If you are looking for a more finished pattern, check out Sarah’s
Free Basic Dress Pattern Here.
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Here is a step by step tutorial for your daughter to sew a dress for her special doll. All of our patterns fit American Girl Dolls.
Fold the pleats to fit the skirt fabric with the bodice.
You can also pin a safety pin to the end and feed it through.
I did not have my daughter try to sew around the edges like I normally would.
In the above picture you see that the bottom wasn’t even.
In this picture you see the top wasn’t even.
Carefully trim and you are finished!!