Sewing for 18-inch Dolls – a Sewing Project Roundup

11 July

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Sewing for 18-inch Dolls - a Sewing Project Roundup by Angela Bowman of

Want to stitch something up for an 18-inch doll?  Dresses, skirts, tops, bottoms, or fun outfits?  Accessories, bags, tents, or sleeping bags?  They’re all represented here! And they are all FREE!!!  Enjoy 🙂


One Shoulder Dress by Sew Adollable

Free American Girl Doll Dress Pattern by Liberty Jane Patterns

Popover Sundress by Oliver + S

Easy Doll Dress to Sew by Skip to my Lou

Make a Shirt into a Doll Dress by Doll It

American Girl Dress Pattern by My Cup Overflows

American Girl Dress Tutorial by A Steadfast Life

Boutique Peasant Doll Dress Tutorial by PA Country Crafts

Twirly Lace Doll Dress Pattern by PA Country Crafts

Flutter Sleeve Doll Dress by PA Country Crafts

Sleeve Sweater Dress Tutorial for your AG doll by Finding Pins & Needles

1940’s Tiered Dress by BunnyBear

Everyday Playdress by Love Notions

The Katie Dress Pattern by Sew Like My Mom

Dolly Fairy Tale Dress Pattern by Chickadee Jess via Peek-a-Boo Pattern Shop

Summer Dress by Carpatina Dolls

American Girl Doll Basic Knit Dress Pattern and Tutorial by The Craft Patch

T-shirt Halter Dress by Angela Bowman of (that’s me!)

Bonnie Sundress and Top for 18 in Dolls by Genniewren Designs via Craftsy



18-inch Doll Skirt Tutorial by Oliver + S

Patchwork Doll Skirt by Create Kids Couture

Scrap Saver 18″ Doll Skirt by Daydream Doll Boutique

Easy No Sew Denim Skirt for Dolls by Doll Diaries

Floral Skirt with Wide Waistband by Sew Adollable

Peplum Skirt for American Girl Dolls by Sew Adollable

No Pattern Party Skirt by Sew Adollable

Twirly Dolly Skirt by Polka Dot Chair

Easy Doll Maxi Skirt Tutorial by PA Country Crafts

Lace Skirt Tutorial AGD size by SuzyMStudio via Craftsy

Ruffle Skirt Tutorial AGD size by SuzyMStudio via Craftsy

Skater Skirt Tutorial – American Girl Dolls by Sew Adollable

Elegant Doll Skirt by Doll It

Elastic Band Skirt for Dolls by Doll It

Resize a Simple Girl’s Tutu for Dolls (or make one from scratch!) by Doll It

American Girl Tutu Tutorial by Simple Simon & Co

High Low Skirt by Sew Adollable



Trendy Tank Top by Liberty Jane Patterns

American Girl T-shirt by Liberty Jane Patterns

Easy to Sew Tops for American Girl Dolls by Sew Adollable

18″ Doll Long-sleeved T-shirt Pattern by Peek-a-Boo Pattern Shop

18″ Doll Ruffle Cape Pattern by Strictly Homemade

Dolly’s Old Tyme Baseball Shirt by Dandelions n’ Dungarees

Ruffled Tank Top by Pattern Patti

18 inch Doll T-shirt Tutorial by Second Chance Studio



Easy Shorts Pattern by Sew Adollable

American Girl Doll Ruffle Pants Tutorial by U Create

Tights from a Ladies Sock Tutorial by Daydream Doll Boutique

American Girl Doll Yoga Pants by Peachy Tuesday



Luau Outfit by AG Doll Play

Winter Fleece Pants by Strictly Homemade

Winter Fleece Top and Hat by Strictly Homemade

Scrubs by Fun Threads Designs

Scrub Set Accessories by Fun Threads Designs

Scrubs V-neck Top by

Scrub Pants by

Hospital Mask for American Girl Doll by

Doll Clothes Upcycled from New Underwear by Old Days Old Ways

Back to School Outfit – Genius upcycling! by A Doll for all Seasons

Skirt + Top by Sew Mama Sew

DIY American Girl Doll Pillowcase Nightgown by iCandy Handmade



Apron Tutorial by Strictly Homemade

Chef Set by Daydream Doll Boutique

Swimsuit Pattern for Dolls by Liberty Jane Patterns

Doll Belt by Liberty Jane via WeAllSew

Arm Cast by Craft Gossip

Dolly Panties by Make It & Love It

Minnie Mouse Ears by Katie J. Designs



Double Ruffle Doll Purse Pattern by Create Kids Couture

Itty Bitty Poochie Bag by Happy Zombie via Moda Bake Shop

Scrap Saver 18″ Doll Stylish Tote by Daydream Doll Boutique

Matching Backpacks for American Girl Doll and Child by Daydream Doll Boutique

Small Backpack for American Girl Doll by

Dolly Duffel Bag Tutorial by Obsessively Stitching



Sleeping Bag and Tent Tutorial for an American Girl Doll by The Frugal Crafter

Doll Sleeping Bag and Pillow Tutorial by Polka Dot Chair

Fat Quarter Doll Quilt Tutorial by Polka Dot Chair via U Create

Sheets/Pillow/Ruffled Pillowcase/Fleece Blanket Tutorial by Ribbonwood Cottage

DIY Felt Campfire & Marshmallows Tutorial by Twin Dragonfly Designs


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