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Kidz n Cats Pajamas

I made some pajamas for my Kidz n Cats doll!  They are more cold weather pajamas, so they will mostly be put away until fall.IMG_2650

I used fabric from a regular pajama top.  For the doll top, I used the free Pixie Faire t-shirt pattern for Kidz dolls.  I lengthened the short sleeves included in the pattern.  I also added ribbing to the end.IMG_2649

I used another Pixie Faire pattern (the basic pants pattern) for the pj bottoms.  I altered the pattern to be leggings for an American Girl Doll, then I changed that alteration to fit my Kidz doll.IMG_2656 IMG_2660

Her stuffy is a Coca Cola polar bear 🙂IMG_2652 IMG_2668

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Kidz n Cats Sophie with a Waterfall Headband

I think it’s fun to find hairstyles for girls, and translate them to doll hair.  This time I did a waterfall headband, which you can see the tutorial for from Cute Girl Hairstyles here.  My Sophie doll is fun to do hairstyles on because she has long, thick, soft and shiny hair.  To do this on your doll, she will probably need to have a parting wig, which means the wig does not have a sewn in part.  For example, AG Mckenna and Kailey have parting wigs.  This hairdo may also work on a low side part.

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Kidz n Cats Sundress and Braid Bun Hair

I sewed up a sundress for my Kidz and Cats doll out of a shirt.  The original top already had the shirring, so all I had to do was cut a rectangle and sew a seam on one side to make a tube.  The original top also had strings, which I cut and sewed to the sundress to make a halter top style.  I made a similar dress for my American Girl Doll here.  You can read about the matching flower headband in the pictures below there as well.

For this bun, I put the headband on first.  Afterwards, I took a section on each side from near the ear and braided it.  I then had two braids on each side, and a large lock of hair in the middle.  middle section of hair I twisted up into bun, securing it as I went with bobby pins.  Once I had the bun in place, I wrapped the braids around and pinned them.

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Kidz n Cats Heart Skirt and Tank Top

The very first outfit I made for my Kidz n Cats doll I took pictures of but hadn’t gotten around to posting them yet.  The outfit includes a skirt and matching tank top.  Both are up-cycled.

I didn’t use a pattern for the skirt, but used the Liberty Jane Tank Top pattern designed for American Girl Dolls.  A few weeks ago, Liberty Jane released a free t-shirt pattern designed for Kidz dolls.  Just leave off the sleeves to make a tank top!  Liberty Jane also just published another clothing pattern for Kidz dolls, the Jeans bundle.

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American Girl Doll Buzz Lightyear Outfit

DSCN2322 My dolls appreciate anything Disney to wear!  This Buzz Lightyear t-shirt I upcycled from a boys Toy Story graphic t-shirt.  I used the this pattern from Simply Sweet and Sewn.

DSCN2323The matching green leggings are made with an altered version of this pattern from Sew Adollable.

DSCN2324The shoes are American Girl JLY purple flats.

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American Girl Doll Shoulder Bag

I made this little shoulder bag using this tutorial.  I found this tutorial, and had to try it because it seemed quick and simple.  Overall it was quick and simple, although the top stitching and strap attachment was a little tedious.

IMG_1908I used some scraps of cotton fabric in purple floral for the outside of the bag.  The lining and strap are a silver cotton with glitter and tiny dots.  My sewing machine has 100 different stitches, most of which I have never tried.  I decided to do some experimentation.  I sewed a tulip/flower stitch along the front of the bag, as well as on the strap.  It’s hard to see because of the thread color, but I like the overall effect.IMG_1911 IMG_1913

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Doll Photo Shoot: Playing Battleship

I found a mini Battleship game, and the doll’s just had to give it a try!IMG_1815 IMG_1817 IMG_1818 IMG_1820 IMG_1822 IMG_1826 IMG_1825 IMG_1828

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Boy Doll Striped Zip-Up Hoodie

I up-cycled this hoodie from a human boy hoodie, and made it almost identical to the big version!  I altered this pattern, using Sweatshirt F.  I used the back pattern pieces as the front.

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The back of the hoodie.  The hoodie has a point sort of shape to it, so when it is on the doll’s head it looks like an elf coat or something 🙂IMG_1834

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American Girl Doll Blue Skirt

This skirt I made with an altered version of this pattern of Skirt A.  I used a t-shirt for the fabric.  There is no elastic in the waistband, but that certainly would help it stay on a little better.IMG_1860

The skirt goes very well with the Disneyland T-shirt!

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A view of the skirt’s waistband…

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American Girl Doll Black Skirt and Stockings

My blog count has reached over 5,000 views!  Wow!

This black skirt I made from Simplicity 4297.  I believe it is Skirt A.  The fabric is stretchable in 4 directions.  I bought it as a remnant.  I made the skirt to try out the pattern a little bit more, and I made this skirt fully lined.  It has a waistband, although you can’t see it in the photos.  I may list skirts made from this pattern in my Etsy shop when I open.

The stockings are up-cycled from a human sock.  On the doll, the socks are knee highs and look very warm and thick.

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