D.I.T. logo Making new doll clothes together

Why Do-It-Yourself when we can Do-It-Together?

What is D.I.T.?

Learning is so much fun, so why not Do It Together (D.I.T.)? D.I.T. is a campaign to encourage children and parents to engage in a creative activity together by designing outfits with personality for the Rubens Cutie dolls. Just scroll down for ideas for making your very own personalized outfit!

Check this out to get started

A doll, needle and thread and a scissor

Watch our step-by-step videos and download the patterns

Making an outfit without a doll is easy! Just use any fabric measuring 35 cm x 35 cm and follow the instructions (exception skirt 50cm x 12 cm)!

  • Level 1

    For the beginner: no sewing required!


    Circle dress

    Coat
    Halloween:
    Super Hero
  • Level 2

    For the explorer: pattern and little sewing required!


    Skirt

    Tunic
    Halloween:
    Fox
  • Level 3

    For the adventurer: pattern and sewing required!


    Jeans

    T-shirt
  • Play movie

    Level 1: Circle dress

    For the beginner: no sewing required!

    Level 1: Circle dress
  • Level 1: Coat

    For the beginner: no sewing required!

    Movie bg coat Play movie
  • Level 1: Hero

    For the beginner: no sewing required!

    Movie bg super hero Play movie
  • Level 2: Skirt

    For the explorer: pattern and little sewing required!

    Movie bg skirt Play movie
  • Level 2: Tunic

    For the explorer: pattern and little sewing required!

    Movie bg tunic Play movie
  • Level 2: Fox

    For the explorer: pattern and little sewing required!

    Movie bg fox Play movie
  • Level 3: T Jeans

    For the adventurer: pattern and sewing required!

    Movie bg jeans Play movie
  • Level 3: T-shirt

    For the adventurer: pattern and sewing required!

    Movie bg tshirt Play movie
A boy and a girl with dolls

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