46 Free Doll Clothes Patterns and DIY Accessories
Treat your granddaughter to some new clothes and accessories for her favorite doll with these free sewing patterns!
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Dolls are extremely important for girls (and boys!) to have when they're growing up. Teaching them valuable lessons about empathy, responsibility, and caring for others, dolls are an integral part of child education. Not only are dolls good for child development, but they're also fun to have around! Your kids will always have a best friend to talk to and dress up when they have a favorite doll.
However, buying clothes and accessories for dolls can be expensive. That's where our collection of 46 Free Doll Clothes Patterns and DIY Accessories comes in!
These doll clothes patterns are easy to make and can make up an entire wardrobe for your dolls or your child's dolls. DIY accessories, like backpacks and sleeping bags, will enhance your child's imagination but cost you next to nothing! In fact, most of these patterns can be made with whatever scraps you have lying around the house.
Whether your child has an 18-inch doll like an American Girl Doll, a baby doll, or a Barbie doll, there are free doll clothes patterns for all of them below. Dress up your child's dolls for Halloween, slumber parties, or for just a regular day on the town with these darling doll clothes patterns.
You'll have a blast sewing these clothes for your little one's little one. Even better, these clothes and accessories make fantastic gifts for loved ones with dolls of any kind! Be sure to keep these patterns in mind for future holidays and events.
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Doll Dress Patterns
Fun, frilly, flouncy, and free, dresses are just what little girls need to be active and look adorable. Now you can sew DIY doll dresses so that your daughter's doll can join in on the frolicking shenanigans whether they're enjoying the spring weather or out to dinner. No matter the occasion, there's a doll dress pattern for it!
- Lacy Dress DIY Doll Clothes
The delicate eyelet pattern is a sweetheart detail your daughter will fall in love with at first sight! Intricate and feminine, this dress will make your daughter's doll look like a springtime fashion model.
- Sweet Summery Doll Dress Pattern
The ribbon halter of this dress is positively stunning, and it makes getting the garment on and off a breeze. This shift dress will be your doll's go-to piece for every sunny day.
- Swoon-Worthy DIY Doll Clothes
With a floral flounce and feminine tank top design, this dress is exactly what your doll needs to turn heads! There's no better sundress for gorgeous spring days.
- Glamorous Gown Doll Dress Pattern
When your daughter and her doll are invited to an upscale event, dress them to the nines using this stunning pattern! Weddings, dinners, and nights out are no match for this high fashion.
- Kit's Sweater Dress
Featuring a sleek, stretchy sweater fit, this dress is positively darling on any doll. Make it as long as your daughter desires for a cozy and couture style your doll will rock anywhere from playdates to a trip to the park!
- Super Versatile Doll Dress Pattern
From pajamas to a cute day dress, you can use this design to whip up several original outfits for your little one's favorite companion. You'll only need one doll sewing pattern after finding this pattern!
- Doll Pillowcase Dress
You won't need any brand-new fabric to make this free doll clothes pattern, as it shows you how to make a pillowcase dress for a doll. This is designed especially to be an American Girl Doll Clothes pattern, but you could easily size it down for a smaller doll.
- Easy Doll Dress Tutorial
Learning how to make doll clothes is a great way to use up scraps, because they are small projects with big impacts! Your girl is going to love when you make this free doll clothes pattern for her.
Doll Shirt Patterns
Shirts are the ideal accessory for anyone (or any doll!) who wants to look stylish while on the go. Your daughter will love mixing and matching these DIY doll tops and practicing her fashion skill. Soon enough, she'll be choosing her own outfits to look just as trendy as her small best friend!
- Baby Doll Clothes Tutorial
If your child's favorite little friend is looking dingy, consider giving it a makeover with some brand-new doll clothes patterns. This smart and fun tutorial shows you how to make clothing to fit dolls of several sizes.
- Doll Button Tunic
With a two-buttoned collar and breezy tank top design, this DIY top goes with any outfit! This sweet summertime piece is something your daughter will want for herself.
- Romper Doll Clothes Pattern
The frilly flounce on this doll romper makes this top positively precious! Two ribbon ties on either shoulder make getting it on and off a piece of cake.
- Doll Tank Top and Shorts
Doll clothes aren't just for girls! If your little boy wants to dress up his dolls in handsome tanks, then this simple personalizable pattern is just what your sewing list needs.
- American Girl Doll Knit Shirt
This printable pattern makes it easy to create a cute shirt for any 18-inch doll. The shirt can be any color or pattern to match the rest of the doll's wardrobe.
