Summer Hat Crochet Pattern for American Girl and 18″ Dolls

This hat is inspired by Addy’s boater hat from her summer collection. It sits just atop the doll’s hair and you can add some elastic to the sides of the hat to wrap around the chin if desired. The hat is simple and quick to make using basic crochet stitches. *For the FREE version of…

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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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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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