Friday, November 21, 2014

Go Wild For These Wonderful Animal Print Outfits By Avanna Girl!





What will your dolls be wearing to their Holiday parties this season? May I recommend these wonderful and wild animal print outfits by Avanna Girl!  This pink and black poleward print dress is sewn using the Outback Libby Killara Dress and Tank Top pattern. Dress is offered at  $35 and can be viewed by clicking here.







I love a bubble skirt and this set is perfect for tween dolls everywhere! Sewn using  Liberty Jane patterns this three piece set is so much fun. The  Bolero Jacket would look fantastic paired with top and jeans even! This three piece set is offered at $35 and can be viewed by clicking here.
Black and White Jaguar Print Jumper dress also caught my eye! I understand that the girl sized version of this dress will be available soon as well! Doll sized dress offered at $18 click here for listing.

Keep Avanna Girl's Etsy shop in your favorite's list and be sure to order early for the holidays to avoid disappointment.
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Thursday, November 20, 2014

5 Weeks To Christmas Expand Your Skills To Include A Puffer Jacket From Stacy & Stella

So we have been sewing along and talking about sewing for the last few Thursdays and today I wanted to share with you a link to a great pattern offered from Stacy & Stella  pixeldust designs for a Puffer Jacket!
This pattern is listed as a Medium level and I have sewn patterns from pixel dust designs before and I know that with the step by step instructions you too can master this fantastic Puffer Jacket Pattern in time for the cold dolly winter!
This pattern is offered at $5.99 and can be viewed on the PixieFaire Site by clicking here.
I can not wait to see what you sew with this pattern so please email me a photo of  your completed projects at karenmowen@gmail.com
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Wednesday, November 19, 2014

Getting Excited For The Hunger Games New Movie? Check Out Di's Divine Creation's Knit Treasures!

The excitement about the next Hunger games movie is growing and what a wonderful way to include doll play in your preteen's doll's wardrobe!
Di's Divine Creation's Etsy Shop has created some very exciting knit fashions that are inspired by the Hunger Games Series and offered in her Etsy shop this holiday season for the "Katniss" in your life!
These three outfits are just some of the beautifully knit items offered in Di's Divine Creations Etsy shop which you can view by clicking here. 
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Tuesday, November 18, 2014

A Beautiful Holiday Dress Give Away From Cupcake Cutie Pie

Today I am happy to announce that Erin of Cupcake Cutie Pie Etsy Shop would like one of you amazing readers to win the dress shown above!

This stunning Pretty Pine Cone Dress will be sent to one of you lucky readers! To enter to win, simply visit Cupcake Cutie Pie's Etsy shop, pick a favorite outfit or item and email me what you like most about Cupcake Cutie Pie's Shop at karenmowen@gmail.com for your chance to be entered to win this dress! Please put CUPCAKE in the subject line and to speed things up include your mailing address.
You can visit Cupcake Cutie Pie's Shop by clicking here.
Contest is open now November 18 th 2014- November 23rd and is open to all my North American Readers.
Thank you Erin and Cupcake Cutie Pie for this give away!
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Monday, November 17, 2014

A Behind the Scenes Look at Dollicious Designs!



Today I am thrilled to share with you a behind the scenes look at Dollicious Design Etsy shop!
Dollicious Design offers fun and functional doll play items that look just like the real thing!

Tell us how you got started creating for dolls:
"I have always loved dolls and I started sewing for my own dolls when I was very young. When one of my nieces was little she was given an American Girl doll but there weren't many clothes for it so I started designing and sewing outfits for her doll. A friend suggested I set up a shop on Etsy and in 2010 I opened my store. I have been designing and selling 18" doll clothes and accessories ever since!"
What are your favorite things to make?

"The things I enjoy making the most are the custom items that have been requested from various customers over the years. These are usually specialty items that I don't typically offer in my shop and are fun to work on since they can be a nice break from the everyday things I usually make. Examples include faux food items such as cakes and large sets of coordinating drinks and cupcake sets for birthday party favors to doll-sized table cloths and bedding. I'm always looking for a challenge and I love taking custom orders!"

What has been your shops best seller?
"My best sellers this year by far have been my faux food items, specifically the milkshakes I make. They are made from artist grade materials and I offer many different "flavors" in my shop from Chocolate Mint to Banana Strawberry. I pride myself on the quality of my products and am proud that my designs have been so popular"


"I offer seasonal items when various Holidays are coming up and I have a large selection of both Christmas and Winter themed items right now. Most of my items are made as they are ordered but typically ship within 3-5 business days. With the Christmas rush coming up it is a good idea to get those orders in as soon as possible!"

Will you be offering any holiday sales?
" I will have a free shipping special for all domestic orders $10 and over starting November 27 and running through December 2. The code for my shop will be DOLLIDAYS2014"

Thank you so much Dollicious Designs! Be sure to visit her Etsy shop by clicking here.
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Sunday, November 16, 2014

Jessica T's Tip For A Great Website! manysmallfriends.com!


Jessica T has just sent me a link to the most fantastic website. This site is called manysmallfriends.com and it is a fantastic website and resource for free pattern tutorials and dolly photo wonders!
The free and beautiful designed patterns and tutorials is what made Jessica send this site our way! You have to check it out you will be in awe! I can not wait to try out this pattern!
Click here to visit www.manysmallfriends.com and check out their wonderful patterns and tutorials!
Thank you Jessica T for sharing this with our readers! You are so wonderful!
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Saturday, November 15, 2014

Reader Anne-Marie's Holiday Fun Find!


One of our wonderful readers sent in today's fantastic holiday find! Anne-Marie of Parksville BC sent in her photo of her doll and her fun holiday find!

"I was in my local Michaels store the other day and was thinking about Christmas projects...
I happened to spot some adorable plush Santa hats that were designed for pets...and I thought they looked like they might be a perfect fit for my Springfield girls. I removed an attached elastic chin strap and the hat looks terrific on the doll.!
Keep your eyes out for fun holiday items you can re use for your doll like Anne-Marie did!
Thank you for sending in your holiday fun find!
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