July 04, 2017

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Who Wears It Best (July 3-10, 2017) Help Us Decide

Hi everyone,

The question is simple: Who Wears It Best? You vote to help us decide and one lucky participant will receive an 18 Inch American Girl® Doll and custom outfit made by Pixie Faire Market seller Laura Griffith. You can see more of Laura's work directly in her Etsy shop (Love From Lola). Be sure to leave a comment below and thank Laura for contributing such a beautiful dress to this week's Mod Doll Monday!

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More About Z Yang: According To The American Girl Site: The 18" Z doll has warm brown eyes that open and close, and a beauty mark on her left cheek. Her dark-brown hair can be brushed and styled. She has a huggable cloth body, and her movable head and limbs are made of smooth vinyl. She comes with The Real Z paperback book, plus a fun camera-ready outfit: A crewneck printed tee with a camera graphic. A gray twill skirt with a turned-up hem. Soft and stretchy indigo leggings. Casual shoes with a bit of sparkle

More About Mary Ellen: According To The American Girl Site: Imaginative Maryellen Larkin™ has hazel eyes that open and close, and her long strawberry-blond hair is worn in a high ponytail with sideswept bangs. She comes in an authentic 1950s outfit:A striped dress with a sweetheart neckline, tailored bows, and a full skirt. An aqua lacy-knit shrug monogrammed with her initial. Black Mary Jane shoes. An aqua ribbon bow on a ponytail holder for her hair. The 18" Maryellen doll has a huggable cloth body, and her movable head and limbs are made of smooth vinyl. She comes with The One and Only: A Maryellen Classic 1 book.

More about the Custom Dress: This adorable version of the Thimbles & Acorns 1830s Sarah Hale Dress pattern was carefully made by seamstress Laura Griffith. You can see more of Laura's work (and buy some nice items) at her Love From Lola shop on Etsy.

About This Week's Contest: To learn how you can be featured on a Mod-Doll Monday Contest like Laura, join our Make Sell Grow Facebook group where we help you use Pixie Faire Patterns as the basis of your online business.

Make Your Own: Like the look and want to make your own? This pattern is  available for several doll sizes:

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 who models it best. The doll with the most votes will be given away with the Liberty Jane outfit. One person will receive one of the dolls and 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®

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We'd love to hear from you. Leave a comment and tell us - who wears it best! And be sure to thank Laura for giving away such a beautiful dress!

Thanks everyone,

The Pixie Faire Team


100 Comments

Judi
Judi

July 06, 2017

Thanks, Laura, for a cool period dress that actually looks do-able for a rookie like me. The dress in this fabric print/color looks great on Maryellen, but I think it could look great in another color on Z Yang — perhaps a cool/winter color.

Dena M
Dena M

July 06, 2017

I think Maryellen looks the best. Thank you Laura for the dress.

Anna Terry
Anna Terry

July 06, 2017

Maryellen loooks like she’d be a Sara Hale in the 1830’s. The dress also compliments her hair and coloring. I love the dress! i

Bonny
Bonny

July 06, 2017

I vote for Maryellen – just look at that adorable face and she wears the dress so well. Bonny

Liz
Liz

July 06, 2017

My daughter says Mary Ellen with her hair matches the dress and wears it best.

Jacqueline Smith
Jacqueline Smith

July 06, 2017

I choose Z Yang because she displays this beautiful dress perfectly!

Stephanie G
Stephanie G

July 06, 2017

Thanks Laura! I think Z looks the best!

Pam
Pam

July 06, 2017

I love the dress on Maryellen. It looks good with her hair and skin tone.

Kelsie
Kelsie

July 06, 2017

Maryellen! She looks totally adorable. The dress brings out of the color of her eyes! Sorry Z Yang!??

Holly
Holly

July 06, 2017

I think Maryellen. The dress colors compliment her coloring.
So cute by the way!

Theresa
Theresa

July 06, 2017

MaryEllen – reminds me of Little House on the Prairie

Ginger
Ginger

July 06, 2017

My choice would be Maryellen.

