First, cut off two fingers of the mitten and cut off the wristband part. At this point, you have your doll mittens and earmuffs (which can double as a headband.) The fingers that you cut are the gloves and the wristband is the earmuffs. Then you can make them "fancy" by adding small embellishments or felt/foam pieces. PERFECT for 18" dolls
Here's an easy, fun project – make colorful Hawaiian leis for all your 18" dolls! All you need is a $ .99 fabric lei from Party City, twenty inches of elastic beading cord, a sturdy needle and your trusty scissors!
Details. . .they're what takes your doll clothes from "so-so" to "wow". Machine embroidery is one of those special details. In this tutorial (complete with step-by-step photos), Eileen's Machine Embroidery blog explains the steps to placing your designs exactly where you want them.
Sweetheart Neckline Sloper (a basic pattern developed on paper by drafting or in cloth by draping, but with seam allowances omitted, used as a tool to create other patterns.). Same principle for an American Girl Doll.