Welcome to Day 9 of our 12 Days Of Christmas celebration!
Today we are giving away … An a brand new 18" American Girl Logan doll, this fabulous Galactic Pilot outfit, and 9 pdf sewing patterns designed for 18-inch boy dolls to one lucky winner! This giveaway includes a stunning hand-crafted Galactic Pilot outfit made by Linda of Koski Kreations as the prototype for Galactic Pilot Sewing Pattern! The outfit includes the orange flight suit, black boots, white flak vest, chest pack with air tube, belt, harness, tiny tools and ammunition, and the fantastic pilot helmet - this is truly a one of a kind collectible outfit - it's seriously amazing! The American Girl 18 inch Logan doll will come new in the box dressed in his original outfit.
Giveaway Update: Congratulations to Autumn! You've won the 18" boy collection and have been contacted through email.
More pictures of the Galactic Pilot Outfit:
American Girl® Logan Everett™ doll - Description from the AG website: Meet Logan, Tenney’s bandmate and drummer! The 18" Logan boy doll has gray eyes that open and close, and short brown hair. Logan’s unique hand positioning helps him hold instruments! He arrives in a plaid button-down shirt, a T-shirt, jeans, underwear, and shoes.
Along with these items, the giveaway includes the following PDF sewing patterns:
Take your dolls on a space adventure with this little Galactic Pilot suit. The doll clothes sewing pattern features a one-piece flight suit with nine pockets, a flak vest, a chest box, a harness, a belt, a leg band with ammunition, and a helmet. Step by step full color instructions guide you through each step of the sewing and crafting process!
Qtπ Painter Pants: Your 18 inch boy doll will be ready for woodworking, gardening, painting or just looking cool in this funky pant design! They feature relaxed leg, front seams or plain front, working front and back pockets, Front utility hoop, side utility loop, small utility pocket, two choices for back pockets and an elastic waist.
Your 18 inch boy doll will look fabulous in this rough and tumble hoodie featuring easy to sew raglan sleeves, a kangaroo pocket, ribbed waistband and cuffs, and a zipper front. This PDF sewing pattern includes easy to follow instructions that will take the fear out of sewing zippers.
Your 18 inch boy doll will be ready for the football season in this cute uniform which includes patterns and photo illustrated instructions to make a relaxed fit jersey, shoulder pads, and football pants. Make the uniform in your school, team, country, or favorite colors. Add a number, team name, and/or motif to the jersey. Add ribbon trim on the shirt sleeves and along the sides of the pants. Have fun and be creative!
The Liberty Jane® classic Baseball T-shirt now has a looser fit, making it perfect for an 18 inch boy doll such as AG Logan Everett™! The raglan style sleeve is perfect for a beginner because it is a straight seam, not curved or sewn in a circle. Neck binding is an easy technique used to finish the neckline. Learn this technique by following the full color step by step photos and instructions.
Boy, Oh Boy! Here is the cape and mask, short brief and long boxer underwear every super kid has been waiting for. Put a guy in a brief and suddenly he’s flying off the couch like a superhero. Make his dreams come true with this easy to sew pattern. Three sewing options make it easy for every skill level and will make you a star in his book.
Let your adventures of Captain Underwear begin!!
Your doll will be ready for school, work or play in these iconic Australian style Chelsea Ankle Boots. Use matching coloured vinyl, elastic and grosgrain ribbon to create these boots or use contrasting colours for a more fashionable look. The Chelsea Ankle Boots are a versatile addition to your doll’s wardrobe and will compliment any style choice, be it with dresses or pants.
These adorable pajamas were designed specifically for boys with a lower in-seam in the leg and buttons closing to the right. Being totally reversible, this relatively easy PDF pattern offers four alternative PJ’s for all seasons. Mix and match fabrics, jackets and pants – the possibilities and color combinations are infinite. This pattern is designed to fit 18” soft-bodied dolls.
With the Pioneer Boy PDF pattern, you can make a shirt, trousers and cap for your 18" boy doll. The boy's work shirt has a one-piece collar with stand, button front placket, dropped shoulders, and full sleeves gathered to fitted cuffs. The boot-cut trousers have a high waist, working front pockets, faux front fly, and top-stitching detail. The Y-back suspenders have faux-suede tabs that button onto the trousers. The bonus newsboy cap has a paneled crown topped with a fabric-covered button.
