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Loves2sew4six
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Date: 9/30/13 9:28 PM

I found an AG doll for my niece at a garage sale and spent today, and probably tomorrow too restoring her :)

My niece loves Saige. Has lusted after her LOL but she isn't in the budget at.all.

I was hoping to make one little 9 year old very happy by giving her the doll in a Saige outfit. So when I saw niece over the weekend we paged through a catalog creating a wishlist. The draped sweater coat and jeans outfit just lit up her whole face.

http://store.americangirl.com/agshop/html/item/id/215879/uid/821?gclid=&utm_source=Google&utm_medium=cpc&utm_term=saige%20sweater&utm_campaign=G_Saige_Products_Desktop&cm_mmc=CPC-_-Google-_-G_Saige_Products_Desktop-_-saige%20sweater

I have a libertyJane pattern for the jeans.

Can anyone suggest a pattern for the jacket or help me n modifying one. I am an intermediate sewer but have NO idea how to modify patterns.

ALL and any help will be very much appreciated by me. TIA

Lani

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Date: 10/1/13 6:48 AM

Maybe this one? It does not have the same waterfall as Saige's jacket but it is cute -
Slouch Cardigan

I have not tried this brand of pattern so have no further knowledge

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Date: 10/1/13 10:49 AM

If you have a pattern for anything that fits the doll...dress, blouse etc. simply extend the front piece straight out and it will fall as a waterfall. Hope that is of some help.
I have an old pattern for Simplicity 6768, pvt me if you think a pattern for 18" little girl doll would work.
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Date: 10/1/13 11:24 AM

I don't have anything with a one piece collar. I get the part about extending out but how do I avoid a collar seam?

If I buy the slouch jacket pattern can someone draft the correct extension and collar onto it for me?

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Date: 10/1/13 4:03 PM

It seems to me that recently I read a review for an adult sized cardi where the collar was laid out on a fold (lengthwise, I think) so there would not be a back neck seam. Maybe you could try that? Then you could simply extend out the collar.

You might also consider watching for a sale and buying an adult size cardi with the waterfall collar so you could see what the pattern piece should look like.

Edited to add: On that pattern that was reviewed. the original pattern had a back neck seam and the person doing the review wanted to eliminate it. For a doll, it should be a lot less of an issue.
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Date: 10/1/13 5:24 PM

I don't mind a back neck seam but how do I avoid the collar to jacket attachment

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Date: 10/2/13 7:12 PM

You do no need a pattern with a collar, just a plain front and as I said before, extend the front neck straight out, so that it can fall into a waterfall front.
I cannot post a picture on this site (I do not know why), but I will email you one, if you would like.

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Date: 10/3/13 4:08 PM

Thanks Pamela. I'd appreciate that. My email is 1ea080db at opayq dot com

Lani

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