Tutorials and Pattern Hacks

OH SEW KAT! Sewing Tutorials

(This is a long list that gets longer each month- be sure to scroll all the way down!)

Click on the links to go right to the tutorials.

1.  How to flip a doll bodice

Reversible doll bodice, lined bodice flip bodice tutorial

Make a reversible Doll bodice or Top


2.  How to use Fastturns to turn fabric straps, tubes, and doll bodices:  One of Kat’s favorite tools!

how to use fasturns tutorial to flip a lined doll bodice

How to Use Fastturn Tubes


3.  How to add Heat Transfer Vinyl (HTV) to a Doll Tee Shirt.

How to add HTV to a doll tee shirt tutorial

How to add heat transfer vinyl (HTV) to a Doll Tee Shirt.


4.  How to cut your PDF patterns on a Cricut Maker Machine.

how to cut pdf patterns on the cricut maker tutorial

How to cut doll clothes on Cricut Maker machine Tutorial.


5.  How to make an infinity scarf for your doll.

How to make an infinity scarf for your doll with Dollar Tree Supplies. Visit www.ohsewkat.com to try a free doll clothes sewing pattern. #dollclothes #sewingpattern #ohsewkat #craft #tutorial #18inchdolls

How to make an infinity scarf for your doll (Dollar Tree Supplies)

6. How to make a Paper Pattern Piece for a Gathered Skirt

Make a paper pattern for a gathered doll skirt if the PDF Sewing pattern doesn't include one with this easy tutorial by Oh Sew Kat! Find easy to sew doll clothes sewing patterns on Etsy. #dollclothes #sewingpatterns #diy

How to make a paper pattern piece for a gathered doll skirt the easy way (when one isn’t included in the PDF pattern.)

7. Make doll sized graphic tee shirts with your cricut or cameo machine

Make graphic tees for dolls with HTV and a cricut machine. Easy tutorial by OH Sew Kat. Find sewing patterns for popular sized doll clothes.

Write your own message! Make graphic tees for dolls on your e-cutter machines with this easy tutorial.


OH SEW KAT! Step it Up Series

(Use these simple tweaks & tutorials to sew your Oh Sew Kat patterns in new ways- it’s a long list- scroll all the way down!)

(also known as Pattern Hacks. Click the photo to go right to the tutorial.)


1.  Playtime Peasant Skirt or Four Season Skirt:  How to add lace to a ruffled skirt.

Add lace ruffle skirt tutorial by oh sew kat for dolls

How to add lace to a ruffled skirt.


2.  Sandbox Shorts:  How to put the pockets on the inside.

Step it Up Series: Sandbox Shorts- move the outside pockets to the inside by Oh Sew Kat!

Sandbox Short Inside Pockets


3.  Sunshine Dress:  How to make a Sleeveless Shift Dress

Sleeveless dress from Sunshine Dress Tutorial by Oh Sew kat!

How to make A Sunshine Dress without the sleeves.


4.  Popsicle Top:  How to add details to your simple Popsicle Top

Step it Up Dress up a simple doll top Popsicle Top by Oh Sew Kat!

How to dress up your simple Popsicle Tops.


5.  Sixth Grade Skirt and Popsicle Top:  How to make an Elsa Inspired Outfit

Frozen inspired doll dress made from Oh Sew Kat! patterns

How to make and Elsa Inspired Outfit for your Dolls.


6.  Sixth Grade Skirt:  How to add pockets.

Skirt Sewing Tutorial by Ohsewkat

How to add pockets to your Sixth Grade Skirt.


7.  Sugar n Spice Dress:  How to make a Hawaiian Muumuu for Nanea

Hawaiian Doll Dress Tutorial by Oh Sew Kat! Sewing Patterns (3)

How to make A Hawaiian MuuMuu with the Sugar N Spice Pattern


8. Playtime Peasant Top:  How to make a Hawaiian Muumuu for Nanea

hawaiian dress for dolls tutorial by Oh Sew Kat!

How to make A Hawaiian Muumuu with the Playtime Peasant Top Pattern


9. Bloomer Buddies:  How to make a Hawaiian Muumuu for Nanea

Sew a dress for Nanea Tutorial for dolls

How to make A Hawaiian Muumuu with the Bloomer Buddies Pattern


10. Sunshine Dress:  How to make a Hawaiian Muumuu for Nanea

Hawaiian sundress for Nanea tutorial by OH Sew Kat

How to make A Hawaiian Muumuu with the Sunshine Dress Pattern


11. Sugar n Spice Dress:  How to make a Peplum Top

Make a top from a dress tutorial by Oh Sew Kat!

How to make A Peplum Top with the Sugar n Spice Dress Pattern


12. Sugar n Spice Dress:  How to make a Nightgown

Nightgown sewing pattern tutorial for 18 inch dolls

How to make A Clara inspired Nutcracker Nightgown with the Sugar n Spice Dress Pattern


13.  Simple, Sweet Tee:  How to Make a Tee Shirt Dress

Tee shirt dress tutorial for dolls like American Girl by oh sew kat

How to make a Tee Shirt Dress for your Doll Tutorial.


14.  Boardwalk Boutique:  How to Make a Ruffled Maxi Dress

Make a halter maxi dress for your Julie doll with the Boardwalk Boutique PDF sewing pattern from Oh Sew Kat!

How to make a Ruffled Maxi Dress for Julie Doll Tutorial.