Doll Pants Patterns & Doll Skirt Patterns
Whether you're dressing for the office or want to turn heads at an evening party, this collection of doll pants tutorials and skirt patterns will have your doll looking couture in no time! You don't have to choose between sleek trousers and laid-back jeans. Sew one of each for a complete doll wardrobe your little girl will thank you for.
- Work Pants DIY Doll Clothes
These sleek trousers are just what any career-focused little miss needs to rock a day at the office. When your daughter's doll is put to work, give her the elegant gear she needs.
- Boutique Doll Pants Pattern
Wide pant flares make this adorable pattern both cozy and funky. This piece can be made in less than an hour and with less than half a yard of fabric.
- American Girl-Inspired Jeans and Skirt Pattern
Every girl needs her trusty pair of jeans! These classic pants can be dressed up with a frilly blouse or dressed down with a graphic tee.
- Lacy DIY Doll Clothes
This glamorous lace skirt is made from an old doily, so you don't have to spend a single cent on new fabric! Your daughter's doll can look couture at almost no cost.
- Free Skirt Pattern for Dolls
This easy pattern will help you make an adorable, flowy skirt for your little girl's doll. You can even alter the pattern and make a matching girl-sized skirt.
Learn even more about sewing for dolls with our simple guide, How to Make Doll Clothes: 20+ Free Doll Clothes Patterns
Doll Jacket Patterns
When the weather gets chilly outside, it's important to stay warm. However, this doesn't mean you have to look like a marshmallow from October to March! These sweet and cozy DIY doll jacket tutorials will have your doll snug as can be while also looking stylish.
- Medieval Doll Cape Free Sewing Pattern
If your daughter's doll is as much of a princess as she is, then she should show it! This pattern will have her looking like royalty in no time.
- Fat Quarter DIY Doll Clothes
To finish off a professional look, your doll is going to need an equally sleek jacket. This simple fat quarter jacket will use up all of your pesky scraps while looking like it costs a fortune.
- Doll Cardigan Sewing Pattern
Whether your doll is off to yoga class or trying to get cozy on chilly days, this cardigan is exactly what she needs! You can whip up this chill pattern in minutes.
Sporty Doll Clothing Patterns
Building a healthy, active lifestyle is something every little girl should practice from the get-go. Help her build confidence in every sport she wants to try by giving her friend a matching ensemble! From the ice rink to the pool, your daughter and her doll will be ready to move and shake.
- Karate Doll Clothes Pattern
From white-belts to black-belts, this karate pattern is just the thing for any doll looking to practice her kung fu skill. You don't have to be a sewing sensei to master this simple project.
- American Girl Ice Skating Uniform Sewing Pattern
Your doll will skate circles around the competition when she's decked in this chill-glam ice skating uniform. First, to the sewing machine; next stop: the Olympics!
- Doll Bikini Sewing Pattern
From backstroke to butterfly, these bikinis will have your doll making a splash at the beach this summer. Hitting the waves has never been so stylish!
- Beachy American Girl Doll Clothes
This adorable project helps you sew up a hooded towel for an American Girl Doll and is easily customized with different towel colors and ribbons. This free sewing pattern takes one third of a yard of fabric to create and makes a great pre-vacation gift for your girl's best friend.
- Darling DIY Doll Swimsuit and Leotard
Let your daughter’s doll join in on swim class or gymnastics practice with this doll swimsuit. Stretchable and easy to put on, this free pattern doesn’t require any zippers, buttons, or Velcro.
Free Doll Apron Patterns
If your daughter is your favorite mealtime sous chef, then she'll love bringing her doll to join in the cooking fun. These darling apron designs will keep her doll spotless no matter how many splatters or spills happen.
- Free Apron Pattern for a Doll
The sweet scalloped edge of this free apron pattern will have your doll looking like the sweetest star chef there ever was! The best part? This pattern only takes 15 minutes to sew.
- Itty Bitty Apron Sewing Pattern
Your daughter's doll will whip up cookbook-worthy, 5-star meals when dressed in this apron. A girly flared trim ensures that this apron design takes the cake.
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Sleeping Gear: Doll Sleeping Bags, Blankets, Nightgowns, & More
There's no better way to ensure that you have a stellar day than by starting it off with a good night's sleep. Whether your daughter is snug in her own room or spending the night at a friend's, make sure she and her doll get much-needed shut-eye with these cozy sleeping patterns.
- Dollar Store Doll Clothes Patterns
If your daughter is bringing her doll along for slumber parties, she should be dressed for the occasion! This dollar store dress is made from a scrap piece of fleece and is ridiculously comfortable to wear.
