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How to Repair “Sticky” Eye and Retracted Lashes for American Girl Dolls

Repairing “sticky” eye and and retracted lashes is easy to do with items you most likely have around the house. Sticky eye is when the doll’s eye does not open and shut properly. In the left image above, the doll is sitting up and her eye on the left side is still closed while the…

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Spring Sweater Crochet Pattern for 18″ Dolls

Crochet a simple springtime sweater for your doll. *For the FREE version, continue to scroll down this post* **You can purchase the ad-free, printer friendly version by clicking here:https://www.etsy.com/listing/1207306626/pdf-crochet-pattern-spring-sweater-for** Materials #3 DK Yarn 3.00 mm hook Row counter Stitch markers   Yarn needle Sew on snap closures Sewing thread (to match yarn) & needle Scissors Yarn…

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Farmer Hat Crochet Pattern for American Girl and 18″ Dolls

Spring is finally here and planting season is among us! Keep your doll’s skin protected from sunburn and looking cute with this crocheted farmer hat. The ridges in the hat give a straw-like appearance and are worked at the end of the hat. Be sure to work through the back loops only as instructed to…

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How to Re-curl American Girl Doll Hair

Curly haired dolls are especially cute; however, the curls do tend to frizz easily. After about a year and a half now of styling my Courtney doll’s hair on occasion, her hair is looking frumpy. Re-curling the hair takes a little time, about an hour to two hours depending on how precise you want to…

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Fiesta Shawl Crochet Pattern for 18″ Dolls

Crochet a sweet, simple shawl for your doll. *For the FREE version of this pattern, continue to scroll down this post.* **You can purchase the ad-free, printer friendly version by clicking here: https://www.etsy.com/listing/1200274171/pdf-crochet-pattern-fiesta-shawl-for** Materials #4 Worsted Yarn  E (3.5 mm) hook Larger hook such as I (5.25 mm) for attaching fringe Row counter   Yarn needle…

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Rag Doll Crochet Pattern for 18″ Dolls

Inspired by Kirsten’s beloved doll, Sari, crochet your own miniature pioneer rag doll for your doll to love. *For the FREE version of this pattern, continue to scroll down this post.* **You can purchase the ad-free, printer friendly version by clicking here: https://www.etsy.com/listing/1183165378/pdf-crochet-pattern-rag-doll-for-18** Materials #4 Worsted Yarn Lace Weight Yarn (for shawl & apron) E…

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How to Remove Shine Marks and Scuffs from American Girl Dolls

Shine marks are inevitable. They occur when the doll takes a hard fall and leaves behind a little mark that shines in the light. You may also have purchased a doll online secondhand that has shine marks and scuffs that were not noticeable in the listing photos. What you will need: Micro-Mesh Sanding pads (1500,…

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Baby Bow Crochet Pattern

Free crochet pattern for American Girl Caring for Baby and 8″ baby dolls I adore this little doll. I 3-d printed her a crib. It is a little small for her to lay in but it is as big as I could make it and she looks quite cute sitting in it. These adorable little…

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Sweater Crochet Pattern

Crochet a simple, basic sweater to add to your doll’s wardrobe. *For the free version of this pattern, continue to scroll down this post.* **You can purchase the ad-free, printer friendly version by clicking here: https://www.etsy.com/listing/1167803290/pdf-crochet-pattern-sweater-for-18-dolls** Materials #3 DK Yarn E (3.5) mm hook Row counter Stitch markers   Yarn needle Sew on snap closures Sewing…

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Winter Scarf Crochet Pattern

Create a cute and easy scarf to keep your doll cozy for winter. This is a simple beginner level pattern that can be worked up quickly. Materials Worsted Yarn: Knit Picks Brava 1 skein in Wine H (5 mm) Hook Gauge 16 sc over 24 rows working through the back loop only=4″ square Instructions ch…

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