Cattleya Skirt and Top for 18-inch Dolls PDF Sewing Pattern
The Cattleya Skirt and Top pattern offers lots of options to create a fun, chic and trendy look. From gingham to florals and subtle solids, the pattern allows you to experiment with a variety of fabrics.
Channel your inner designer and explore different textures, colors, and patterns to create a skirt outfit that reflect your doll's style.
Style A has a box pleated skirt which is a type of pleating made up of two pleats facing away from each other. The top is a cropped cami with ready-made trims for the straps.
Style B has a knife pleated skirt which is a type of pleating wherein the pleats are folded in one direction. It is commonly referred to as a tennis skirt. The cropped cami has a waistband accent and shorter length.
Both skirts have no actual pattern, just measurements. The tops are cami style with thin straps, cropped length and are fully lined.
FABRIC AND NOTIONS:
- ¼” yard woven fabric for the pleated skirt - lightweight to medium weight fabrics such twill and quilting cotton
- 1/8” yard for the cropped cami such as lightweight quilting cotton
- 1/8” yard thin lining fabric for the top such as broadcloth, poplin, poly lining
- ¼” wide x 6” long ready made trim (optional)
- Fabric pencil or marker
- Hook and loop tape or snaps
- Matching thread
The sewing pattern is made to fit 18" Dolls such as American Girl®, Our Generation Dolls and other similar size dolls.
This PDF digital pattern includes the following:
- step by step instructions with full-colored photos to make it easy for you to create your own beautiful doll clothes
- additional sewing tips and techniques if there are challenging areas
- fabric layout and cutting guide to maximize materials
- photos for design inspirations or to spark your own creativity
- full size patterns for printing on an 8.5" x 11" paper
- This is a confident beginner sewing level.
- You must have a PDF viewer in order to access the file
- This is a digital product, no physical product will be shipped to you.
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