All Dolled Up Doll Clothes Patterns



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Avery’s Here!


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Today I’m posting the latest addition to my American Girl (and various other) doll models, as I was the very lucky winner of the AG gift certificate drawn by Erin of Avery Lane Sewing when her challenge ended – such a shock!  Since I had Truly Me #61 in mind for awhile, I decided to get her and name her Avery.Mod-VintageSunDress_DollDays_20190715_144109

She’s here today modeling a new dress from another of Erin’s pattern books, Doll Days.  This is the Modern-Vintage Sundress, View A, sewn in a very lightweight cotton Swiss dot with strawberries and flowers and accented with a white collar and waistband.

Doll Days includes patterns to make your doll a complete adorable wardrobe, so you’ll likely see more designs here.

AG Kids & Pets in the Neighborhood


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Another fun dress and fabric I used for the Doll Dress Boutique challenge is the Square Neck Dress, Ice Cream Social bonus design, with rick-rack at both the waist and double hems.  Just love this pattern and the fabric is just so fun for doll clothes (or kids!) with the kids, dog and cat.  The tiny speech bubble reads “Hello” and the Windham Fabrics is called “Neighborhood”.


I have only one more dress that I need to post from the challenge, but I’ve purchased Erin Hentzel’s other books, Doll Days and Sew in Style, as C&T Publishing had a half-price sale on her ebook versions of both, which they have quite often.  I’m sure I’ll be sewing a few items from them to post as well.

Plus, I have my new AG doll to feature here that I won. Ten other lucky ladies won fabric and trim kits to sew actual dresses as pictured in Erin’s book.  Looking forward to seeing those.

AG Dress-Up Affair


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A summer wedding in AZ calls for a dress that’s not only pretty, but comfortable, so Caitriona chose this sweet flowered print trimmed with white cotton lace @ the neck, sleeves and hem. This Doll Dress Boutique pattern is the Garden Party simplified version of Ruffles and Lace. You can see my original even-dressier version in this same fabric here which is View B, and my Tea Party, View A in this post.


Any one of these three dresses would certainly be ‘wedding’ appropriate, but in today’s version I kept it simpler with July temps in mind!  What makes Erin Hentzel’s patterns so versatile are all the options she offers to create a dress to suit any occasion in your taste using the same pattern pieces with varying trims, layers and other accents. Dress it up or dress it down – it’s up to you!

The challenge @ Doll Dress Boutique ended June 30th and I was the unbelievably lucky winner of the gift certificate to choose an AG doll!  ;’)  Erin also drew 10 ladies’ names who won dress kits to sew the exact dresses featured in her book.  Once my new doll arrives, she’ll be posted here wearing a yet-to-be-determined new Doll Dress Boutique dress.  I still have 3 more from the challenge to post, so those will be posting soon.

American Girl Fun for July 4th


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Perhaps my favorite, quick and easy-to-sew pattern from Doll Dress Boutique is the one used in these unique summer fabrics.  It’s the Classic Sleeveless Dress Bonus Pattern, Tuxedo Twirl, which features a ruffle and bow tie on it’s bodice in Erin’s pattern book for that ‘tuxedo’ look.

With it being warm in most places in the USA for Independence Day, I kept these two quite simple with just ball fringe on the unicorn fabric and piping on the doughnut dress for a keep-cool, fun summer look.

A more tuxedo-looking dress sewn from this awesome pattern can be seen here and another simple version in this post.  With the plethora of prints available and variation in trims, you can make these dresses as fancy or as simple as you want to fulfill your favorite girl’s wishes!


American Girl Flower Power


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When I spotted this fabric on the bolt, I thought it would be perfect for this Doll Dress Boutique Absolutely A-Line Dress.


To me, the flowers just ‘bloom’ from the tucks in the bodice on this sweet A-Line.  Another of my FAVs of the 18 dresses I’ve sewn from this pattern book is posted here.  Such great patterns and so many options depending on your choice of fabrics and trims make Erin’s book a joy to own & sew from!


City Girl Dress


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Erin’s Doll Dress Boutique is such a treasure trove of mix & match pattern pieces,  great trims and embellishment ideas that I have never-ending ideas for dresses ever since I got her book!

My latest dress, City Girl from her Classic Sleeveless Dresses, is such a sweet dress with its diagonal double-ruffled bodice and matching skirt border.  I’m envisioning it in a lighter-weight dressier fabric for a special-occasion dress — seriously, my head is filled with so many more dresses I want to sew just based on this one book!


I already have two more dresses cut and half-sewn from a FUN fabric for my next challenge post, so stop back soon to see them!

Edit: Got so busy with the end of Doll Dress Boutique challenge ending that I forgot to ever post this, but now that it’s over, I’lll try to get all my sewn dresses posted soon.


Unicorn Love!


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I had this fabric for about 2 weeks before I cut into it and only then noticed the subtle difference in the unicorn’s faces.  So I had to make 2 dresses from it for our Doll Dress Boutique Challenge.  Do you see it?  Love it and with such pretty colors, I had to have it just for doll dresses!


I’m actually hoping we have another challenge, as I’m having so much fun with Erin’s patterns and all the interaction on our closed group postings on Facebook with all the lovely ladies and their gorgeous interpretations of Erin’s doll patterns!

I ‘Heart’ U . . .


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. . . is what my alphabet fabric says diagonally in bright fun colors throughout, so I made another Tuxedo Twirl design from Doll Dress Boutique‘s Classic Sleeveless Dresses.


Instead of adding a ruffle and bow tie on my bodice, I simply added 3 red heart buttons for accent, with the bottom button sewn on top of the red heart in the fabric and lime rick-rack @ waist and hem.  Every girl needs a simple sleeveless cotton dress in a fun print for summer!

Tea Party Dress, View A


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My latest sew for our Doll Dress Boutique challenge sponsored by author Erin Hentzel which runs through June 30th is:


Tea Party Dress from Chapter Six:  Party Dresses.  It was a bit more challenging due to the unique ribbon lacing on the skirt, but so worth it.  Erin’s clear/precise directions make sewing all her patterns so fun!  Really enjoying trying out her awesome ideas in this book of sweet doll dresses.

Thanks for stopping by . . . more dresses will follow! 😉


Summer Frolic Dress


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I’ve just sewn Summer Frolic, another sweet, princess–seamed dress from Doll Dress Boutique in a brightly-colored flower print that to me just shouts SUMMER, especially appropriate now that it’s definitely here in my neck of the desert! ;’)


This was a fun dress to create, though a tad more challenging due to it’s princess seams, which I always think add such a sweet feminine touch, plus the rick-rack along those princess lines @ both front & back!  I feel it was well worth the extra effort and will definitely be making more princess-seamed dresses.

Anyone still wanting to join in Erin‘s challenge, it runs for exactly 3 more weeks, ending on June 30th, with the Grand Prize of an American Girl Doll, as well as other prizes that include doll dress sewing kits featuring fabric & trims to sew dresses from Doll Dress Boutique.  All prizes will be awarded through a drawing, like a raffle, @ random – no judging, so anyone who sews even one dress could win!