Here we see an image of an 18 inch Madame Alexander doll wearing a traditional Swedish costume. Around her waist is a felt, hand-embroidered "pocket," a type of purse or bag worn around the waist. The image is watermarked with the website where you can download free printable PDF sewing patterns for making this 18 inch doll outfit, including the pocket, a Pilgrim-style hat or bonnet, a handkerchief, a vest, an apron, a skirt, and a long-sleeved shirt with collar :

Does this “Swedish traditional Costume” look familiar? #Mayflower #Pilgrims #Thanksgiving

If you’ve been following my blog for a very long time, you may remember seeing the outfit shown above on an early blog post. When it first posted, I called this my “Swedish Traditional Costume,” and in fact, I did a little research on the region of Sweden in which the province of Dalarna is found. I tried to imitate the traditional costumes of Dalarna … Continue reading Does this “Swedish traditional Costume” look familiar? #Mayflower #Pilgrims #Thanksgiving