This Vogue 7241 sheath fits like a dream. I cut it a wee bit shorter than the pattern for a true '60s look. Don't try lining the whole dress with another fabric, as the instructions suggest. Too bulky! I lined the neck and armholes with tulle before putting in the darts.
Darts in doll clothes, particularly full darts like these, used to be scary. No more. First I mark them with a pin prick, and then I mark each teeny tiny hole with wash-away marker. Then sew with short stitches.
I call this "Seriously Study Hall," and it's available on my etsy shop at:
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