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Dolman Dress for Dolls-5

Dolman Ruffle Dress

Over the weekend I sewed up something girly and sweet.  Something I knew my daughter would love for her dolls. I am still sewing up different looks using the Banded Dolman Shirt pattern. (It’s available for free here.) I love sewing variations to patterns and I was busy at the sewing table over the weekend, figuring…

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Sew a Dolman Dress

I have a fun project to share today, the Dolman Dress.  Yes, it is a variation of the Banded Dolman Shirt.  Yes, I have the instructions for you, so you can make one too! I love variations and options.  Sometimes I plan the variations into the design of my patterns.  One of the looks that I…

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Sew a Sweet Fur Scarf

Quick.  Adorable.  Fun fashion accessory.  Wanna make one? I’ve had this doll size fur scarf on the brain ever since I tried one in my size at the store the other day.  Have you been caught up with all the faux fur out again this year?  Ooo, I’m smitten and I want to fur-ify everything!…

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14 Ways to Encourage Creativity

Lucy and I made stuff together this week and I marveled and sat back and watched and learned.  Kids love to make stuff.  You get them going with something they are interested in and they will run with it and it is amazing to watch.  They are driven by the pure fun and joy of the process….

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21 Halloween Doll Projects

21 Halloween Projects for Dolls

With Halloween the end of this week I thought you might enjoy these 21 Halloween projects for dolls!  There’s everything from easy crafts, quick costumes and simple sewing projects, all perfect for Halloween and all doll size! For fun let’s start with a few Halloween scenes that include many of the crafts.  It’s fun to…

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Doll Giveaway

Ashton-Drake Doll Giveaway!!- ENDED

Updated with a winner!  Congrats Katy (and daughter)!  Check your email inbox! Katy Phillips Comment: This is the exact doll my daughter is asking for Christmas. How amazing it would be to win it so I can actually get her something else to go with it! My daughter has already designed clothes for her new…

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Taking a look at 3 Baby Dolls Side by Side

Enter the Giveaway for a So Truly Mine baby doll from Ashton-Drake here.  Hurry, it closes at Midnight Friday Oct 23, 2015! Last week we took a close-up look at this lovely doll, the So Truly Mine baby doll from Ashton-Drake.  Today she has joined the other baby dolls in the house for a little side by…

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Matching Seashell Necklaces

Over the summer I made a seashell necklace for dolls over on Doll Diaries. The project was inspired by a necklace I had as a child and the jar of shells that my son gathered from the beach this summer. This little girl liked the necklace and wanted one of her own. We made one…

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20 Banded Dolman Shirts

Reader Photos (The Banded Dolman Shirt)

Today we are looking at what you have made and sewn from one pattern, the Banded Dolman Shirt.  It’s one pattern and 20 different shirts! (The free pattern download is here.) I am amazed by your response and generosity to share what you have made.  Your creative spark is contagious!  You have inspired me and I…

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Ashton-Drake So Truly Mine Baby Doll {Part 2- A Close-Up Look}

Update: Don’t miss the Giveaway for your own So Truly Mine baby doll from Ashton-Drake!!  You’ll find the Giveaway here. Ashton-Drake sent me the So Truly Mine baby doll to review.  I can’t wait to show you all the details and as always, all opinions are my own!  Here is Part 1 if you missed it.  Be…

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Doll Printable Postcards Cancun Mexico

Doll Postcards from Paradise {printable included!}

Calling all girls and dolls that love travel and adventure!  I have a set of doll postcards your doll can bring back from her next trip to Cancun Mexico! That’s the beauty of play and imagination, we can circle the earth in an afternoon!   I really went to Cancun last spring.  Pinch me, yep,…

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13 Fun Doll Projects for Summer

13 Fun Doll Projects

I created this list of fun doll projects for my sister and I want to share it with you! I have my sis in mind because she sparked the idea for this list.  I have you in mind because I think you would enjoy this fun list of projects too! A while back my sister…

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Fashionable Style with the New Sewing Pattern

I thought it would be fun to share the Banded Dolman Shirt pattern sewn up into a variety of fabrics. I love how different fabrics can give the same pattern a different look and feel!  If you haven’t tried it yet, the pattern is available for free here! I have one of those varieties today but I…

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