As I was writing a post on sewing Barbie doll clothes for TheCircle.org, I began to think about all the doll clothes patterns I had purchased through out the years.
One thing led to another and before long I had pulled out the big storage container that houses all of the fashion doll sewing patterns I own. The covers of those doll patterns are a snapshot of the pop culture of the time capturing for all time the current clothing styles, hair trends and even celebrities.
Check this out.
Simplicity offered patterns to clothe the popular Cher and Farrah dolls with the dolls drawn on the front looking eerily like cartoon versions of each celebrity. Simplicity also gave you the ability to sew your own king of pop outfit.
McCall's offerings including Donny and Marie as well as Brooke Shields.
Did anyone happen to notice how current some of the fashions from these 70s and 80s patterns look?
By the way, you can read my post on sewing doll clothing-part one here.