Have you tried the Boardwalk Boutique doll clothes pattern? With this pattern you can learn to make a variety of breezy outfits for summer. Here are a few other ideas to try with your pattern- and don’t forget to visit the Boardwalk Boutique Inspiration Gallery to see how others have sewn it too!
The Boardwalk Boutique pattern is simple to sew with just a few pattern pieces and makes a cute doll outfit for summer- a long ruffled halter top and ruffled capris to match. This popular patterns comes in four dolls sizes in my SHOP.
Try these sewing variations with the Boardwalk Boutique PDF Sewing Pattern for Dolls
Sew your 18″ American Girl® doll some fun fashions for the 50s with easy Oh Sew Kat! patterns.
Visit the Oh Sew Kat! 50s Inspiration Gallery for ideas and links to sew the Oh Sew Kat! patterns with a fun, 50s flair. Your Maryellen Larkin™ doll with love fabulous fifties fashions that you made yourself!
The Boardwalk Boutique looks like a summer pattern on its surface (and it is named for the beach!) with its ruffled capris and halter top. But if you let your mind wander… a few color changes and a long sleeve peasant top underneath, and you’ve got the perfect santa outfit for your doll. See this POST for more details, and also the elf and gingerbread versions too!
Make cute holiday outfits for your dolls with the Jumping Jack PDF Sewing Pattern
The Jumping Jack 3 in 1 PDF Pattern is the perfect canvas for “character” outfits. I simply used red, cotton fabric and gave the shirt a white neckband and cuffs. Add a black belt and a cute hat (sold by American Girl®) and Maryellen is an adorable santa!
Make an 18 inch Doll a cute Santa themed dress with Oh Sew Kat! patterns
The Jumping Jack jumper is fully reversible. Find the pattern HERE. I used this cute santa print from Doodlebug Designs on the other side for two holiday outfits in one! Another good idea is to put a Valentine fabric on the inside. See more ideas for the Jumping Jack pattern here, here, and HERE.
What fun outfits are you making for the dolls on your gift list this year? Click on the photos below for even more holiday sewing ideas.
Use the simple to sew Boardwalk Boutique sewing pattern to create a one of a kind gingerbread themed outfit for your doll. This outfit can be made in less than an afternoon; it really is that easy! The only change I made to the pattern was to sew on the front frosting (ric rac) before I assembled the top.
Your dolls will be cute, cool, and casual in their Boardwalk Boutique outfits made just for them this summer. The Oh Sew Kat! classic pattern is quick and easy to sew. It includes an elastic backed halter top (with ribbon or fabric ties) and pull on ruffled capri pants. This pattern is available in 4 popular doll sizes. Read on to find 9 ways to use this fun pattern which is not just for summer time!
The Boardwalk Boutique pattern gives you many more options besides the basic top and capris. This post shows you 9 unique ways to sew the Boardwalk Boutique PDF pattern. Click the photos to go right to each tutorial. Visit the Boardwalk Boutique Inspiration Gallery to see even more ideas for this fun pattern.
Make a Lace Back Halter top for your 18 inch Doll
A wide eyelet trim is perfect to make the back in sweet lace.
Make a 70s style halter maxi Dress for Julie and her Friends
Maxi dresses are fun for any decade. Add ruffles to the top to create this flowing flowery dress for Julie. Find more ideas for 70s fashions HERE.
This ruffled sundress is made just like the one above, except I used a larger, fuller ruffle.
Holiday Fashion Fun: Boardwalk Boutique Santa and Elf Outfits
These are some of my favorite holiday outfits. Add a peasant top and sew the pattern as written but change up the colors to create an elf or santa look. I used iron on for the belts, but fold over elastic would work too!
Make a Gingerbread Cookie outfit for dolls
My daughter loved to wear fun holiday outfits like this when she was young (especially the striped socks). I didn’t make any changes to the pattern here, except added some trim and buttons before assembling. The Playtime Peasant Top makes the perfect blouse to go underneath.
Boardwalk Boutique Pattern Hack: Make a holiday apron
The front of the Boardwalk Boutique looks like an apron, so use it to make one! Add festive decorations with felt.
So there you have it- 9 fresh ideas to use the Boardwalk Boutique pattern to create something special for someone you love all year long. Find this pattern, and many more, in my ETSY SHOP.
Easy to sew, the Boardwalk Boutique PDF Pattern for Dolls makes both a capri outfit and a sundress for your 18 inch dolls.
Are your dolls ready for the summer weather? The Boardwalk Boutique PDF sewing pattern from Oh Sew Kat! is one pattern that will give you just what you need to keep your 18 inch and other sized doll cute and cool this summer.
The pattern includes an easy ribbon or fabric tie halter top (with elastic back- no closures) and cute, ruffled capri pants. But you can also use this pattern to make a cute sundress too!
The Boardwalk Boutique top has two cutting lines. Use the longer one- and add a ruffle or pretty trim. A little ruffle for a short dress, or a longer, fuller ruffle for a full length dress. You can make it maxi length too! See my tutorial HERE and find the pattern at the blue button below in multi sizes and bundles.
Need an easy sewing project? The Halter Top from Boardwalk Boutique makes the perfect summer sundress.
These Disney Animators’ dolls look ready for summer fun in their halter sundresses. With ribbon or fabric straps and an elastic halter back, the pattern sews up quickly to get your girl off to play. Again, use the longer top cutting line and add lace or a ruffle to make it the perfect length as a Boardwalk Boutique sundress!
Make a Summery Sundress for your 18 inch Doll with the Boardwalk Boutique PDF Sewing Pattern from Oh Sew Kat!
Saige is ready for fun! This Boardwalk Boutique pattern has two cutting lines for the top- with and without the ruffle. Use the longer one, and add some fun trim to make a cute sundress or add a pair of leggings!
You can create even more cute sundresses just by adding more, or longer, ruffles. Create this 70’s vibe Maxi Halter Dress with two ruffles sewn to the Boardwalk Boutique top. Find the full tutorial here. How will you make your cute Boardwalk Boutique Sundress?
Which comes first for you? The fabric or the pattern? Do you carefully select the garment you want to sew and then head to the fabric store or search your stash? Or do you finger a favorite fabric and then head to the pattern drawer, your computer files, or the internt to decide what that fabric will become?
Today I’m sharing two outfits that were inspired by this pretty fabric collection.
I do a lot of both. This golden fabric collection is called BEE JOYFUL by Deb Strain for Moda. I bought it in a local quilt shop, but you can still find it on Amazon here: Ad: Bee Joyful Fabric . I matched it with some Riley Blake black gingham accents. Once I made the Boardwalk Boutique outfit, I went back and made a Spring Shine Top to go with the pants to get two fun outfits!
Mix and match fun fabrics to create your own unique 18″ Doll Clothes.
Find the Boardwalk Boutique Pattern in 5 popular doll sizes HERE and the Spring Shine Dress Pattern in 4 sizes HERE. Who says you have to make just one? See more ideas for Blaire and her friends by clicking on the photo links below to visit each post.