Tuesday, July 14, 2015

Samantha's Birthday Pinafore (and dress)!

It took me longer to get Samantha's pinafore done because I got distracted, making rompers for a certain little living boy doll. ;-) Hard to believe, but I had never sewn clothes for any of my boys before! I just thought you couldn't sew boy clothes, but I forgot about the classic and adorable rompers, etc that very little boys can wear. Especially here in the south. ;-)
I now have plans to make a Thanksgiving and a Christmas outfit for Tyndale, as well....
Anyway, I did finally finish Samantha's pinafore today and her birthday outfit is complete!
 It is even more lacy and Victorian than the original, I think. ;-)

I may be listing this outfit soon in my Etsy shop, if anyone is interested.

Tuesday, March 3, 2015

Samantha's Birthday Dress, part 1

Well, hello!
It's only been a couple years since my last post. ha That's because we moved to another state, baby Tyndale arrived in September 2013, I've been homeschooling 2 boys now- little things like that. ;-)

But I've finally been able to carve out some time for sewing and just finished making Samantha's Birthday dress. The pinafore is all cut out and will hopefully make an appearance here soon. ;-)

Wednesday, December 12, 2012

Robin's Egg Blue Regency Gown

I just finished this beautiful Regency/Jane Austen style gown. It turned out really pretty!
 This dress would be beautiful on the new 1812 doll, Caroline, from American Girl !
 The historically accurate gown is made extra special with white, venetian lace gracing the square neckline and puffed sleeves.
                                                    The waist is tied with a white, satin sash.

                               The dress with sash is $18, and does not include the shoes.
                               You can also find it on my Etsy shop:

Friday, October 19, 2012

New Regency Doll from American Girl!

American Girl's newest doll is "Caroline", from the year 1812. I am so excited, as are many other Jane Austen fans, because this is the Regency Era, in which JA's novels were written. :-)
                                             (Photo of Caroline from the internet, this is not my doll or dress.)

I am now inspired to make some more beautiful doll dresses inspired by Carolines' Regency/War of 1812 fashions, just in time for Christmas! :-) Look for them coming soon on this blog and my Etsy shop!

Currently I have one Regency dress listed for the discounted price of $16.50:
Winter Regency/ Jane Austen Early 1800s Style Dress for American Girl dolls Caroline 1812, Felicity, Josafina, Kirsten, etc.

Also still available and ready for Christmas gifts, are the Lavender and Lace Edwardian dress (now $22.95) and the Pink Edwardian Party Dress (now $18.95).

Edwardian/ Titanic Era, early 1900s Lavender and Lace Party Dress made for American Girl dolls Rebecca, Samantha, etc.

Victorian/ Edwardian early 1900s style Pink Party Dress made for American Girl Dolls Rebecca, Samantha, etc.

Monday, July 2, 2012


How would you like a historical doll dress giveaway? The prize would be the yellow "romantic" era dress. :-) The lovely Melody from "Regency Delight" will be hosting the giveaway, if there is enough interest. So, hop on over and let her know what you think!

Thursday, April 12, 2012

A Colonial Gown for Felicity or Elizabeth!

This lovely Colonial (late 1700s) style gown would look divine on a Felicity or Elizabeth doll! It is made from period appropriate "wallpaper stripe" floral cotton fabric.       

 The neckline and sleeves are trimmed with scrumptious snowy lace. The fitted bodice comes to an exquisite princess point in the front, for a very regal effect.

A creamy satin hair ribbon is included, for the perfect finishing touch.

This is a two piece outfit, consisting of a sleeveless dress, with the fitted bodice worn over it.
Both pieces close with velcro in back, for ease of dressing.
Dress and hair ribbon- $22, plus $3.50 shipping and handling.
Please contact me to discuss payment options either by leaving a comment, or emailing me at thewelldresseddoll@hotmail.com.

*Doll not included.

Sunday, March 4, 2012

Samantha's Lacy Pinafore

 I recently made Samantha's Pinafore as a gift for a blogging friend.  I used the Samantha patterns from Pleasant Company/American Girl, which were given to me by this same sweet friend. ;-)
 It is modeled by my Samantha doll, but I haven't made the birthday dress it is meant to be worn with, so the dress pictured is the Pink Edwardian Party Dress, for sale in another post, and in my Etsy shop.
If you would like to special order Samantha's Pinafore, please email me at thewelldresseddoll@hotmail.com.
I can also make Samantha's Birthday Dress and the Lacy Pinafore as a set. :-)