Nicki is rocking the red in her cute, bandana dress. It sends such a fun, summer and country vibe! It was easy to sew with elastic at the neck and sleeves (no closures) and pulls on over her feet. I found this doll scale bandana fabric in both red and navy blue at Walmart.
Dress your 18 inch doll like a country singer with a bandana print peasant dress and belt.
Your 18 inch doll will look like a country western pop star in a bandana print Peasant Dress
This is a very simple pattern hack and will work for any size doll, just adjust the measurements to your preferred length. Start with the Playtime Peasant Top Sewing Pattern. It’s available HERE for 18 inch Dolls, and HERE for other popular doll sizes like Bitty Baby and Wellie Wisher, plus more.
Nicki Fleming looks just like a country music pop star in a bandana print Playtime Peasant Dress.
To make this cute dress for your 18 inch doll, simply add one inch to the hem of your Playtime Peasant Top bodice. Cut an additional piece of fabric 3 inches x 30 inches for the ruffle and press it the long way with wrong sides together.
Complete the entire pattern as directed until you get to the hem. You can add the ruffle before or after your sew the 2nd side seam, it’s up to you. Gather the ruffle and with right sides together, attach it to the hem of your dress. Top stitch from the right side of the dress, with the seam allowance towards the dress.
Cut 10 inches of FOLD OVER ELASTIC. Sew the ends together, and use this as a belt. (It also works as a headband!).
Make your 18 inch doll an easy country western peasant dress with the Playtime Peasant Dress Sewing Pattern.
Try a simple sewing pattern for a country diva 18 inch doll dress.
Find the Playtime Peasant Top & Twirl Skirt sewing pattern for 18 inch Dolls like American Girl here.
Find the Playtime Peasant Top & Twirl Skirt sewing pattern for 16 inch Slim Dolls like a Girl for All Time™ here.
Find the Playtime Peasant Top & Twirl Skirt sewing pattern for 16 inch Animators Dolls here.
Find the Playtime Peasant Top & Twirl Skirt sewing pattern for 15 inch Dolls like Bitty Baby and Bitty Twins here.
Find the Playtime Peasant Top & Twirl Skirt sewing pattern for 14.5 inch Wellie Wishers Dolls here. (Also fits Hearts for Hearts Girls Dolls.)