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Sew your own doll clothes with this easy sewing pattern. Your WellieWishers™ doll will be ready for the School Dance is her easy to make and fun to wear dress. Use colorful prints and solids and mix and match the front and sleeves to create a unique look every time you sew. Change the fabrics to match the seasons and your doll is ready for the holidays, back to school or Valentine's Day or Easter.
The School Dance Dress is an easy to sew pattern to make a long sleeved dress in three variations. Add elastic to the sleeves or leave it out for a fuller look. Choose the simplest version with a solid front (perfect for machine embroidery, heat transfer vinyl, or applique), or add a contrasting panel with simple, straight edges or a pretty, princess seam. BONUS: Instructions included for an attached bow, belt or ribbon to tie in front or back to embellish your dress and create your own style.
This classic but simple dress is very easily made from a quarter yard of fabric (quilter's fat quarters work great!) in a woven cotton or other lightweight fabric. Mix and match your fabrics and add trims for unlimited design options. Embellish your dress with embroidery, applique, heat transfer vinyl, buttons, bows, crystals, ribbon, trim, ric rac, lace, chain, beads, or any other fun trim you like! With a velcro closure in back, it's easy on and off for little hands. This pattern is also a perfect pattern for girls that want to learn to sew for their dolls to use to create a full wardrobe for their dolls, or for more experienced seamstresses to make a basic doll wardrobe with lots of options.
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This pattern was specifically designed and tested on 14.5 inch WellieWishers™ dolls. Please measure and test the fit on your own doll as there are many dolls on the market and it may not fit the same on all of them. These patterns will fit Hearts for Hearts dolls but they will have a looser fit and may need an adjustment to the elastic length, Velcro placement. or hem length. This pattern will is also available sized for 16 inch Animators' dolls and for 18 inch dolls. Oh Sew Kat! is not affiliated with Mattel or American Girl®. No endorsement is implied.
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-1/4 yard of cotton, or other lightweight fabric
-3-4 inches of velcro
-4 inches of 1/8 inch elastic for sleeves
-Optional trim, fabric scraps (for bow), ribbons, appliqués, crystals, lace, ric rac, etc.