This pattern is the top half of a pants pattern that fits 18" dolls like American Girl (AG), Madame Alexander, and other 18-inch dolls. This pants pattern is free and printable at, and the pattern has been marked with a "Creative commons Attribution" mark as well as the URL which serves as a watermark for this and other doll clothes patterns that are free and printable on the website. This pattern can be used to make shorts for 18 inch dolls, or you can print the second half of the pattern to make a pair of pants to fit 18-in (46 cm) dolls like the American Girl dolls and Madame Alexander dolls.

Free Doll Clothes #Patterns: #Sew American Girl #Dolls’ Pants @

As I said in yesterday’s blog post, this is the first of two patterns you’ll need to download and print, in order to make the 18-inch doll pants I showed in yesterday’s blog post. Tomorrow I’ll post the second part (the lower half) of the pattern. Once you have the patterns, you’ll cut them out and tape them together along the connecting line. My video … Continue reading Free Doll Clothes #Patterns: #Sew American Girl #Dolls’ Pants @

Free printable #sewing patterns for Madame Alexander #dolls’ #miniature #travel bags!

Here’s the second of two patterns for a travel bag (sometimes called a duffel bag, kit bag, or gym bag). This pattern works great for American Girl dolls, Madame Alexander dolls, and other 18″ dolls (46 cm dolls): Download Gym Bag Pattern B Here Thanks again to Brian Garcia for the prototype for this sewing project. This pattern shows some of the additions and adaptations … Continue reading Free printable #sewing patterns for Madame Alexander #dolls’ #miniature #travel bags!

The image shows a Hearts for Hearts Girls doll wearing a blue halter top with rickrack trim and shorts. To access the free printable PDF sewing patterns and tutorial videos for making this outfit, please click on the link in the caption. This is a very versatile pattern, and it will fit dolls this size and bigger!

FREE Printable #Sewing Patterns for #HeartsForHearts #Dolls @

If you would like to make the outfit shown on my Hearts-for-Hearts “Consuelo” doll above, here are the free printable sewing patterns and tutorials you will need: FREE printable summer halter top or swimsuit coverup pattern 1 to fit Hearts For Hearts Girls and similar-sized dolls FREE printable summer halter top or swimsuit coverup pattern 2 Tutorial video showing how to make the halter top or swimsuit coverup FREE printable summer shorts … Continue reading FREE Printable #Sewing Patterns for #HeartsForHearts #Dolls @

This is a printable pattern for male fashion dolls' shirts with a collar and jeans. It will fit a slender Ken doll or Spin Master Jake dolls or Hunter Huntsman or other male dolls from the Ever After High collection. The pattern shows an image of Spin Master Jake wearing the jeans and shirt. This is half of the complete pattern. The other page includes the pattern for a tie and the rest of the shirt pattern.

Free printable Ken #dolls clothes #sewing #patterns @

  Yesterday’s shirt pattern was only a partial pattern. Today I’m sharing the rest of that free dress shirt pattern, along with a jeans pattern, and both of these will fit Mattel’s Ken, Spin Master Jake dolls, Ever After High male dolls, and many other male fashion dolls. Unfortunately, these patterns will not fit G.I. Joe dolls. Here’s a link to the pattern page, where … Continue reading Free printable Ken #dolls clothes #sewing #patterns @

Image shows a printable sewing pattern for making a Smokey-like bear out of fabric. Image overlay offers the url

Free #teddybear #plush #toy pattern @

I realize it says “Firefighter Bear” at the top. That’s because this is basically the same pattern I used for my firefighter bear,with slightly larger ears. This week we’ll be using the pattern to make Angelina, the companion teddy bear (or plush toy bear) for our firefighter bear. Here’s a link to the pattern’s actual page. If you need help downloading and printing my free … Continue reading Free #teddybear #plush #toy pattern @

Click on the link above for the tutorial video. This image shows a spool of thread and the text says, "How to Knot When Sewing" (meaning when one sews by hand). The tutorial associated with this image is found at

