be printed as a booklet, or they can be printed full size and placed in a notebook, or simply stapled together. Both versions print on 8-1/2" x11" paper. A summary of the instructions is also included, if you do not want to print the entire document. 


Supplies Needed:

Fabric and Trim:

View A:

-/2 yard woven fabric.

-1/8 yard woven fusible interfacing

-1 package rick-rack trim

View B:

-7/8 yard woven eyelet fabric with decorative selvage edges

-1/8 yard woven fusible interfacing.

View C:

-1/2 yard woven fabric for main dress

-1/8 yard contrast fabric

-2 yards cotton lace trim


-1/2 yard woven fabric

-4”x4” scrap woven fusible interfacing for collar.


-All Views: Thread, hook and loop tape, snaps or buttons for closures.


Recommended Fabrics: High quality cotton and cotton blends, embroidered eyelet fabric for View B.

Skill Level:  Easy to Intermediate.  The basic pattern itself is not difficult, but some sewing experience is helpful. I have rated the pattern "Easy Intermediate". The directions are clear and fully illustrated every step of the way.


What You Get: One 45 page sewing pattern that you digitally download as a PDF file so you can start your project immediately! The PDF sewing pattern provides step-by-step digitally drawn 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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Walk in the Park

Very much enjoy this pattern. It's easy to follow and the finished dress is fresh and pretty. The kids like it best with no pinafore.

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Beautiful dress

I used this pattern for a Little Red Riding Hood dress; just adding a hooded cape. The pattern had a lot of steps but it was well written and easy to put together and the dress turned out beautifully!

Diane A.

An excellent pattern that looks

An excellent pattern that looks great on the doll. Fits well. Lends itself to using a variety of compatible fabrics. Very creative.

Debra E.

I loved the pattern and

I loved the pattern and how it goes together. I made two versions and appreciate that the pattern includes 3 versions to choose from.

Fatina F.

Love it

Love it