Have you always wanted a Waldorf doll but been scared by the fancy materials and intimidating head construction? Well, my Sophie doll, despite being made of plastic, prefers to play with Waldorf-style toys. I whipped up this one for her from scraps I had around the house. You know, accessories are half the fun of doll play! No matter how pretty her dress is, a doll can always look better holding something cute like a doll of her own.
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Make your dolls a Fairy Cottage!
This design is perfect for 18” or smaller dolls. It is meant to be a playhouse for them, similar to the kids’ playhouses that are made to fit over a card table, but I imagine you could easily scale it up to any size you want.
At least 2 – 18” dolls can fit comfortably inside, yet it collapses to a small pile of poles and fabric which is easy to store. After I made the first one, my mind started racing with all the other possibilities: a little log cabin, a medieval-style tent for knights at a jousting tournament, a haunted house, a beach tent, covering the poles with strings of silk flowers to make a flower-selling or farmer’s market stall, making curtains to make it a stage, using bark-print fabric like a hollow log for stuffed animals to live in…
Dress your doll for her new fairy house! Fairy patterns have been available for slim 16”-18” dolls as well as Hearts for Hearts for a while, and now by request, the girl fairy patterns and accessories have been re-sized to fit the AG dolls! You can get the pattern here: https://www.etsy.com/listing/154844587/fairy-sewing-pattern-for-american-girl
If you already have the fairy set for one size doll and just need the pattern pieces for another, you can get them from me via email for $4.99. (jenwrenne at hotmail dot com)