Liberty Jane Button Up Shirt Pattern
LJC Button-Up Shirt Doll Clothes Pattern
Sure to be a new classic, the Liberty Jane button-up shirt is a wardrobe staple for your 18 inch American Girl Doll. This design includes back yoke, front yoke or optional solid front piece, front placket, collar stand, curved hemline, elbow length sleeves, and optional full length long sleeves with snapping cuffs. The front opening is designed to close with snaps or velcro and have decrotive tiny buttons sewn on the outside (front buttons are not functional, but you could easily sew working buttonholes if desired).Pair this cute top with shorts or capris, a mini skirt, or a casual pair of cut-offs – Looking pretty has never been simpler!
This shirt was originally featured in the Le Marais outfit which was part of the Liberty Jane Fall 2012 International Collection. In that outfit we used the long sleeve version and the yoke design but with all one color fabric. (The tiny buttons used on the Le Marais shirt were purchased from Zipper That Doll)
- 1/3 yard lightweight woven fabric
- 1/8 yard lace (for contrasting yoke, optional)
- 7 – 1/4″ buttons (or smaller)
- 6 – size 3 snaps OR 3″ piece of Velcro (only 4 snaps if making 3/4 sleeves)
- Hand sewing needle
Pattern Details: There are 27 pages of full color step by step instruction and 3 pages of printable pattern pieces. There are also 3 pages of text only instructions for quick printing and to save on ink! These full color easy to follow instructions walk you through each step in completing your new shirt for your 18 inch American Girl Doll®. This is an intermediate level sewing pattern, skills required include: knowledge of straight seams, sewing and clipping curves and corners, topstitching, pressing, and finishing seams. The instructions walk you through each of these types of skills with full color pictures.
Fabric recommended is a lightweight woven cotton without stretch. Lace can be purchased by the yard, or a wide trim may work as well. The PDF sewing pattern provides the full size pattern pieces and step-by-step instructions. *Before printing, 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.
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Liberty Jane and the designers featured are not affiliated with Mattel or American Girl ®
Also Featured in the Liberty Jane Euro Libby: Le Marais Outfit
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