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1920s Fashion For Dolls - A aleksandrajones Style Guide

We’ve put together the ultimate style to help you make a historically accurate 1920s look for your doll such as Claudie Wells™ the newest historical character from American Girl®! 

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July 27, 2022

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How To Make A 1774 Copybook For Dolls

Are you ready for the second tutorial showing you how to make school supplies for historical dolls such as Felicity Merriman? A girl in the 18th century would not have had notebooks of lined paper to do all her writing on. She was provided with a copybook, which was a small bound book of paper. For our copybook, we are going to use some pretty paper Felicity would like, then we get to write in it ourselves!

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June 23, 2022

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Love From Lola Amelia Bobbie Pattern Mash-Up

Did you know that many patterns can be used interchangeably? In this patten hack, Laura the designer of Love from Lola, shows us how to combine the Bobbie top with the skirt portion from the Amelia pattern to create a darling wrap-front dress for an 18-inch American Girl doll! Follow along to see how it's done!

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18" Doll Swimsuit Cover-up Free Tutorial

Make this cute swimsuit cover-up to help beat the summer heat!

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June 14, 2022

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1940s Fashions For Dolls - A aleksandrajones Style Guide

We’ve put together the ultimate guide to help you make a historically accurate 1940s look for your doll, such as Molly McIntire®! 

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May 17, 2022

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Late Victorian Era Fashions - A aleksandrajones Style Guide

VICTORIAN ERA FASHION PART TWO (1870s-1890s)

We’ve put together another ultimate guide to help you make a historically accurate late Victorian period look for your dolls!  Let’s continue our journey through this historical period.

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May 10, 2022

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Early Era Victorian Fashion For Dolls - A aleksandrajones Style Guide

We’ve put together the ultimate guide to help you make a historically accurate early Victorian period look for your 18-inch and other size dolls!  This style guide will cover from the 1830s through the 1860s as styles stayed somewhat similar during this time period. 

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