Pattern Overview: To celebrate 10,000 Facebook fans we have a new free pattern! A Free swimsuit pattern for your American Girl ® Doll, Karito Kids ® doll, and BFC Ink ® doll! This is a fun and easy pattern designed to be used with fold over elastic, that means no hemming! Your AG Doll will be ready for any hot weather activity in this simple yet stylish swimsuit. This pattern would also make a cute ballet or gymnastics leotard perfect for Mckenna Brooks, scroll to the bottom of the page to see an example of the leotard paired with the mini shorts from the LJC Rash Guard pattern. This doll clothes pattern is designed for 18 inch American Girl dolls, BFC Ink Dolls and 21 inch Karito Kids dolls and includes all 3 sizes. If you have questions about sizing for a different 18 inch doll be sure to check our doll measurements page.
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Pattern Guidebook Details: This is a beautifully illustrated doll clothes pattern guidebook that you digitally download as a pdf file so you can start sewing your new 18 inch doll swimsuit or leotard immediately. The Adobe pdf viewer is required. You simply print out the pdf and you’re ready to start. The Guidebook provides the pattern pieces and step-by-step instructions for creating a bathing suit, like the ones pictured, for your American Girl, BFC Ink, or Karito Kids Doll. This pattern describes the use of ‘fold-over-elastic, a relatively new product, which you can find on Etsy. Links are included below. *Before printing your new guidebook, ensure the ‘page scaling’ is set to ‘none’ in the print dialogue box. If it is set to ‘shrink to fit’ the pattern will not be properly sized.
Pictures – Beautiful example pictures of the swimsuit on each type of doll.
Step-by-Step Instructions -These easy to follow instructions walk you through each step in completing your American Girl Doll’s new swimsuit or leotard.
The Pattern – All 3 sizes in one pattern! This is a fun and easy pattern. You can use a lot of different color combination’s and spandex fabrics to create a variety of looks!
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You Can Do It!
At the American Girl Doll Store you’d pay around $35 for a new outfit for your doll. But you can make these clothes for less than the cost of a Starbucks Grande White Chocolate Mocha. Making this outfit yourself is an extreme value! Go for it. – - – - – - – - -
Watch this fun tutorial of Cinnamon and Libby making a swimsuit together
Is It Time To Teach Your Daughter To Sew?
Maybe this is the perfect project!
Your daughter wants new doll clothes, why not use that excitement to teach her a valuable skill – sewing. It’s a skill she’ll use her entire life. The bonding and special one-on-one teaching time with your daughter will be invaluable. This is the perfect project to make it a reality. She’ll be excited to learn, and thank you for showing her something new.
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