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Hello, and welcome to my web site! I sew custom and reproduction fashion doll outfits for Barbie® doll and Gene™ doll. Whenever possible, I use actual vintage fabrics for my Barbie® doll reproductions! Many of my reproduction patterns are even copied directly from original outfits!

I started sewing when I was just 7 years old for my very own Ginny® doll, under the patient scrutiny of my Grandmother. By the time I was 10, I was sewing some of my own clothes! I loved sewing so much that I made a life-long career as a professional seamstress. I worked with "Friends Of The Rag", a design group in Seattle. Some of our fashions were in the Henry Art Gallery and the Cornish School of Art. I was also the tailor for several department stores, including Mervyn's in San Francisco and Stein Mart in Richmond. And I was a seamstress for Bradley Studio, here in New Mexico. While there, I sewed for some major motion pictures, including "Wyatt Earp" and "Speechless". In the early 1990's, I began to actively collect Vintage and Mod Barbie® dolls. I still had my childhood dolls, but I wanted more! I also wanted some of those elusive and rare outfits, like Gay Parisienne®, so I began sewing reproduction outfits. Eventually, I decided to leave the studio and concentrate on my custom and reproduction fashion doll outfits full-time!

Whenever possible, I use actual vintage fabrics for my doll outfits. Many of my reproduction patterns are copied directly from original outfits. Please note that due to the limited availability of certain items, accessories may occasionally vary from those pictured. Also, I am always looking to buy or trade for vintage dolls. Feel free to let me know which vintage fashions you'd like to see reproduced! Certain retired outfits may even become available again if I am able to locate more fabric.  If so, keep in mind that the price of such an outfit is subject to change from its original price depending upon the cost of the new fabric. 

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Moonlight Promenade
Mele Kelikimake
Japanese Kimono in Silver Cherry Blossom Pattern
Beadazzled in Red
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What Customers Are Saying

Hello Sylvia,I returned from an exhausting business trip and found the two outfits you made here waiting for me. What a treat! The kimono set is darling and exotic at the same time and the Francie evening gown in black in white is – well stunning! I am a true fan of your creations and have your Beautiful Blues vintage replica from before. I am so glad I came across your offerings again. Please know your outfits are among my favorites. I have migrated towards being an OOAK kind of collector and your creations add to the excitement.


Thanks Just wanted to advise I did receive the outfit yesterday and, as always, GORGEOUS!!! Sylvia asked in her card which doll I was going to put it on. I've chosen a dark brunette one of a kind sidepart american girl. Dressed her this AM and she looks stunning in it

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See Matt Sky's Article about Sylvia Campbell in this month's issue of Fashion Doll Quarterly!

 Fashion Doll Quarterly
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