September 23, 2011

Dolly Clothes is my new passion.

So I'm really into making clothes for 18" dolls (aka American Girl, Maplelea Dolls, etc). It seems to be all the rage and as my youngest daughter has 2 of these, it's a great outlet for me.

I especially like to upcycle old clothes, etc into new things.
1. It's sooo economical.
2. I find the challenge a good creative outlet.
3. I figure it has to be good for the environment in some way or another.

Here are a few pics of things that I have made.

Amanda is sporting her new jean jacket / skirt ensemble that I made from a ladies duster coat. She also has matching jeans. She is also wearing her lovely gold/cream striped shirt that was made from the sleeves of my daughters stained up tee.


In this photo Amanda is wearing her new apron and gym pants. My daughter couldn't find the matching gym top.



Amanda is now wearing her dressy swing coat that I believe started as a pair of cords.

This HM bathrobe is not upcycled from old materials, but my daughter totally loved it. She coudn't find the belt, lol.

That's it for todays post. I will be participating in the local craft fair here in my hometown with a booth of doll clothes, etc. and plan to have many more pics to come.