Fifties Flirt PDF Sewing Pattern to fit 18″ dolls

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This dress and blouse ensemble is inspired by a design from the 1950’s but can still be worn today for a fresh new look. The sleeveless dress has a full skirt that can be gathered or softly pleated at the waist. The bodice has a square neckline and is accented with trim made from a contrasting fabric. The dress can be transformed by adding the blouse which features short straight sleeves with a “V” cutout at the hem and a classic pointed peter pan collar. The bottom of the bodice has the same “V” cutouts accented with small bows and it buttons down the back. Add a wink and a nod and this wardrobe is sure to transform your doll into a “Fifties Flirt.”

Description

Pattern Overview:
This dress and blouse ensemble is inspired by a design from the 1950’s but can still be worn today for a fresh new look. The sleeveless dress has a full skirt that can be gathered or softly pleated at the waist. The bodice has a square neckline and is accented with trim made from a contrasting fabric. The dress can be transformed by adding the blouse which features short straight sleeves with a “V” cutout at the hem and a classic pointed peter pan collar. The bottom of the bodice has the same “V” cutouts accented with small bows and it buttons down the back. Add a wink and a nod and this wardrobe is sure to transform your doll into a “Fifties Flirt.”

Supplies Needed:

Dress
Main Fabric – 1/2 yard cotton fabric
Contrast trim – 1/8 yard

Blouse
Main Fabric – 1/4 yard cotton fabric
Contrast trim – 1/8 yard
Collar and Bows – 1/8 yard cotton fabric

Notions
Three 3/8” button for blouse closure
Five 1/2” buttons for dress closure
OR 12” Velcro®
1/2” X 16” scrap of light weight fusible interfacing (if using button closures)

Pattern Guidebook Details: This is a beautifully illustrated doll clothes pattern that you digitally download as a pdf file so you can start sewing your new doll dress immediately. The Adobe pdf viewer is required. You simply print out the pdf and you’re ready to start. The PDF sewing pattern provides the full size pattern pieces and step-by-step instructions. *Before printing, ensure the ‘page scaling’ is set to ‘none’ in the print dialogue box. If it is set to ‘shrink to fit’ the pattern will not be properly sized.

Please Note: You may make dresses to sell from the pattern, but please recognize Crabapples as the designer. If you do not sew, but would like to custom order a dress to be made in your fabric or mine, contact me for a price quote and a custom listing.This pattern will fit the AMERICAN GIRL® dolls as well as other 18″ dolls of similar size. I am not affiliated with AMERICAN GIRL® or Mattel®.

Complete your ensemble with a Classic Coat or Frilled Cardigan. You can even make your own girly socks!

 

Additional information

Doll Type

*Most 18-inch Dolls, American Girl™

Format

Digital (Download)

Skill Level

Intermediate

Theme

Historical

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