Matchbox Dollhouse and More

  Trixi, from Coloured Buttons, has been coming up with some really amazing kid toys using matchboxes as her foundation. This doll house is incredible with all of its tiny details, plus she’s added a bit of ribbon going through the roof making it highly portable (and fun to wear)! She didn’t stop with this [...]

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How to Turn Baby Clothes into Doll Clothes

If you still have some baby clothes hanging around, you might be able to make use of them yet! Obsessively Stitching shows just how easy it is to transform those old baby clothes into pint-sized outfits for baby dolls. Look here for the tutorial!

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Free Knitted Doll Pattern

Ack! These dolls are soooo cute! I spent my down time during my fabulous weekend off working on one simple baby bib (this one), so I don’t think I’m quite ready for a knitted doll yet, but I’m bookmarking this pattern from Yarnigans for when I am. You can see it here! (Note: This pattern [...]

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Pirate Doll Giveaway at Fröken Skicklig

I’m off to the beach to soak it up visit relatives for a few days, but wanted to tell you about this wonderful giveaway first: Fröken Skicklig is a one-woman company located in Berlin who creates the most beautiful handmade dolls. Seriously. Go look…they’re gorgeous. She’s currently offering a giveaway on her blog for the [...]

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Bedtime Babies Tutorial

Out of the Crayon Box created these sweet little baby boys for the Craft Hope project and is sharing the pattern and a tutorial with her readers. I love her idea of sponging on the hair! Go on over for a link to her tutorial, and if you haven’t heard of this project yet, please [...]

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Clothespin Dolls

If you’re just getting started with clothespin dolls, stop by Going Sew Crazy for a wonderful tutorial on making these charming toys. Once you’ve gotten a few under your belt, you may want to accessorize with a pony! Se7en shares how she and her kids made ponies at a recent party. They’re very clever and [...]

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Knitted Bear Pattern

Another knit to add to my list. Rachel at The Yarnigans Blog shares the pattern to make this cuddly bear. (via luvinthemommyhood)

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Knitted Pocket Doll: Free Pattern

Miaou Crafts shares a free knitting pattern for this pocket-sized doll. She’s small and sweet and would probably like some friends, so be sure to make a few!

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Free Sewing Tutorials

Ellen at The Long Thread has done something that I’ve been meaning to do since I started this blog…put together a list of all the wonderful free sewing tutorials and patterns available on these internets…including categories for baby and kids, and softies! She’s got a great list, so go on over and start planning out [...]

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Lily Marlene Doll Pattern

Sweet Tidings shares an absolutely darling little doll that she made using a free pattern from Smooch Designs. Doesn’t she look irresistibly squeezable? I want everybody to go make one of these to be loved by the special kiddo in your life. Off you go!

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