Saturday, 3 August 2013

Sewing a simple doll's dress

This simple doll's dress was another craft inspired by Pinterest! This month I finally made something which I planned quite a while ago - a little dress for Mia's doll. The original dress can be found at The Blueberry Moon as part of a series of doll's clothes. There's a free pattern to download, it's  reversible, and it really is very simple to make. I'm not that great at sewing and I managed it without a sewing machine.

Sew a simple doll's dress

The spotty fabric is from a pillowcase that I bought in Asda (a great source for cheap, colourful fabric!), the flowery fabric is a piece from a fat quarter that I had in my stash. It doesn't take very much fabric to make, and this is the finished dress all sewn up:

Sew a simple dress for a doll

And here it is being modelled by dolly. She is only a small doll (My First Baby Annabell) but I think it may be stretching it a bit to call it a dress as it doesn't offer much in the way of cover! Fortunately we have some trousers for her to wear too so I've been calling it a top!

Sew a dolls top

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5 comments:

  1. Aaaah Jennifer!!! Too cute! Love that you've used your prize too :)
    thanks for entering the challenge, as always.
    Much love,
    Kerry
    xx

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  2. Do you by chance have the template for this still? Her link no longer works and apparently she hasn't responded to previous comments.

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    1. I'm very sorry, I've had a good look through all my files but I can't find it, I think I may have just printed it from the website and not saved it. Sorry about that, I hope you manage to track it down.

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  3. After some more searching I did find someone else with a template for it. I am excited because I bought this same pattern to make my daughter a dress out of for her birthday in May. Now her baby doll can have a matching one! Thank you for being so quick to respond as well!

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    1. Oh I am glad that you found it, have fun making it!

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