Category Archives: Toy making

Thrift store finds for 18″ doll sewing

When shopping for 18″ doll fashion sewing projects, consider the thrift store as a place to find some special fabric contenders. Below are just a few repurposed thrift store and consignment finds that were used to create special 18″ doll wardrobe pieces. Below are a T shirt and a pullover sweater using...
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Pieces of cloth make for child’s play

A friend came over the other day with her 4 year old grand daughter. To keep her entertained, I brought out piles of plush toys, books and other kiddy stuff. The big surprise was what became her favorite “toys”: several one yard cuts of glittery cloth. These fabric pieces became...
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Gotta dance! Dance clothes to sew for 18″ dolls.

Sew leotards, tutus, and ballet clothing for 18″ dolls. This new pattern is designed to wow the fans of 18″ dolls. Click photo below for product information.   To browse for additional 18″ doll clothes patterns that are currently available, click here....
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Vintage inspired rompers and dresses for your 18″ doll.

Just out! Make rompers, dresses and cardigans for your 18″ dolls. Mini vintage prints are great for a boutique-retro look. The cardigan can be made from jersey, or you can cut up a lightweight knit thrift store find for a truly realistic look (as in view G below). Click photo...
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New: Fluffy tulle skirts and separates for 18″ doll.

Every little girl has a romantic side and fluffy tulle skirts are a romantic trend that many adore. Worn for ballet or with cowboy boots and a sweatshirt, this look is so adorable. This pattern is so you can create the look for your little romantic’s 18″ doll. (Click photo for...
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