Scroll down to the second set of bullets for the free PDF sewing patterns.
Yesterday I gave you the patterns and tutorial video for making this cute “mermaid skirt” for 14 to 15 inch dolls like Wellie Wishers, Hearts for Hearts girls, and similar-sized dolls.
Today I’m re-posting the pattern and tutorial for the skirt, plus I’m adding the pattern and tutorial for making the adorable lace-trimmed and rickrack-trimmed yellow top that my Wellie Wisher is wearing in the image above.
To make today’s lovely lace-trimmed and rickrack trimmed blouse, plus the skirt to go with it, you’ll need some lace trim (obviously), some rickrack trim (again, obviously), some cotton fabric, some size 2/0 Dritz snaps or 3/4 inch Velcro (for the back of the blouse), and some 1/4 inch elastic (for the waist of your skirt).
Today’s free printable PDF doll clothes sewing patterns will fit the following dolls:
- 13-inch dolls like the Disney Princess Toddler dolls
- 14-inch dolls like Hearts for Hearts Girls
- 14 and a half-inch dolls like Wellie Wishers from American Girl doll company
- 16-inch dolls like the Velvet doll from the Crissy family of dolls
- 18-inch dolls like the BFC Ink dolls
- 18-inch dolls like vintage Crissy
And here are the patterns and tutorial videos you’re looking for:
- Pattern for “Schoolgirl Skirt” (a basic skirt pattern with a casing and hem)
- Tutorial video showing how to make the “Mermaid Skirt”
- Pattern for the square neck shirt shown in the image at the top (use sleeve A)
- Tutorial video showing how to make the square neck shirt
- Tutorial video showing how to do a whipstitch
- Tutorial video showing how to send elastic through a casing
- Tutorial video explaining what rickrack trim is, and how you use it
- Tutorial video showing how to sew with lace
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I am not affiliated with any of the doll or miniatures companies mentioned in this post, but to honor their trademark rights, I am including links to their websites in this blog post. Please feel free to visit their website and consider purchasing one or more of the dolls mentioned here.
Chelly Wood and ChellyWood.com are not affiliated with the Disney Princess Toddler dolls or the company that produces them. The Disney Princess dolls are products offered by the Disney corporation, which holds the trademark for them (™). Please visit the Disney Toys website to learn more about their company and its trademarked toys.
The Hearts for Hearts Girls, Dolls and Games are owned by the Playmates Company International, which holds the registered trademark for these toys. It should be noted, that for each H4H doll purchased, the Hearts for Hearts company donates a portion of their proceeds to World Vision, a global humanitarian organization.
Chelly Wood and ChellyWood.com are not affiliated with the Wellie Wishers dolls from American Girl doll company. The Wellie Wishers and the 18 inch American Girl dolls mentioned in this blog post 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.
The Crissy family of dolls which includes dolls like vintage Crissy, Velvet, and other dolls, were produced by the Ideal Toy Corporation, which held the registered trademark for them. That company is no longer producing the dolls, and at the time of this blog post, no known company has purchased the trademark to re-produce these dolls. But if you wish to purchase one, you can sometimes find them on eBay.
Chelly Wood and ChellyWood.com are not affiliated with the BFC Ink dolls or MGA Entertainment, the company that produced them and holds the trademark rights to them. The BFC Ink dolls (aka Best Friends Club dolls) were in production, starting in 2009, but at the time of this blog post, they are no longer available in stores. You may be able to find a used one on eBay, though, if you’re thinking about collecting them. These dolls can swap clothes with Crissy dolls, but their bodies are much more articulated. They have very lovely faces.