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Vintage School Dress for 18 in Doll

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Basic Skills Necessary:

  • Basic dressmaking skills, gathering, pleating, piping, applying lace trim

Pattern Description:

The Vintage School Dress is perfect for both your historical girl dolls, and for the more modern ones too. The old fashioned design will work with modern fabric choices just as well as it does with the more traditional fabrics.

The unlined dropped waist dress with bound neckline and collar options has a choice of sleeve styles, and instructions for gathered or pleated skirts. The collar can be made lined or unlined and instructions are given for using piping and lace with the cuffs and lined collar,and rick rack trim with the unlined collar. The dress can also be made without the collar if preferred.

There is plenty of room on the bodice to add machine embroidery or other embellishments, should you so wish. The only limit is your own imagination!

The pattern pieces for the Vintage School Dress are compatible with the Sorrell Dress too, so if you have both patterns you can mix and match skirt and sleeve styles to create endless variations.

The Vintage School Dress pattern has full step by step photo instructions, and computer drawn pattern pieces.

Sizing / Finished Measurements:

  • To fit 18 inch viny soft bodied dolls


  • Half a yard of fabric, plus contrast for collar/cuffs

You Will Also Need:

  • Velcro/Snaps/Buttons, trims, piping
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I've been sewing, knitting, crocheting and embroidering all my life. I love making up my own designs and dressing dolls and teddy bears. For many years I made artist teddy bears and sold them under ...

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