Loving the remnant doll clothes I’ve been making! In this project, it helps to be a hoarder of notions and small bits of fabric.
I made the underblouses and petticoats from Samantha’s Pretty Clothes patterns I downloaded free from American Girl Playthings. The remnant is a [maybe 1/3 yard] sheet of embroidered cotton that had a small border (too small for a grown up or even a child’s skirt). You can see that Texas Girl is wearing the petticoat that has the embroidered border.The blonde Target doll’s petticoat is tucked and has a beribboned ruffle at the hem. Don’t pay too close attention to the tucks and think badly of me. I am not a great tuck-seamstress, as you can see from the pic. But I had so much fun!
Check out the buttoned waistbands! I actually hand-stitched the button holes, sigh.
Best part: I did not have to go buy anything. And no one cares if they are not perfect. I’ve seen girls play with doll clothes that are squares of unfinished fabric with a hole cut in them for the doll’s head to pop through; and it’s all good!