Super Skort Plus Pattern for Slender 18" doll such as the Kidz n Cats and the Gotz Hannah


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The popular Super Skort + pattern is now sized for slender 18" dolls. In the Janie Carroll Designs tradition, I've simplified construction and detailing to bring you versatile garment pieces that are SEW EZY!

what dolls will this pattern fit? There are two separate cutting lines included so that you can personalize fit easily.

Size A was designed to fit Kidz n Cats dolls, including current and older body styles. Size A garments will also fit the Zapf 'Colette' and the Magic Attic Dolls as well as the Zwergnase Junior.

Size B was designed to fit Gotz 'Hannah' but will also fit the Gotz Anna, Sarah, or Happy Kids dolls as well as the FAO Schwartz Claudia. Size B also fits the Toys R Us Journey girl, the Karito kids, Dianna Effner's Maru and her friends and the Jakks Fancy Nancy. By mixing Size A and B garments will fit the Disney Animator dolls, too!

What's included? The pattern includes skorts, skirts, spanky panties and halter tank tops in a variety of styles and lengths. it's a super value with so many garments included! All garments require 1/4 yard (or less) of 60" wide knit fabric with at least 25% stretch. Skorts, skirts and spankies pull on with ease, requiring only waistline elastic. Halteriffic tanks pull on and fasten with a single snap or hook and loop tab at the back-neck.

The basis of the Super Skort Plus pattern is my favorite skort, featuring attached 'spanky' panties in a trim, modern fit. Make the skort in two lengths, standard or 'micro mini'. Add a separate waistband or choose my innovative 'invisible' waistline. Leave off the spankies and make separate skirts, too!

Of course, that wasn't enough! There are instructions for making separate spanky panties, too! These make excellent swim suit or dance costume bottoms. Choose the standard 'hip hugger' waist or try the 'high waist' for a fresh look.

All these bottom choices needed a worthy top! How about my 'Halteriffic' tank? This adorable halter has a total of 4 neckline choices and 3 garment lengths. Do the math and you come up with a gazilion possible combinations. (Okay, not a gazillion, but you get the point!) Choose high neckline and hip length, or scoop neckline with midriff length, how about standard neckline in tankini length? Don't forget you can cinch the front for a classic swim top look.

Make separates or sets, mix or match colors and trims.

Remember, you will need knit fabrics with at least 25% stretch. Fabrics with a bit of Spandex or Lycra fibers are ideal, though you'll be able to use double knits such as Polyester Ponte knit. Experienced sewists may select more advanced fabric choices such as jersey with a lace overlay, or cotton blend interlock knit or cotton and Lycra jersey knits.

How 'bout some FREE bonus material? The multi page bonus worksheet includes information on using Heat Transfer Vinyl, tips on getting started with Hotfix Crystals and a worksheet for adding hemline vents to skirts and skorts. You'll also get instructions for the too-cute 'tutu skort'! So darling for dance costumes!

If you've got a cutter machine, such as a Cricut or Silhouette brand, I've included a FREE 'Sparkle' SVG cutting file! Download easily and embellish halteriffic tops for darling cheer or casual outfits.

Need some inspirational ideas to launch your own creative ideas? The included photo gallery with this pattern is better than ever! Seven pages feature details on many garments. There are fabric notes, sources, and trim ideas. ( photos shown above include some garments made by test team members) Especially or the slender 18" version, you'll see a variety of suits on a variety of dolls, helping you make style choices you'll love!

Altogether, it's 39 pages packed with instructions, photos, extras and inspiration!

As always, I do assume basic sewing skills but you'll receive detailed instructions with photos. I'll be with you from the first cut to the last stitch. I strive to include all the little details you need! Her doll will be showing off in fine style in no time!

This listing is for a sewing pattern, NOT an actual garment. Photos shown are samples only, and may depict a few accessories that are not included in the pattern. Likewise, some supporting garments shown utilize other Janie Carroll Designs patterns or refer you to a worksheet included in such a pattern.

I am not affiliated with any doll company in any way. PLEASE NOTE: Super Skort Plus garments have not been tested on 15" baby dolls as they are not really style/age suitable for these dolls.)

Immediate download is available after purchase. I am happy to answer any questions and can be reached by conversation through my etsy shop. Remember to print with size set at 100%. Your printer may note this as 'actual size' or 'no margins'. All these terms means the same thing and insure that your pattern will print true to size.

This pattern is for your use only. It may not be published, sold or shared. You may sell items you make with the pattern, but no mass production, please. If you sell online, I ask that you credit 'Janie Carroll Designs'.

The 'Super Skort Plus' is an original design by Jane Wilkes of Janie Carroll Designs. Find this style in my etsy shop in sizes to fit 14" dolls and standard 18" dolls, too! A big thank you to the members of my pattern test team; they never cease to amaze me!

Don't want to make it yourself but love one of these samples? Message me and have one made for you!

Average review
Great pattern as always..Thank you!
Aug 18, 2017 by BJ Secrest

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