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 : Offers FREE Printable Doll Clothes Patterns of #Swedish #Folk Costume #FolkLoreThursday

  Now I’ve given you every single pattern and tutorial on the Swedish Traditional Folk Costume, so I’ll offer links back to everything I’ve shared. First there’s my Pinterest page, where I was first inspired by the ladies of Delarna, Sweden. (I’m not Swedish myself, but I love folk costumes from all parts of the world.) When I first ran across the pocket purses, I … Continue reading Offers FREE Printable Doll Clothes Patterns of #Swedish #Folk Costume #FolkLoreThursday

The image shows an 18" (eighteen inch) doll wearing a traditional embroidered neckerchief in the style of 17th century Sweden.

#Neckerchief #Embroidery and Sewing #Tutorial from Includes FREE Pattern

The neckerchief shown in this video is part of my Swedish Traditional Costume for 18″ dolls like American Girl dolls and similar-sized dolls. If you’re wondering why I make patterns and tutorials without charging a fee, please visit the “Chelly’s Books” page, and that should explain my general motivations. Overall, I love to sew and embroider, and I think it’s important to share my talent with the world. Want … Continue reading #Neckerchief #Embroidery and Sewing #Tutorial from Includes FREE Pattern