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  • Introduction
  • Rosebud Layette
  • Nightgown
  • Baby Layette
  • Bloomers
  • Sleeper
  • Scandinavian Dress
  • Patchwork Dress and Apron
  • Hooded Coat
  • Flowered Dress & Pinafore
  • Shoes
  • Bonnet
  • Purse
  • Pleated Dress
  • Basic Pants & Shirt
  • Boy's 2-Piece Outfit
  • Jeans & Checkered Shirt
  • Nightgowns

Title: Sew'n Love Living Dolls: Clothing Patterns & Instructions
Author: Karen Murphy, Carolyn Johnson, Marlene LaChapelle
Publication Date: TPB:1979
Publisher: Mangelsen's, Omaha, Neb.
Page Count: 23
Book Dimensions(ht. x w.): 11" x 8 1/2"
ISBN: None

PATTERN RATING:Star Rating Patterns are full-size, but are laid over each other and commit the sin of crossing the ditch. They are not well marked - but marking them would have made the instructions even harder to read, which are also laid over the pattern pieces. Despite all of this, I do like the designs offered. You get clothing patterns only.

INSTRUCTION RATING:Star Rating Instructions are well broken down, but there is little illustration to go with them, and they are further confused by having the pattern pieces laid over them, making them harder to read.

SUMMARY- These patterns were specifically designed for the Harold Mangelsen's Sew'n Love Living Dolls - the size of the dolls is never given, so you'd have to do a lot of measuring to adapt the patterns to another doll. Not the route I'd have taken, as the designs are quite charming, but there you go.

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