Category Archives: Doll Clothing Construction

How to Make Doll Clothes: A Beginners Guide

Here is a simple guide for how to make doll clothes.  Making clothing for dolls is a good place for beginners to start and a good way for clothing designers to test their ideas.  It is not really that different … Continue reading

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Collars and Necklines

Ring Around the  … Collar ~Learn to Sew a Collar to Showcase Dolly~ As you piece your patterns for doll clothes together, consider the neckline. Here you have free reign to be creative!  Dolls have shorter necks so when sewing a collar … Continue reading

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Sleeves

Up In Arms ~Learn How to Sew on Sleeves to Your  Doll Clothes~ From fabrics to notions, you must be armed (yes, pun intended) with information. Dolly’s sleeves will not be sewn on using the conventional set-in sleeve way. It is … Continue reading

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Notions

What Holds It All Together?~Selecting Sewing Notions for Dolly’s Clothes~ As a sewer, you know that every project presents unique opportunities to learn something new. Use this spirit as you immerse yourself more fully in the exciting world of sewing … Continue reading

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Closures

The Finishing Touches ~How to Choose the Right Closure When Sewing Doll Clothing Patterns~ When I change out of work clothes, I want to wear what I can easily unsnap, unbutton, or quickly pull over my head. The thought of … Continue reading

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Fabric Selections

The Perfect Choice For Any Occasion~Choosing the Right Doll Fabric When Sewing Doll Clothes~ One of my favorite things to do when shopping for clothes is to reach out and run my hand down the racks of clothing. When I … Continue reading

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Seams and Finishes

What’s So Different About Sewing Doll Clothes?~Sewing Seams on Your Doll Clothes~ Welcome to the fun and sometimes challenging world of dolly clothing! Whether you have sewn all your life or are just getting started, sewing from doll clothing patterns … Continue reading

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