Looking for more sewing patterns for 18 inch boy dolls? Be sure to check out our entire collection of boy doll clothes patterns!
To enter today's giveaway, simply leave a comment in the box below finishing this sentence:
"My biggest sewing, knitting, or crochet challenge is [insert here] "
Comments must be left (on this blog post) by 12 midnight (Pacific), 1/2/2018.
One entry per person.
No purchase necessary, void where prohibited. Must be 18 or older to enter. While we wish we could run this contest everywhere, for legal reasons it is only open to eligible residents of the U.S. and Canada, not including Rhode Island. This contest is exclusively endorsed by Liberty Jane Clothing and Pixie Faire.
The winner will be chosen randomly from the comments received and contacted through the email provided in the comment.
We will choose a winner and announce it tomorrow to let everyone know who won.
Okay, good luck, and if we’ve forgotten anything we will modify and/or update this post as needed.
Happy New Year,
Cinnamon & The Liberty Jane / Pixie Faire Team
My biggest challenge is keeping my sewing space organized so I can and want to work on my projects.
My biggest sewing challenge is working with tiny details on my sewing machine. I occasionally have problems with the tiny material pieces getting stuck in the feed dogs or bunching up. I am now making male and female doll clothes and love your patterns and tips!!
My current challenge is I had surgery on my dominant hand after Thanksgiving and I do not have the dexterity to sew right now.
I can sew well enough, tho Collars give me a way to go..sigh… Crocheting is a pleasure..relaxing! Then come knitting..love seeing someone knitting…and have tried, seems a hundred times! lol BUT…can’t seem to get it :/ Just can’t get the hang of the clickety-click knit & purl kind of process! giggle
My biggest sewing challenge is finding time. Over the years I have sewn pillows, doll clothes, a wedding dress, outerwear, underwear and every day clothing but time has been at a premium this past year.
My biggest challenge is finding time to turn into reality all of the ideas that are in my mind!
My biggest challenge is finding time to turn into reality all of the ideas that are in my mind!
My biggest sewing challenge is making the time to just sit and sew my projects.
My biggest sewing, knitting, or crochet challenge is Crocheting to the correct gauge—I tend to crochet loosely and sometimes have to make several trial swatches before I get the correct yarn.hook combination.
My biggest sewing challenge is keeping my fabric stash organized.
My biggest sewing, knitting, or crochet challenge is to love starting all 3, but finishing is so disappointing! It takes a while for my UFO projects!
My biggest sewing challenge is finding the time to do all the projects I want to do, controlling myself when it comes to buying supplies for my “stash” of future projects that I think I’m going to do, and being realistic with how long each project actually takes. Thank you for the great giveaways!
My biggest sewing, knitting or chochet challenge is learning to knit. I love sewing and that is my preference in making stylish clothes for dolls of all sizes, and especially love the 18" size of dolls.
My biggest sewing challenge is zippers.
My biggest sewing challenge is actually getting started with my project. I’ll research and plan for months and finally wind up rushing before my deadline. (usually Halloween!)
i don’t knit or crochet (because i don’t enjoy it) but my biggest challenge in sewing is with knits! i’ve done ok with life sized sewing of knits, but the smaller they get the harder knits are to sew!!
My biggest sewing challenge is down-sizing alterations for picky people. I’m starting to say “no” to alterations, except hemming.
My biggest sewing, knitting, or crochet challenge is that I spend way too much time on the computer looking at great stuff (like pixiefaire.com). My list of things to make is very long!
My biggest sewing problem is how my autism affects my ability to use a sewing machine. I’ve been doing everything by hand and I’m slow with that as well. Electric ones go so fast, it’s overwhelming and I can freak out. Last year, I got a “new” 1925 hand crank machine. Now I can sew a lot faster than by hand but slow enough that I can see every stitch!
My biggest sewing challenge lately seems to be just finding time to sew. Things have been so crazy I haven’t really been able to. When I do get to, it’s attaching collars. I never seem to be able to get them so they fit or lay the way I want them to.
“My biggest sewing, knitting, or crochet challenge is finding the time to work on all the projects I want to. "
My biggest sewing challenge is being torn between 3 things: customer quilts that need quilting, family stuff like making food, laundry, housekeeping, and lastly my own sewing projects!
My biggest sewing, knitting or crochet challenge is cutting out the pattern to scale to make it fit the doll properly.
