I designed some cute outfits for my granddaughters this Christmas and then couldn't find the fabric I really wanted. Sometimes I think it's better to start with the fabric! Plan B was to find patterns I liked and then make a matching doll to make it a little more special. Here is Ellie's dress and doll.
The dress is McCall's pattern # 6152. I made it exactly like the pattern and then added thread loops and a grograin ribbon. Super easy!