Let’s Sew a Sunny Eyelet Ruffle Sleeve Shirt and Schoolgirl Skirt for 18-inch Dolls @ ChellyWood.com #FreePattern #DollClothes

Here we see an 18" doll (similar in body style to the American Girl doll) modeling a pretty yellow top with eyelet lace trim around the sleeves and a multicolored skirt dotted with big colorful daisies in the fabric's printed design. The skirt is an elastic-waist easy-to-sew skirt, ideal for beginners and children learning how to sew for the first time. 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.

Scroll down to the second set of bullets for the free PDF sewing patterns.

Last Thursday I gave you a pattern and tutorial video for making a cute V-neck “holiday top” with a ruffle for a sleeve. This pattern was designed to fit most 18-inch dolls.

Well today I’m combining that ruffle-sleeve top concept with my “schoolgirl skirt” for 18″ dolls to make the outfit you see at the top of this post. But there’s one caviat: today’s pattern is for a round-neck top instead of a V-neck top.

You can follow the V-neck top’s directions to make the round-neck top though. The instructions are pretty much identical, but the neckline will look just a wee bit different in the video tutorial. So please bear that in mind. Other than that, the instructions are pretty much the same.

Today’s free printable PDF doll clothes sewing patterns will fit the following dolls:

And here are the patterns and tutorial videos you’re looking for:

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The image shows the free doll clothes pattern for making a sleeveless shirt using cotton or felt. On the pattern it includes the creative commons attribution mark, and if you go to ChellyWood.com, you can download this pattern and many others for free as a PDF download pattern.
Visit ChellyWood.com for free printable sewing patterns for dolls of many shapes and sizes.


2 thoughts on “Let’s Sew a Sunny Eyelet Ruffle Sleeve Shirt and Schoolgirl Skirt for 18-inch Dolls @ ChellyWood.com #FreePattern #DollClothes

    1. Do you mean, “How do I use the measurement tool that’s found on the paper patterns?”

      After you print my patterns, just lay a hard ruler down beside the measurement tool. If they match, then you’ve printed the patterns to scale.

      I began offering the measurement tool when my followers from outside the US requested one. That’s because their printers use a different type of paper from the paper we use here in the United States.

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