Slumber Party for 18-inch Dolls Pattern Set Review and Giveaway!

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Welcome back Crocheters! This month, Carol from Shady Lane Original Crochet Designs has donated a digital copy of her pattern-set #415, Slumber Party for 18-inch Dolls, to be given away to one of my readers!

If you’ve missed the previous Shady Lane Original Crochet Designs Giveaways and are interested in Carol’s other stunning patterns, you can check those out my past reviews here:

[disclaimer]I received a copy of this pattern to review from Shady Lane Crochet Designs. The opinions expressed in this review are my own.[/disclaimer]

Shady Lane Pattern Set 415 Slumber Party for 18-inch Dolls. Review and Giveaway at Oombawka Design.

Title: #415, Slumber Party for 18-inch Dolls
Author: Carol Hegar

TOP: Granny Gown and Vintage Baby Dolls, BOTTOM: Striped Pajamas, Night Shirt

#415, Slumber Party for 18-inch Dolls

Pattern Set Review

Slumber Party for 18-inch Dolls (#415) is one of Carol Hegar’s most popular 18-inch doll pattern booklets. These patterns were originally designed to fit the 18-inch American Girl dolls. Similarly sized 18″ dolls, such as Springfield, Gotz, Maplea, Our Generation and other generic brands will also look adorable in these sleep-sets.

Suggestions for minor adjustments have been provided in the “Notes from Designer” section at the top of page 2 for any dolls that are a slightly different in size from the original models.

Many children receive dolls as gifts during Christmastime, which means, they will soon be (if they haven’t already!) asking for new outfits for their dolls!

“The four different outfits cover sleepwear for all seasons.  I modeled the Baby Dolls after my own remembrances while a child in the 50’s and 60’s (hence the big hair rollers, remember THEM so well, and sleeping on them!). “

Carol Hegar

The patterns included in #415, Slumber Party for 18-inch Dolls are:

  • Vintage Baby Dolls with “fur” scuffs.
  • Night Shirt with matching socks.
  • Striped Pajamas with slippers.
  • Granny gown with booties.

My favorite design is the Striped Pajamas set, although, I also really like the granny gown…probably because I remember wearing one when I was little!

Yarn Used for the Patterns

The yarn suggested for use with these patterns is Baby/Sport/DK Weight Yarn, with a 3.75 mm (F) crochet hook. Some of the patterns also require Size 10 crochet thread to be used with a Steel-5 hook (1.90 mm) for the trims. The gauge is included for both yarn and thread on page 2 of the pattern.

Three of the patterns use small bits of novelty yarn (like fun fur, or eyelash yarn) to enhance the trim and tops of the slippers.

Additional Supplies

Some of the patterns list a few additional supplies to finish the garments.

  • elastic (or rubber band)
  • ribbon
  • snaps
  • buttons

U.S. Crochet Terms

Carol’s patterns are written out in full, in U.S. crochet terminology. Stitch counts have been provided at the end of the rows and rounds. Bold fonts have been used for headings and for each row and round number to make them easy to find.

Coupon Code

This adorable Slumber Party for 18-inch Dolls Pattern Set is available for purchase from Shady Lane Original Crochet Designs. The current price (which is subject to change) at the time of this post being written is $9.95 USD. If you would like to get your own copy today, you can use this coupon to receive 15% off: OOMB and the coupon works for all the patterns on her site!

PLUS if you purchase the pattern using the coupon code before the winner is drawn and you end up being our lucky winner, Carol will happily substitute a pattern of your choice from her site for you! 

The patterns included in this set are charming and the sleepwear is designed to work for all seasons. Each slumber set includes written patterns for a bedtime outfit and a set of slippers (or socks).

#415, Slumber Party for 18-inch Dolls Pattern Set – Giveaway!

Would you like to win a PDF copy of the #415, Slumber Party for 18-inch Dolls Pattern Set?

ShadyLaneOriginal Slumber Party Pattern Pack Giveaway at Oombawka Design Crochet

Here’s how you can enter for a chance to win!

This Giveaway is open worldwide where allowed by law. Void in Quebec.

Start Date: February 12, 2019; 12:00 am ET
End Date: February 19, 2019, 11:59 pm ET

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If you are not the lucky winner of the giveaway and you would like to purchase your own copy of the #415, Slumber Party for 18-inch Dolls, you can get it directly from Carol’s site. Be sure to use this coupon code for 15% off (for a limited time!) any of her patterns from her shop! Browse her patterns here. Coupon Code: OOMB

Please note: refunds will not be given for incorrectly applied, or the failure to remember to apply the coupon code before purchase. Please double check and message us if you have questions about using the coupon code. We are happy to help resolve issues that arise before you complete a purchase! Thank you for your understanding, Rhondda

I’d like to thank Carol Hegar for providing me with the review copy of the #415, Slumber Party for 18-inch Dolls and for the giveaway copy for my readers!

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  1. Thank you for your review. I could try to make these from my niece but I’ve never made any clothing…yet!

  2. With a lot of great nieces that love these dolls I’m always looking for new patterns for them. Thank you for the review.

  3. I love this booklet. I have an 11-year old niece who still loves her dolls and she would love these. I’m going to make them for her.

  4. Debra, thanks for the nice comments. It took me a while to design those Scotties, but I liked the results when I finally finished. I thought the purse came out particularly cute–I think using a larger yarn it would work for a little girl too.

  5. The Scottie dog outfits for 18” dolls is my favorite pattern from Shady Lane Original Crochet Designs. I really like all of the doll outfit patterns.