You know I love sewing doll clothes!
So with the new 1960s American Girl doll, Melody Ellison, what can she wear? What patterns are there to sew for her?
I am on it!
I have been told that both Lee and Pearl and Cupcake Cutie Pie will be releasing patterns for Melody!
Lee and Pearl's will be on etsy and Cupcake Cutie Pie's will be from Simplicity.
The ever-amazing Keeper's Dolly Duds has come out with Simplicity pattern 8314, featuring 1960s styles!
At Pixie Faire:
Eden Ava Couture Make it Stop! Beach Outfit
Crabapples Sassy Sixties
Eden Ava Couture Ava Dress
Flossie Potter 60s and 70s Doll Accessories
Forever Eighteen Inches Campaign Jacket
Forever 18 Inches Sixties Scarf Top and Stirrup Pants
Forever 18 Inches Swing Time Halter Dress
Forever 18 Inches Good Vibrations Sixties Dress
Forever Eighteen Inches Timeless Schoolgirl Skirt
Genniewren A-Line Color Blocked Dress
Liberty Jane Abbey Road A-Line Dres
Liberty Jane Stratford Swing Coat
Love U Bunches Polka Dot Party Dress
Originals by Gaby 60s Martian and Rainbow Girl Costume
Pink Ladybug Scalloped A-Line Dress
QT Pie 1950s Fancy Dress
Sofie Clarese Mod Block Dress
Sofie Clarese Retro Kilt Skirt
Sofie Clarese Spring Date Dress
Thimbles and Acorns 1960s 1, 2, 3 Wrap Dress
Appletotes and Co Preppy Loafers
Matilda's Closet Basic Side Zip Boots
Miche Designs Daria Slip-Ons
Miche Designs Fringe Loafers
Miche Designs Mary Janes
Miche Designs Over the Knee Boots
Miche Designs Pointed Toe Flat
Miche Designs Walking on Sunshine
QTPie Sling Back Shoes
Sophie Clareese Ankle Strap Shoes
Sofie Clareese T-Strap Shoes
Keepers Dolly Duds Town and Country
WrenFeathers 1960s Dresses
WrenFeathers Sunday Visit Dress
WrenFeathers Nursery School Dress
WrenFeathers Melody's Peplum Dress
WrenFeathers 1960s Alpine Dres
Wren Feathers also has a series of FREE patterns on her website!
WrenFeathers 1960s Jumper pattern
WrenFeathers 1960s Smock Dress
WrenFeathers 1960s Christmas Dress pattern
WrenFeathers 1960s Pajamas
WrenFeathers 1960s Rick Rack Dress
WrenFeathers A-Line Dress
WrenFeathers Melody's Christmas dress
WrenFeather's Melody's Gym Suit
WrenFeather's Melody's Meet Dress (1960s Side Pleat Dress)
WrenFeather's Coat for Melody
Elsewhere on the web:
All Dolled Up 1960s Retro Styled Swimsuit
All Dolled Up Lyric Dress
All Dolled UP 1960s Style Romper
All Dolled Up Ruffles
All Dolled Up Summer of 64
Further fashion inspiration can be provided by the 1960s wardrobe of Betsy McCall, which can be seen at the Bleu Door. Many little girls looked forward to these paper dolls each week, and the clothes were designed by real fashion designers!
This page, for example, from June 1961, shows gardening clothes that I am sure Melody would love!
Hopefully we will continue to see more patterns for Miss Melody!
This swimsuit is made from Simplicity 8190, one of the official American Girl patterns from Simplicity.
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