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Doll Sleeping Bag Sewing Pattern

Updated: Nov 21, 2023

Create an adorable miniature sleeping bag for a 12-inch doll with this beginner sewing pattern.

A 12 inch doll sleeping bag with matching pillow.

Sewing is a delightful and rewarding hobby, and there's no better way to get started than with a simple and fun project. Even if you're new to sewing, this beginner-friendly pattern is a perfect introduction to the craft.

The cute little sleeping bag has been designed especially for slim, 12 inch dolls, so it's the perfect length and width for any toy of that scale. The simple design includes a matching pillow for added comfort. After playtime is over, the two pieces can be easily rolled up and secured with the decorative elastic closure for compact storage or travel.


- Warm and cosy sleeping bag with matching pillow

- Easily rolls up for convenient storage

- Decorative elastic closure for added style

- Quick and easy to sew

- Suitable for slim, 12-inch dolls

A doll sleeping bag makes a great gift for lovers of 12 inch dolls. Imagine the joy on a child's face as they tuck their precious doll into a snug little bed ready for a peaceful night's sleep. And, with Christmas just around the corner, these sleeping bags are perfect additions to any Christmas stocking!

A 12 inch doll with a sleeping bag.

To begin this project, you'll need some cotton and polar fleece or flannel fabric, readily avaiable at your local fabric store. The combination of these materials ensures a soft and warm interior, providing your doll with a comfortable place to rest. You will also require a small amount of polyester hobby fill for the pillow's interior and a short piece of elastic for the closure.

Fabric Requirements:

- Cotton fabric for the outer sleeping bag and pillow

- Polar fleece or flannel for the inner sleeping bag

- Small amount of polyester hobby fill for the pillow

Don't worry if you're new to sewing; this pattern requires no special skills, making it accessible to everyone, regardless of experience. Printable pattern pieces are included to ensure trouble-free fabric cutting, and the step-by-step instructions are straightforward with plenty of accompanying photos for visual guidance.

Three doll sleeping bags.

This doll accessory is a quick and easy sewing project with both the sleeping bag and pillow able to be completed in about an hour.

When finished the dimensions are:

- Total Length (without strap): 34cm (13½ inches)

- Sleeping Area: 24cm (9½ inches) x 13cm (5 inches)

- Pillow: 12.5 cm (5 inches) x 6cm (2½ inches)

- Rolled Up (with pillow inside): 12cm (5½ inches) x 6cm (2½ inches) diameter

Three doll sleeping bags all in a row.

In summary, this sewing pattern for a 12-inch doll's sleeping bag and pillow is an easy and delightful project for any beginner sewist. With no special skills required, you can easily create a thoughtful gift for any little doll lover. The combination of cotton and polar fleece or flannel ensures a soft and snug interior, while the decorative elastic closure adds a touch of flair and convenience. Whether you're looking for a fulfilling craft project or a gift for a special little someone, this pattern is sure to provide an enjoyable sewing experience.

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