Base Layer Bodysuit Pattern for 18-inch dolls
Your decision isn’t whether or not you need a Base Layer Bodysuit … it’s which one to make first!
The ultimate layering piece, this PDF patterns includes options for four sleeve lengths (sleeveless, short-sleeve, mid-length and long-sleeve) and five leg lengths (leotard, short shorts, shorts, capris and full-length). What does that mean for you? You can create the perfect bodysuit for nearly any occasion and outfit!
Layer it under your favorite skirts, pants and shorts. Combine it with a tutu for a cute dance outfit. Substitute it for tights or leggings. Or let it stand alone as a swimsuit, leotard, gymnastics outfit… even long underwear! Your options are limited only by your imagination.
And the best news… thanks to the stretch fabric and elasticized openings, there are no fasteners needed. No Velcro™. No snaps. No zippers. No bulky openings to distract from your fabulous outfit. Just pull it on and you’re ready to go!
Specification: Base Layer Bodysuit Pattern for 18-inch dolls
Kristin Rutten, creator and site administrator of iCreate for Dolls, is also the creator, owner and operator of Matilda Jo Originals.
Born and raised in Montana, she first learned to sew on her grandmother’s antique Singer sewing machine by cutting out and stitching a simple nine-square pillow. Other projects soon followed and she has been crafting and sewing ever since. In addition to sewing and pattern design, she also enjoys crocheting, scrapbooking and designing WordPress websites.
She makes her home in Central Montana with her husband and four children, ages 9 to 22.