Rosie Doll Clothes and stitched up several shirts using scraps of flannel, jersey, and polar fleece. We also found the red and white toque/hat ornament at Walmart which fits perfectly for American Girls (a bargain at less than $3!). We added felt embellishments and pompoms to our kits (which can be applied with glue) and packaged everything up in a ziploc.
I like the nostalgia of the old style sweaters. These are some from my personal collection - acquired over the past decade or so.
Below is an XL 1980s Eddie Bauer cardigan. It works perfectly over a jacket for caroling.
I especially like vests. The girls say I am Mrs. Crank (Jamie Lee Curtis) from Christmas with the Cranks.
Below, his and hers matching vests. Found these at two quilted vests at two different thrift shops. I believe the fabric panel is by VIP Cranston (Dreamspinners Holly Joy Noel) – see this Etsy listing if you are interested!
Below, I am wearing my favourite holiday sweater, it has toy solders on it (eek!) and I removed the shoulder pads.
PS Since I last posted, I learned that my blog editor Live Writer has been officially discontinued. I do not like using Blogger to draft and publish as it is terribly inefficient (no photo editor and time consuming). Not sure what my options are at this point...