As some of you know, I’ll soon be selling the handmade outfit you see above in my Etsy store. But my followers tend to visit ChellyWood.com for all the free printable sewing patterns and tutorial videos for making doll clothes, including this outfit.
So in honor of Martin Luther King Jr.’s birthday celebration, I’m sharing these patterns with you, in the hope that you will create some cool African-style fashion doll clothes with African American heritage in mind.
Here are all the FREE printable PDF sewing patterns and tutorial videos you will need to make the entire outfit you see above:
- Free printable PDF sewing patterns for the outfit shown
- Tutorial video showing how to make the strappy top
- Tutorial video showing how to make the ruffled skirt
- Tutorial video showing how to make the ankle pants (Note: this tutorial video will only be available after 20 August 2021)
For anyone who doesn’t know, Martin Luther King Day is celebrated on the third Monday in January, in the United States. King is a beloved hero of the Civil Rights Movement in the United States.
To read more about Martin Luther King Day, please click here.
Special thanks to the Queens of Africa doll company for giving me permission to use images of their dolls in my patterns. Before I end this blog post, I’d like to give credit to the doll designer and creator (Taofick Okoya) and the brand Slice by Cake.