Elizabeth P
Elizabeth P

July 06, 2017

Both are cute, but Maryellen looks a tad better. Maybe it’s because the dress fabric sets her hair and complexion off so well…

Megan
Megan

July 06, 2017

Thank you so much!! Both dolls are gorgeous, but I have to say Maryellen is my pick

Beth P
Beth P

July 06, 2017

I really like how Maryellen looks in the dress!

Patricia
Patricia

July 06, 2017

My Favorite Designer has done it again! Although they BOTH look GREAT, I think Maryellen wears it best as she depicts the Western TV shows my Husband watches. LOVE IT! Thanks for being so GREAT to us, Cinnamon and the Pixie Faire Crew!!! Sincerely,

Christine
Christine

July 06, 2017

Voiting for maryellen she looks so very sweet in this 1830’s dress

Garrett F
Garrett F

July 06, 2017

Even though I love the contrast between Z’s hair and the dress, Maryellen just looks so good in it!

Minie
Minie

July 06, 2017

Pity this competition is restricted to USA and Kanada. Why then do we in other parts of the world get the emails but are not allowed to take part in competitions????

mary jane
mary jane

July 06, 2017

I like the dark haired girl . They are both really cute !

Linda
Linda

July 06, 2017

I think Maryellen wears the dress best. Adorable dress!!!

Donna
Donna

July 06, 2017

They are both great, but I must say Z Yang looks wonderful in this dress!

CoraVee Caswell
CoraVee Caswell

July 06, 2017

I like Z Yang best, but actually think Maryanne looks best in this dress. Nice pattern. I do reenactments of that era.

Emily
Emily

July 06, 2017

Mary Ellen is stunning in this dress! Thanks Laura!

Jaci
Jaci

July 06, 2017

I think that Mary Ellen has the right coloring for this dress maybe in a different fabric it would look good on Z Yang but this looks best on Mary Ellen

Diana
Diana

July 06, 2017

Maryellen looks SO beautiful in this dress. The perfect color for her. Such a lovely dress!

Mickey
Mickey

July 06, 2017

Thank you Laura! Marryellen looks best!

Mary
Mary

July 06, 2017

My vote is Maryellen. I love the way the dress looks with the color of her hair. Thank you for this wonderful prize!

Sherry
Sherry

July 06, 2017

I like both dolls, but I feel that Maryellen wears it best. I feel that she fit the time period of the dress better and the color of the dress just goes with her hair SO WELL! The dress is lovely, by the way. I wouldn’t have thought to use orange, but it really works. :)

Jessica
Jessica

July 06, 2017

Maryellen looks so beautiful wearing this dress! I love the color! Thanks for the giveaway! :)

wanda
wanda

July 06, 2017

Love the style. Tucking is such a beautiful accent to the dress. Mary Ellen is my favorite.

Laura H
Laura H

July 06, 2017

I love both dolls but I think this particular dress looks best on Maryellen.

Quinna
Quinna

July 06, 2017

I really like MaryEllen!

Ione
Ione

July 06, 2017

I think both dolls wear this adorable dress well but I feel Z Yang has more contrast while MaryEllen gives a much softer look. I have to vote for MaryEllen. Thank you very much Laura for this amazing dress.

Teri
Teri

July 06, 2017

I like Maryellen in the dress, I think her hair color makes the big difference for me.

Melinda C
Melinda C

July 06, 2017

Darling dress, I’m drawn more to Maryellen and think she definitely wears it best ;)

Pam
Pam

July 06, 2017

I would be “sew” happy with either one. I love historical fashions, and this one is beautiful. I love Maryellen!

Julie Anne Kirby
Julie Anne Kirby

July 06, 2017

I love Maryellen in this dress, and TBH my youngest daughter has wanted a Maryellen doll for a long time but she just isn’t in the budget. So to win the dress and doll would be awesome.

Pat T
Pat T

July 06, 2017

Both wear the dress well, but Mary Ellen, with her hair and blue eyes, is my choice for wearing the dress best!

Sharon
Sharon

July 06, 2017

Love this beautiful dress on Maryellen.

Tamara
Tamara

July 06, 2017

I like Maryellen the best in this 1830’s dress. This is the kind of dress that girls wore to school. Lovely color of fabric.

