The image shows an American Girl doll, Kaya, wearing a hand-made swimsuit. She stands between two palm trees that seem to be made of wrapping paper cardboard tubes that have been decorated to look like palm trees. In front of the doll is a shimmering "sea" made of table cloth material. Behind her, another table cloth is decorated with quilt batting to look like clouds. The words overlaying this scene say, "Doll Beach" and the URL is offered, as a location where you can learn more about creating this and other dioramas for doll play videos.

Create a tropical #beach or #seashore diorama for #dolls w/!

Here in the northern hemisphere, where I live, summer is coming to a close. But there’s no reason why you should say goodbye to the tropical weather… Let’s make a tropical island diorama for dolls, so we can keep those summery thoughts in our heads all winter long! Why not? Today’s tutorial video shows you how I made my tropical island diorama for my 18-inch … Continue reading Create a tropical #beach or #seashore diorama for #dolls w/!

Visit for FREE printable sewing patterns to fit dolls of many shapes and sizes. The image shows a Liv Doll from Spin Master modeling a sleeveless polka dot summer party dress that has been sewn using a free printable sewing pattern from This website offers lots of free printable sewing patterns for doll clothes including clothes to fit the spin master liv dolls. The overlay on this image says, "Liv Doll Dress DIY," and in fact, it is the youtube tutorial header for the free tutorial video showing how to sew the dress that you can make with Chelly Wood's free doll clothes pattern.

#Sew a #FridayThe13th #partyDress for Liv #Dolls w/free pattern @

For my regular followers, this is the last of the three tutorial videos that go with Tuesday’s free pattern. For newcomers… welcome! This tutorial shows you how to make a sleeveless summer party dress to fit Spin Master Liv dolls. If you’ve just arrived, you’ll need the free printable pattern: Free printable sewing pattern for a Spin Master Liv doll summer party dress As the tutorial … Continue reading #Sew a #FridayThe13th #partyDress for Liv #Dolls w/free pattern @

If you'd like to make this retro Barbie bikini with "booty shorts" style swimsuit bottoms, please click on the link in the caption. This image shows a Made-to-Move Barbie wearing a Marilyn Monroe-style 1950s or early 1960s swimsuit / bikini with a halter style swimsuit top and booty-shorts-style swimsuit bottoms. The doll stands on sandy ground, surrounded by 1:6 scale wicker lawn furniture with a sun swept bay behind her. There's a cottage behind her on a grassy slope that leads to the beach. The watermark reminds us to visit for free printable PDF sewing patterns.

#Barbie® #Retro swimsuit for #DIY @

Spring is in the air, and the weather’s starting to warm up a bit. Is it too soon to post patterns for my retro swimsuit for fashion dolls like Barbie®, the Queens of Africa™, Momoko™, and similar-sized dolls? I hope not! This is a preview of what’s to come. I’ll be posting patterns and tutorials for this–what I like to call–my “retro swimsuit” for fashion dolls, later … Continue reading #Barbie® #Retro swimsuit for #DIY @