This week I’m going to offer you a FREE printable sewing pattern for making the lovely A-line dress that Mattel’s Stacie® doll wears in the image above. It fits a number of other dolls as well, including:
- Spin Master La Dee Da 10″ dolls
- Mattel’s modern Stacie® dolls
- Mattel’s older Stacie dolls
- Disney Princess® Tinkerbell 10″ dolls
- Monster High® regular sized dolls
- Ever After High® dolls
- 10″ Bratz dolls
- Hasbro’s World of Love dolls
- 8.5″ Wizard of Oz dolls (from Mego Corp)
- 8.5″ Breyer® Rider dolls
- 6″ Breyer® Rider dolls
But the 6″ Breyer Rider dolls wear the dress as a longer garment. Below you’ll find images of the dress on each of the dolls mentioned above, to show you how it fits:
The image above shows the Spin Master La Dee Da 10″ doll wearing my handmade A-line dress. This doll reminds me a lot of the Blythe dolls that are so popular.
As many of my regular followers know, I’ve been designing dresses for a Barbie® wedding set. The A-line dress for small dolls was specifically designed to fit modern Stacie dolls, but as you can see in the image above, it also fits the older Stacie doll (Barbie’s little sister).
But wait! There’s more! Just look at all the different dolls that this week’s free pattern will fit:
Above is my Hasbro World of Love doll wearing the flower-girl A-line dress that I’ve designed. She looks super cute in it!
The doll above is Dorothy from the Mego Corp Wizard of Oz doll set. These are very articulated dolls from the 1970’s when articulation was sort of unheard-of in dolls. She was one of my favorite dolls from my childhood collection because of her articulation.
In the image above, you can see that the 6″ Breyer® Rider doll wears the A-line dress comfortably, but it’s a little long on her. Generally speaking, her torso is similar to that of the 8″ Breyer® Rider doll in the image below…
Next we see the lovely Ever After High doll Ashlynn Ella, modeling the A-line flower girl dress. It fits her nicely, as you can see.
It also fits my Iris Clops doll from the Monster High® doll collection:
And finally we have the little 8″ Bratz® dolls (re-painted to be a Tree-Change doll). This dress pattern will fit your 8″ Bratz® dolls perfectly!
That’s it for this week’s Monday preview. Tomorrow I’ll post the pattern, and Wednesday I’ll post the tutorial video, showing you how to make this adorable little A-line doll dress for small dolls. We have more installments of Romeo and Juliet planned for this week as well, so please drop by and watch the show!
Need help printing my patterns? This link offers a tutorial showing you how to download and print my FREE patterns using Google Docs. (For the older print-a-pattern tutorial, which uses Microsoft Word, click here.) To review my difficulty scale (demonstrating how hard or easy a pattern is by the number of flowers displayed), take a look back at this blog post.
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 scant 1/4 inch seam (4 mm to be exact).
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