Dresses

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Slouch Pocket Dress 12 inch only

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Shaped Bodice Dress 12 inch only

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Cutaway Dress

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Panel Inset Dress

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This corset can be made up without the draped outer layer.
Draped Corset 12 inch size only

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This pattern has 8 files for 12 inch dolls at this time only.
Balloon Skirt only

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Draped Dress

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Knit Dress

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Pretty formal wear using a new pattern called Gathered Dress on my PDF pattern page under dresses. I have used the bodice and midriff sections and the Pleated skirt (found under bottoms) and made it a knee length skirt instead of the intended full skirt. This pattern needs to be adjusted to fit the Silkstone or FR waistline and I opted for a back closure instead of side closure. A basic easy pattern that can be lined or unlined and modified and embellished to create many appealing styles.
Gathered Dress

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Sweetheart Halter Dress

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The pattern features a step-in-to ankle length gown with halter style bodice gathered into a midriff placket and straight skirt with front and back dart control. My version is a fine jersey knit for a better drape, I altered the back side edges to fit the Silkstone and Victoire Roux perfectly, chose an S Hook to close the back neck strap and opted for a closed side seam instead of the thigh split. You could adjust the lengths for maxi, midi or use the bodice section with other skirt style, loads of possibilities.
Maxi Halter Gown

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This new pattern features a sleek figure hugging ankle length gown with scoop front neckline, plunging back neckline and cascading back drape from the shoulders. Easy to make with a step-in-to construction for dolls (gown shows a back zipper) and calls for a fine knit that hugs the body and drapes well fitting all the various 12 or 16 inch body types with little or no adjustments. It could be made short or long, or even with a back train, side or back slit etc…My version is cut from an off white jacquard knit, slightly heavier than the fine modal jersey and not quite as stretchy, lending more body to the garment for a better overall result.
Draped Back Gown

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Dress with Waistband,

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Asymmetrical Dress



Yoke Sheath


Three easy to make dress style, orange sari, eggplant tubedress, pink biasbelteddress $8.00 for three 12 inch size only. These versions are fully lined and I altered the ties on orange sari and instead of twisting pink belted added a gold ring. I left the facing off of the eggplant and used a bias cut neck tie.


Sundress



Halter Dress
This dress is easy to make, I will show it made up shortly, but I have made it up a few years back and it works great. Knits work best, skimp on your seam allowance for the stretch, but woven fabrics will worn up fine too.



Midriff dress



Sack Dress


Short sleeve shift dress


diamond back sundress
The pattern for this dress is easy to make and it fits perfect with no alteration. My version is done in a fine knit and I have closed the front seam choosing to cut it on the fold, the pattern shows a front opening that would be great for a beach cover up etc…I used silk ribbon for the ties. A wonderful trendy style for FR and this pattern can be found on my pattern page


draped front sheath
This unique sheath has a sleeveless empire bodice, a front drape panel, is easy to make and line and fits with little or no alteration. My version has a dressmakers bow added to the front bustline, a placket on one side at the back for snaps and slimmed the bottom of the skirt from the original pattern.


bias sheath
The updated style sheath is easy to make and line, with raglan style cap sleeves and pleated neckline. A matching belt is tied at the waistline.


Pleated neck dress
The updated style sheath is easy to make and line, with raglan style cap sleeves and pleated neckline. A matching belt is tied at the waistline.


wrap front shift dress

Gather empire sheath
This romantic style sheath has a gather empire bodice, easy to make up and fit the dolls without alteration, although for my version I shortened the length by about 1/2″ and added a placket to one side of the back for snap closing giving it a sleeker look. A zipper would work great as well.


Shift dress


cowl dress



Gathered front dress

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Sleeveless Sheath

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A Line Dress

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dress only $5.00 plus instructions
I used a very fine fabric and fully lined this amazing dress, it is a perfect fit, I put a placket at the back on one side for the closure snaps, but a zipper would finish it nicely as well. Lining is relatively easy with experience. This pattern includes facing for the front and back bodice as well.
Pretty Sweet dress

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Bali Bamboo dress

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Summer Set dress

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Audacious dress

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34 Comments (+add yours?)

