Helen Smocked American Girl Doll Pattern

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Helen Smocked American Girl Doll Pattern Pattern


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Sewing: Helen Smocked American Girl Doll Pattern
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Pattern Details:

Pattern Details






Doll/Doll Clothing

Skill Level:

intermediate skill level requirement Advanced

Basic Skills Necessary:

  • You need basic sewing skills to make a doll dress on the sewing machine and basic smocking skills. (This is an easy smocking pattern.)

Pattern Description:

This dress was designed to feature a beautiful bodice that was smocked with beads. It is a simple smocking pattern that a beginning smocker can easily sew. It is a fun smocking pattern to play with using different beads and colors of floss. If you make the floss color is the same as the dress, the beads will show up but not the smocking. The pattern includes seven large pictures of different choices for colors of fabric, beads and floss.

Sizing / Finished Measurements:

  • Pattern fits 18-inch dolls with vinyl head, arms and legs and a cloth stuffed body and was sized on The American Girls Collection(r) dolls by The Pleasant Company.


  • 3/4-yard of batiste or 5/8-yard of soft broadcloth. 4" of Velcro. 9" of cord for piping. Thread to match. Floss and beads (see directions for color suggestions). Optional: 2/3-yard of 7/8"-1" wide ribbon with organdy and satin stripes.

About Designer

About Designer

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Infinite Freedom
by sally820364
In the Black Forest, Colorado
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I started sewing as a very young child and absolutely fell in love with the craft. As a young mother I made all of my own clothes as well as those for my four children. While my children were in school, I also went to school and became a Licensed Professional Counselor. Later, in life I changed careers and became a computer programmer and then a webmaster.

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