Sewing clothing for your child can be quite a task to take on, especially if you’re still quite new to sewing. Perhaps you feel like you’re almost ready to start sewing clothing or accessories, but you’d like a practice round before you risk all that fabric and time, just in case? Creating doll clothing is the perfect trial run!
Check out these cute designs and patterns for little doll outfits and accessories that will put your sewing and other DIY or crafting skills to the test before you tackle bigger things.
1. Easy dress sewing pattern
2. Simple tutu
This tutorial by
3. Handkerchief skirt
5. Criss-crossed sandals
6. Fur boots
7. Reversible tote bags
If you love a good, sturdy reversible tote bag in real life, then your child’s dolls will probably love them in make believe time too. We absolutely adore these miniature versions created by
8. Duct tape wallet
Have you ever seen tutorials for making life sized duct tape wallets in any crazy colour or pattern of duct tape you please? Well,
9. Salon cape
Does your child have a fascination with their doll’s hair and all the things it can do? Then the mini salon is probably somewhere the doll will visit often! Make it an authentic experience with this easy, adorable little salon cape.
10. Spa robe
After the salon, perhaps your child’s doll is ready for a relaxing day at the spa! Grab some soft, bath robe fabric or fleece and make this extra cute little spa robe, just like
11. Tae Kwon Do uniform
Going to the spa isn’t all girls do! Sometimes they need to kick a little butt too. Make sure your child’s doll has something to wear when she’s being tough and learning martial arts! This tae kwon do uniform by
12. Girl Scout uniforms
A girl can have many different hobbies! If your child is ready for Brownies of Girl Scouts then chances are her doll will be as well. Even if the doll can’t go along to meets, it’ll be fun for your child if the doll has a matching uniform to theirs! Check out how these ones were made on
13. Lunch box
Not every doll DIY has to be a sewing project! We love the idea of creating the doll a miniature lunch box for when your child plays school. Try this one made from an Altoids tin, just like on
Accessories are important too, and we don’t just mean the kind you put in your hair! Let your child achieve great things with their doll by making them an accurate little stethoscope so they can play doctor or nurse when they’re done playing hair salon.