Finding time to complete a project. Get all excited, buy the materials and and then don’t have time to finish. But at least I have time to start and look forward to working on it each time I squeeze in some time. Thanks for offering encouragement and ideas!
My biggest sewing, knitting, and crochet challenge is finding the time to make all of the projects I want to try. Such amazing patterns from all of the generous contributing designers.
My biggest challenge with all sewing projects it to finish one project before I start another.
just finding time to do everything I want!
My biggest sewing, crocheting & knitting challenge is staying focused on the current project long enough to finish it. That’s why I prefer to make outfits for dolls.
My biggest sewing challenge is finding the time to finish projects! I guess I will have the time when my kids are grown and I am a grandma!
I love sewing and crochet I am working very hard on knitting, I have yet to get the cable stich down, it has been a very ling process and hopfully I will get this.
… overcoming fear of new skills to learn.
My biggest sewing & other craft problems is getting started. Recently I had opened a box and it had clothes I started sewing for my daughters. They are now in their 40’s and my grandkids would be too big for it to be for them!
My biggest sewing, knitting, or crochet challenge is procrastination. I have lots of projects I want to do, but somehow avoid doing them. I think it’s because I have so many ideas that i find it hard to focus on which one to do first. Such a terrible problem. May it always be my worst one.
My biggest sewing, knitting and crocheting challenge is making shoes for my dolls and now teaching my grandson to sew cloths for his BAB bear. He is 8 yrs old.
My biggest sewing, knitting, or crochet challenge is finishing my UFOs.
When I having a sewing or knitting challenge, I seek help on google, youtube, or a support group. I like to rresearch and learn. Life is all about learning. Whether it is a new stitch or a new machine, it can be accomplished. Recently I bought a serger and I love it! Now I bought a knitting machine which I am currently learning.
My biggest sewing challenge is not to lose parts of the project, or the project itself, before I finish it.
My Biggest (sewing) challenge is has been trying to get my website functional so I can earn my living from my products. (Alterations from locals are not enough.) I retired 4 yrs ago and want to turn my love for sewing & 50 yrs of sewing knowledge into a sustaining contribution to the home. Thank you for this great contest and such a wonderful prize of Logan and access. Such a cutie !
“My biggest sewing, knitting, or crochet challenge is overthinking the project instead of just making a test sample with less expensive materials and then making the proper adjustments. "
My biggest sewing knitting and crochet challenge is, making time, and sticking to it, to do it.
My biggest sewing, knitting, or crochet challenge Is finding the TIME to do it.
My biggest challenge when it comes to crocheting (which I don’t do as often as sewing) is keeping my tension even and keeping my stitches the same as I work on my project
My biggest sewing challenge is procrastination but once I get going, I get going to the max.
Finishing things I start!
My biggest sewing challenge is getting things finished. I am the master of unfinished projects!!
My biggest sewing challenges are finding the time to SEW without interruptions and choosing the most fun patterns from the wonderful assortment that Pixiefaire offers.
My biggest sewing, knitting, or crochet challenge is time.
Finding a space to set up a sewing machine where a cat doesn’t try to help.
My biggest sewing challenge is handling the fabric. I have a broken shoulder and am in a sling most of the time so to wrestle with the fabric involved is the biggest challenge I have.
“My biggest sewing, knitting, or crochet challenge is finding enough time to make the things I want to and/or finish some of the projects I have started.
Having enough time!
My biggest sewing challenge is to make more things to sell. :)
My biggest sewing, knitting, or crochet challenge is pleats. I do not like them. I never have been able to get them done correctly.
My biggest sewing knitting or crocheting problem is deciding which project to work on since I have so many unfinished one and lots of new projects.
Translating into lefty speak
My biggest (and most fun) challenges are figuring out how to do what my creative brain envisions! ;)
My biggest sewing challenge is organizing & keeping track of all my stash of items I use to re-purpose.
My biggest sewing, knitting, or crochet challenge is working with stretch fabric I have a terrible time with it.
My biggest challenge is underestimating how much time a project takes.
Biggest sewing challenges is that I can buy fabric way faster than I can see it all and it is overrunning my work space. There is just not enough time!!!
My biggest sewing challenge is button holes! Sounds stupid but they are a nightmare- however my zippers have gotten fabulous.
My biggest sewing challenge is fitting
My biggest sewing, knitting and crochet challenge just might be my “Supurrvisor” calico Cat named Ginny. She loves ribbon, yarn, tissue patterns and curling up on my latest project. Love her dearly, enjoy her company, but wish I could teach her to sew!
