The question is simple, which look is best?
This week's contest is featuring a charming dress made by Dianne Saunders as one of the prototype pieces featured on the cover of the 50's N Gingham 18" doll clothes pattern. Which style do you like best? Be sure to vote to help us decide which look is best and be entered into the giveaway to win both of these dresses! (Note - dolls and props are not included in the giveaway)
More About the Outfit: This giveaway includes a charming 1950’s inspired dress made in brilliant blue gingham. The sleeveless bodice has beautiful ruffles that wrap from the front to the back. The full gathered skirt with a net underskirt is reminiscent of those worn in the fifties. The dress is pretty enough to wear to church or can be used for dress up as our favorite little girl from Kansas!
Make It Today: Like the look and want to make your own? Click the image below to get the pattern.
Vote Now & Enter To Win: You enter through the entry form that is embedded on this page and appears just below this paragraph, if you don't see it, be sure to visit the page from your desktop or an alternate browser such as Google Chrome. It may not appear on all mobile devices. The complete rules and entry details appear on the entry form. This is not a comment contest - in other words, leaving a comment on the bottom of this page is not an official entry method. The only required entry method is to vote in the poll to help us decide which look is best. One person will receive the outfit. You can enter once, or gain multiple entries by completing the other entry methods and increase your chances of winning. Please review all Terms and Conditions on the giveaway page before entering. 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. Not endorsed by or affiliated with American Girl®.a Rafflecopter giveaway
Get to know Dianne Saunders (in her own words): "I can remember my Mom setting at our kitchen table sewing in the evenings. I must have been 5 or 6 years old, hovering over her watching in awe as she would sew a dress for my sister or myself. I couldn't wait to grow up and start sewing. As soon as Mom knew I had an interest she started teaching me a little at a time. How to read a pattern, placing it correctly on the material. Mom would give me scraps for my dolls and I would hand sew my own creations, loving every moment. In the 60's the 7th and 8th graders had Home Economics. In order to graduate from 8th grade we had to sew our own graduation dress. I found myself helping my class mates from cutting out their patterns and giving hints on how to sew the dress together. Because of Mom and the love of sewing, I have been sewing my whole life. In 2014 my Niece asked me to sew her girls some 18'' doll cloths. Up for the challenge and giving me an excuse to sew doll cloths once again, I started immediately. I rediscovered my love for dolls and designing new patterns to fit them. I wore 1950's girls dresses as a child and twirling around feeling like a princess. So, that is where I stared my doll collection. So, create what you love, share what you know, and be inspired every day."
Visit the Dolly Wears pattern collection today!
Inquiring Minds Want To Know...
Q: What's your favorite food?
Dianne: I grew up in Phoenix, Arizona. I have great memories of My Mom and Dad taking us to his favorite Mexican food restaurant. I am always trying to recreate those memories with my Kids, sharing my best Mexican food with them.
Q: What's your favorite tv show or movie?
Dianne: I just love time period programs. Like Downton Abby, or the 2005 film Pride & Prejudice. I am fascinated with their way of life and adore the clothing that was warn at that time.
Q: Coffee or Tea??
Dianne: With all the variations that are out there today, why choose, love them both.
Q: Where's your favorite place to shop?
Dianne: Any fabric store. I adored going to the fabric store with my Mom growing up. All those possibilities just waiting to happen. I still feel the same way when I walk into a fabric store today.
Q: What inspired your brand name?
Dianne: My favorite doll didn't have a name. So, I called her Dolly not knowing that a girl could be called Dolly as a nick name or first name. So I named my line: Dolly Wears.
Q: What is your dream vacation?
Dianne: Take me to Paris to see all those new fashions. A dream come true.
We'd love to hear from you. Leave a comment and tell us - which look is best! And be sure to thank Dianne for giving away such a cute outfit!
The Pixie Faire Team