Baby Carrier and Cloth Baby Doll Pattern Fits 8" Baby Dolls

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Is your doll a baby sitter? The Baby Carrier is designed to carry 8" dolls such as the American Girl® Caring for Baby Set baby doll as well as the 9" cloth baby doll included in the pattern. Carrier can be worn by 18" dolls such as American Girl® as well as any of the 21" cloth dolls by  My Sunshine DollsThis pattern also includes instructions to make a cloth baby doll, one-piece sleeper, and cap. Sleeper has long sleeves and a hook and loop closure in the front. It is designed for the cloth doll, but can also fit snugly on the vinyl baby doll if a two way stretch knit is used.(see image for difference in fit)

Recommended Supplies:  Cotton, knit

Supplies Needed:


  • Small piece of fabric for baby carrier
  • 50” of ⅜” ribbon for carrier straps
  • Small piece of ½” hook and loop tape for carrier

Cloth Baby Doll

  • Small piece of fabric in skin color for baby
  • 1 scrap piece of felt for mouth
  • Fabric marker
  • Stuffing
  • Thread
  • Embroidery thread
  • Sewing needle
  • Doll needle (3 ½” to 4” long)

One-Piece Sleeper

  • Small piece of knit fabric for sleeper
  • Small piece of coordinating knit fabric for hat/sleeper neck binding
  • 2” of ¼” hook and loop tape (or you can cut ½” tape in half)

    Skill Level:  Advanced Beginner

    What You Get: One 24 page sewing pattern and one machine embroidery zipped file that you digitally download so you can start your project immediately! The PDF sewing pattern provides full color step-by-step illustrated instructions and full size pattern pieces. A PDF reader is required to view and print the files (example: Adobe Reader or Preview for MAC). The download link is received immediately after the transaction is complete. Print copies are NOT available.

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