Featured Etsy Shops

Etsy is a dark vortex for my sanity and my money because once you discover the wealth of creativity and options that other talented people make, you can never go back! ^_^ With that said, it can be overwhelming to slog through the mass of options available on Etsy for your dolls. That's why every other week, L&L will feature some of our favorite Etsy shops that create for American Girl scale dolls!

Note: We do not get paid for featuring any shops.

Current Featured Etsy Shop (Jan. 18, 2016):
Jinjia Mixed Goods
Jinjia Mixed Goods, created by Cassie Waldrop, is one of the only Etsy shops to carry a selection of AG doll scale books, that can actually be read! The books cover many genres and include fairy tale books as well as textbooks, such as the historical McGuffey Readers. All book patterns are in the form of PDF files you can print out and make yourself. In addition to the books, there are also outfits and accessories such as school supplies for your lucky doll.

Past Featured Etsy Shops:

 Sept. 14, 2015
2SistersSewCrafty is run by Ann and her sister Lynn. Together, this talented sibling duo makes a bevvy of beautiful jewelry and accessories for every doll's need, from bracelets, to necklaces, to earrings, and even unique, specialized pieces like hair snoods, headbands, and head dresses. They also take on custom orders and can help you bring that perfect accessory you had in mind for your doll to life. 

 Aug. 31, 2015
Lemon Bay Doll Co. was created and run by Michelle Weber and her family of wood workers. They offer several beautiful pieces hand built from wood for your doll play, such as camp sets, BBQ grills, garden sets, archery sets, and their classic, accurate schooner. On top of that, they excel at custom work and are happy to work with their customers to bring to life the specific piece they are imagining, whether it be beehive or opera stage.

 Aug. 17, 2015
MJ's Doll Boutique 18T carries a wide variety of chic, fashionable styles for your modern doll. The outfits all have great mix and match potential, and are made to very high standards. They come with a variety of pricing options depending on which pieces from the outfit you wanted, in order to accommodate different budgets. You can find not only beautiful, trendsetting ensembles, but also beachwear, sportswear, and sleepwear as well, all made with a unique look in mind.

 Aug. 3, 2015
Auntie Robin is one of the few rare shops on Etsy that provides high quality outfits for the 6 inch American Girl mini dolls. The owner Robin recreates the full sized outfits for the 18 inch AG down so your mini doll can match in style! Options include mini doll sized Girl of the Year outfits, historical/Beforever outfits, modern Truly Me outfits, and even beautiful, original designs by Robin herself! Send her a message through her Etsy shop to order your custom mini doll outfit today!

 Jul. 13, 2015

American Planet, created by the fantastic Char Nathanson, has a wonderful selection of modern outfits for your dolls. Each piece of every outfit comes with lots of mix and match potential. All outfits in the shop are made from upcycled fabirc, giving each outfit more personality and fun. In addition, a dollar from every purchase at American Planet is donated to charity. Be sure to visit this shop and check out the beautiful, fun, and eco-friendly outfits!

 Jun. 29, 2015
Faux Real Food features several delicious delicacies created by the owner, Winter. The shop not only has sweets and baked goods, but also complete meal sets as well as drinks. All items are crafted with meticulous attention to detail, and very reasonably priced. Winter also create foods from other cultures outside of the USA and takes custom orders as well. The shop also has food for other scale dolls such as Barbie and Monster High so all your dolls can feast.

 Apr. 6, 2015
Keepers Dolly Duds is created by the talented designer and seamstress Eve Coleman. In her store you can find sewing patterns for your American Girl sized doll ranging in easy to advanced level patterns. Her designs draw inspiration from a variety of time periods so your doll will always be in style no matter what time period she hails from. Ms. Coleman's designs are also sold through Simplicity at your local craft store as well so be sure to keep an eye out for them.

 Mar. 23, 2015
Jenny Wren's Dress Shop is an Etsy store created by Tayler McCrery who specializes in sewing and designing historical outfits, especially for the adult collector. She uses historical reproduction fabric for their outfits to give them more realism. All her outfits close with snaps and are fully finished with a lined bodice. If you are looking for a good place to find Regency, Civil War, or 1950s era clothing, this is a shop you'll want to look at.
Click here to view the interview with the creator, Tayler McCrery, and a review of Jenny Wren's Dress Shop's 1950s Mint Green Dress.

 Mar. 9, 2015

Pippaloo is the Etsy Shop of the talented doll food sculptor Teresa Ciappa. She creates the most extraordinarily realistic food for your hungry dolls. Her food does not come clumped and are in individual pieces to increase the fun of playing with them. Her Etsy shop releases new items once a month on the 15th so be sure to visit her blog and sign up to get email reminders before the new items are posted! Pippaloo does not take custom orders on previous menu items.
Click here to view the interview with the creator, Teresa Ciappa, and a review of Pippaloo's doll food.
Pippaloo's Etsy Store
Pippalo's Blog
Pippaloo's Facebook

 Feb. 23, 2015
Katherine's Creations features beautiful outfits for your dolls from a wide variety of historical time periods, as well as stylish modern outfits. The creator, Katherine Gabor, uses historical reproduction fabric on her historical outfits to create realistic designs that are accurate to the time period. She is also beginning to create boy outfits so contact her if your boy doll would love a wardrobe of his own!

 Feb. 9, 2015
MHD Designs created by Magalie Dawson features many beautiful, unique patterns for American Girl dolls, as well as other doll lines such as Ellowyne, Dollfie, Little Darlings, and more. These patterns feature detailed, color photos with instructions fit for seamstresses of all levels. Ms. Dawson's one of a kind ensembles are usually sold on eBay and made to the highest standard with museum quality, both in the research, design, and materials. Despite her fame, she is always willing to help out any seamstress that may have questions regarding her patterns.
MHD Designs on YouTube (There are a few tutorial videos posted here.)
Follow MHD Designs on eBay to have a chance at bidding on one of her original ensembles.

 Jan. 26, 2015
Cupcake Cutie Pie sells one of a kind outfits for your dolls both the 18 inch and Bitty Baby. With over 300 items for sale, you can browse for beautifully crafted outfits for your modern doll as well as designs from many eras of US history such as colonial, regency, Victorian/Edwardian, Vintage, Retro, and more! There are also detailed custom dolls complete with their own wardrobe collection.

*If you have a store that sells items suitable for AG dolls and would like to be featured, please let us know!*


  1. Hello - My shop, WeeCouture.Etsy.com features many outfits designed for American Girl dolls as well as the opportunity to create custom replicas of special occasion dresses such as flower girl or first communion dresses. I specialize in very detailed, dressmaker quality outfits, including historically accurate designs, correct scale prints and trims, and am proud that machine stitching never shows because I love to hand sew.

    1. I am very sorry for the delayed reply! I must have missed your comment when it was first posted and am only just now seeing this. Your shop is lovely and you have such a wide selection of items. Your dog outfits are so cute! ^_^

  2. I'd like to recommend a few shops, LoriLizGirlsAndDolls, Closet4Chloe, CircleCSewing and TheGlamDoll. Their outfits are ADORABLE!

    1. Thank you very much for the recommendations! I actually have all 4 of them favorited already because like you said, their outfits are adorable! :D