Bella’s Beret Adventure for Dolls!
Hey fabulous doll sewists! Ready to sprinkle some glam onto your 18-inch dolls like American Girl, Our Generation, and Journey Girls? Grab your sewing gear and let’s dive into Bella Katella’s Beret magic! Get the free pattern below. (Print Pages 2 & 3 – that’s where the enchantment begins)!
Materials You’ll Need:
- Printed pattern – Click here to download
- Your choice of fabric (Wool, Fleece, or Acrylic Felt)
- Sewing machine
- Serger (optional, but oh-so-fancy!)
Step 1: Print the pattern – the blueprint for doll fashion greatness awaits on Pages 2 & 3!
Cut out your pieces.
Step 3: Cut out your fabric. – let the creativity unfold!
Step 4: Take your top of the hat and the inner circle bottom piece, put right sides together and pin. Then stitch 1/4 inch seam allowance all the way around. And use a zigzag stitch or serger to finish the seam/edge for that polished look!
Step 5: Band time! Fold your band in half, right sides together . Pin the short edge. Then use a 1/4 inch stitch and stitch the short edge. ( where it’s pinned)
Step 6: You band is now in a circle shape. Fold the band. long edges together, wrong sides together, in half.
Step 7: Turn your hat to the right side. Bottom of hat facing up.
Step 8: Pin the folded band, to the right side of the inner circle.
Step 9: Stitch in a 1/4 seam allowance around the band edge. Finish the seam with either a zigzag stitch or a serger.
Step 10: Boom! You’ve just crafted doll fashion magic! Now, let your creativity run wild and whip up a whole doll ensemble to match that beret!
Feel free to sprinkle extra flair onto the beret or experiment with fabrics – let your doll’s personality shine!
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