Lately, I've become interested in historical dresses. Since I don't have the experience or confidence to sew adult size dresses, I decided to try and make some doll dresses. I've been wanting an American Girl doll for a long time, but I just can't justify paying over a hundred dollars for one. So, after doing a little research, I decided to go to Target and look for a similar one called Our Generation. I know alot of people have bought these dolls for a much cheaper price instead of the AG dolls. They are very similar in size and body type and, to be honest, I think the Target dolls have a much prettier face on them. The one below I bought at Target for $21.99. Very affordable. The hair is not the same as the AG dolls, but I plan to leave it up the way it came in the box so that won't be a problem. I found the dress pattern for Kirsten's school dress at this link. It's kind of a hidden link because I couldn't find it by doing a search in Google. I just happened to find it the other day by chance. Anyway, I thought I would try this dress first and it has its mistakes, but overall I think it came out pretty well.
I'm working on a Civil War era pattern that I found on Etsy. Hopefully, it will go well and if it does I'll post a picture of it in a few days.