The Backyard Bibs pattern is simple to sew. With attached straps and a single piece bodice, you can easily make overalls outfits for your 18 inch and other sized dolls. Pair the bibs with a versatile Playtime Peasant Top to complete the look.
Here’s a fun doll sewing tip for you! Shop the blue batik section of your local quilt shop to find thin, cotton fabric that will have the look of denim. It’s much easier to sew and has much less bulk!
Blaire is ready for spring! Her unicorn dress was made with the Spring Shine Dress pattern from Oh Sew Kat! Use the bodice lining piece as both the lining and the front and make the dress without the placket if you don’t want to interrupt the design of your fabric.
Use the Spring Shine Dress PDF sewing pattern to make a dress for your 18 inch doll.
Make the perfect 18 inch doll dress for spring with the Spring Shine Dress pattern.
Summer is winding down, but there is still plenty of time for picnics, walks on the beach, and scooter rides as we get ready for back to school shopping! Today’s feature is the versatile Sandbox Shorts PDF Sewing Pattern for Dolls. Find it in 5 sizes HERE.
The Sandbox Shorts Sewing Pattern is a great choice for your doll clothes sewing.
With real working patch pockets, the Sandbox Shorts are quick and easy to sew, and are offered in three different versions. Use THIS TUTORIAL and move the pockets to the inside, for still another variation.
Make quick and easy shorts with pockets for your 14.5″ Dolls
Riley’s dress is a Party Time Peasant Dress with a simple variation- long sleeves. Use color and accents to create a dress in the Irish theme with hardly a shamrock in site.
Easy to sew St. Patrick’s Day Doll Clothes from Oh Sew Kat!
Emily’s Irish outfit is perfect whether spring has arrived or not by March 17th. The Popsicle Top can be worn with a shirt underneath for warmth- and the Four Season Skirt (Made with my FREE pattern) looks great with flip flops or boots!
What are you making this week? How about some 18 inch doll pajamas in a fun, cozy flannel fabric. I know there are lots of news dolls out there. They need some fun PJ or nightgowns for a good night sleep! And what’s great about these two sewing patterns, they make awesome (and easy!) outfits for clothes too! Let your imagination run wild- what will you make with the easy Playtime Peasant Top and Twirl Skirt pattern paired with the super easy Boardwalk Boutique Capri style pants?
Make 18 inch doll pajamas with easy sewing patterns from Oh Sew Kat!
Try a free skirt pattern for your American Girl® Doll by clicking the green button below to sign up for my monthly sewing inspiration for dolls. It has no pattern pieces- just cut two rectangles and sew!! (You will also get two other doll size skirts- 14.5 inch and 16 inch. ) Perfect beginner project!
Today it’s Make it Monday!! What have you made lately? Here’s a make I’ve been working on – cute buffalo check pajamas!! When you look at a pattern, be sure to think outside the box! I made a few adjustments to the Bloomer Buddies pattern to make these.
Make 18 inch doll pajamas with PDF patterns from Oh Sew Kat!
The Bloomer Buddies pattern is perfect for snuggly, flannel pajamas for your dolls! Use the bloomers pattern pieces and make them longer to make the full legged pants. Add length to the sleeve, or try adding cute cuffs like I did. See more about the sleeves in THIS POST.
Make buffalo checked pajamas for your 18 inch doll.
I added interest to the top by cutting the yoke on the bias. I also cut the cuffs on the bias as well.
A pair of pajamas is a quick make with this simple and classic pattern! Isn’t Kelly ready for the holidays? See the Inspiration Gallery for this pattern for even more ideas.
This same sewing pattern can be used to make an adorable set of pajamas for 18 inch dolls, and also the 14.5 inch Wellie Wishers™ and 16 inch Animators Dolls by Disney®. Find the patterns for all three HERE.
Easy pajamas for 18 inch dolls with the Bloomer Buddies pattern hack.
Use one PDF sewing pattern to make two unique outfits for your dolls.
Use the School Bell Blouse pattern, and some fun holiday fabrics to make a special blouse or dress for your 18″ doll. Doll clothes make the perfect gift for the girls in your life! There are two views with this easy pattern, one has a pleat at the neck, the other has a peplum skirt. Both of these photos show the same view of the pattern (pleated neckline version.) Find the pattern HERE. Maryellen’s outfit is completed with a red, corduroy, Sixth Grade Skirt. Pattern also available HERE.
Make a holiday blouse for your 18 inch doll with the School Bell Blouse pattern printable.
Use the School Bell Blouse PDF pattern printable to make a cute, holiday dress for your doll.
Use the School Bell Blouse pattern to make super cute holiday dresses for your dolls. It’s available in 3 sizes: for 18 inch dolls, for 16 inch Disney Animators’, and also 14.5 Wellie Wishers and Glitter Girls Dolls.
Follow the instructions in THIS POST for this easy pattern hack.
All those cute holiday fabrics in the stores and online are just so hard to resist! Every year I love to sew up a few new doll outfits with the latest prints and colors. Here are some of my favorites. Find all of these PDF sewing patterns in my ETSY SHOP.
Make your doll a holiday outfit with the Backyard Bibs PDF Sewing Pattern
The Backyard Bibs PDF sewing pattern is a very easy sewing project. Even a very inexperienced seamstress will find the process easy to follow with awesome results. Pull out your awesome holiday fabrics and make your doll a Backyard Bibs skirt or capri outfit today!
