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Ladyfingers - Barbie Patterns - Handout
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Oct 6, 2011 15:42:42   #
The Barbie Handout is ready to be distributed. I have about 3 dozen e-mail addresses (so far) and will be shooting out e-mails all day today.

Here are some photos of Barbie dolls modeling a variety of outfits described in the handout. Different colors, slight variations, but basically the same pattern.

l. Seed Stitch Jacket-Slim Dress-Hat-Purse - shown in mint green.
The pattern calls for Garter Stitch, but this outfit was done with Seed St.
2. Gingham Dress-Hat-Purse - shown in pink & violet, with other dresses knit with the same pattern.
3. Sweater with Attached Slim Skirt-Hat-Purse - a few variations of basic pattern.
4. Pants With & Without Attached Boots - a few variations showing the top attached to the pants.
5. Turtleneck Sweater - to go with pants. Can also eliminate the big T-neck and start ribbing at the neck edge - optional.
Seed Stitch Jacket-Dress-Hat-Purse

Gingham Dress-Hat-Purse

Variation of Gingham Dress

Variation of Gingham Dress

Sweater with Attached Skirt-Hat-Purse

Variations of Sweater Attached to Skirts

Variation of Sweater Attached to Skirt

Pants Without Boots-Hat-Purse

Variation: Sweater & Peddlepushers

Variation: Pants with Attached Top & Sun Bonnet

Pants With Boots-Hat-Purse

Variation: Pants With Boots-Hat-Purse

Oct 6, 2011 15:50:54   #
Wow they are beautiful outfits. Bet every woman here would love to have this collection in their closet...
Oct 6, 2011 16:08:37   #
Okay, I don't usually use all caps or lots of exclamations points when I reply, but these outfits are AMAZING!!! I love them so much!!! I wish I was 8 years old again!!!!!

I have Barbie coffee table books (that I am not allowed to put on the coffee table by you know who) and every couple of months look at them to take that walk down memory lane to 1961 when I got my first one. Those Barbie clothes back then were so amazingly tailored, and these would fit right in. The fit on these dresses and pants is just perfect.

I just looked back again. You are a wonderful designer and knitter. I wish I knew some children so I could knit one of these. Maybe it's time to buy a Barbie again for me!

And yes, count me with those women who would totally wear any of these incredible outfits. Well, if they were plus size, perhaps....
Oct 6, 2011 20:40:16   #
I get barbies and different kinds of dolls just to dress them.I have gotten barbies for 25 cents at the Salvation Army and they called to me dress me.So that's how I got my barbies cheap and babie dolls too
Oct 7, 2011 06:32:55   #
Dear Ladyfingers,
I am from Melbourne Australia, my name is Sylvia, and I would be very grateful if you could please email me the Barbie clothes patterns, if you have time. My grand daughter would just love them !!

Regards, Sylvia.
Oct 7, 2011 06:34:13   #
I forgot to add my email address !!!

Thanks, Sylvia, Melbourne. Australia.
Oct 7, 2011 06:44:03   #
I would love a copy of these patterns. My email address is
Thank you.
Oct 7, 2011 06:47:50   #
oh wow these are lovely, I'm a doll collector and knit for all my "Girls" I would love a copy of these patterns if not too much trouble I'll pm you my addy thanks in advance.
Lorlor x
Oct 7, 2011 06:48:00   #
Is it cheeky to ask for your pattens please?
Oct 7, 2011 06:53:39   #
could i also have a copy . my grand daughter has so many dolls that it is hard to keep track of them all. thank you
Oct 7, 2011 07:05:14   #
Very beautiful !!!!! I would love, love, love to have these patterns. My GDs would love them. Their mothers loved their barbies as well. Not sure who will get more enjoyment. :D :thumbup: I will PM you my e-mail.
Oct 7, 2011 07:39:12   #
nannygoat (a regular here)
You come up with some very clever and beautiful patterns.
Oct 7, 2011 07:52:00   #
Hi Ladyfingers
I love the patterns and would be so grateful if you could email them to me and it would be an easy project during the evening when my little one in bed
My email is
I hope you dont mind,and thank you
Oct 7, 2011 08:05:49   #
Fantastic job. I would love a copy of the barbie patterns. My e mail is Thanks in advance
Oct 7, 2011 08:18:05   #
May I get a copy I will be glad to pay you for them. The e-mail is

Thank-you They are beautiful.
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