  1. Emily Kitsch
    Jun 17, 2018 @ 11:59:05

    You’ve definitely inspired me! I sew a lot of dolls for my nieces and nephews, but they (the dolls) are too big for your gorgeous dresses, I’m going to have to find out if any of the kids in my family have Barbie/fashion dolls that these dresses would fit because I would love to make them! 🙂

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  2. MatisseFashions
    Jun 12, 2018 @ 10:31:47

    Thank you so much, I am glad you follow along with my work and hope that you are inspired to try your hand at sewing for the dolls. Happy Sewing!

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  3. Emily Kitsch
    Jun 12, 2018 @ 08:58:11

    Oh my god, these doll dresses are so gorgeous! I wish they came in human sizes because I would sew and wear the heck out of every single one. You are extremely talented and I’m so impressed! I’m going to have to ask my sister if my niece has a Barbie because I’m dying for an excuse to make these! *sigh* So gorgeous!!

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  4. Patricia Hook
    Jan 03, 2018 @ 16:20:29

    Are other patterns with the cowel collar? I like the way it looks but don’t know to do it without a pattern. Thanks

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  5. MatisseFashions
    Jan 03, 2018 @ 14:18:16

    Hi again, no I added this, the basic pattern has a bodice and skirt, so you can modify these and use separately for different looks as well

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  6. Patricia Hook
    Jan 03, 2018 @ 14:14:44

    Does the Slouch Pocket dress have the cowl collar as shown in the photo? The basic outline of the dress doesn’t show the collar.

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  7. MatisseFashions
    Jan 03, 2018 @ 11:08:43

    Hi, only the patterns catalogued across the top of the blog page are available for sale. Anything else you see will be patterns I have used that aren’t mine, typical Barbie patterns, and anything recent are newly developed patterns that I have not made available for purchase as of yet.
    thank you
    hugs
    B

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  8. Patricia Hook
    Jan 03, 2018 @ 11:00:09

    Are the patterns form the archives available?

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  9. MatisseFashions
    Jun 28, 2017 @ 14:53:44

    HI and yes I still sell some of the 22 inch patterns. thanks

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  10. Barbara McEwan
    Jun 17, 2017 @ 08:50:34

    Do you still sell patterns for the 22″ girls

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  11. MatisseFashions
    May 29, 2017 @ 22:34:12

    Hi, the patterns are listed across the top of the main page, thanks.

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  12. Margaret Burkett
    May 27, 2017 @ 01:10:41

    Hello: I am very interested in many of your patterns. Do you have just a list of the different patterns you offer so as I scroll thru the pictures I can make notes? Thanks so much. I am also very interested in hat patterns. Do you have a source that you would recommend; either patterns or blanks. I didn’t see any patterns on your site. Thanks, Margaret Burkett

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  13. MatisseFashions
    Jul 31, 2016 @ 17:09:31

    Thx
    They are 4 for 10.00us
    Please email a list and I can get you a total
    Also tbe size u would like
    Talk soon
    B
    B
    bvisaya63@yahoo.ca

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  14. Sharon Ann Finan
    Jul 31, 2016 @ 12:25:39

    I wish to get several patterns. I have reviewed your delightful collection. Will send you my list. Please tell me what is the cost of your patterns?

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  15. Kat Penny
    Mar 05, 2016 @ 18:17:46

    Gosh! so in aww:P. I am a long time cardboard furniture and leftover fabric designer LOL. I have now decided after all these years to do something I love…please could you drop me some of the great fabric sites you must use? I got your site drooling over beautiful natural linens. I dont get out much to shop but I make up for it on the internet …smiles. Anyhow, I have started full blast doing all barbie all the time! Bless you and yours.
    Katrina

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  16. kierstenmarieblog
    Dec 29, 2015 @ 13:29:03

    I’m sorry! I somehow didn’t see that I have to email you to receive the patterns. I thought they were just on your site for download. Now I know. Thanks! Sorry!

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  17. kierstenmarieblog
    Dec 29, 2015 @ 13:23:15

    I would love to download your PDF patterns to give them a try but I can’t seem to figure out where they are to download? I tried to click the images in case they were files to save but that did not work. Where are the files for actual download? Look forward to trying them! Thanks!

