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Doll Dress, Aprons & Bags for 18 Inch Dolls

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Author Precious Patterns
Price $3.99
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The 18 inch doll dress, aprons and bags are so sweet & easy to make! The dress can be made with three styles of sleeves – a short straight, a gathered short and a gathered long. Instructions are also included to make a half and full apron. The bag can be made as a small shoulder bag, a medium flat tote and a large overnight bag. Cotton fabric was used for samples – Specialty fabrics like taffeta, satin, etc can be used to make fancy dresses, aprons and bags. Double fold bias tape was used to finish neck and short straight sleeve edges. Velcro fasteners are sewn to the center back opening of the dress so it will be easy for small children to dress and undress their doll. This PDF e-pattern includes full size patterns, detailed materials list, clear instructions written in English, and step-by-step photographs.

by K. Garlough
on May 2nd, 2013

Enjoyed the pattern

by grammy97
on November 11th, 2012

I was looking for a good pattern for doll bags and this is it. Love it.

by KathyP
on July 19th, 2012

have made several of these and the granddaugheter loves them. easy to follow patterns.

by Rosario, Michaela
on June 16th, 2012

great pattern!

by Vickery, Lisa
on April 4th, 2012

Easy to follow. Great for beginners


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FABRIC - 1/2 yard for dress front, back & sleeves, 1/8 yard if making collar
DOUBLE FOLD BIAS TAPE – 3/4 yard (finished width of tape is about 1/4”)
VELCRO FASTENERS - two 1/2” x 3/4” sets (1/2” strips were cut from a 3/4” wide Velcro strip for samples) 1/4” ELASTIC – 3/8 yard if making gathered sleeve with elastic casing
OPTIONAL LIGHTWEIGHT FUSBILE INTERFACING - if making collar from a lightweight fabric, 1/8 yard may be needed for stability

FABRIC – two 7” x 9” rectangles for apron front & back (front and back can be cut from the same fabric or
from different fabrics – apron is reversible if made without lace so you may want to use two
different fabrics that coordinate with dress)
5/8” RIBBON – 1 1/2 yards for ties
OPTIONAL GATHERED LACE – 1/2 yard of 7/8” wide

FABRIC – 7” x 9” rectangle
ACRYLIC FELT – 7” x 9” rectangle
FUSIBLE WEB – 7” x 9” rectangle (Lite Steam-A-Seam 2 Fusible Web by The Warm Company was used for
Sample bags but any fusible web for fabric will work fine)
DOUBLE FOLD BIAS TAPE – 1/2 yard (finished width of tape is about 1/4”)
BUTTONS – two 1/2” buttons for strap & one 11/16” to 15/16” button if making ribbon loop closure
1/4” to 3/8” RIBBON – 1/2 yard for strap & one 4 1/2” piece if making ribbon loop closure

MATERIALS NEEDED TO MAKE ALL CLOTHING ITEMS: Sewing thread & standard sewing supplies

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