This pattern came about in an unusual way. I had a lady, a customer, contact me and ask if I every made patterns per someone's request. She made a coat for her little granddaughter, Lea, and Lea wanted one just like it for her doll. I agreed to do it and here it is. Hope you like it.
This pattern is for two versions of the coat and the hat. Coats are fully lined.
The long coat has smooth sleeves and the short coat has sleeves with pleats. The looks are the antithesis of each other. The long coat could be worn in any time span with the leopard collar and hair band and wooden buttons connoting a dressy or formal look; but, the short one, with the addition of the leather hat, leggings, boots and glasses reminds me of someone in the '60s and a sort of 'hippy' look.
This pattern may not be for the beginner as there are no drawings in the instructions; only well-written directions and the usual pattern pieces.. If you have the assistance of an experienced seamstress, you will probably be successful.
I have a background in design, dressmaking and tailoring. When my little granddaughter, Sydney, asked for a doll that was 'easy to dress', I pulled out an American Girl catalogue, she selected Kirstin, and I was off and running. So a few years and many patterns later, here I am anxious to share my wares with you.
This is such a charmer. I think you'll enjoy making it.
The pattern is under full copyright and may not be copied (except for your own use), shared or sold. Pattern may be made up and sold on a limited basis if credit is give to me, Med Welch of Doll Clothes Patterns by Med1, as designer.
Love this pattern! I was looking for the perfect coat pattern for my granddaughter's new doll she got for Christmas and this was it! I ordered it on 1-2-17 and received it on 1-6-17! Can't wait to make it!