DIY Doll Tube Sock Pants | Mimi, Mommy and Me: DIY Doll Tube Sock Pants

June 5, 2014

DIY Doll Tube Sock Pants

After giving Peanut one of my old dolls, I realized she did not have her original pants and her bare back end needed covering.  My husband told me he had an old tube sock that I could use.  So here is a DIY tutorial of how I used an old tube sock to make Peanut's doll a pair of pants.

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It worked out perfectly that the tube sock I used was red and white.  It coordinates with the dolls dress!  A repurposed hand me down.  I love second hand clothes!


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First, try the sock on the doll to find out where to cut.  I decided that I needed to cut the top off the tube sock just below the elastic.

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Snip, snip, snip.  I like that the top of the sock works as the already hemmed waistband to the pants.

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Next, cut the two pant legs by cutting right up the middle of the sock top an inch and a half or so.

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Then turn the sock inside out so that when you're finished stitching the pants, the seams look nice on the right side.

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Sew the crotch of the pants with a simple stitch.  You could use a sewing machine, but I don't have one yet, so I used a needle and thread.

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Then fold up the bottom of each pant leg and stitch the hem.

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All done with the sewing!  These are so simple to make.

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Turn the little pants right side out.

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Here is Peanut's doll before her new pants.

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As you can see, we had a little indecency issue!  :)

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And then just slip on the new tube sock pants!  I had to fold the bottom hem in on the pant legs since they rolled inside out a bit when I put the pants on the doll.

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It's a perfect fit.

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No more peek-a-boo bum, much better!

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And that's how to make a pair of doll pants from a tube sock.  I'm sure you could make a top or dress using a tube sock as well. 

Do you make your own doll clothes?  What materials do you use? I'd love to hear suggestions for more outfits for Peanut's dolls!

14 comments:

  1. What a cute and easy fix for a dolly undie. Thanks for sharing it on Merry Monday.

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  2. This is a cute DIY. Thanks for posting this week at the #WWDParty.

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  3. I love this, too cute and so simple to do! My little girl would love these for her dolls, thanks for sharing - found you at Kaleidoscopic Dream. :)

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    1. Thanks for stopping by and commenting. They are easy and look cute on the doll! :)

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  4. Such a creative solution to the "panties dilemma". Thanks for sharing with Creative Spark Link Party.
    Glenna @ My Paper Craze

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    1. Haha, thank you! The bare bum needed covering! :)

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  5. Such a cute idea. Loved it. Thanks for sharing with us on 'Woot! Woot! It's Friday' link party. We are glad we found your blog. Love - A Kaleidoscopic Dream

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  6. I've just pinned this-what a great idea!

    Thanks for joining the Say G’Day Saturday linky party. Hope you can join us again this weekend.

    Best wishes,
    Natasha in Oz

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    1. Thanks for the pin and for the great link up!

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  7. Where were you years ago when I had little girls with dolls :) What an awesome idea!

    Thanks so much for linking up at Teach Me Tuesday. Your post was greatly appreciated! I hope you will come back and visit tonight at 8pm CST.

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    Have a wonderful day!!

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    1. Thank you for your sweet comment! I love linking up on your site. :)

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