Sew a reversible shirt for #FashionDolls w/ free pattern @ #doll #crafts

I hope you find my “Reversible Doll Shirt” video tutorial easy to follow. As I’ve said in earlier posts, it’s never easy to make a garment reversible. It takes quite a bit of sewing background knowledge.

So I’ll say it once again: this project is definitely not for the beginners out there.

However, I’m super excited with how versatile this top is. It really looks nice on a number of different-sized fashion dolls, and how fun is that–to have a shirt that’s both blue and yellow, all in one?!

Don’t forget to show your appreciation for my free patterns and tutorials by liking them on Facebook, pinning them on Pinterest, and/or tweeting about them (yes, you have my permission). You’re also welcome to add any of my YouTube channel’s videos to your playlists.

I’m not making a profit off of these patterns and tutorials at this time. It’s just how I spend my “fun time.” But I genuinely hope people spread the word.


If you’re searching for a different pattern or tutorial, have a look at the Gallery Page. That’s the easiest way to search through all of my patterns to find what you want. Each image on the Gallery Page takes you to links for associated patterns and tutorials.

Need help printing my patterns? This link will take you to a tutorial showing you how to download my free, printable patterns.

Please note: you must enlarge my patterns to fit a full-sized piece of American computer paper (8.5 x 11 inches or 216 x 279 mm) without margins, before printing. These designs use a 1/4 inch seam (standard for fashion doll sewing projects).

If you’re wondering why I make patterns and videos without charging a fee, please visit the “Chelly’s Books” page, and that should explain my general motivations.

In case you haven’t heard, I’ve also designed commercial patterns for Lammily LLC. They have some new dolls in their line, including a new male doll, so you might want to visit the Lammily website to see what they’ve got going on.

I also have a series of tutorials for the beginning sewists on my YouTube channel. It includes video tutorials showing you how to do a basic straight stitch when sewing by hand, how to gather fabric, how to use the whipstitch to hem a garment, how to sew on snaps, and even how to design your own doll clothes patterns, just like I do!

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