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Everything Costume for American Girl


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  • Hand Sewing|Sleeves

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Multiple Costumes are made with this simple pattern fast ! Bible time costumes, nativity, historical, Pilgrim, Royalty. Be a designer. Ideas and instruction for many costumes.Design template and doll costume party invitation template are included.. Hours of fun for young and old! This pattern fits American Girl size dolls only (18 inch soft body dolls.) The pattern comes in three size variations sold as separate patterns: one for BFC Ink large dolls or skinny 18 inch dolls, one to fit American Girl dolls, and one to fit 13-14 inch dolls like Hearts for Hearts Girls, Les Cheries and others. Many different outfits can be made of each size, all the ones suggested for other dolls can be made with this size. See the pictures below. This is a great idea for a costume party for dolls any time of year. The girls will enjoy creating an individual, custom look for their dolls. They display them to each other in a form of "Project Runway". BASIC SKILLS NECESSARY Novice (No set-in sleeves-sleeves are cut with the bodice) basic machine or hand sewing. See my free hand sewing handout at Good pattern to teach children how to sew.

Recommended with this pattern

  • Fabric needed: 1/2 yard of drapey woven or thin drapey knit for the basic costume. Certain items like cloaks can be made of felt. Crowns, hats and wings are made from other simple materials. Ribbon for waist ties, Small scrap of woven fabric for apron.
  • Other embellishments as you desire

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