Carma
Carma

July 06, 2017

I like Maryellen better; her hair complements the dress and she looks just lovely!

Anita Randall
Anita Randall

July 06, 2017

Thanks, Laura. Maryellen is my favorite and I love the dress, especially the color.

Shana Dahl
Shana Dahl

July 06, 2017

The colouring of the dress suits Mary Ellen best. Both dolls are gorgeous and the dress is amazing, but I think Z would look better in blue or green.

Denise
Denise

July 06, 2017

Maryellen looks absolutely lovely in this dress

Myra
Myra

July 06, 2017

Maryellen wears it well as a contemporary southern bell :)

Marge
Marge

July 06, 2017

I think Maryellen wears this dress best. With her strawberry blonde hair and the beautiful color of the dress, Maryellen is beautiful!!! Thank you so much Cinnamon for the chance to win another American Girl doll and a new outfit!

Robin
Robin

July 06, 2017

Love the dress in that print!

Ann
Ann

July 06, 2017

Maryellen!

Nancy
Nancy

July 06, 2017

Thanks! Maryellen is my favorite.

Lyn
Lyn

July 06, 2017

Maryellen. So pretty and my nieces’ name. Love the dress and doll.

Grace
Grace

July 06, 2017

While both are quite lovely, I think the fabric print and color choice are a better match to Mary Ellen.

Kristy
Kristy

July 06, 2017

I believe Mary Ellen wears this dress best.

Jo
Jo

July 06, 2017

Z has my vote! Thanks for the giveaway!!

Kren Cook
Kren Cook

July 06, 2017

I like it on Mary Ellen. Looks great with her hair!

Marilyn
Marilyn

July 06, 2017

Mary Ellen wins my vote because she blends so well with her hair. Thanks for giveaways!

Joan
Joan

July 06, 2017

Z Yang gets my vote and thank you Lola for the sweet dress.

Cindy
Cindy

July 06, 2017

I think both dolls are beautiful altho’ I favor Mary Ellen because of her hair color! I had strawberry blond hair growing up and didn’t learn to appreciate it until my twenties! I am white now and do miss the lovely hair color.

Mariko
Mariko

July 06, 2017

They are both so cute! Hard to decide between them, especially in such a pretty dress!

Janet
Janet

July 06, 2017

Maryellen looks the best. :-)

Betty Hart
Betty Hart

July 06, 2017

I like Mary Ellen the best in this beautiful dressl

Sabrina E
Sabrina E

July 06, 2017

We’re voting for Z. We saw her in-store a couple days ago and she’s adorable.

Tracy
Tracy

July 06, 2017

I think Maryellen wears the dress well, it brings out the strawberry blonde in her hair.
Thank you Laura for this opportunity. Great pattern

Sarah
Sarah

July 06, 2017

Mary Ellen has my vote because of that sassy bounce to her hair. Thanks for the beautiful dress for the contest Laura. It’s awesome! I’m addicted to historical doll dresses, especially those with authentic detailing like yours.

Janet Panecki
Janet Panecki

July 06, 2017

I love Mary Ellen in this -a great looking color for her. It’s a really sweet dress, thanks to the designer for a darling style, very versatile.

Corinne
Corinne

July 06, 2017

Maryellen is the one for me, she has style

Kathleene H
Kathleene H

July 06, 2017

Maryellen wears that beautiful color the best. With her hair style and the dress she looks so fitting for that era. Thank you for the beautiful dress pattern Laura.

DIANA ALDRIDGE
DIANA ALDRIDGE

July 06, 2017

Mary Ellen looks like she owns it.

Dorothy
Dorothy

July 06, 2017

I love Mary Ellen in the dress. Her hair looks beautiful with the adorable dress.

Sandra
Sandra

July 06, 2017

Mary Ellen! Lovely dress.

Celeste
Celeste

July 06, 2017

Maryellen!

Maria
Maria

July 06, 2017

Beautiful dress and both dolls look wonderful. Mary Ellen looks just like my granddaughter, so she gets my vote this time!