Grace’s poinsettia bibs (above) bring a fun PINK color to the holiday season. I used it with the Playtime Peasant top pattern- you can find the 2 bundle value here. Perfect for warmer climates or add a cozy sweater and some furry boots! Nicki’s aqua snowman bibs are from the same fabric collection (Merry Merry Snow Days by Moda). I used striped bias tape to add more interest and she’s wearing it over a Jumping Jack turtleneck shirt (made with the lower collar option.) . Find the patterns HERE.
Make a quick and easy Easy Up! jumper in fun holiday fabric. Make it Reversible!
I love this pattern! I made a dress for my daughter a long time ago and this pattern is the result. See the full post here. The Easy Up! pattern looks complicated, but it’s really very simple. With a full front and front contrast straps and hem kick pleat, it’s the perfect pattern for your awesome and fun holiday fabrics.
I used a cute, gingham bias tape for the hem on this jumper. I didn’t, but it would be cute to use the same trim for the straps too. Have fun mixing and matching your fun fabrics. Go outside your box! Fabric is called SNOW GLOBE by Moda.
Your doll will be ready for the holidays and beyond with an adorable Jumping Jack 3 in1 Jumper Set.
The Jumping Jack pattern is probably the biggest Oh Sew Kat! sleeper pattern. It consists of three pieces, a long sleeve, turtleneck shirt, a pair of wide leg shots, and a reversible “front and back” apron style jumper that makes the complete outfit look like a cute dress. This pattern is based on a 1974 design. See more HERE. With three unique pieces, you will certainly want to add it to your pattern collection whether you use it as a set or for its individual pieces . Check out the turtleneck shirts I featured in THIS POST.
Sewing Tip- any time I make a reversible outfit for the winter holidays, I often make the reverse in Valentine fabric. This santa jumper has red and pink hearts on the reverse.
Holiday outfits for dolls? Yes, please. Try the Bloomer Buddies sewing pattern for so many options!
Bloomer Buddies is a very versatile pattern. With three lengths for the top (top, tunic, dress) and three lengths for the bloomers (shortie, knee, capri), you can make it with out without sleeves for even more options. Choose classic Christmas colors (See more photos HERE) or make it with long sleeves (directions in THIS POST). Use this pattern to make nightgowns and pajamas too!! (See THIS POST and THIS ONE.)
Every sewing pattern is just the starting point. Once you have a bodice and a skirt, you can make a dress that fits your dream.
Use Oh Sew Kat! patterns to make cute holiday outfits for American Girl sized dolls.
See my favorite patterns for Fall HERE and for Summer HERE.
The Backyard Bibs PDF sewing pattern from Oh Sew Kat! is a simple, quick pattern that works all year round. Make your bibs for spring and summer with tees and peasant tops underneath- make them for fall with long sleeves and turtlenecks.
Make a fall overalls style outfit for 18 inch dolls- Backyard Bibs
This swirling leaves fabric is full of vibrant fall color. The Playtime Peasant Top has a little texture to it that might not show up in the photos. See even more ideas for the Peasant Top in the Inspiration Gallery.
Emily’s auburn hair compliments the outfit perfectly. Add a pair of tall boots to complete the look. Find the Backyard Bibs pattern for 18 inch dolls HERE. It’s also available in four other doll sizes.
With four variations, the Backyard Bibs sewing pattern is perfect for fall outfits.
This pumpkin jumper is made with the A Line skirt variation of the Backyard Bibs pattern. Blaire it wearing it with a ribbed knit Jumping Jack turtleneck shirt and black boots. She’s ready for the fall fair! See more fall outfit ideas HERE and HERE.
This sewing pattern for dolls is so simple, you can make it up in just one afternoon. With four variations (two skirts, as shown here, plus shorts and capris), it will look different each time you sew. Try a ruffled skirt on your bibs like in THIS POST.
Make your 18 inch doll a fashion outfit this fall.
The Backyard Bibs pattern is available for 18 inch dolls, 16 inch animators, 16 inch a Girl for All time dolls, 15 inch baby dolls and 14.5 inch dolls in my SHOP. Download and sew today!
When it comes to fashion in miniature- your dolls love to have basic wardrobe pieces that can be used with multiple outfits just like we do! Check out this classic black turtleneck- it’s the perfect accent to so many different outfits! The turtleneck pattern is included with the Jumping Jack reversible jumper (this pattern also includes a cute pair of shorts too~ Find it in 2 doll sizes HERE.)
Make your Doll a classic, black turtleneck with the Jumping Jack sewing pattern.
The Jumping Jack knit turtleneck shirt is looking great under all sorts of items. Here Maryellen and Riley are both wearing it with an Easy Up! Jumper. The jumper pattern is quick and easy, and you can find it bundled with the shirt pattern HERE.
Find the Jumping Jack Turtleneck Shirt Pattern HERE. It’s also available sized for 14.5 inch dolls.
Mix and Match with a black Turtleneck for your favorite doll outfits.
Make your 18 inch doll clothes with easy sewing patterns from Oh Sew Kat!
The Jumping Jack pattern is the perfect shirt on its own, or under a cute, Backyard Bibs. Blaire is ready for the pumpkin patch! Find the 18 inch doll pattern HERE.
And it’s not too early to start to plan ahead! The winter holidays are right around the corner. The snowmen on Samatha’s Backyard Bibs are cute and whimsical. The black shirt shows off the fun, bias trim stripes as well!