American Girl / Our Generation mini doll dress – Free pattern and tutorial

HAPPY NEW YEAR 2018! – Free mini doll dress pattern

I want to start the New Year as I mean to go on.  That means not neglecting my website.  It’s not easy finding the time – not only to make new things but to turn them into patterns to share, as I work full time and have a lovely family.  But I didn’t want to give up and lose the work I’ve put in so far.   So having had some time off over the holidays, here’s a free pattern and tutorial for a doll dress.  It will fit a mini American Girl doll or Our Generation doll (around 6″).  I made a small Waldolf doll (about 8″ high) which it also fits. The fabric in the pictures is a gorgeous Liberty fabric from one of my lovely local shops, Clothkits. 

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Pokemon Deck Holder – 15 minute sewing project

Pokemon card holder

My son has just got into Pokemon trading cards in a big way and as I’m always sewing things for my daughter I thought this time I’d make him something.  As he’s always carrying around his Pokemon cards I decided he needed something to put them in!  I found some red, black and white felt and made this deck case.  He now wants me to make lots more so he can trade them with his friends to get some good cards.   Here’s what to do…

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Free Sloth cuddly toy sewing pattern

Snoozy Suzy Sloth sewing pattern

Download the PDF pattern to make Suzy

Sleepy toddler?  Use this sewing pattern to make them a suitably sleepy friend.

There’s something rather cute about Sloths and they make a change from teddy bears!  I’ve designed Suzy the Snoozy Sloth to be very soft, floppy and cuddly, the ideal companion for any little one to snuggle up with.  It’s a fairly simple pattern to make, although sewing with plush fabric takes a little bit of getting used to – it’s worth it for the extra cute cuddly softness though!   Enjoy using your free sewing pattern to make your very own cuddly sloth toy!

The instructions are here: Suzy Sloth Sewing Instructions and the pattern pieces are here: Sloth sewing pattern

Sloth sewing pattern
Sloth sewing pattern

Sloth sewing pattern

Suzy Sloth Snoozing