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New Vintage Inspired Dress! “Home Sewing Is Easy”…

The air outside is getting warmer and spring is all around us…that inspires us to start sewing some spring dresses! We found Alexander Henry’s new “Home Sewing is Easy” fabric in black and white and had to grab it!  After thinking a little bit about what pattern we should use we decided on this awesome […]

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Saturdays American Girl Doll St. Patty’s Workshop!

This Saturday at Cupcakes and Lace we will have our 18” Doll St. Patrick’s Day Accessory Workshop! We will teach the girls how to make tons of mini items and accessories with a green theme!  The girls will make some clothing items for example a cute green Snoopy mini skirt, fleece poncho, clover necklace and more!  The […]

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Disney Beauty and the Beast Dress Made from Dolls!

On a recent trip to Disney World we became inspired by all things Disney, fun, magical and creative! One of our favorite things was this amazing Belle dress made from Belle dolls!  It was such a fun piece of artwork…so imaginative and magical!  We immediately were inspired to start designing and sewing more of our princess inspired […]

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Make Mini Earmuffs For Your 18” Doll!

Here at Cupcakes and Lace we love to teach mini accessories make for American Girl dolls! Winter is here and your doll definitely needs to keep her little ears warm!  See below for instructions on how to make these: 18” Doll Earmuff Materials: tacky glue (or glue gun with adult help) scissors 4 sticky foam circles (about […]

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Handmade 18” Doll Princess Gowns

We now sell our Handmade 18” doll dresses, and accessories on our Etsy site! If you are unfamiliar with Etsy it is a website designed specially for customers to shop for all things handmade!  This can be anything from pottery, baby clothes, silk screened mens ties, reconstructed vintage ware and more!  In the near future we will […]

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Holiday Craft Alert- 18” Doll Christmas Tree!

The holiday season is here and its the perfect time to craft up a little Christmas tree for your 18” doll! At one of our recent 18” doll accessory classes in Northern Virginia, we made these adorable little trees!  They just require a little adult prep work and then the kiddos can do the decorating!  See below for […]

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18” Doll Winter Picnic Craft- Pie, Hot Cocoa and More!

Just because its winter time doesn’t mean you can’t have a picnic for you and your doll! At one of our after school 18” doll accessory classes in Northern Virginia, we showed the girls how to craft up some really cute picnic foods.  We found adorable mini wooden picnic baskets from the craft store and then our imagination ran […]

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18” Doll Craft- Mini Breakfast in Bed- Eggs, Bacon & Pancakes!

Want to make a super cute mini craft for you doll?  Well we have just the craft for you! Make a mini breakfast in bed tray complete with eggs, bacon, pancakes and a glass of orange juice! C&L Breakfast In Bed Craft Supplies: Mini wooden tray (We found ours from the craft store.  OR you […]

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18” Doll Christmas Inspired Crafts- Christmas Tree & Fireplace!

This past weekend we had a very fun 18” doll accessory crafting workshop here in Northern Virginia! The girls crafted some doll size Christmas items!  We made everything from a mini tree complete with ornaments to a fireplace complete with fire and hanging stockings!  The girls got to paint white bricks on their fireplace, then […]

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