April 10, 2013

Harry Potter Shirt for American Girl Doll

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This is not a tutorial for a whole shirt. This is for a "cheater" shirt, it only contains the collar and part of front and back.

What you need

  • white fabric
  • thread
  • velcro
  • 2 small white buttons

How to make the "cheater" shirt

1. Download pattern here

    This pattern is copyrighted by me, ReadCreations.   
    For home use only !!!
    Make sure you have page scaling set to none !

2. Sew fronts and back together on shoulders

3. Sew along collar and trim corners

4. Turn right side out and top stitch

5. Find center on back of shirt and center of collar. Pin collar along neck.

6. Fold ends over collar so that collar is sandwiched in between

7. Sew along neck line, then zigzag it to finish it.

8. Top stitch neckline, folding collar downwards. Don't top stitch on fronts (I did that by mistake)

9. Zigzag all around the body or finish with a 1/8" hem

10. Add velcro

11. Add buttons, first one on top, next one about 1" down

You are done !!!!

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  1. The cheater shirt is also known as a dickey. What about the sweater?? how do we make that???

    1. I bought the knitting pattern from Liberty Janes. You can find the link in my Harry Potter - overview blog at the very bottom.

  2. You published this on my b-day! So exited!

  3. Thanks for sharing your patterns!

  4. Can you make a whole shirt please? Thanks for sharing your patterns!

  5. this is a wonderful pattern,thank you so much, I have two granddaughters that will
    love the Harry Potter robes. thank you so much.