This is the JPG image of a free printable doll clothes pattern to fit 18 inch dolls. Specifically, this is the Swedish "pocket" style of purse or bag worn by women of Dalarna Sweden in the 1600's and 1700's. This is part of a doll clothes ensemble of traditional Swedish costumes for 18 inch dolls.

Swedish “Pocket” for 18 inch #Dolls #Sweden #Patterns

Here’s the free, printable PDF sewing pattern for making a Swedish “pocket” (a type of traditional Swedish purse or bag worn around the waist) that you see in the image above. Tomorrow I’ll post the tutorial video for making this “pocket” purse: Free printable sewing pattern for 18 inch doll miniature Swedish pocket PDF download As part of my Swedish traditional costume for 18” dolls. … Continue reading Swedish “Pocket” for 18 inch #Dolls #Sweden #Patterns

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This is a free printable sewing pattern for doll clothes to fit an 18 inch doll. The pattern downloads as a PDF, and you can print it at home from this safe online resource, ChellyWood.com (a doll clothes sewing website that’s best known for providing free printable sewing patterns for dolls of many shapes and sizes. Today’s free printable 18 inch doll clothes pattern is part of a Swedish Traditional dress / costume for 18-inch dolls. It includes an apron, a Pilgrim-style bonnet, a shirt with a collar, long sleeves, and cuffs, a calf-length skirt, and a vest. It also includes a felt pocket - purse in the traditional Swedish style.

Felt-lined, lace-up Swedish traditional folk vest for 18 inch #Dolls #FreePDF #Patterns

Here are the free, printable sewing patterns for a felt-lined Swedish traditional folk vest that you see in the image above. Tomorrow I’ll post the tutorial video for making this cute little vest: Free printable sewing pattern for 18 inch doll Swedish felt-lined folk vest PDF download This month I’m “remastering” some of my old videos and changing JPG image to PDFs, so you can … Continue reading Felt-lined, lace-up Swedish traditional folk vest for 18 inch #Dolls #FreePDF #Patterns

Visit ChellyWood.com for free, printable sewing patterns to fit American Girl dolls, Madame Alexander dolls, and other 18-inch dolls.

FREE #craft patterns for #AGdoll or other #18inchDoll @ ChellyWood.com

Today I’m going to give you everything you need–free patterns and links to my tutorials–so you can make the Swedish traditional costume shown above.  The costume was designed to fit my Madame Alexander doll, but a lot of times the MA dolls’ clothes can also fit American Girl dolls as well. Here are the patterns I designed: Pattern A (Bonnet, Vest, and Collar) Pattern B … Continue reading FREE #craft patterns for #AGdoll or other #18inchDoll @ ChellyWood.com

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

We still have two more pieces to add to the Swedish traditional 18″ doll costume! #Sewing #Crafter #holiday

In case you’d forgotten, I’ve been posting patterns and tutorials for making the following Swedish traditional costume, which fits 18-inch dolls like American Girl dolls, Madame Alexander dolls, etc… I plan to re-post the bonnet pattern this week, plus post a YouTube tutorial on how to make it. Next week I’ll post the vest pattern and tutorial, and then we’ll have the whole costume! I’m … Continue reading We still have two more pieces to add to the Swedish traditional 18″ doll costume! #Sewing #Crafter #holiday

Image of doll wearing Kjolsäcken (a Swedish pocket-purse) with overlapping words: "Make a doll 'pocket' purse (Kjolsäcken)"

#DIY Swedish Kjolsäcken for 18″ #Dolls Like #AGdolls @ ChellyWood.com

To find the free pattern shown in this video, please visit my Doll Clothes Patterns page.  Scroll down to the 18-Inch Doll Clothes heading and download Pattern D. The Kjolsäcken (pocket-purse) is part of my Swedish Traditional Costume for 18″ dolls like American Girl dolls and similar-sized dolls. If you ever have trouble printing sewing patterns, please have a look at How to Print Downloaded Patterns. This video shows you, step … Continue reading #DIY Swedish Kjolsäcken for 18″ #Dolls Like #AGdolls @ ChellyWood.com

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

Image of 18-inch doll wearing traditional Swedish folk costume with enlarged detail of an embroidered "Pocket" purse.

Create a Swedish “Pocket” Purse for Your 18-Inch #Dolls @ ChellyWood.com #Broderie #Felt

In the next two weeks, I’m going to teach you how to make a Swedish purse, which I’m told they call a “pocket” in Sweden. Rather than having a strap that goes over your shoulder, these pocket-purses wrap around your waist, like a belt. However it would be easy to alter the pattern to include a shoulder strap if you like.   But one of … Continue reading Create a Swedish “Pocket” Purse for Your 18-Inch #Dolls @ ChellyWood.com #Broderie #Felt

Image of American Girl Knockoff doll wearing a simple black skirt with gathered waist and white collared shirt with cuffs. Overlay says, "Sew a Skirt for 18-inch dolls with free sewing pattern"

Tutorial: #Sew a Skirt for #18inchDolls (With FREE #Sewing Pattern)

You can find all of my free, printable sewing patterns on this page, but I’ll only be posting one pattern at a time for the 18″ dolls. You’ll have to wait — check back with me later — to print the other pieces of the Traditional Swedish Doll Costume. If you’re wondering why I give away my sewing pattern designs for free, please visit the … Continue reading Tutorial: #Sew a Skirt for #18inchDolls (With FREE #Sewing Pattern)

Image of 18 inch doll wearing basic white long-sleeved blouse with basic black skirt.

Preview of This Week’s FREE Pattern and Tutorial for 18″ #Dolls’ Skirt @ ChellyWood.com #Crafty #AGdolls

Here’s a quick preview of the skirt I’ll be showing you how to make this week. It’s a basic “little black skirt” with a waistband. It snaps in the back. It’s the skirt shown under the apron in the traditional Swedish costume image that I showed you last Thursday. So this week I’ll offer the first pattern and tutorial in a series of clothing items that … Continue reading Preview of This Week’s FREE Pattern and Tutorial for 18″ #Dolls’ Skirt @ ChellyWood.com #Crafty #AGdolls

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