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Halloween Witch Dress For Barbie Dolls

Dress up your kids Barbie doll this Halloween and turn her into a scary witch in this step by step sewing project.

by Craftbits (shellie wilson)

What you need

Top front: 2 rectangles : 1" x 3" (4 cm x 9 cm)
Top back: 2 rectangles : 2" x 3" (5 cm x 9 cm)
Bottom Front: 1 rectangle: 4" x 7" (10 cm x 18 cm)
Bottom back: 2 rectangles: 2" x 7" (5 cm x 18 cm)
Sleeves: 2 rectangles of orange tule 4" x 5" (10 cm x 13 cm)
Belt: orange ribbon or piece of fabric 6" (15 cm)
2 sew on snaps

Instructions

Step 1: Adjust the Bottom fabrics
– Fold the bottom front fabric into 2, put the two bottom back fabric on top and pin them
– Draw a mark on the top at 1” (2.5cm) from the outside
– Draw a mark on the side at 3” (7.5cm) from the top
– Draw a line and cut

Step 2 :
– Sew the bottom fabrics together on the side (not the back)
– Don’t sew till the end on the bottom, so you can cut the fabric and make it more witchy
– Cut the bottom with triangles for the whitchy touch – no hem

Step 3 :
– Pin the two top front fabrics and draw a mark at ½” (1cm)from the shoulder
– Draw another mark at 2.5” (6.5cm) from the inside bottom
– Draw a line between these two mark, cut
– Sew the two fabrics ans sew a hem on the V neck

Step 4 :
– Pin the 2 top back fabrics, draw a mark at ½” from the shoulder (1cm)
– Then draw a mark at 2” from the bottom (5cm)
– Draw a line, cut
– Sew a hem on each side of the back fabric
– Sew the 2 top fabrics together by the shoulders

Step 5 :
– Fold each sleeves in 2. And pin them. We will cut them to make triangles
– We shall cut at 1 ½” from the top (4cm)
– Sew a hem on each sleeve

Step 6:
– Sew the top together
– Draw a line on the middle of the top at ¾” from the bottom (1.5cm)
– Draw a mark on each side of the top at 1” from the bottom (2.5cm) then drw a line from these mark to the middle
– We will follow this line to sew to top fabric and the bottom fabric together

Step 7 :
– Sew the top and bottom of the dress together
– Sew the belt
– Sew a hem on each side of the top bottom fabric, so the doll can fit in the dress 3/4” (2cm
– Sew the dress together on the back
– Sew 2 sew on snaps on the back

Your witch dress is ready! You (nice) witch can fly her broom and go treat or trick!

This dress is an original Creation of Miss B. Couture. It is entirely hand sewed.

You can find the free tutorial for the hat and the broom on www.missbcouture.com

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