Reversible Tank Top and Shorts #FreePatterns #DollClothes @ ChellyWood.com

The image shows a Tall Barbie wearing the salmon-colored side of the reversible tank top with polka dot high-waist, fly front shorts. An arrow connects her to the image of a vintage Barbie wearing the polka dot side of the reversible tank top with the same high-waist, fly-front polka dot shorts. The watermark reminds us that these images come from ChellyWood.com, a website best known for offering free printable PDF sewing patterns for making doll clothes to fit dolls of many shapes and all different sizes. If you'd like the free doll clothes patterns for making this reversible tank top with high-waist fly front shorts to fit your 11 inch fashion dolls, please click on the link in the caption.

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That’s right! The tank top pattern I’m sharing with you today is reversible! But please be advised: I’m linking you to a tank top tutorial for making a Bratz-sized tank top. That’s okay though… Bear with me! The patterns look slightly different, but the instructions are exactly the same.

We’ll also learn how to make a pair of 11 inch fashion doll shorts with a front fly. To make today’s doll clothes projects, I recommend that you use the following items:

When buying fabric for a tiny project like this, you may just use scraps, but if you’re buying fabric new, you won’t need much at all. Online you can order a third of a yard and that’s more than enough. (In fact, you’ll have plenty of fabric left over to make another outfit.)

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:

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The image shows a single sewing pattern for making a Barbie doll wardrobe that includes high-waisted shorts, a pair of capri pants (or ankle pants for petite Barbie), a T-shirt, and a sleeveless shirt. If you'd like to download this pattern easily as a free printable PDF sewing pattern for Barbie doll clothes, please visit ChellyWood.com, a website known for its free printable doll clothes sewing patterns and free tutorial videos showing how to make the dolls' clothes.
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2 thoughts on “Reversible Tank Top and Shorts #FreePatterns #DollClothes @ ChellyWood.com

  1. Will your patterns work for the “Rainbow High Krystal Bailey Indigo Fashion Doll?” She is an 11″ doll.

    1. I think her hips are a little wider than Barbie’s. This tank top is pretty easy to fit most 11 inch dolls — you just make a Velcro closure at the back instead of snaps, and that way you can make adjustments. So you should be safe there.

      But for shorts, I would recommend trying my Curvy Barbie shorts pattern instead of this one, to accommodate the Rainbow High doll’s hip size. Here’s a link that may help: https://chellywood.com/2021/06/16/free-summer-top-and-shorts-patterns-for-curvy-freepatterns-dollclothes/

      Also, for future reference, I think her bust size is probably closer to Skipper’s. So when you’re searching for dress patterns or shirt patterns, I’d use a Skipper pattern for Rainbow High, instead of a Barbie pattern.

      Let me know how your project turns out!

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