If you have an American Girl Doll, chances are you want to dress her up in cute outfits and accessories. One accessory that your doll might need is a backpack. You could buy one, but why not try making one yourself? In this article, we will show you how to make an American Girl Doll backpack DIY style.
To make this backpack, you will need the following materials:
- Ribbon or cord
Step 1: Cut the Fabric
Cut two rectangles from the fabric, each measuring 6 inches by 8 inches.
Step 2: Sew the Sides Together
Place the two rectangles of fabric right sides together and sew the sides and bottom together using a running stitch. Leave the top edge open.
Step 3: Create the Flap
Fold a 6-inch by 4-inch piece of fabric in half with right sides together. Sew the two sides together and turn right side out. Sew the flap to the top of the backpack.
Step 4: Create the Straps
Cut two pieces of ribbon or cord, each measuring 10 inches long. Sew one end of each strap to the top corners of the backpack.
Step 5: Attach the Button
Sew a button to the front of the backpack, opposite the flap.
Step 6: Finish the Backpack
Turn the backpack right side out and fill it with your doll’s favorite accessories. Your American Girl Doll backpack DIY is complete!
Making a backpack for your American Girl Doll can be a fun and easy DIY project. With a few simple materials and some basic sewing skills, you can create a cute and functional accessory that your doll will love. Give it a try and see how creative you can be!