Sew ankle pants or capris for different sizes of Barbies #SewFallFashion #DollClothes


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Petite Barbie dolls are actually closer to Skipper in size, but as today’s pants sewing tutorial shows, the Petite Barbies do fit in these Barbie-sized doll pants patterns. Petite Barbie wears them as ankle pants, whereas Tall Barbie dolls wear them as just-below-the-knee capris.

Your average Barbie and Made to Move Barbie dolls fit this pants pattern somewhere in-between ankle pants and capri pants, as you’ll see in the video. See the list below, to decide whether or not today’s free pattern will fit your 11 inch or 12 inch fashion dolls.

To make these pants, you’ll need some cotton fabric and 1/8 inch elastic.

Today’s patterns will fit these dolls:

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This is a JPG image of a free printable PDF sewing pattern for making pants or jeans to fit Barbie dolls of different sizes. There's an ankle pants or capris pattern (pattern A), a regular length jeans or pants pattern (view B), or a bell-bottom jeans or pants pattern (view C). These all have elastic waists, so they are flexible and will fit Petite Barbie, Made to Move Barbies, regular Barbie dolls, and Tall Barbie dolls from the Fashionista doll line of Barbies. They will also fit other fashion dolls like Spin Master Liv dolls, vintage Francie, and Queens of Africa dolls, among others. This pattern is marked with a Creative Commons Attribution mark, which means you should share with people where you got this pattern to honor the designer's rights. It's also marked with the website,, where you'll find more free patterns, plus tutorial videos showing how to make pants for Barbie and other dolls.
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To honor the trademark rights of the doll companies mentioned in this blog post, I am including links to their websites here. Please feel free to visit their website and consider purchasing one or more of the dolls mentioned.

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.

Barbie, Petite Barbie, Tall Barbie, MTM Barbie, Francie, and Vintage 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.

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.

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