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Colonial Doll Clothes Patterns. "Colonial clothes for 11 1/2 inch dolls Over 200 free sewing patterns – download as many as you wish!

Colonial Doll Clothes Patterns

Are you looking for some free doll clothes patterns for an eleven-and-a-half-inch doll? Oh, it is so much fun making doll clothes. Little girls love to play with their dolls and collectors love to display them. Why not visit a time in history when women were ladies and dressed like it. Just because the women were ladies does not mean they didn't have to work hard back then. Download the full printable pattern below So you can use the colonial dresses to teach your kids about history. The colonial dresses had fitted bodices with full skirts. Doll Clothes and Sewing Patterns. MY DOLL BEST FRIEND: Halloween Witchy Tutu Outfit. At Poundworld I found these stripy leg warmers and a Halloween 'Terrifying Tutu Costume' which is really just a cute double layer net skirt and is not that terrifying at all!

MY DOLL BEST FRIEND: Halloween Witchy Tutu Outfit

Wild Things: Free Software To Design & Print Patterns For Hats, Bags, Etc. Free software to easily design and print patterns for hats, bags, footwear, and other fun stuff.

Wild Things: Free Software To Design & Print Patterns For Hats, Bags, Etc.

Wild Things is now available on the iPad App store. FREE Wild Things Features Wild Things! Is a fully functional FREE program for drafting patterns for hats, bags, wraps, footwear, and other accessories All of the patterns in Wild Things print to the dimensions you specify. Open Parasol Tutorial. Step 1 Cut out the pattern using the fabric you have selected.

Open Parasol Tutorial

Trim the top raw edge with lace or others fine trim. I have used lace for this sample. Tip: pull the slightly heavy thread in the header of the lace to gather. Most all fine cotton laces have these header threads. Make A Hat With Cardboard. Doll Hat Making Class 1 - Crafty College. Free Hat Patterns, Scarf Tying, Online Millinery Books. Posted on | October 9, 2008 | 8 Comments The links on this page are for sewn hats only.

Free Hat Patterns, Scarf Tying, Online Millinery Books

There are fabulous patterns available for knitted and crocheted hats, but I don’t do those crafts so I didn’t list them. If you do knit and crochet, take a look here. Fleece hats are all the rage now, so naturally there are a lot of free patterns on the web. For more fleece hats, also look under hats for kids.

A headscarf is the easiest type of hat to make. Initially popular only among bikers, mainstream women have discovered doo-rags, too. Lots of funky hat for kids. I used to wear berets a lot during the 90’s, but lately they seem to be out of style. A great hat, can make the whole costume. These hats are a bit more advanced than most of the hats listed on this page. Make Your Own Velvet & Ribbon Belts. Another Back To School For Moms Week post.

Make Your Own Velvet & Ribbon Belts

Make your own easy velvet ribbon belts. I purchased enough velvet ribbon for my waist size, plus another five inches and two D-rings the same width as the ribbon. To treat the ends of ribbon so that they won't fray, carefully burn them with a match or lighter. The plastic in the ribbon melts leaving a hardened edge. Stitch the D-rings onto one end of the ribbon. ... because when you fasten the belt, the back of the ribbon will show.

Many Doll Clothing & Accessory Tutorials - Antique Lilac. How To Transfer Doll Clothing Patterns. My favorite way to bust my fabric stash is making doll clothes.

How To Transfer Doll Clothing Patterns

Barbie clothes help get rid of even itty bitty pieces! But tiny paper pattern pieces get torn up quickly, especially if you use them often like I do. So to keep my patterns intact, I transfer them to poster board. First, I lay the pieces out on my copy machine… No need to cut them out, just a trim will do :) Doll patterns often have piece names and instructions outside the pattern piece. So cut the patten piece out, then use a glue stick to glue it to the poster board. If the piece is too small, or if its easier for you than glueing, just write the instructions on the back. Here’s my favorite part. How To Sew Liquid Metallic Looking Fabric. Tips and Tools For Creating Designer Doll Clothes. Royal Bridesmaid Dress Pattern for 18 Inch Dolls.

Royal Bridesmaid Dress Pattern for 18 Inch Dolls by Susan Kramerinspired by the wedding of Prince William and Princess Kate On the left is Gotz 18 inch doll, Emily, and on the right is American Girl 18 inch doll, Gwen in Royal Bridesmaid Dress Here are instructions for making short sleeve bridesmaid dresses to fit 18inch (45cm) American Girl, other American historical dolls, Corolle dolls, Gotz Precious Day Girl Dolls, and dolls with similar body types.

Royal Bridesmaid Dress Pattern for 18 Inch Dolls

The model above on the left is my 18 inch Gotz Precious Day doll, Emily. And the model on the right is my American Girl doll, Gwen. This design is my interpretation of the bridesmaid dresses worn by the children in Princess Kate and Prince William's wedding. Under the skirt I made a half slip and a crinoline. You’ll need one third yard (one quarter meter) of material for the skirt. For the front and back bodice, you'll need one quarter yard contrasting material. 18" Doll: Cloth Doll Shoes Patterns - Stitch 'N Stuff. Diy American Girl Doll Dress. With four little kids at home the majority of projects on my list are for them and I don't mind, it just doesn't give my little blog much variety.

Diy American Girl Doll Dress

This is what we made yesterday...my girl's have been wanting to get matching clothes for them and their doll's. They see all the fancy outfits in the American Girl Magazine and they are a little out of our price range so we came up with this. We made this red gingham dress a couple years ago for my little girl after she had been watching Seven Brides for Seven Brothers and loved the dress Milly wore at the Barn Raising...you know! Oh you don't, well it's only the best show ever and my very favorite growing up. Doll Boutique - How To Sew In Tiny Scale. Doll Clothing Construction Tips.

What Holds It All Together?

Doll Clothing Construction Tips

~Selecting Sewing Notions for Dolly’s Clothes~ As a sewer, you know that every project presents unique opportunities to learn something new. Use this spirit as you immerse yourself more fully in the exciting world of sewing from our doll clothes patterns and the many sewing notions available to add the perfect touch. You most likely have the basics on hand, but now it is time to expand in order to get ready for your new venture.

Keep your notions for sewing dolly clothes separate from your others for easy access and so they don’t get mixed up. Here are just a few sewing notions to add to your collection: Small, flat decorative buttons. Free Patterns - Doll Clothes: American Girl, AG & 18in. Corset Style Top Tutorial (Size Adaptable) Easy No Sew Denim Skirt For Dolls. No Sew Doll Tutu. Measuring & Fitting Doll Clothes Patterns. NOTE: Book recommended for beginning sewers. It contains a lot of basic sewing/fitting techniques, terms, basic fabric/thread information, hints on buying a sewing machine/serger, etc.

The book is: "Mother Pletsch's Painless Sewing - Fourth Edition" and can be ordered on the Palmer/Pletsch website (click here). Sleeves, Necklines, Collars, & Dress Types. I’ve recently ventured into drafting patterns starting from my basic bodice and skirt sloper. The fit issues are minimal, since the sloper is made skin tight. Design ease is added as you go along. I found these reference pictures useful for ideas on basic sleeves, necklines, collars, and dress types. These are from Vogue Sewing, circa 1982.