What made you start sewing for the mini dolls?
A:Two years ago our son married and we became instant grandparents of a 9-year-old girl. They all flew from Arizona to Indiana to meet my husband and me and I wanted to give our granddaughter a gift that she could play with while here and that would be easy to take home on the plane. I discovered the mini American Girl dolls and ordered Kirsten for her. When Kirsten arrived I knew she had to have a variety of clothes so I set to work making a nightgown, play clothes, a dress, a backpack with school supplies, and a blanket and pillow. I was hooked.
Which Mini Dolls Do you have?
A:Since Kirsten was flying to Arizona, I needed to have another mini to use to make patterns so I bought Kit and Josefina. Last summer I found Molly at a yard sale. A few weeks ago I added Addy to my collection.
A:I enjoy making most anything, but my favorite is to come up with an idea, decide on accessories, and make that for the first time. Sometimes that can be a struggle. It took my 6 attempts to come up with a sundress I liked. Figuring out how to make a kilt and the matching tam was probably the most fun so far.
If anything what do you find challanging about sewing for the 6 inch dolls?
A: I love working on the mini AG size. I think it's a natural scale for me (similar to my dough ornament size and clothespin dolls). I find it extremely challenging, though, to sew clothes that fit these little dolls well and aren't bulky. Footwear is another challenge that I'm working on. I want to learn how to make dress shoes.
Mary for sharing with us a bit about her wonderful shop. I am so thrilled to see all these wonderful play clothes for the 6 inch dolls. I have my eyes on quite a few of these for my personal collection!
Mary of Dough Ditties Etsy Shop and I know you will find hours of fun with her well made clothes for the Mini American Girl Dolls. The portability and play ability of these dolls is now made even more special with outfits and accessories like the ones offered in Mary's Shop.
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