How to Tie a Knot Using a Needle and Thread @ #Sewing #KidCrafts #crafty

Like yesterday’s tutorial, this is easy-peasy for those folks who sew all the time, but this week I’m introducing the basics for hand-sewing. I do a lot of posts for advanced and intermediate sewists on, but sometimes it’s fun to post information for those people who are just getting started in the world of sewing! Don’t worry, though… I’ll be back later with new … Continue reading How to Tie a Knot Using a Needle and Thread @ #Sewing #KidCrafts #crafty

Visit for FREE printable sewing patterns for dolls of many shapes and sizes. Image shows a YouTube video header that says "Romeo and Juliet "Act 1" with the URL subtly written below the marquee. There's also an image of a male doll in hand-made Renaissance clothing holding the delicate hand of a female doll in Renaissance clothing. This marquee is for a video that features dolls in a stop-motion version of Romeo and Juliet. has produced this film. The marquee indicates it's only Act 1 of Romeo and Juliet with dolls. Go to to view the stop-motion video with dolls.

#Shakespeare’s Romeo and Juliet with #Dolls @

Here it is! The long-awaited stop-motion production of Romeo and Juliet “Act I” with dolls. This project has been underway for four years, and I’ve finally compiled enough photos and stop-motion clips to put it all together–all the way through Act V. I spent last Friday, Saturday, and Sunday working on film production. That’s where I add all the talk bubbles, music, sounds, and transitions. Since … Continue reading #Shakespeare’s Romeo and Juliet with #Dolls @

Visit for free, printable sewing patterns for dolls of many shapes and sizes. Image shows a free pattern for a pirate hat and vest made of felt, along with a free printable pattern for a doll's colonial-style shoes (also made of felt). Overlay offers the URL of the website where this pattern is found: Creative Commons Attribution symbol is also on the pattern.

Sew a #pirate hat for Project MC2 #STEM-savvy #dolls w/FREE pattern @

As you can see, this pattern also includes the vest and shoe patterns, but we’ll save those tutorials for another week. For this week, I’m going to show you how to make the pirate or Colonial-style hat. If you want to make the pirate hat, you might like to review my satin stitch embroidery tutorial from a couple of weeks back, so you can create … Continue reading Sew a #pirate hat for Project MC2 #STEM-savvy #dolls w/FREE pattern @

Image of 1:6 scale doll armoire/cabinet filled with tiny miniatures. Overlay says, "Fashion Doll Armoire Repaint".

#FashionDoll Armoire: Where to Buy and How to Repaint @ #Doll #Barbie

Some of you will recognize this cute little armoire. It’s featured in a lot of my sewing videos–especially the ones where the doll does the sewing, stop-motion-style.   Those of you who know me best are aware that I earn my living as a school librarian. Contrary to popular belief, librarians don’t earn a ton of money; so how can I afford to buy all … Continue reading #FashionDoll Armoire: Where to Buy and How to Repaint @ #Doll #Barbie

Image shows Mattel's made-to-move Barbie sporting a ninja costume and mask that covers all of her head except the eyes. Overlay says DIY ninja fashion doll MASK. The image's watermark reads, " free printable sewing patterns for dolls of many shapes and sizes."

#Sew a ninja’s #Mask for #FashionDolls w/ free pattern at

Who doesn’t love ninjas? For anyone who loves both fashion dolls and ninjas, this is the perfect gift! Now you can sew a fashion doll ninja mask to fit most 11.5 inch / 29 cm fashion dolls, like Barbie®, Queens of Africa™, Gloria™ dolls, and similar-sized dolls! Here are the links to the patterns, once again, for your convenience: Ninja costume pattern 1 Ninja costume pattern 2 For … Continue reading #Sew a ninja’s #Mask for #FashionDolls w/ free pattern at

Free sewing #patterns for #Skipper, #Barbie’s little sis @

To make this simple, easy-to-sew felt sleeveless shirt and elastic-waist miniskirt with tulle, please click on the following links for the free patterns and tutorials: Here’s a link to the skirt’s tutorial Here’s a link to the free printable skirt pattern Here’s a link to the felt top’s tutorial Here’s a link to the felt top’s free pattern (you’ll only use the bodice portion) Chelly Wood’s … Continue reading Free sewing #patterns for #Skipper, #Barbie’s little sis @