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Babydoll Dress and Top Pattern

Make an adorable dress, top, or tunic with the Babydoll dress and top pattern, which comes in eight sizes and has endless variations. The sewing pattern is 20% off for one week, no code required, until May 26th, 2021.


The secret to this pattern’s success as a free 18-month babydoll top was the unique way the ruffle sleeve was cut from the bodice’s neckline. This pattern can only be made with knit fabric such as cotton spandex jersey or double brushed poly.

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This pattern is perfect for a confident beginner who wants to improve their sewing skills with knit fabric, as it covers some common techniques for working with stretch fabric. I’ve included a video tutorial for making the babydoll top, but the process is the same for sewing the dress.

what is a pdf sewing pattern?

A PDF pattern is a sewing pattern that is created on a computer and organized so that it can be printed on several letter or A4 size pieces of paper. I like using PDF sewing patterns because I can always print it again if my pattern gets ruined or if my children or I change sizes.

how do you use a PDF sewing pattern?

Check that the scaling is set to 100% or no scaling so that the pattern prints at the correct size. Once printed, the pattern can be taped together to get the full size, then cut for each pattern piece size or traced individually.

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Babydoll Top – short bodice and short skirt

The top version of the babydoll pattern has a short bodice, similar to an empire waist, and a short skirt; it’s the perfect shirt length and looks great with leggings or jeans, and the ruffle can be used alone or in combination with either of the sleeves.

Babydoll dress – long bodice and long skirt

The dress version of the babydoll pattern has a long bodice that hits close to the natural waist and a long skirt that falls to knee length and can have a short or long sleeve. The ruffle can be used alone or in combination with either of the sleeves.


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Can I make a dress with 2 yards of fabric?

You can make a simple short-sleeved shirt or blouse, a short, straight or A-line skirt, or perhaps a pair of shorts with 2 yards of either 45″ or 60″ fabric; however, the size of the garment matters.

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