TeaTimeFabricPanels

Designer Doll Clothes Kits for 18" and 14.5” Dolls

Brooklyn, New York · 1229 Sales

TeaTimeFabricPanels

Designer Doll Clothes Kits for 18" and 14.5” Dolls

Brooklyn, New York 1229 Sales On Etsy since 2014

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Announcement   Our NEW "Butterfly Fantasy" outfit for 18" and 14.5" dolls is here! Our "Birthday" outfit for 18" dolls, in 2 New Colors, has arrived! Happy Sewing!

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Last updated on Jul 19, 2018

Our NEW "Butterfly Fantasy" outfit for 18" and 14.5" dolls is here! Our "Birthday" outfit for 18" dolls, in 2 New Colors, has arrived! Happy Sewing!

Pat Rosa, Lynn Rayve

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Pat Rosa, Lynn Rayve

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About

Tea Time Fabric Panels Doll Clothes Kits Make Sewing for 18" Dolls Easy and Fun!

About Tea Time Fabric Panels

Tea Time Fabric Panels wants to make it possible for home sewers to make designer quality outfits for their 18” and 14.5" dolls and have fun doing it! We also wanted the step by step illustrated sewing instructions to be clear and easy to follow…easy enough to use for teaching girls to sew, which we encourage our buyers to do. Sewing is a lifelong skill and if it can be taught in a fun way, like making doll clothes for a favorite doll, then girls will enjoy learning to sew. We post pictures of them and their finished outfits on our facebook page, to show them we are proud of their accomplishment.

The process of developing a new fashion for Tea Time Fabric Panels takes months. We work on patterns, fit, instructions and the beautiful fabric prints that are our signature on every design. We create unique doll clothing panels with original patterns and digitally printed designs in the correct body proportions for your 18" and 14.5" Dolls. Digital printing allows for more colors and features than conventional printing. Our attention to detail is apparent in every doll clothes panel we produce, making them well worth the price and time it takes to cut and sew for your favorite 18” or 14.5" doll. Our Kits are made in the USA.

Each unique designer panel comes as a "Kit" with the necessary sewing notions to complete each style. A booklet of step by step illustrated sewing instructions is included that features a photo of a popular 18" or 14.5" doll wearing the finished outfit on the cover and a larger view inside the booklet. These booklets also give you pattern adjustments for several other popular 18" dolls to ensure a good fit...as well as adjustments for the 14.5" kits to fit 14" dolls too.

Now home sewers can enjoy sewing doll clothes even more, knowing that the designer doll fashions created by Tea Time Fabric Panels will look and fit their favorite 18" and 14.5" dolls beautifully!

Our Design Experience

Designing doll clothes kits allows us to combine all of our skills, talents, and experience, with our love for doing something creative and beneficial for our customers!

Patricia Rosa and I (Lynn Rayve), both graduated from The Fashion Institute of Technology where we majored in fashion design. Our friendship began while working at The Simplicity Pattern Company, where I wrote the instructions for home sewing patterns and Patricia illustrated them. This special training prepared us to write and illustrate our own easy sewing instructions for our doll clothes “Kits”.

Patricia’s career led her to design sportswear, sweaters, crafts and quilts. Her love of fabric prints inspired her to continue her education at the New York School of Design for textile design. She uses her creativity to design prints for quilting and now for 18” and 14.5" dolls. Her skills also include digital design, using computer programs such as Adobe Illustrator, Photoshop and InDesign. These skills as well as her textile and fashion design talent prepared Pat for designing our lovely doll clothes panels.

I designed children's clothing and doll costumes throughout my career. My skills include pattern making and fitting, as well as design. I have created private label designs for children’s clothing for Macy's, Sears, Target, and other large chain stores, for many years. However, costuming for one-of-a-kind doll artists, and designing for The Alexander Doll Company (Madame Alexander Dolls) were particular favorites, as was designing one yard fabric panels for Marcus Bros. Fabric Co.
These design opportunities gave me experience in designing children’s clothing, doll clothes and fabric panels, which prepared me for designing doll clothes panels as well.

Happy Sewing!

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Shop members

  • Pat Rosa, Lynn Rayve

    Owner, Designer, Creator

Production partners

  • Piece Goods Printer

    Durham, NC

    They digitally print our own original designs and fabric patterns on fabric. We send them a digital disc for each copyrighted style we want to print. They print our panel designs on piece goods.

Shop policies

Last updated on June 15, 2018
Welcome to our shop! We specialize in "Designer Fashions" for American Girl Dolls. Our 18" and 14.5" doll clothes are created with a focus on style, fit, fabric design and proportion We hope you find something you like here and will enjoy sewing it for your favorite 18" or 14.5" doll. Happy Sewing!

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Returns and exchanges
I gladly accept exchanges and cancellations
Contact me within: 7 days of delivery
Ship items back within: 30 days of delivery
Request a cancellation: before item has shipped
I don't accept returns
But please contact me if you have any problems with your order.
The following items can't be returned or exchanged
Because of the nature of these items, unless they arrive damaged or defective, I can't accept returns for:
  • Custom or personalized orders
  • Perishable products (like food or flowers)
  • Digital downloads
  • Intimate items (for health/hygiene reasons)
  • Items on sale
Returns and exchange details
Please select your item carefully and ask all questions before purchase as All Sales Are Final on cut to order fabric panels.

If item received is not the item you ordered, we will send you the correct item at no additional expense to you.

We want you to be happy with your purchase. No return is necessary.
Payment
Etsy Direct Check Out or PayPal both accept all major credit cards.

Contact should be made on day of purchase. Payment is due on day of purchase unless you have made other arrangements with us. New York buyers will be charged Sales Tax.
Shipping
Within the continental USA, Alaska, Hawaii and Puerto Rico your order will ship First Class Mail® or First Class Mail Package rate, with tracking. .

"We guarantee all products will be delivered to your shipping address with a USPS Delivery Confirmation!"

We ship all orders within 1-3 business days after payment is received. We do not ship on weekends or Holidays.

Priority Mail Flat Rate Envelope is also offered on Domestic Mail...$7.00, which includes tracking and insurance up to $100...and can hold up to 3 kits. Priority Mail Padded Envelopes are offered for $7.25 and hold up to 6 kits, with $100 insurance. Additional Insurance is added for larger orders.
Orders over 13 ounces will ship Priority Mail.

We welcome international orders, and will calculate postage to any country, just contact us first before making your purchase for best shipping rate. Please note that tracking and insurance are not offered on International packages. Once your order leaves the US, we have no way to track it.
Additional policies and FAQs
Fabrics

All fabrics are brand new, unwashed and cut straight from the bolt when ordered.

Panels are 1/3 to I yard in length and 45" wide, with a 42" wide printable area. Satin Fabric has a 54" wide printable surface. Knit fabric is cut to size for each printed item.

Our fabric panels are in pristine condition and come in 4 different fabric types...100% cotton in either Kona Cotton or Basic Combed Cotton, Polyester Satin, Polyester Faille Fabric or Cotton/Polyester 4-way stretch knit fabric.

Kona® Cotton - 100% cotton fabric with a soft hand and easy to sew . . . or . . .
Basic Combed Cotton - 100% combed cotton fabric made from ring-spun yarn

Hand wash in cold water using phosphate-free detergent.

Fabrics are shipped from a smoke free, pet free environment.