Tips on buying shoes for 18 inch dolls including American Girl Dolls
Tips on Buying Shoes for 18 inch Dolls
• There are many dolls that are 18 inch dolls. The most commonly known is the American Girl Doll• Some of the other best known 18 inch dolls are: 18 inch dolls made by Gotz, Madame Alexander and Magic Attic• Maplelea is the Canadian 18 inch doll similar to the American Girl doll• Our Generation, an 18 inch doll copy of the American Girl doll, is sold at Target
• A trip to a toy or department store and you will find many other dolls that are 18 inch dolls.
• The measurements of all of these dolls are not identical-close but not an exact match.• The difference in their measurements apply to both the doll bodies and the doll feet.• So when you purchase doll clothes and shoes for your 18 inch dolls, you cannot assume that the shoes and clothes will fit all of the 18 inch dolls.
• For example, Mapleleas foot is slightly longer and slightly narrower than the American Girl doll.• So all of Mapleleas footwear will fit American Girl dolls but not all American girl dolls footwear will fit Maplelea
• Going by general information found on the internet regarding the size of doll feet can be risky.• For example, in a few minutes of reading on the internet we found 4 different measurements for the length and width of the American Girl dolls feet.• There are only two reliable ways to get correct information. That is directly from the site of the manufacturer of the doll or to measure the dolls foot yourself.
How to measure A dolls footMeasure your dolls foot from heel to toe. Add 5mm to the length of the bare foot to determine the correct size of the shoe.
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