Videos

Have a look through the video list, find the project that you want to make next, get the pattern from the shop or the Free Patterns page and get creative!
I'll be with you every step of the way and if you need support, post in the Sami Facebook Group or contact me.

The Basics
Doll Clothes

 

18" dolls (AGD)

14" dolls (Wellie Wishers)

Girl Dolls

Boy Dolls

Doll Shoes

In this video I am having a look at different types of sewing machines, I share my experience with different types of sewing machines and share my dream sewing machines that I hope to own one day.

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I am sharing how I am cleaning my sewing machine, give some tips on what to do and what to avoid. In the future I might invest in some vacuum cleaner adapters to make the process a bit easier.

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In this video we are having a look at all the different buttons and functions of the sewing machine. Your machine might be different, but I hope this video can give a general idea of how sewing machines work and help demystify them a little.

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In this video we are having a look at how to wind the bobbin and how to thread the sewing machine.

In this video we are having a look at how to adjust the tension on your sewing machine, so we can sew even seams.

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In this video we are having a look at different needle options and which one to pick for which project. 

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In this video we are having a look at different pressure foot options and see which ones work with which stitch and project. 

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In this video we are having a look at different threads out there and determine which threads work best for which projects. 

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Sewing Threads

In this video we are having a look at which thread and which needle are best suited for different fabrics. 

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In this video I am sharing how I am using the foot controller on the sewing machine to control the sewing speed. 

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In this video we are having a look at the seam allowance and how we can use it to sew an even seam. 

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In this video we are having a look at how we can finish a raw fabric edge without a serger. 

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In this video we are having a look at topstitiching and understitiching and where to use these stitches. 

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In this video we are having a look at different ways to ruffle fabric on a serger or sewing machine. 

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In this video we are having a look at how we can sew bias tape to curved and straight fabric edges. 

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In this video we are having a look at how to sew with a twin needle. 

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In this video we are looking at how we can sew a buttonhole with a sewing machine. 

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In this video we are sewing on a button with the sewing machine.  

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Learn to crochet with this easy step by step series for beginners.

In this video we are learning to make a slip knot or slip loop. 

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Learn to crochet with this easy step by step series for beginners.

In this video I am showing how I am holding the yarn and crochet hook. There are many ways to hold the yarn and hook, this is the way my mom taught me.

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Learn to crochet with this easy step by step series for beginners.

In this video we are learning the chain stitch (ch).

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Learn to crochet with this easy step by step series for beginners.

In this video we are learning the single crochet stitch (sc).

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Learn to crochet with this easy step by step series for beginners.

In this video we are learning the half double crochet stitch (hdc).

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Learn to crochet with this easy step by step series for beginners.

In this video we are learning the double crochet stitch (dc).

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Learn to crochet with this easy step by step series for beginners.

In this video we are learning to sincle crochet 2 stitches together (sc2tog).

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Learn to crochet with this easy step by step series for beginners.

In this video we are learning to half double crochet two stitches together (hdc2tog).

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Learn to crochet with this easy step by step series for beginners.

In this video we are learning to double crochet two stitches together (dc2tog).

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Learn to crochet with this easy step by step series for beginners.

In this video we are learning to make the slip stitch (sl st).

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Learn to crochet with this easy step by step series for beginners.

In this video we are learning to make the loop stitch (LpSt).

This is the stitch I use to make my doll wigs.

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In this video series we are making the Sami Pattern 'Amelie' step by step.
She is a 18" doll that can fit into American Girl, Our Generation, Götz etc. doll clothes.

In this video we are tracing and sewing the pattern pieces.

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In this video we are making a loop stitch wig for the doll and attach it.

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In this video series we are making the Classic Sami Doll Pattern. 

The pattern is available in 6 sizes (8", 10", 12", 15", 18" and 20"). You can purchase all 6 sizes at a reduced price or each size separately.

In this video we are tracing and sewing the pattern pieces.

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In this video we are assembling the doll body.

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In this video we are embroidering the eyes and mouth.

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In this video we are making a loop crochet wig.

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In this video we are attaching the wig to the doll's head.

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In this video series we are making the Classic Sami Doll Pattern. The boy doll is basically the same as the girl doll pattern, except for an added way to make a wig (crochet cap + hook and loop) and the clothes.

The pattern is available in 6 sizes (8", 10", 12", 15", 18" and 20"). You can purchase all 6 sizes at a reduced price or each size separately.

In this video we are making a loop stitch wig for a Sami boy doll.

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In this video we are making a crochet cap wig for a Sami boy doll. In this version we make a plain crochet cap first and then we hook and loop yarn into the cap.

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In this video we are attaching the wig to the doll's head.

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The Standing Sami Pattern is available in 2 sizes: 8" and 10".

