This pattern kit fits Barbie. It includes the basic patterns ready to modify into your design using the simple techniques of slash n’ spread or pin n’ pivot.
Pattern Kits are the basic blocks fitted to the individual doll and include a basic bodice, skirt, sleeve and pant block along with instructions on modifying patterns into other designs. Some kits also have bonus pieces such as sleeves or skirt variations.
Patterns fit Barbie (older 1980’s Barbie Twist waist)
Ever wondered where to get small pattern drafting tools suitable for doll clothes pattern making? You can find a French Curve Set fairly easily actually. After some quick looking
around I found a great set that works not only for dolls but if you sew for yourself can actually come in handy for drafting full size patterns as well!
Why would you want a curve set when found items work just as well? I have found that you can get better results with the smooth edges of an actual French Curve Set versus using a plate, plastic tape dispenser, the curve of your mouse, various coins, jars and other interesting oddities. With a set like this one or more of the curves is very likely to fit what you need and it’s easy to use them to quickly draw the line smoothly. Over time I’ve bought each curve individually and wish I could have found a set like this before now!
This is one of those indispensable items for the doll nut who loves to design and draft or just alter patterns for dolls!