Image of 18-inch doll wearing a Traditional Swedish costume, along with patterns to make parts of that costume, including a Swedish traditional pocket purse.

Sew a “Pocket” Purse for Dolls in the Style of #Leksand #Dalarna #Sweden @ ChellyWood.com

  Here’s Pattern D for the Swedish Traditional Costume that’s designed to fit 18″ dolls like American Girl dolls and their look-alikes. You might recognize this post, as it’s a re-post from two weeks ago. I just wanted to make it easy to find Pattern D, which is the one you’ll need for creating the “Pocket” purse I’m making this week. Later on, I’ll show … Continue reading Sew a “Pocket” Purse for Dolls in the Style of #Leksand #Dalarna #Sweden @ ChellyWood.com

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Here we see an image of an 18 inch Madame Alexander doll wearing a traditional Swedish costume. Around her waist is a felt, hand-embroidered "pocket," a type of purse or bag worn around the waist. The image is watermarked with the website where you can download free printable PDF sewing patterns for making this 18 inch doll outfit, including the pocket, a Pilgrim-style hat or bonnet, a handkerchief, a vest, an apron, a skirt, and a long-sleeved shirt with collar : ChellyWood.com

Preview of #AGdoll Clothes Patterns That I’ll Begin Posting Next Week @ ChellyWood.com #Dollstagram #Crafty

  Just look at this little Swedish sweetie! I found an image of the traditional costumes from Leksand, Dalarna, Sweden on Pinterest, and I thought, “Oooh! I wanna make that!” Traditional costumes are so bright and colorful anyway, but for some reason I was really drawn in by this particular style. I gathered a bunch of images on one of my Pinterest board called, “Swedish Traditional … Continue reading Preview of #AGdoll Clothes Patterns That I’ll Begin Posting Next Week @ ChellyWood.com #Dollstagram #Crafty