15.  Boardwalk Boutique:  How to Make a Lace Backed Halter Top
Grace Thomas Doll in lace backed Boardwalk Boutique Halter Top

How to make a Ruffled Maxi Dress for Julie Doll Tutorial.


16.  Sunshine Dress:  How to Make a 60s Inspired Faux Pocket Dress for Melody

Melody doll 60s doll dress sewing pattern

How to make a Faux Pocket 60s Sunshine Dress for Melody Tutorial.


17.  Sunshine Dress:  How to Make a 70s Inspired Daisy Trimmed Dress for Julie

Julie american girl doll in pink daisy trimmed dress

How to make a 70s Inspired Daisy Trimmed Sunshine Dress Tutorial.


18.  Boardwalk Boutique:  How to Make a One of a Kind Patchwork Doll Top

How to make a one of a kind patchwork doll top

How to make a One of a Kind Patchwork Doll Top Tutorial.


19.  Sixth Grade Skirt:  How to Add Ruffled Trim

American girl dolls DIY skirt tutorial

How to add trim to a Sixth Grade Skirt Tutorial.


20.  Sunshine Dress and Sugar n Spice Everything Nice Overskirt:  How to Make a 50s/60s Overskirt Dress for Maryellen

Maryellen doll dress pattern 50s inspired

How to make a 50s / 60s Overskirt Dress Tutorial.


21.  Playtime Peasant Top and Sugar n Spice/Everything Nice: Overskirt for a 70s Gingham Outfit for Julie

Make a 70s peasant top and skirt outfit for Julie doll

How to make a 70s Gingham Outfit Tutorial.


22.  Summer Head Scarf Tutorial

scarf tutorial for dolls by oh sew kat

How to make a Summer Head Scarf Tutorial.

How to Make a Bloomer Buddies 50s Style Dress with Pockets.


23.  Boardwalk Boutique: Santa, Elf, and Gingerbread Outfits

Make a Christmas Elf, Gingerbread Man, or Santa outfit for your doll with the Boardwalk Boutique PDF Sewing Pattern for 18 inch dolls like American Girl. #christmaself #ohsekwat #santaoutfit #holidaycrafts #dollclothes

How to make Holiday outfits with the Boardwalk Boutique Pattern.


24.  Bloomer Buddies:  Make a Calico Top for Julie

Make a 70s inspired doll top for American Girl doll Julie Albright with easy sewing patterns from Oh Sew Kat. #ohsewkat #bloomerbuddies #julie #1970sfashions #dollclothes #sewingpatterns

How to make a Summer Head Scarf Tutorial.

How to make a Calico Top for Julie Tutorial.


25.  School Bell Blouse:  Make a School Bell Dress

Make a doll dress with your blouse pattern with this easy tutorial for dolls by Oh Sew Kat! Easy PDF sewing patterns for beginners for 18 inch dolls and wellie wishers. #diydollclothes #ohsewkat #dolltutorial #freepattern

How to make a Dress with the School Bell Blouse Pattern Tutorial.


26.  Bloomer Buddies:  Make a Long Sleeve Dress

https://www.etsy.com/listing/616742418/sewing-pattern-for-18-inch-145-inch?ref=shop_home_active_3

How to make a long sleeved dress with the Bloomer Buddies Pattern Tutorial.


27.  Boardwalk Boutique:  Make a Holiday Apron

Make a simple holiday elf or santa apron for your 18 inch doll (like American Girl and other size dolls) with this easy pattern hack tutorial by Oh Sew Kat! #patternhack #holidaycraft #easychristmasapron #ohsewkat #18inchdolls

How to make a holiday Santa or Elf apron with the Boardwalk Boutique pattern Tutorial.


28.  School Bell Blouse:  Make a Dress

Make a sweet, Valentine dress for your 18 inch doll like American Girl Blaire Wilson with this easy pattern hack from Oh Sew Kat! Free skirt pattern at www.ohsewkat.com. #blairewilson #sewingpattern #dollclothes #ohsewkat

How to make a Dress from the School Bell Blouse Pattern Tutorial


29.  Playtime Peasant Top:  Make a Ruffle Dress

Make a dress for your 18 inch American Girl doll with this easy PDF sewing pattern for dolls by oh sew kat! #sewingpattern #dollclothes #beginnerproject #diydollclothes #ohsewkat

How to make a Ruffle Dress from the Playtime Peasant Top Pattern Tutorial


30. School Bell Blouse: Make a Sleeveless Top

Make a cute, sleeveless top for your 18 inch doll with this easy pattern hack of the School Bell Blouse sewing pattern by Oh Sew Kat! #americangirl #welliewishers #ohsewkat #dollclothes #patternhack

How to make a Sleeveless Top from the School Bell Blouse Pattern Tutorial


31. Backyard Bibs and Playtime Twirl Skirt: Make Ruffled Skirt Bibs

Easy Backyard Bibs overalls sewing pattern for dolls by oH Sew Kat. Make it with a ruffled skirt with this easy pattern hack. FInd more patterns for dolls clothes at ohsewkat.com

Combine two patterns to make a Ruffled Skirt Backyard Bibs outfit.


32. Popsicle Top: Make a Crop Top

Make a cute midriff crop top for 18 inch dolls with the easy Popsicle Top PDF sewing pattern by OhSewKat.

Make a midriff top with the Popsicle Top Pattern.


Sewing patterns to make doll clothes by Oh Sew Kat!