Shirring and smocking are techniques to beautifully gather otherwise loose clothing to fit snugly at certain points, and is impossible to do in miniature. That is, impossible to do the same way you'd do it for people! This pattern re-invents the technique for miniature sewing and shows you how to do it in this cute pattern--with lots of pictures to help you along the way.
Patterns Included: Shirred or smocked dress with multiple lengths/necklines, fullness & ruffle options
Body Variations this pattern fits: Adult proportioned 1/3 dolls in resin/vinyl (see chart).
Supplies needed: 1/3 yard fabric, thread/sewing supplies, narrow ribbon or woven elastic (optional)
Difficulty: Intermediate (learning how to fake shirr)
You will get a link to the .pdf file to download on checkout as well as in your order confirmation email. You can buy/download/print and get started in minutes!