Little Grey Bungalow
I still love dolls and doll clothes! Thanks for sharing this.Sad, but I don't think many people had the 25 cents to spend on a pattern for doll clothes.
i love this thank you!i love hand made dollsin 1952 my grandmother said they did have $ for doll clothes, it was not the depresssion.in fact, making doll clothes and dolls was a big deal - how cool!
I think that in 1952 the average American family's disposable income could stretch to twenty-five cents. Maybe not the dollar or so that a doll would cost, which is why rag doll patterns were still so popular. And making doll's clothes for Christmas/birthdays, etc was still cheaper than buying them. I wonder if that's still true today.I love that 35" doll's face; there are vendors on eBay that sell reprints of these old mail order patterns and I'd like to find one of these.
I guess our family wasn't average. :)
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