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Doll Mats, Sleeping Bags & Blankets

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Sew Some Sleeping Bags. I'm officially allergic to any Christmas decorating/muzak that occurs before December 1st, but I do appreciate the weeks it takes to get your craft on.

Sew Some Sleeping Bags

Most years I try to give handmade gifts, so I wanted to share a few with you this month and next. Simple bear sleeping bag with a stuffed pillow. SUPPLIES: -wool batting for stuffing pillow -two coordinating fabrics. Cut two of each fabric as follows: Back panel - 18 x 10 inches Front panel - 13.5 x 10 inches Place right sides of the fabrics together and sew up both the front panel and the back panel pieces like pillowcases, leaving the top edges open for turning. Take the front panel piece and fold under the "pillowcase" (open) edge about 1/2 inch. To make the pillow, measure a line about 6 inches from the top. (View from the back). Stuff your wool batting into that opening. Either hand or machine stitch closed. Turn your sleeping bag inside out, insert bear and admire your cleverness.

That's one present done! Hooded Doll Blanket Tutorial. I've been meaning to make one of these for a really long time.

Hooded Doll Blanket Tutorial

Claire likes to have her baby wrapped in a blanket, but it's difficult for her to keep the blanket on the baby & she gets frustrated. This little blanket has a hood & a velcro closure to keep it from falling off. To make the blanket you'll need 2 - 15" square pieces of fabric. One triangle piece of fabric (When cutting, line this fabric up with one corner of your square piece, measure 8" on each side & then draw a line to connect them making the bottom line of the triangle). Double fold bias tape & some velcro. I am giving you measurements for a larger triangle piece than I used.

Sew the bias tape on & trim it flush with the triangle edges. Arrange your fabric pieces like so...Outside piece right side down, lining piece right side up, triangle piece in one corner facing right side up. Using a bowl & fabric marker, draw rounded corners on all four corners. Cut the rounded corners. And there you have it! Sew A Snuggie Type Blanket For Barbie & Other Fashion Dolls. You've seen the snuggie (tm).

Sew A Snuggie Type Blanket For Barbie & Other Fashion Dolls

You've seen the snuggie (tm) for dogs. But what about a snuggie type blanket for fashion dolls, like Barbie? She's always been up on the current fashion trends, so she certainly wouldn't want to miss out on this one. Wait no more! Now you can sew your very own snuggie type blanket for an 11-1/2" fashion doll, such as Barbie, using only a small piece of fleece, thread, Velcro and about 30 minutes of your time. Doll Blankets & Clothes Bags. Plarn Crochet Barbie Doll Beach Mat & Tote Bag Patterns. As part of my Barbie Doll (Fashion Doll) and Plarn series of patterns & projects, I have come up with a very simple crochet pattern to make a Barbie Doll Beach Mat and Tote Bag.

Plarn Crochet Barbie Doll Beach Mat & Tote Bag Patterns

You will need a size H Crochet Hook and 8-10 plastic shopping bags. This is a quick and easy project to use up some of your bags & to save them from our landfills. Click Here for a you tube video on how to make plarn. Click Here for a web site that will teach you how to make plarn. To Make The Plarn Beach Mat You will want to chain 44 stitches, SC in the 2nd chain from the hook and in each chain across. To Make The Plarn Beach Tote Bag This tote bag is made by crocheting 5 rectangular blocks and then simply slant stitching all of the rectangles together to make the tote bag.

I used a size G crochet hook to make the tote bag and used all simple SC stitches. You will need to make 2 long side panels: Chain 8, SC in 2nd chain from hook and in each chain across. Doll Quilt Pattern - Small Sewing Project. Barbie Sleeping Bag Pattern (Knit) I had sent this pattern to the KnitList years ago as a gift.

Barbie Sleeping Bag Pattern (Knit)

Since then, it has been removed. However, it is still being requested, so I thought I'd post the pattern here for those that may still want it. My daughter loved her Barbie Sleeping Bag and wore it out. She used it for both her Barbie and Ken dolls as well as her Beanie Babies. Materials: US size 9 Needles Worsted Weight Yarn (I used Red Heart Confetti 2.5 oz with leftover) Gauge: 4 1/2 sts = 1" Pattern: Beginning of bag: Cast on 20 sts. Pillow: Knit next 2 rows. You now have a very long strip of knitting. Then fold up beginning of bag (4 rows of garter stitch) until it meets beginning of pillow. Turn bag and pillow right side out. This fits both Barbie and Ken. Pattern copyright 2001 Theresa Dunlap.