Reasons Why I Sew For Dolls at Diana Rambles

I secretly wonder if some of you think I’m a nut for sewing doll clothes. I mean, I am a grown up and all…I think. (If you pay bills, that makes you a grown up, right?)

Doll sewists don’t get much attention in couture sewing circles. Are we like the Dungeons & Dragons of the sewing world?

If so, I proudly accept my dork card, and invite you to come see some of the doll outfits I’ve made, plus a buncha reasons why I sew for dolls!

Visit me at Diana Rambles!! (Us dorks gotta stick together!)

Reasons Why I Sew For Dolls by SewsNBows

I made the sweatshirts with the hoodie pattern from 123 Mulberry Street, jeans from LJC skinny jeans pattern, leggings with LJC leggings pattern, and purchased the white tee from Gigi’s Doll Creations.


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Best Free Girls Sewing Patterns Online


15 Best Free Girls Sewing Patterns Online | SewsNBows

Today I’m sharing some of the best free girls sewing patterns on the web. All of these links include a printable PDF pattern. Some of them are fairly new, some are oldies but goodies. A couple can be unisex too. These are at the top of my “patterns to try” list! And free is the right price for me:)


I love this A-Line Dress from Bloomsnbugs. It’s a perfect staple pattern, and comes in size 3.


The Bella Dress from Fresh Off The Bolt has a free pattern in size 4. Don’t you love the bodice?


The Small Fry Skinny Jeans at CraftStorming are to die for! Pattern is in size 2.


The Peasant Top Pattern from Once Upon A Sewing Machine is boho chic! There are 4 variations, including a long sleeved, shirred sleeve, ruffled neck, or shoulder tie version. 18 mos-4t.


The Vintage Sundress Pattern by SimpleSimon&Co can be embellished a million ways, or sewn just “as is” to showcase your fancy fabric.


Here’s a cute skirt to use up your extra bits of fabric & trims. Find it at LeafyTreeTopSpot!


I still haven’t tried sewing a swimsuit; but when I do, I’m starting with this SwimSuit pattern by Zaaberry.


There’s a pile of T-shirts at my house just waiting to be made into LilBlueBoo’s Cascading Ruffle Skirt.


Schwin&Schwin has tons of free patterns! It’ll be working on this Pajama-Rama Top & Bottom soon :)


You’ve seen my rocky relationship with knit fabrics come along way this summer! I love Figgys patterns, so the Flutter Skirt should be cake.


I can’t wait to whip up a pair of these Overalls by NapTime Creations! Emily is super sweet- I “hang out” at her place all the time!


My favorite free shorts pattern is CailaMade’s Summer Shorts.


LBG Studio has a great Comfy Knit Dress pattern. It is so, so cute!

If you’d like to see more free patterns, sewing tutorials, and sewing inspiration, feel free to stalk some of my Pinterest boards :)

This post is featured at Crafts a la Mode!

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Sew Many Books

I’m so excited to be participating in Nap-Time Creations Sew Many Books sewing series! Head on over and check out my nephews as Tom Sawyer & Huck Finn!

Here’s who is joining in the fun this month:

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Nap-TimeCreationsBuzzmillsAll This For ThemWild WanderingCocoa Pie Creations 

Sunny StitchingBless by ToneColes Corner and CreationsNap Time Crafters

Threading my WayWelcome to the Mouse HouseSewing like MadSews N Bows

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