DIY American Girl Doll Couch Cushions • No-Sew
Once I completed my new American Girl Doll Couch, I took a look at it and it seemed a little too bland.  So, I decided to spruce it up with some new couch cushions!  The best part is, this tutorial doesn’t require any sewing skills!  Of course you can use your sewing machine for this if you wish, but it’s…

American Girl Fireplace Tutorial
It’s time for me to start completing my dollhouse living room.  One of the first pieces I am adding is this fireplace.  I am excited to share this tutorial with you because it was so easy to make and it will add a lot of character to the room.  Notice how it’s a little bland now?  Don’t worry, I will be adding…

American Girl Side Table
I do a lot of projects with wood, and with that comes a lot of scraps!  I thought it would be fun to make something just using the scraps I had on hand.  In this tutorial you will learn how to make an American Girl Side Table for an 18″ doll.
Shopping list:
1 – 1×2 @ 8 feet
1 – Scrap Plywood or MDF -…

Jun 23 2014

by Rudy |

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If you are new to the wood project world, take some time and become familiar with the ‘lingo’ provided below.  It’s simple and it will help you so much as you make your American Girl all the fun projects found on this site!

American Girl Bedding Tutorial
Once you have made your American Girl Doll a bed, see tutorial HERE and HERE, you need to decorate it with some lovely bedding.  There are so many choices, but in this tutorial I am going to show you how to do a simple quilt.  Notice how I said simple.  It does require sewing, but not on an expert level.
Materials Needed:

American Girl Books Tutorial
To make sure your 18″ doll has enough reading material, follow this tutorial and you can make an endless supply of American Girl Books.
Materials Needed:
Card stock (Optional)
Mod Podge 
Sponge Brush
Step 1:
Get three sheets of plain white paper and fold them in half.  Once the paper has a crease in it, cut…

American Girl Adirondack Chair Tutorial
In this tutorial you will learn how to make an American Girl Adirondack Chair.  Once you learn how easy it is, you’ll make one for every 18″ doll you own!  My daughters love playing with their dolls outside in the sun!
Shopping list:
2 – 1×2 @ 8 feet
1 1/4’’ Screws (Kreg Jig coarse)
Wood Glue

Daisy is the beautiful model above from the Our Generation Line.
American Girl Bean Bag Chair
Make sure your doll has a nice comfy place to read while you read.  I love getting cozy in a bean bag chair, don’t you? That’s why it’s so important to make your 18″ doll an American Girl Bean Bag Chair as well!  In this tutorial you will learn how…

American Girl Mattress Tutorial
Once you have made this Awesome Doll Bed for your American Girl Doll, be sure to make it comfy!  Your doll doesn’t want her bed to be hard as a rock.  This project is simple and easy to make.  I just used what I had on hand to make it, so there was no need to run out to the store.
Materials Needed:
Scrap Fabric
Buttons (Optional)

The model above is Shannon from Our Generation
American Girl Swimsuit Tutorial
It’s nice to beef up the wardrobe of your 18″ dolls.  But sometimes adding outfits can be costly.  That’s why it’s nice to do a few DIY projects to fill in what is missing in your dolls closet.  My dolls were missing swimsuits for those hot days.  And if they…

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