My biggest challenge for all three is finding time to do it all. But lately it is finding a good pattern to knit using what I own. Love the doll for my star war boy!
My biggest sewing challenge is to find the time to do the projects I want to do.
My biggest sewing, knitting, or crochet challenge is inserting metal eyelets. They never come out right for me. There must be some trick to it that I don’t know.
My biggest sewing problem is not having enough space.
My biggest sewing, knitting, or crochet challenge is a crochet challenge and its keeping my stitches the same size.
My biggest sewing challenge is to decide what charity project to sew next. I love doing projects for children mostly.
My biggest sewing challenge is reading and following the directions for traditional sewing patterns—the terminology is often very confusing.
My biggest sewing,kniiting,crochet challenge is when I start something and does not go the way I like it I leave that aside and forget about that.
My biggest sewing challenge is making time and getting started.
My biggest sewing,knitting or crocheting challenge is which project to start first.
My biggest sewing challenge is using a sewing machine.
My biggest sewing, knitting, or crochet challenge is I get too many projects going and don’t have enough time to finish them all. I hope to do better this year.
My biggest knitting challenge has been trying to do the turn on socks!!! I’ve done a few sweaters, although they are rattled with mistakes that I can live with, I started the doll socks and got to the heels and for the life of me, cannot figure out what the pattern is telling me to do.
My biggest sewing, knitting or crochet challenge is working with stretch fabric. Something always goes wrong, it slips, sews uneven, is very difficult to tear out, fabric gets holes in it if dismantled. Give me cotton any day.
My biggest sewing, knitting, or crochet challenge is finding the time to do all the projects on my list!
My biggest sewing challenge is letting myself sew and not feel guilty that I am doing something for pure pleasure and not feel guilty the dishes aren’t done or the laundry isn’t put away. I really need to let go and sew!
My biggest sewing, knitting, or crochet challenge is repurposing clothes to make authentic cosplay costumes for my daughter :)
My biggest sewing, knitting, or crochet challenge is sewing with knits! My sewing machine loves to chew on knit fabric and once it has its teeth into it, there’s no getting it back. But I’ve recently learned some new tips so I’m practicing and getting better with sewing them. One day I will win the war with knit fabrics!
My biggest knitting challenge is casting on. Grandma taught me to knit as a child, but she always got me started.
My biggest challenge in sewing is finding the time and money to do all the projects I would like to do!
My biggest knitting challenge is finishing. I have 3 sets of socks that just need the loose ends sewn in.
My biggest challenge is making sure little hands do not get in the way of the sewing needle. I cannot work on any project without the help of my grandchildren ages 4, 8 and 11. They are my inspiration and joy.
My biggest challenge with sewing and knitring is making time to do it.
My biggest sewing, knitting, AND crochet challenge is that I love creating things with all three of these methods and need way more time in my life to accomplish this!! Beyond that, I am always dreaming new projects and accumulating supplies and tools with which to make them. I am running out of room! But my resolve lives!! And I never stop working at it!!
My biggest sewing challenge is finding more time to sew.
My biggest sewing, knitting or crocheting challenge is getting started. Once I get started I work away at the project, sometimes a little at a time, but almost always until it’s finished. Newton’s first law of motion at work, I guess.
My biggest challenge is having time and energy to sew, after work.
My biggest sewing,knitting, or crochet challenge is that I want to do everything and there is not enough time to complete projects in all these categories. I have to choose and I know that there is one that I will not be able to get too. That makes me sad as I want to work on All of the projects
My biggest sewing challenge is to stop being afraid to try something even though I don’t know how. I’m a slow self taught sewer and I love making doll clothes, but I’m afraid to learn something new I think.
My biggest sewing, knitting or crochet challenge is deciding which of the many projects I have started to work on in the time I have to work on it. I have many sewing, knitting and crochet projects in the works all of the time.
My biggest sewing challenges are sewing with knits and inserting zippers.
My biggest sewing challenge to find time sewing!!
My biggest knitting challenge is doing color work, doing knit in color patterns.
My biggest challenge is fitting issues. That is why I love to ssew for. Dolls..
My biggest sewing, knitting or crochet challenge is finding the time and money to do everything I want to do!
January 02, 2018
My biggest sewing challenge is not giving up when projects aren’t going the way I planned.