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New Story Book Dress Pattern for 18 inch Dolls

New Story Book Dress Pattern for 18 inch Dolls

A new doll clothes pattern for American Girl Dolls (18″ dolls) listed in my Etsy shop. Click here to purchase on Etsy. Dramatic play and creativity is fostered more by handmade toys and non-brand specific toys. At least that’s what one study found. It has […]

Design Challenge Winners

Design Challenge Winners

Announcing the winners of the Make Mine Vintage, Please! Doll Days Dress Design challenge! Challenged doll clothes makers used a pattern from Doll Days! Sew an Everyday Wardrobe for 18 inch Dolls to create a vintage dress for their 18″ dolls. 1st place goes to […]

Doll Days Design Challenge Time to Vote!

Doll Days Design Challenge Time to Vote!

The Doll Days Dress Design Challenge “Make Mine Vintage, Please!” Participants made a dress using a dress pattern of their choice from the book Doll Days! Sew an Everyday Wardrobe for 18″ Dolls. Now it’s time to vote for your favorite! Go here to cast […]

AG Doll Dress Design Challenge

AG Doll Dress Design Challenge

It’s time for another American Girl Doll Design Challenge: Make Mine Vintage, Please! October 20 – November 6. Grand Prize is a copy of the kids’ sewing book: Sew in Style – Make Your Own Doll Clothes, wrapped up in fabric and trims–perfect for gifting […]

New Fiona Fox Dress Pattern for Dolls

New Fiona Fox Dress Pattern for Dolls

Just Released: Fiona Fox Dress Pattern A new doll clothes pattern for American Girl Dolls and other  similarly sized 18″ dolls: Fiona Fox! The sewing pattern also includes sewing instructions to make the skunk dress and the pink otter, as well as a fox tunic–which […]

AG Doll Tutorial: animal ears

AG Doll Tutorial: animal ears

I’m really excited to be back designing doll clothes sewing PDF patterns for my etsy shop. I’ve been taking my applique critters quilt and felt animal patterns,  and creating some fun animal dresses. So naturally, they need animal ears to go with them. Here’s an […]

My Little Sunshine Blog Hop, Fabric Giveaway, and a Flutter Sleeve Bib Tutorial

My Little Sunshine Blog Hop, Fabric Giveaway, and a Flutter Sleeve Bib Tutorial

I’m so thrilled to be the next stop on the My Little Sunshine Blog Hop! Cherry Guidry has designed these adorable prints that are absolutely perfect for kids. The main print is a super fun with baby carriages, baby clothes, and bright suns. Her collection […]

Pattern Review: Ottobre 3/2009 #5 Dress for Baby

Pattern Review: Ottobre 3/2009 #5 Dress for Baby

I haven’t sewn for babies in a while. When the opportunity presented itself, I realized how much I love it (and miss it). I spent way longer than I needed to browsing my Ottobre magazines. It was fun to see all the patterns that I […]

Back to School Doll Design Challenge Winners

Back to School Doll Design Challenge Winners

I’m posting this a bit later than anticipated. I found myself without a camera and still needed to take pictures of the lovely fabric prizes, before shipping them out to the winners. The winners were announced on facebook immediately following the completion of the doll […]

Scalloped Skirt Adaptation

Scalloped Skirt Adaptation

Guest Post by Vicki Good Sharing ideas is what the sewing community is all about. I am thrilled that Vicki, my friend and talented doll clothier, accepted my invitation to share with my readers how she created her adaptation of the Scallop Skirt pattern from […]



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