I love passing on to my granddaughter things that I liked when I was a child, now that she is six I think she is big enough for an American Doll. I hope she enjoys her doll as much as I enjoyed mine. These dolls come with their own name, this one is Isabelle but I don’t care if she changes her name. It is HER doll, and she may think she needs the name of Carol or Shira or Lola.
My granddaughter will receive her doll this Christmas, along with a box of clothes for her. As you have probably already guessed, clothes made by grandmother. Making these clothes has been a wonderful walk down memory lane. My mom spent many a late night sewing not only doll clothes but also clothes for my four sisters and I. I have to wonder if she enjoyed making the clothes as much as I have enjoyed making these, sewing a bit of love into each stitch. I made the dress that Isabelle is wearing from the book “Doll clothes for every day play.” It matches a dress I made my granddaughter this fall.
Did you have a favorite doll? Do you make doll clothes now?