Prima Dance Sewing Pattern by Dollhouse Designs for 18" Amer...
Added Feb 22, 2014
by Renee Adams
♥ Prima PDF Sewing Pattern ♥ Ballet, Skating, & Gymnastic wear for American Girl Isabelle & other 18" Dolls DIGITAL DOWNLOAD
Makes 5-Piece Set: Leotard, Wrap Top, Wrap Skirt, Tutu, and Hair Accessories (headband, ponytail holder
Styled like real girls’ dancewear
Well-fitting pretty Dance & Performance Pieces for AG dolls
Prima has so much Mix & Match potential!
Fun & Lively, this design allows for many personal touches.
Uses small amounts of fabric or remnants
Lots of variation built in!
✿ Pull on Leotard
✿ Long sleeved, cropped Wrap Front Top that ties
✿ Wrap Skirt, that wraps fully across front.
✿ 3 Different Ways to make Tutu!
✿ Headband and Ponytail Holder
✿ Options for criss cross or regular shoulder straps on leotard
✿ Uses Foldover Elastic, Lingerie Elastic, or Decorative elastic trims
✿ Moderate Sewing Level
✿ Shaped & Tailored especially for AG dolls
Includes Design options
8 Pages of Patterns
26 Pages of Instruction, Photos, & Information, including Hints for Beginning Sewists
Downloadable PDF Pattern
*******Not an outfit – this is a sewing pattern for 18" dolls********
✿ Professionally presented Vector-drawn Patterns
✿ Fully illustrated Step-by-Step with Photos & Diagrams
✿ Print only the sections you want, or entire pattern
Reuse to make w/ other colors or trims
Designed to fit newer model American Girl and similar dolls
I wanted this pattern set to be fun & spirited! It will offer different methods of applying elastics and trims to really get the most out of the set. The leotard will also function perfectly as a swimsuit!
4-way stretch is best for the leotard, and smooth knits with a moderate sideways stretch will be adequate for the wrap top & wrap skirt.
Please, don’t let the need for athletic knits prevent you from trying this pattern out! It’s a really fun collection that I think you will adore adding to your sewing repertoire. Follow along step by step on some or all of the pieces. From my cutting table to yours…
*I use AG dolls Lanie, My AG, Marie Grace & similar to draft my patterns.
A-OK to Sell items you create from the pattern When you Credit me w/ Design.~ THANKS!
Print Pattern Pages @ 100%
Instructions can be printed in booklet style to reduce printing, or read along on your laptop or tablet. Print only the sections you need!
You will need remnants for most pieces, or 1/3 yard fabric
Tutu requires 1 yard 45" yardage or a roll of tulle which comes on 25 yard rolls x 10" wide, found in the Bridal section of craft stores for about $3 or $4.