- Lua Sleep Sack for Dolls
Your little girl's baby doll will sleep straight through the night when tucked in this snug sleep sack. Since it's printable, this pattern is a breeze to sew!
- Sleep Tight Barbie Bed
Your doll will be able to sleep soundly wherever she goes, from car rides to resorts, when she's tucked in this Barbie bed. It even rolls up for easy storage when sleeping time is over.
- American Girl DIY Doll Blanket
There's nothing better than being tucked in tight before a deep night's sleep. Now your daughter's doll can sleep cozily with this pom pom-trimmed reversible bed comforter, perfect for beginner sewists!
- Doll Quilt
Not only will this Doll Quilt keep your daughter's doll snug all night long, but it will also give your daughter's bedroom a decor update! When's the last time your kids' toys did that for your home decor?
- Doll Patchwork Quilt Pattern
Feeding her, rocking her, and putting her to sleep — your daughter tends to her doll's every need. Now you can make your little girl an accessory that will help her take care of her baby with this quilt pattern!
- AG-Inspired Doll Sleeping Bag
American Girl can be expensive, so this fun doll accessory is a budget-friendly way to treat your little one. You can even make a full-sized sleeping bag so that she can match her favorite doll. Pick out a pretty print and get ready to start sewing with this DIY doll project.
Doll Costume Patterns
It doesn't matter if it's Halloween or impromptu dress-up time; when your little girl wants to deck herself in kooky, clever, or cute costumes, her doll should be able to dress up, too. With this adorable collection of DIY doll costumes, your little girl can play make-believe anywhere from the doctor's office to wizarding school!
- Harry Potter-Inspired Doll Sewing Pattern
Whether your daughter is an avid Harry Potter reader or a fan of the movies, she'll adore this Hogwarts student costume for her doll. There's never been a costume that's more magical!
- Scout's Honor Doll Clothes Pattern
Now your daughter can share her Girl Scout activities (and badges!) with her best friend with this pattern! You'll find the perfect outfit whether your daughter is a Daisy, Brownie, or Cadette.
- Scrubs Doll Clothes Patterns
If your daughter has dreams of becoming a doctor when she grows up, then she'll love exploring her interests with this doll scrubs pattern. Saving lives has never looked so good.
- Anna-Inspired Doll Dress Pattern
Your little girl will love dressing her doll up as her favorite Disney princess using this free Frozen-inspired doll dress pattern. There doesn't have to be a snowstorm outside for this Anna dress pattern to keep your daughter's doll looking cool.
- American Girl Inspired Colonial Doll Outfit
This colonial outfit is perfect for American Girl fans, especially if they can't get enough of Felicity, and it comes with instructions for making the skirt, apron, mop cap, and more. This doll clothes tutorial is a fantastic way to make some designer inspired doll clothes for a fraction of the cost.
Doll Bag Patterns
If your daughter brings her doll wherever she goes, then they should both have a DIY purse to tote around. Your daughter will love accessorizing with these handy and cute school-ready bags, perfect to carry everything from homework to books to a drawing pad.
- Mini Messenger Bag Sewing Pattern
Perfect for back-to-school season, this pattern is a cute and handy accessory that only takes minutes to make! Customize the pattern to match your doll's first-day outfit, and she'll be at the top of the class in no time.
- How to Make a Doll Backpack
Your doll will never forget her homework when it's packed in this darling backpack design! You only need a few scraps to get top marks on this simple pattern.
- Make a Doll Sized Shopping Bag
Learn to make a doll-sized shopping bag from felt, jute, and thread. This post features a free pattern and an 8-step tutorial to teach you how to make this fun accessory.
Other Doll Accessories to Make
You have all of the doll essentials, from insanely cute ensembles to slumber party equipment, but there's still more doll sewing tutorials to explore! No doll collection is complete without these handy patterns. Your daughter will love taking her doll around the neighborhood after you sew these.
- How to Make Doll Socks
Whether she's getting cozy at home or wants to add schoolgirl flair to her outfit, these simple doll socks are just what your doll needs! You can have these precious booties in less than five minutes.
- Baby Doll Carrier for Toddlers
You'll never have to worry about your daughter dropping or leaving her favorite doll behind when its strapped to her body in this adorable doll carrier. Hands-free and comfy, this accessory is a must-have for any little girl.
- Darling Doll Stroller Liner
When your little girl wants to bring her doll with her wherever she goes, make it easy on her with this stroller liner! Your daughter will love pushing her baby doll around town in this handy (and cute!) pattern.
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