Patriotic maxi skirt and sleeveless shirt for fashion dolls w/free PDF patterns @ #July4th #Patriotism

A lovely African or African-American doll with black hair and chocolate complexion stands before a gold-leafy wallpaper on a hard wood floor. She wears a straw hat and a long skirt with sleeveless top. The long skirt is made of a red, white, and blue wavy-patterned flag-like fabric. The sleeveless top is white with red bias tape trim. This doll appears to look a lot like a Barbie doll. Click on the link in the caption, and it will take you to a page where you can download and print all the free printable sewing patterns for making these doll clothes, along with links to tutorial videos that show you how to make this outfit.

For your free patterns and tutorial videos, please scroll down to the second set of bullets.

Send your child or grandchild to this year’s Fourth of July parade with their favorite fashion doll dressed in a lovely maxi skirt and a new shirt to match! Today’s free patterns are relatively easy to sew if you have a bit of sewing experience. And what fun for any little girl to get new doll clothes for the Fourth!

For those of you living outside the US, 4 July is a national holiday here in the States. We celebrate Independence Day on the 4th of July each year. So for the rest of this week I’ll be offering sewing projects related to our national holiday.

Today’s patterns will fit these dolls:

Here are your free, printable PDF sewing patterns and tutorial videos for making the outfit shown at the top of this page:


Queens of Africa dolls are products offered by the Slice by Cake company, which holds the trademark for them (™). They were designed by Taofick Okoya. Please visit the Queens of Africa website to learn more about their company and its trademarked toys, books, and fashions.

Momoko dolls are products offered by Petworks, which holds the trademark for them (™). Please visit the Momoko Dolls website to learn more about their company and its trademarked toys.

Barbie and MTM Barbie dolls are products offered by Mattel, which holds the registered trademark for them (™). Please visit the Mattel Toys website to learn more about their company and its trademarked toys.

Liv dolls were products designed and distributed by the Spin Master company, which still makes dolls and toys today (although the Liv dolls are no longer in production at the time of this blog post). The Spin Master company held the trademark for the Liv Dolls (™). Please visit the Spin Master Toys and Games website to learn more about their company and its trademarked toys and games. Please be aware that the Chelly Wood animated doll is a Spin Master Liv doll that has been re-painted and had its wig colored to appear to look like the real doll clothing designer, Chelly Wood. This was done as a creative project by Chelly’s daughters, and the Spin Master Toys and Games company was not involved in the doll’s makeover in any way.

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