It’s Doll Dress Week!

Holly’s having a party and you’re invited! She has 13 designers playing with doll dresses! That’s right, we’ve all been playing dolls LOL!

We each created a quilt block using Holly’s new line of fabric called “Doll Dresses”! We began with Renee Plain’s little dress pattern and you can too. You’ll find it here . Just take her basic pattern, look for Holly’s fabric in the stores very soon and have some fun! There’s no end to what you can do. And wait until you see the finished quilt! It’s so cute! Follow Holly’s blog to see the blocks and then the quilt! Here’s my little doll dress…



I love embellishments so I made an apron with pockets. Then I added a scissor button in the pocket. This little doll is obviously a quilter. Add some lace, gingham ribbon and some tiny buttons and the dress is ready to go!


And speaking of dresses, look at these vintage “Dolly Dingle” paper dolls I found from the 1920’s. Don’t you love them?

Everything old is new again, and my grand-daughters LOVE this game. You can find one here for the little girl in your life.

Be sure and join the fun! It’s doll dress week!

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  • Scottish Nanna - Where did you find those Dolly Dingles I love Them.
    Hugs Mary.ReplyCancel

  • julia - Anne – your doll dress design is delightful, I’m totally in love with all the little accessories – especially the scissors ;o)!
    Hugs, JuliaReplyCancel

  • Jackie - I just love your version of the doll dress. Soooooo cute!ReplyCancel

  • Material Girl - I just love your doll dress block. The accessories are too cute! Even though I have loved all of the blocks, this one may be my favorite! DebbieReplyCancel

  • Anonymous - Anne,
    Your outfit is so cute. Love the scissors in the pocket. The 20’s paper dolls are great. Thanks for sharing.

  • Stephanie - I have Renee’s pattern and have not used it yet. Boy am I getting inspired from all these darling dresses popping up. I have to say yours is absolutely THE cutest. Great paper dolls. Boy does that bring back memories.ReplyCancel

  • Karen - Love love love that little dress – I’m a little detail gal so those scissors caught my eye right away. Great job. I remember paper dolls growing up and how fun it was to even just cut them out – thanks for a memory.

    Hugs – KarenReplyCancel

  • brigita - :applauds you fervently
    nicely done anne.
    i love the gathering on the apron – and all of the layers… and the colors you chose… and the whole thing!!! so stinkin’ cute.ReplyCancel

  • PamKittyMorning - Super cute Anne!!!ReplyCancel

  • Carrie P. - I have been reading Holly’s blog about the dresses. They are all so cute. Love the little pocket with the scissor button. The paper dolls are adorable.ReplyCancel

  • Chris - Those are so cool (the vintage paper dolls). I remember playing with them when I was a kid. They never seem to go out of style!ReplyCancel

  • barbara - Too cute Anne. Do you ever do anything that isn’t top of the heap?ReplyCancel

  • Thimbleanna - So very cute Anne! I love the little accessories in the pocket!ReplyCancel

  • happy zombie - The dolly dress is so adorable! And I love how she’s obviously a quilter!ReplyCancel

  • Cris - These dolls remember me my childhood :_)ReplyCancel

  • ana maria - Ohhhhhhhhhhh! I remember that wonderful infacia and play small with these dolls. Thanks for bringing memories!ReplyCancel

  • Cindie - I love your dress… I am happy that she is a quilter. Your blog is fun and so many great ideas!ReplyCancel

  • Library Gal Quilts - Anne, I just love your little dress! I too have those Dolly Dingle paperdolls from my grandmother. Love them! If you get a chance take a look at my How to Dress a Doll post! hugs to you, PamReplyCancel

  • Rachael Rabbit - So utterly cute!!!ReplyCancel