Homemade 18 Inch Doll Clothes are Special

Published: 02nd February 2010
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Do you or your child have a collection of 18-inch dolls? On the other hand, maybe you don't have a collection, but you have one or two dolls. Regardless of how many dolls you have homemade 18 inch doll clothes are much more treasured than clothes from a factory assembly line.

You will find much more care and attention to detail with homemade 18 inch doll clothes. In addition, your doll will not be wearing something that everyone else's doll could have as well due to the uniqueness of a specially made clothing item.

Where Do You Find the Handmade Clothes?

You can find homemade 18 inch doll clothes at many specialty shops or craft stores. You'd be surprised at the number of people (mostly women) that focus on making this very popular doll clothing.

The quality of handmade doll clothing is quite evident as well due to the care and precision that the sewers take.

18 inch doll clothes have become very popular due to the incredible popularity of dolls such as American Girl. This doll line came into being in the mid 1980's when the founder of the company was looking for a doll for her nieces who were in the eight to twelve year old range.

The American Girl doll series has expanded across the United States in remarkable fashion. You can find boutiques, bistros and movies all centered on the American Girl theme.

Due to this popularity, talented sewers began making homemade 18 inch doll clothes that fit the American Girl and other similar dolls.

In Canada, a similar doll hit the market it is called Maplelea Girls. Again, this doll is perfect for the handmade doll clothes as well.

Quality handmade 18 inch doll clothes are pre washed to avoid shrinkage; and stitches are done with a lock stitch not a serger. In addition, a smoke free and pet free environment is the best environment in which these clothes are made.

When you are looking for quality handmade 18 inch doll clothes, do not overlook the wonderful work done by quality craft shops around the world.

Purple Hill Togs makes handmade doll clothes for sale on ebay and in the Little Falls Artisans Crafters Market. Our doll clothes are made in a pet free and smoke free environment. Clothing is prewashed to avoid shrinkage. http://www.purplehilltogs.com

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