Tess Richardson (silverskydolls.wordpress.com)
Tess Richardson (silverskydolls.wordpress.com)

July 06, 2017

Thanks, Laura! I think Z Yang wins here.

Frances
Frances

July 06, 2017

I will have to go with Mary Ellen on this one.

barbara franklin
barbara franklin

July 06, 2017

Miss Z !! came to America from the Orient as a pioneer! This is her first dress as a proud American citizen!

Julie
Julie

July 06, 2017

I think Maryellen’s hair color works really well with the dress. I think it looks best on her. Thank you Laura for donating such a beautiful dress.

Susan
Susan

July 06, 2017

I love the contrast of Z Lang’s hair against that dress! People forget that Asian immigrants were pioneers too!

LauraC
LauraC

July 06, 2017

Thank you so much for the FUN! If I were just choosing a doll, I’d choose Z Yang, but the question demands…. Maryellen. Choices Choices :)

Tamara
Tamara

July 06, 2017

Thank you, Laura, for your kind offer. In this instance, I like Maryellen in the dress pictured.

Janet
Janet

July 06, 2017

Decisions, decisions. Both dolls are adorable, but I will choose Z Yang with her lovely black hair.

Cheryle
Cheryle

July 06, 2017

I love Z Yang, but Maryellen looks best in this style and colour of dress. Beautiful design,

AnnieVee
AnnieVee

July 06, 2017

First of all, thank you Laura for sharing one of your patterns with us. I think due to her hair and eye colour, MaryEllen would be considered a “fall” and therefore wears it best. Although Z Yang is a “winter” in her coloring, I think she can also pull off this dress colour. :)

Sandy S
Sandy S

July 06, 2017

I love how Maryellen looks in this wonderful period dress.

Heather McLaughlim
Heather McLaughlim

July 06, 2017

I have to go with Mary Ellen on this one. The style seems more natural on her like something out of the Little House books.

Cindy
Cindy

July 06, 2017

I think Maryellen wears it best. I think the tones of the dress just go so well with her hair.

Hannah Kaba
Hannah Kaba

July 06, 2017

I think Z models the dress beautifully! Thank you so much Laura!

Gail
Gail

July 06, 2017

Maryellen looks great in this outfit. Thank you for such nice designs.

Ava
Ava

July 06, 2017

Z looks adorable in this dress!

Mae Lynn Beck
Mae Lynn Beck

July 06, 2017

My vote is for MaryEllen though both are beautiful. I just love MaryEllen’s hair. The Sarah Hale Dress is one of my favorite patterns. Such detail!!

Gwen Gibson
Gwen Gibson

July 06, 2017

It was hard to choose! I think the color of the dress makes is what makes it look better on Maryellen.

Estela
Estela

July 06, 2017

Maryellen has my vote.

martine
martine

July 06, 2017

Maryellen is so pretty, I love her in this dress !

Karen
Karen

July 06, 2017

It’s sooo hard to vote, I LOVE THEM BOTH!!! I guess I’ll go with Maryellen. I like her curls.

Janice
Janice

July 06, 2017

Thank you Laura! MaryEllen models it best. I love hazel eyes

Margot
Margot

July 06, 2017

Z Yang wears it best, Thank you Laura for giving away such a beautiful dress.

Grace
Grace

July 06, 2017

This dress looks so darling on both girls! I think i’ll have to go with Z Yang though: her dark hair looks nice against the color of the dress!

Dianne
Dianne

July 06, 2017

I will choose Z Yang because she reminds me so much of my nine year old great niece just before she donated 10 inches of her beautiful long dark hair to childrenwithhairloss.us…. a great cause. Thank you, Laura. Your wonderful gift will make one little girl very happy!

Rachel
Rachel

July 06, 2017

Thanks Laura. I think it looks better Z Yang, since her hair compliments it so nicely.

Michele
Michele

July 06, 2017

Maryellen’s hair color pops with this fabric. Love the pattern!

Cynthia
Cynthia

July 06, 2017

Thank you Laura for giving away this beautiful period dress. I do think that Maryellen looks perfect in this dress. Her strawberry blonde hair and hazel eyes compliment the peachy-orange of the gown!

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