This dress probably looks very familiar to my regular followers; I actually posted the pattern for it last month. You’ll remember that we used it to make those super-easy-peasy sleeveless felt shirts that fit just about every fashion doll on the face of the earth! Here’s a link to those tutorials.
Now I’m back to show you how very simple it is to attach a little skirt to that same sleeveless felt shirt pattern. As it implies in the video, this pattern will fit the little 8″ Bratz® dolls, Mattel’s Skipper® (in all of her incarnations), the 10″ Disney Princess® dolls, and a few other dolls in that size range. (A Whats-Her-Face doll is pictured in the video with pink hair, for example.)
But if you have any questions or need help, feel free to message me.
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Please note: you must enlarge my patterns to fit a full-sized piece of American computer paper (8.5 x 11 inches or 216 x 279 mm) without margins, before printing. These designs use a 1/4 inch seam (standard for fashion doll sewing projects).
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In case you haven’t heard, I’ve also designed commercial patterns for Lammily LLC. They have some new dolls in their line, including a new male doll, so you might want to visit the Lammily website to see what they’ve got going on.
I also have a series of tutorials for the beginning sewists on my YouTube channel. It includes video tutorials showing you how to do a basic straight stitch when sewing by hand, how to gather fabric, how to use the whipstitch to hem a garment, how to sew on snaps, and even how to design your own doll clothes patterns, just like I do!