L&P 1001: Unisex T-shirts Pattern for 18 Inch American Girl, 16 Inch AGFAT and 14 1/2 Inch WW Dolls — doll tee with lots of variations!

L&P 1001: Unisex T-shirts Pattern for 18 Inch American Girl, 16 Inch AGFAT and 14 1/2 Inch WW Dolls — doll tee with lots of variations!



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This pattern is also available separately in each size:

For the 18 inch size ONLY, CLICK HERE: https://www.etsy.com/listing/621111186/lp-1001-unisex-t-shirts-pattern-for-18

For the 16 inch size ONLY, CLICK HERE: https://www.etsy.com/listing/624784302/lp-1001-unisex-t-shirts-pattern-for-16

For the 14 inch size ONLY, CLICK HERE: https://www.etsy.com/listing/624786084/lp-1001-unisex-t-shirts-pattern-for-14


This pattern came about after our designer tried to find a relaxed fit T-shirt that could be used in layered outfits, for either girl or boy dolls. But every properly unisex, unfitted tee "Pearl" looked at also featured unfitted sleeves — sleeves that bunched up and got in the way of jackets and other outer garments.

Armed with an understanding of the relationship between the pattern armscye curve and the finished sleeve cap, our designer knew she could do better. The result is this pattern, which sports a relaxed, unisex "plain white tee" body as well as a carefully drafted sleeve that fits snugly all the way up to a narrow armhole — ideal for layering under anything you please.

And because we love flexibility, we've also included plenty of options with this pattern — make shirts for girl or boy dolls, with SHORT or LONG sleeves, featuring CREW or V-NECK lie-flat collars.

The CREW NECK T-SHIRT is an EASY pattern, rated for beginners.
The V-NECK T-SHIRT is rated EASY / INTERMEDIATE for the two-step V-neck collar insertion process.

As always, Lee & Pearl's photo-illustrated directions and computer-drafted, guaranteed-to-fit-together pattern pieces make every step as easy as possible.
You do not need a serger to complete this pattern. Directions are included for standard, straight-stitch home sewing machines.



1/4 yard knit fabric

Hook-and-loop fastener (such as Velcro™)

Matching thread

NOTE: This garment is easiest to make using a fairly stable, NON SPANDEX knit. You can also cut the pieces from a store-bought or repurposed human-size T-shirt We've even included directions on using existing T-shirt hems, and finding the best doll-scale motifs and patterns on up-cycled shirts.


Shirts made using this pattern look great with iron-on transfers (either store-bought, or designed and printed yourself on heat transfer paper), crystals, fabric paints and lots of other fun embellishments.

Want to try something really different? Check out our FREE fabric marbling tutorial to make your own, unique patterned T-shirts! Download your copy of this tutorial ebook from our FREE STUFF from Lee & Pearl page at http://leeandpearl.com/free.html

These patterns were developed to fit 18" Mattel-era American Girl® dolls, 16" A Girl for All Time® dolls and 14 1/2" Wellie Wisher™ dolls, Battat Glitter Girl dolls and Play Zone Style Girl dolls. These patterns may fit differently on different dolls.


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This pattern will be delivered as an instant download. After purchasing, you will receive a link to a PDF copy of the file. No paper copy will be mailed.

This pattern may be printed solely by the original purchaser. It may not be duplicated, redistributed, posted or resold without prior authorization from Lee & Pearl™. If you use this pattern to make items to sell yourself, we ask that you give Lee & Pearl™ design credit in the description of those items. Thank you!

Lee & Pearl™ is not affiliated with Mattel, American Girl® or any other company.

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