The image shows a fashion doll dress that has been handmade to fit Barbie-sized dolls, like Mattel's Made to Move Barbie, Queens of Africa dolls, Disney Princess fashion dolls, and many other 11.5 inch fashion dolls in the Barbie size range. This is the header for a youtube video tutorial that shows how to sew this dress, and as it states, there is a "free dress pattern" for this project, which can be downloaded and saved from

Today’s tutorial shows you how to #sew an #autumn #dolls’ dress @

On Monday, you got to see preview images of the “Sunflower Harvest” dress. On Tuesday, you were given the free printable sewing pattern for making this dress. Today I’m sharing my YouTube tutorial video, which offers directions for sewing this adorable harvest-time dress. But just in case you missed Tuesday’s post, here’s the pattern again, and as the YouTube tutorial thumbnail states, it’s FREE! Free … Continue reading Today’s tutorial shows you how to #sew an #autumn #dolls’ dress @

FREE #patterns for making #CurvyBarbie outfit @ #thedollevolves

Here’s everything you’ll need to make your Curvy doll a reversible shirt, maxi skirt, and matching purse: pattern for reversible shirt (free and printable) tutorial for making reversible shirt free skirt pattern tutorial for making the maxi-length skirt free fashion doll purse pattern tutorial for making the doll purse Incidentally, these patterns can also fit regular-sized fashion dolls. And that’s it for this week. Please show your … Continue reading FREE #patterns for making #CurvyBarbie outfit @ #thedollevolves

Image of Vintage Tammy doll wearing white wig, black gown, and harlequin-style pinafore

Sew a #WeddingDress for a #Vintage Doll (Like #Barbie or Tammy Dolls)

This week on my blog, I’ve offered a free, printable pattern for making a ball gown for a vintage Tammy doll (made by Ideal). The video below shows you how to use that pattern to make Tammy a wedding dress or fancy, long-sleeved gown like the black one pictured in the photo I showed you Monday. I realize this video says it’s for Momoko, but … Continue reading Sew a #WeddingDress for a #Vintage Doll (Like #Barbie or Tammy Dolls)

Image of two Renaissance-style 1/6 scale chairs made of recycled cardboard.

How to #Craft a #DIY Doll Chair Out of #Upcycled Cardboard

Monday I showed you the picture of the product we’re making. Tuesday I shared my free, printable pattern. Today I’m showing the how-to video that demonstrates how you make a lovely, Renaissance-style doll chair out of cardboard. This is upcycling at its best! One more time, I’d like to thank Karen Carson McGuire for featuring this DIY doll chair pattern and my article in April’s … Continue reading How to #Craft a #DIY Doll Chair Out of #Upcycled Cardboard

Image of Ken doll wearing Romeo costume with heading "Sewing Tutorial: Romeo's Pants)

More #Barbie #DIY #Projects: Sew Renaissance Trousers for Ken Dolls

The prince costume that I posted on Monday and the pattern that I posted Tuesday included a pair of bi-colored Renaissance pants for Ken. So here’s the video tutorial I’ve made, showing how to sew these attractive Renaissance-style pants. Remember, all my patterns are available on my Patterns page, and you can go to the home page to see what the whole costume looked like, when I … Continue reading More #Barbie #DIY #Projects: Sew Renaissance Trousers for Ken Dolls

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#BarbieDoll Dress #Sewing Tutorial for Old-Fashioned Pinafore — With Printable Doll Dress #Pattern

If you enjoy my tutorial videos and would like me to produce more, please show your appreciation by hitting the FB “Like” button, pinning the video to your Pinterest page, and/or tweeting about it. Want to see more video tutorials like this one? Please visit my YouTube channel. All of my patterns are free to print on this page, and if you’re wondering why I … Continue reading #BarbieDoll Dress #Sewing Tutorial for Old-Fashioned Pinafore — With Printable Doll Dress #Pattern