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How To Make DIY Mini Halloween Candy For Dolls [Free Printable]

How To Make DIY Mini Halloween Candy For Dolls [Free Printable]

Today, we're featuring a super easy project to make mini Halloween candy for 18" dolls like American Girl and Our Generation. These will look sooo cute in your doll's trick or treat bag! We put together a free printable you can download and print out to for the candy wrappers. So all you'll need is something to put inside for filler. We used craft foam, but anything you have around the house will work. Click here to grab the free printable and then let's get started... Step 1: Cut out the wrapper and then cut a rectangle of craft foam about...

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How to Upcycle Old Sweaters into Cute Doll Vests

How to Upcycle Old Sweaters into Cute Doll Vests

Today, we're going to show you how to upcycle one of your unwanted sweaters into an adorable sweater vest for 18" dolls like American Girl and Our Generation dolls.All you need is your old sweater and some basic sewing supplies you probably already have to make this project.We've got you covered with the instructions and a free PDF pattern to make your own preppy sweater vest for your doll.  Click here to grab the Free Sweater Vest PDF sewing pattern now. For this project, (in addition to the pattern) you will need the following: 1/4 yard knit fabric or an old...

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Top 10 Awesome Doll Sewing Tools that Will Blow Your Mind

Top 10 Awesome Doll Sewing Tools that Will Blow Your Mind

Sewing for doll clothes is sew much fun, no doubt about that! But sometimes the cuteness that comes along with tiny things brings a certain frustration as well.  And that's why we put together this post of our top 10 doll sewing tools, perfect for sewing small clothes. These are tools you probably don't even know you need (yet)!  These doll sewing tools will make your life easier and your sewing faster, so you can get to even more patterns is less time. We've provided a link where you can get each of these tools (or a selection for machine-specific tools) on Amazon....

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How to Sew Doll Tops into Dresses: Easy Drafting Anyone Can Do

How to Sew Doll Tops into Dresses: Easy Drafting Anyone Can Do

As a doll sewing enthusiast, you know how important it is to stretch every dollar when it comes to sewing patterns. And if you're anything like us, when we find a way to hack an existing pattern into something new, we get excited! So that's what we're sharing with you in this tutorial - an easy way to turn almost any doll top pattern into a fun A-line dress. For the purposes of this tutorial, we will use our Tribeca Blouse as an example, but you can easily use the techniques you'll learn to transform almost any top into an A-line...

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How to Shirr Fabric to Make Easy Doll Dresses

How to Shirr Fabric to Make Easy Doll Dresses

Shirring fabric may seem like a daunting, complicated sewing technique beyond your skill level. But, honestly, if you can sew a straight line, you can shirr fabric. And once you learn how, look out, you’ll be shirring summer dresses left and right for your doll! So, how exactly is it done? For a quick overview, check out this video from Easy Peasy Creative Ideas, and then carefully review the written instructions below for everything you need to know about shirring for doll clothes... One quick note before we get started: if you have a Brother sewing machine, sorry, but things...

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