Create historically adorable doll clothes!Celebrate America’s signature fashions – on a smaller scale! For the first time in one book, you’ll find 20 historical outfits for your 18-inch doll, all based on popular looks from decades past. Dress your doll for a Colonial ball in an elegant gown complete with lace ruffles, ribbon trim and a hoop skirt. Or take your doll on an Edwardian picnic in her white summer dress, then help her get dressed in her pleated skirt and blouse for a day in a 1950s classroom. With detailed accessories and a section on “necessary unmentionables,” you’ll find everything you need to take your doll on trip through the past.Beloved author Joan Hinds delivers clear instructions and detailed illustrations making these outfits easy to sew. Using and reusing the designs is simple with a CD-ROM of printable patterns. So get ready to take a historical journey and thread your sewing machine – it’s time to celebrate the best of American fashion!