DOLL PURSE TUTORIAL!
Every doll needs a purse to match her outfit. This tutorial is a great way to start making things for your doll.
Learn how to make a cute purse for an American Girl Doll or 18" doll by watching the following video.
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SUPPLIES YOU WILL NEED:
- 6 1/2" square of felt
- For handle: Felt strip 3/4" x 8" or 8" piece of ribbon
- Needle and Thread
- Two small buttons
- Pen or pencil
STEP 1: FOLD FELT
With the 6 1/2" square of felt, fold it into a triangle.
STEP 2: SEWING
With a ruler, measure from each corner toward the center and draw a line.
Thread the needle with thread that matches the color of the felt fabric. Bring the two ends of the thread together and tie a knot at the end.
Bring the needle up at the fold on the marked line. Begin stitching along the marked line using a running stitch; stopping about 1/4 inch from the top.
Repeat the stitching on the other line.
STEP 3: FOLDING
Take one corner and fold it
Repeat with the other side.
Tack at corner
STEP 4: BUTTONS
Sew the buttons on and cut a small slit in felt for the button to go though.
STEP 5: HANDLES
The handles for the purse can be with made from felt or ribbon. If using felt, cut a strip 3/4" wide by 8" long. Fold the felt in half lengthwise and use a running stitch to hold it together.
If using ribbon, just cut a piece 8" long.
Attach the handle to the sides of the purse by using small stitches to attach it.
Make purses for all your dolls.
Want more doll craft ideas? Check these free doll craft tutorials:
Doll Table for 18" Doll
Doll Fleece Hat with Fringe
American Girl Doll Poncho
Smartphone for an 18" Doll
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