Yesterday was one of my niece's birthday and I thought I'd make her a dress for her American Girl doll. I didn't have a pattern, a doll or any measurements so the dress turned out more for like a Barbie doll :-) After my first attempt, I decided to look for some ideas online.
So today, I made her this set of skirt and top. Not my favorite fabric to work with (chiffon/silk), but it turned out really cute. I think she will like it! I'm thinking about making a tutu for her doll as well.
I also cut out the pattern for 5 dolls that I have pending for the Haiti dolly drive. I'm hoping to be able to finish those by this weekend. I really want to focus on my dolly drive. I might send my next batch to Ethiopia in September. I'm waiting on someone to get back to me. If not, I might take them to an Orphanage back home (Dominican Republic or Colombia). I also met this wonderful lady that just got back from a Mission trip in Liberia and she is going back next summer on another mission. I told her I wanted to send dolls with her so she is thrilled about the idea. She adopted two kids from there four years ago and they went back this summer to visit the kids family and friends. I love hearing stories like that!!!