By Amy Mayen
KwikSew 3906 is one of my favorite 18″ dress patterns ever. I use it over & over.
The doll dress has a pocket option, optional waist tie, and the skirt and shoulder straps are easily modified for different looks.
The pattern also includes a matching dress for little girls, and headband patterns for girl & doll. I haven’t made the girls dress yet.
Here I’ve made the skirt less full since I was working with a scrap of leftover fabric. I actually really love this fabric. I think it would’ve looked really hip with an A line skirt and flat shoulder straps, but I added the vintage lace & ended up making it look dated. It’s crazy how small details can make such a difference!
I really love how I can make this dress with a fat quarter. This orange fabric came in a bundle of 5 fat quarters for $10. I used a 50% off coupon. That means this dress costed $1!
(Have a look at my Liberty Jane Faraway Downs post if you’d like to see a striped version of this dress.)
Thanks for reading!