Sewing for dolls is all the rage these days, whether it is to create matching outfits for a little girl and her doll or an outlet for your creativity. Remember dolls don't outgrow or complain about the outfits you make them and it's a great way to use up scraps!

Listed below are the books, leaflets and patterns that Elegant Stitches has in stock. Pay special attention to the Love & Stitches and Primrose Lane patterns for matching children's/doll outfits.

Just click to add any book or pattern to your order. If you would like more information on any product or can't find what you are looking for Contact Us and we will be glad to e-mail additional details or special order anything we don't keep in stock.





Doll Days!
By Erin Hentzel
Sew classic doll clothes with modern flair.  Create fashion-forward outfits for today’s 18" dolls! Whether you’re sewing for your own dolls or the little doll lover in your life, these mix-and-match styles offer unlimited possibilities! Sew tiny garments inspired by sweet vintage styles, including a buttoned blouse, party dress, and scallop-hem skirt. Sewing enthusiasts who already know the basics can build a complete wardrobe from 9 basic patterns. Learn techniques for small-scale style, such as hemming sleeves, adding ruffles and trims, and modifying patterns for fresh looks.
47 page soft cover book



Doll Costume Dress Up
By Joan Hinds

Dress up your doll!  From super hero to princess, pumpkin to mermaid, these adorable doll costumes for the 18-inch doll will ignite your child's imagination. Beloved author Joan Hinds brings together a collection of twenty fun and creative costumes, letting children enjoy the magic of dress-up with their dolls year round.  20 costumes plus accessories for the 18-inch doll.  Clearly illustrated instructions for simple sewing.  Bonus child-sized mask pattern to make with your daughter.  Includes a CD-rom with full-size PDF patterns

128 page soft cover book



Modkid Summer Fun
By Patty Young

ModKid Summer Fun is a pattern booklet that comes with full-size pattern pieces. The booklet contains 31 pages of instructions on glossy, full-color paper, and the pattern templates are included on pattern pages. If you’ve never made a ModKid pattern before, the instructions are great and to-the-point, and the diagrams that accompany the steps make the instructions easy to follow.

32 page soft cover book



Doll Clothes for Everyday Play
By Joan Hinds

Everything little girls and their dolls need for an entire day of play!  6 complete outfits, from costumes to pajamas.  Lots of bonus accessories included.
Clean, concise instructions accompanied by full-color photos and illustrations.

32 page soft cover book



Doll Fashion Studio
By Joan Hinds
Make adorable outfits for an entire year of fun adventures and special occasions!  20 fully illustrated seasonal outfits with easy-to-follow instructions.  3 pattern sheets featuring 100 full-size patterns.  Bonus! 8 simple accessory projects for young beginners.  Tips from the author for making simple pattern alterations.
126 page soft cover book




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By Wendy Schoen
Wendy Schoen has done it again!  A fabulous book with all of her most popular dress patterns duplicated for the 18" doll and more.   It includes all the patterns, embroidery designs & instructions for completing the outfits.  Techniques covered are shadow work, drawn thread, smocking Madeira applique, pulled thread, lace shaping, surface embroideries, silk ribbon & more.


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by Lezette Thomason

Children's Corner's best loved patterns have been selected & sized to fit your 17 1/2-19 1/2" dolls - great for matching outfits! The first part of this book gives illustrated general sewing instructions for how to stitch each part of the garment. The section proves instructions for making each of the patterns included in this book.





Sugar n Spice
by Vanilla House

Mix and match the dress, tunic/top, skirt, and leggings to complete a total wardrobe for your 18-inch doll.
Inside this pattern are four web links to online tutorial videos to help you with this pattern.
$ 9.00


Love & Stitches:

fits 15" dolls








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