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  19. gentlekindness
    Nov 25, 2015 @ 16:23:15

    Lovely and nostalgiac. You are very talented. I gave you a spot in my latest post. It will be ;posted in about a half hour. I am putting on the finishing touches.
    Much Love,
    Annie from gentlekindness blog

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  20. MatisseFashions
    Oct 01, 2015 @ 09:09:15

    Cant wait for you to try them as well. They are fun and you will be off and running in no time. Keep me posted.

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  21. Deborah Klopf
    Sep 27, 2015 @ 16:03:47

    I love your designs cant wait till I receive my patterns.I want to learn how to sew these beautiful dresses.

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  22. amadee1
    May 12, 2015 @ 11:37:59

    Simply gorgeous and beautiful designs. I cant wait to try out some of your patterns.

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  23. Rosanna Viteri
    Jun 30, 2014 @ 19:26:05

    Hi, would like to purchase “Cowl jumpsuit only, $5.00us no instructions” as well.

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  24. bvisayc556
    Jun 30, 2014 @ 14:56:03

    HI, thanks for emailing about the patterns. The Yoke sheath is a intermediate pattern I would say, but it really depends on your miniature sewing techniques, if you line the garment or just finish your edges etc…I would say if you leave it unlined it works up very easily. The experience is really for knowing some of the tricks of sewing in miniature for a more realistic final result. I usually offer the patterns 4 for 10.00 us and there are a few free downloads on my blog as well. The Yoke Sheath has no instructions, the piece are straight forward and able to be laid out logically for cutting and sewing. There is more info about the patterns on my blog, they don`t have seam or hem allowances and you would add this when you cut according to the type of 12 or 16 inch doll you are sewing for. I hope this help in making your decision and talk to you soon.
    B

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  25. Rosanna Viteri
    Jun 30, 2014 @ 14:44:20

    Hi,
    I would like to purchase “Yoke Sheath only $5.00 no instructions” but I do not have any formal sewing knowledge other than the one you get at school. Do you patters with instructions that I can follow?
    my email: nataliev@topfinance.com

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  26. bvisayc556
    Jun 27, 2014 @ 20:22:50

    Muito obrigado, é um prazer ouvir de outras pessoas sobre as minhas modas. Eu espero que você visite o meu blog muitas vezes e eu tenho padrões gratuitos que você pode baixar e experimentar. que tipo de bonecas que recolhemos? Obrigado

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  27. Di Azevedo
    Jun 27, 2014 @ 19:51:15

    eu estou simplesmente apaixonada pelo seu trabalho, moro no brasil e aqui nao tem tanta coisa linda, queria muito aprender. beijos

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  28. bvisayc556
    Dec 09, 2013 @ 10:26:24

    Thank you

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  29. Luciana Rodrigues
    Dec 09, 2013 @ 10:22:03

    Me apaixonei!!!!!!!!!!!

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  30. bvisayc556
    Oct 13, 2013 @ 15:28:51

    Hi Terry, I am not sure which pattern you were referring to, I just found this in my comments sections, it was overlooked in my inbox, so sorry and let me know through my contact page if you still are interested.
    Thanks
    B

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  31. bvisayc556
    Oct 13, 2013 @ 15:27:59

    Thank you, I will be home to send that through to you, your total is 5.00 us, thanks again.
    B

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  32. Martha Zammit
    Oct 13, 2013 @ 13:21:23

    hi,i would like to buy the Sweetheart neckline dress pattern for a 16″ doll please…my email;marthazammit@yahoo.co.uk thank-you…

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  33. Terry Brown
    Aug 12, 2013 @ 20:51:22

    I really want the pattern for the dress that’s 7th from the bottom but it has no name. Does it come in 16″ size.

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  34. Debbie
    Jul 29, 2013 @ 13:50:08

    I have always wanted to make Barbie clothes I since I was about 11 and now
    I soon will be 59 in two weeks. Your patterns and Designs are so Beautiful,
    So Rich in History of the 50’s and 60’s,
    I am in Love with your Work!! One day
    In this year or next I am going to try my hand at this. Please Continue to Crreate you Beautiful Work!!!
    Your New Fam,
    Debbie Dunn

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