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The Caroline Pillow Case Dress and Matching Doll Dress PDF Pattern from Frog Legs and Ponytails.
The Caroline Dress is a great pattern for beginners. Simple instructions and loads of beautiful, color photographs to help you along the way. You can stitch up a whole closet full of adorable dresses in a weekend.
The Caroline Dress looks adorable alone and can be layered over t-shirts, leggings, jeans, or tights to take her through all the seasons. Get years of use from this versatile style that fits first as a dress and then as a tunic top!
9 sizes included: 0-12 Months, 12-24 Months, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, & 8
Matching doll pattern is suitable for dolls 16-18", but can be easily adjusted to many doll sizes.
Look for the Mommy and Me Pattern Set including this pattern and the Caroline Dress Pattern for a sweet Mommy and Me look!
Main Fabric: (0-12, 12-24, 2T require 3/4 yard); (3T, 4T, 5T, 6, 7, 8 require 1 yard)
Trim Fabric: (All sizes require 1/2 yard trim fabric)
Doll Dress: (Requires 1/3 yard main fabric and 1/4 yard trim fabric)
Thread, scissors, iron, ironing board, safety pin, ruler/straight edge, measuring tape, sewing needle, tube turning tool (available at Joannes and other sewing shops), rotary cutting blade and mat (optional)
(refers to finished length)
0-12 Months - 14.5"
12-24 Months - 16"
2T - 18"
3T - 20"
4T - 22
5 - 23"
6 - 24"
7 - 25"
8 - 27"
Here is what some of my customers have had to say!
"Pattern is wonderful....easy to understand and results in a beautiful boutique-quality dress!"
"The best pdf pattern I have ever used! Very clear instructions, and a really lovely format. I had a great time making this dress!"
Look for the Mommy, Me, and Dolly Pattern Set including this pattern and the Amelia Shirt Pattern for Women and Juniors for a sweet Mommy and Me look!
Caroline Dress Pattern is 11 pages with 20 color photos.
*Note: These are downloadable instructions and patterns for making a top. Limited pattern pieces are included. Since it is a download, a window will open to download and when you are signed into your user account at the time of purchase, it will also be located in the "My Library" section of your user account immediately after purchase.
Copyright 2009, Mindy Leone. Reproduction of this pattern or any part is strictly prohibited, including photocopying and forwarding contents via email.
Love it! So simple.
I love this and my girls love having a matching set!
I just started sewing and this pattern is great for beginners. I've made two for my little girl and she looks great in them!
lost count on how many of these have made very easy pattern to follow
Excellent pattern. Very easy to follow. I've made many of these for my daughter and her American Girl dolls and they are all just adorable.
Great pattern. Very versatile.
Love this pattern. It is my go to for pillowcase dresses!
I am a novice sewer. I have tried several different instructions for pillowcase dresses. This is by far the best!!!!
What an awesome pattern! So easy to follow and my girl loves the dolly pattern too!
Wonderful little pattern. Easy directions and quick to make.
Beautiful pattern. I've made many of these dresses and they all are wonderful. Highly recommend.
I can't live without this 've been using it for a year and its very clear and so much!!!
Nice pattern. I enjoyed doing it and the dress looks gorgeous.
Very easy pattern to follow the directions were very clear. A king sized pillowcase was repurposed for this dress. There was enough extra material to make the bias strips and ties. It turned out very cute!
I would give this pattern 5 more stars if I could. This by far, is my favorite pattern!! Not to mention, it is a #1 pick by all the moms.
Great pillocase pattern. A nice, more professional finish than most pillowcase dress patterns. This one is very adjustable and can fit many sizes.
Excellent pattern. Instructions very clear and no issues with sizing. Love it!
Great pattern! Simple and thorough instructions. I have made several for my daughter as well as gifts for others, and people always love them!
very nice pattern
Super super easy and takes less than an hour! Thanks!
Love this pattern! The fit is perfect...clear instruction and fast! Thanks.
Cute and easy, pattern fits both my girls 3 and 7!
Wonderful pattern! Easy to follow and the finish product looks great! The doll size is very cute too and a nice way to use smaller fabric pieces.
Amazing instructions! Very well written and easy to follow!
Love this dress and this pattern! I've made several Caroline pillowcases for my little girls.
Great Pattern, sweet idea!!
Great pattern!! Easy for beginners!!
love this pattern...very easy
Wonderful pattern!! I haven't sewn in years but just couldn't resist now that I have my first grand-daughter. The instructions were clear and easy to understand. I made three dresses in a row. Easy peasy! This is a versitle dress that can be worn for all four seasons. Highly recommend this one!
It's just a "pattern" for the armhole.
VERY easy to follow! I've made several of these dresses and they come out adorable every time!
Great for beginner easy to follow
Great dress that even looks cute as a shirt. I have a daughter that makes these for herself and her doll.
Have made many many many of these and they turn out awesome!
This pattern is easy to follow, has lots of pictures and can be completed very quickly - even by a beginner. The dress is so cute and gives you lots of options for trims and/or embroidery.
Easy to follow and great for beginners! Last summer I made this dress in watermelon print for the dress, with a green on green stripe for the bottom and tie. It became "The Watermelon Dress" and she was complimented every place she went!
Awesome pattern. Great instructions. Perfect pattern for beginners or all stages of expertise. So versatile.
I have made pillowcase dresses using other patterns/instructions . This is the BEST I've found. Simple yet professional results.
This is a fantastic pattern! I have made 4 dresses already and have received a ton of compliments. It is easy to follow and the addition of the contrasting band really gives it a professional look. Great pattern for the sewing beginner!
This pattern is GREAT for beginners! This is only the second thing I have tried to sew, and I had it done in under two hours! The dress is so cute on my 4 year old that my 8 and 10 year olds are begging for me to make them one too! I will definitely be using this pattern a ton! Thanks so much for the great pattern!
love this dress! it was easy, measurements "L" and "W" a little different for me. I switched it. But this is really cute! I made two, for my two girls ages 2 1/2 and 8 1/2. Used size 3t and 8.
I'm a new-ish sewist and was a bit daunted to try my hand at making clothes. This pattern was so easy to follow and the dress turned out beautifully!
I just started sewing about a month ago. This pattern was so easy to follow! I love it and so do both of my daughters. Takes very little time and they are perfect for summer!
I LOVE this pattern!! Super easy to make and the directions are very easy to follow!!
Very good pattern...I made (am making) this (soon to be "these") for "Little Dresses for Africa" (http://www.littledressesforafrica.org/blog/).
This pattern is so easy to follow and the results are beautiful! I love it!!! I made a dress each for my twin girls in one afternoon and I just finished another one for my older dd. I'm sure I'll be making many more. Great pattern!!!
Great pattern!!! Very easy to follow. Great for beginning sewers.