In this video we are making the head of the Standing Sami Doll.

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In this video we are making the body of the Standing Sami Doll.

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In this video we are embroidering the eyes and mouth of the Standing Sami Doll.

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In this video we are making a loop crochet wig for the Standing Sami Doll.

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In this video we are sewing the clothes for the Standing Sami doll.

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In this video we are making the head of the Sami Star Baby doll.

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In this video we are cutting and sewing the pattern pieces.

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In this video we are embroidering the eyes and mouth.

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In this video we are assembling the doll by attaching the hat and the body.

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In this video we are making the head of the baby doll.

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In this video we are sewing the body of the baby doll.

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In this video we are embroidering the face of the baby doll.

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In this video we are making a crochet wig for the baby doll.

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In this video we are sewing the beanie, jumper, diaper and blankie for the baby doll.

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The 18" Doll clothes fit the Sami Doll pattern 'Amelie' as well as American Girl, Our Generation, Götz and other dolls with similar proportions.

The first dress pattern is divided into multiple videos. You have different bodice options (no sleeves, flutter sleeves, puff sleeves), can attach a Peter Pan collar, if you like, then we attach the skirt part of the dress and finally sew a pair of bloomers. This is the same process for the Classic Sami Doll Dress and bloomers pattern.

In this video we are sewing a dress bodice without sleeves.

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In this video we are sewing a Peter Pan collar to the bodice.

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In this video we are sewing a bodice with flutter sleeves.

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In this video we are sewing a bodice with short puff sleeves.

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In this video we are sewing a bodice with long puff sleeves.

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In this video we are sewing the skirt to the bodice  to assemble the dress.

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In this video we are sewing a pair of bloomers for a 18" doll.

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In this video we are sewing a ruffle dress for a 18" doll.

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In this video we are sewing a bolero for a 18" doll.

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In this video we are sewing a pair of underpants for a 18" doll.

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In this video we are sewing a kimono dress with a lined bodice for 18" dolls.

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In this video we are sewing a kimono dress with a bias bound hem for 18" dolls.

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These clothes are made to fit the Classic Sami Girl Dolls and other Waldorf and cloth dolls with similar proportions.

In this video we are sewing a dress with different sleeve and collar options. The bloomers are also included in the pattern.

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In this video we are sewing a pair of bloomers for your doll.

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In this video we are sewing the Sami Loveheart Pocket Coat.

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In this video we are sewing a pair of Pyjamas.

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In this video we are sewing a flutter sleeve romper.

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In this video we are sewing pillowcase overalls.

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In this video we are sewing a pair of overalls.

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In this video we are sewing a kimono style dress with a bias bound hem.

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In this video we are sewing a kimono style dress with a lined bodice.

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In this video we are sewing a pair of underpants for your doll.

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These clothes are made to fit the Classic Sami Boy Dolls and other Waldorf and cloth dolls with similar proportions.

In this video we are sewing a raglan shirt for your doll.

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In this video we are sewing a pair of overalls.

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In this video we are sewing a pair of boxer shorts.

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In this video we are sewing a pair of Pyjamas.

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In this video we are sewing a newsboy hat for your doll.

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In this video we are sewing a pair of shoes for a 18" doll like Sami Pattern 'Amelie' or American Girl Dolls.

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In this video we are sewing felt boots for your doll.

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In this video we are sewing fabric boots for your doll.

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In this video we are making crochet shoes for your 8" Classic Sami Girl doll.

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In this video we are making crochet shoes for your 10" Classic Sami Girl doll.

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In this video we are making crochet shoes for your 12" Classic Sami Girl doll.

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In this video we are making crochet shoes for your 15" Classic Sami Girl doll.

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In this video we are making crochet shoes for your 18" Classic Sami Girl doll.

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In this video we are making crochet shoes for your 20" Classic Sami Girl doll.

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In this video we are sewing a Sami Boho Bag.

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In this video we are sewing a doll handbag.

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In this video we are sewing a Sami Petal Pouch.

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In this video we are sewing a Hot Air Balloon for your dolls, plushies and as a room decoration.

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In this video we are sewing a skirt for an American Girl or a Wellie Wishers Doll.

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In this video we are sewing a hammock for your doll. This project is suitable for sewing beginners.

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In this video we are sewing a Mandala Flower Pin Cushion.

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In this video we are making a fabric basket.

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In this video we are making a storage basket with dividers that fits into the fabric basket above.

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In this video we are making a sewing machine dust cover.

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In this video we are making a sewing machine pad/ mat with pockets.

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In this video we are making a cute little bunny.

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In this video we are making a cute little bunny.

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In this video we are making a gym bag with a front appliqué and a zippered pocket on the inside.

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