Tudor Ensemble



This Tudor Ensemble PDF pattern contains everything you need to turn your doll into a Tudor Lady. The pattern includes instructions for a Spanish Farthingale, Petticoat, Dress and French Hood. Hook and loop or eyelet closure options are provided.

The Petticoat can have up to three colors for even more fun and mix ‘n’ match opportunities. Add some accessories and use the reversible French Hood and your doll is all set to attend court with many different looks.

This PDF pattern is designed to fit 18″ dolls such as American Girl®.

Complete the outfit with the Tudor Jewelry Pattern from ReadCreations.

Recommended Fabrics: cotton and brocade fabrics

Supplies Needed:
Spanish Farthingale:
• 2/3 yard heavy cotton fabric
•11″ of 1/4″ wide elastic
• 1/4″ wide boning 92″ long or multiple cable ties about 1/4″ wide
• Duck tape

• (3) 12″ x14″ pieces of brocade or cotton fabric (different colors and/or fabrics for mix and match)
• (1) pack of 1/4″ wide double folded bias tape
• 11″ of 1/4″ wide elastic

• 2/3 yard (43″ wide) or 1/2 yard (58″ wide) of brocade, satin, taffeta or cotton fabric
• 1/4 yard of lining fabric
• 4″ x 28″ fur or velvet (optional, dress material can be used instead)
• Decorative trim (1/8″ – 3/16″ wide)
• Seed beads or rhinestones for trim decoration (optional)
• Closure options
• 23/4″ long hook and loop tape (1/4″ wide) or
• (10) 1/8″ eyelets with optional washers (washers recommended) and 32″ long 1/8″ ribbon

French Hood
• (2) 8″ x 5″ pieces of brocade, satin, taffeta or cotton fabric (can be different colors to give more mix and match possibilities)
• 5″ x 10″ heavy iron-on interfacing
• Decorative trim (1/8″ – 3/16″ wide)
• Seed beads or rhinestones for trim decoration (optional)
• 5″ long black elastic (1/4″ wide)
• 9″ of 1/4″ wide double-folded bias tape (black recommended)

Skill Level: Intermediate

What You Get: One 65-page sewing pattern that you digitally download as a PDF file so you can start your project immediately! The PDF sewing pattern provides full color step-by-step illustrated instructions and full-size pattern pieces. A PDF reader is required to view and print the files (example: Adobe Reader or Preview for MAC). The download link is received immediately after the transaction is complete. Print copies are NOT available.

Additional information

Doll Type

*Most 18-inch Dolls, American Girl™


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