Giveaway: a DIY doll kit from Sophie and Lili


Welcome Sophie & Lili, we're happy you are doing a giveaway with us!

What you can win this week :: a DIY doll kit from Sophie & Lili which includes the doll panel and markers. This lovely giveaway is open to three winners.

What you have to do :: leave a comment below telling us, what was your favorite doll growing up?


Designed with whimsy and warmth in the studio of artist Jennifer Vallez, each doll from Sophie & Lili is a character all her own, fully manufactured in the USA, with 100% cotton outside and poly inside.

..Sophie & Lili..

GIVEAWAY IS NOW CLOSED :: the winners are – Angie Gentley, Holly Schwartz, and Anne. Congratulations ladies! If you didn't win this giveaway, do not fret because another one is happening right now.

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    a boys doll who can do pipi by a hole in his back

  2. Brynne

    A vintage cloth doll my mom found at a garage sale — I named her Pioneer Katharine.

  3. Siobhán

    I loved Sindy when I was young … is she still around by the way?

  4. Ana

    I don’t remember if I had a favourite, but I sure liked cutting their hair. Poor dolls.

  5. Holly Schwartz

    I had lots of favorite dolls so it’s hard to choose just one. My favorite ragdoll was Raggedy Ann and I also had a Holly Hobbie ragdoll that I loved.
    Thanks for the giveaway opportunity.

    Best wishes,
    Holly in Kentucky

  6. Florence Marchand

    What I really would have loved was a “Bébé Bout de Choux”, a Cabbage Patch Kids doll, but Santa never brought me one of these…Now I love my daughter’s handmade Waldorf style dolls <3

  7. Melanie

    I had a pair of Ragged Anne and Andy dolls, with hand embroidered hearts, I loved them to pieces. Thanks!

  8. Holly Shoemaker

    I am not sure of the baby’s name but I had a doll with bright long orange hair that I could pull out of her head. I could then crank it back into her head and pull it out again (which made an awful noise). I did this a lot!

  9. Marisa

    I had a cabbage patch kid that i loved to haul aroud, as well as a doll that my mom made for me!

  10. sacha

    I had a little doll named Ling Ling- she had straight black hair while mine was unbearably curly and she had no freckles. She was wonderful!

  11. leanne

    my fave childhood doll was an old school Hello Kitty with a red outfit and red bow by her ear 🙂

  12. Jennyroo

    I was a young child in the early eighties so of course I was obsessed with Cabbage Patch Dolls! I like to think my taste has improved over the years… LOL! 🙂

  13. bybido

    I had a doll named Jenny – that was the name I gave her. I still have her and hope to “fix” her up a bit someday and give her to one of my daughters.

  14. Becca

    My fav doll was a stuffed bunny doll that my Mum made for me. She still keeps me company in my office while I work.

  15. Marlene

    Chrissy, a doll with retractable hair. I played with her so much that her hair was no longer retractable but the concept was so cool!

  16. laphra

    my favorite doll was loris, the same doll my daughter margherita loves so much right now.

  17. Kathy

    Mine was Baby Dear….poor thing, I carried her around by her hair like it was a handle and it ended up being a “spike”. She’s still around; my sister has her…we won’t say how old she is!

  18. Stacey

    Oh, I so wanted to love dolls when I was little. There is a picture of me, five years old, on Christmas morning playing with a baby doll in a little stroller, but I don’t remember ever loving her.

    Now I have two little girls who treasure their dolls and love on them every day.

  19. Lola

    I remember to treasure my little Barriguitas (tummy in spanish), cute chubby little babies the size of a hand.

  20. jojoebi

    My mom made me a doll using one of the clothkit kits, she was the only one I really liked because she was different to all my friends dolls.

  21. mirabelle

    there was a “my friend” series – Becky, the redhead was my fav

  22. Marisa

    I had a wonderful pink fairy doll complete with sparkly wings & wand!

  23. anne

    My daughter would love this!!!

    My favorites were Cabbage Patch preemies – though my mom was always late in the game and got me the last not-as-cute one on the shelf 🙂 I still loved him!

  24. Silke

    I didn’t like dolls too much when I was a child – but maybe that was because soft cuddly dolls like today didn’t exist that much. I loved “stuffed animals” and my most favorite one was an orange rabbit that still exists and shares a doll bed with my daughters doll and animal family. And she knows its very old and has to be treated with special care.

  25. Katrin

    The very first doll I received was a soft doll given to me by my grandfather on the day of my birth. It was very soft and had nice wooly hair in braids.
    My daughter would love the kit …

  26. Colleen M

    I was a stuffed animal girl. My beloved Muppy lives on top of my dresser in a place of honor. Sometimes I let my kids play with him. I still give him a hug when I need some comforting.

  27. Jen

    sadly, a cabbage patch — but, boy did I love that doll. the yarn hair one. brown + braided, I LOVED HER.

  28. Andee

    I think my favorite doll was my cabbage patch doll. I remember her having a distinct smell that I kind of liked, but I don’t remember actually playing with her. Love this giveaway!

  29. tatjana

    I am still a doll person, luckily my daughters have inherited that. Thanks to my thoughtful parents they also have the actual doll, moved a few times around the world (thanks Mom). One that I don’t have anymore but remember fondly is a Pippy Longstocking doll, with fire engine red hair and freckles.
    I like your kits, I think they’re a great idea.

  30. Chloe

    For sure my little african american cabbage patch…she smelled like a newborn baby and her hair was soft, yet wirey so I could braid it all different ways (I learned to braid when I got her). <3

  31. Bec

    What a great little doll! I loved one my mum had made- Gemima from playschool (of course!!).

  32. MzTallulah

    The kit is a brilliant idea! I never liked dolls too much, I was more of a tree climbing girl, but I did love my plushies, especially a giant wolf (as big as I was at the time) which I got for my fourth birthday.

  33. Angie Gentley

    My favorite doll was my “Angie” doll that my great-great grandmother had made for me-she was a lovely cloth doll that looks just like me. She made all the outfits, too. I have passed her down to my eldest daughter-who looks just like me, too.

  34. Lau

    One of my first dolls’name was actually Sophie 🙂
    I received it from my “mamy” (a grandmother in Belgium).
    She was different from the other dolls as she had short brown hair, whereas most of other little girls’dolls were blond with long hair.
    But I loved here because she had a lovely smile and soft blue eyes.
    One day I found her with only one arm left, as if a shark had beaten it!
    I was so upset!
    It was my young brother who was bored and treated her as Gi-Joe!!!
    We sent her to an hospital for dolls in Brussels where they repaired her.
    I was so happy to have her back.
    Now my grandmother gave one of her sisters to my sweet baby girl,Mila.
    If I win this kit I will take up sewing for her 😉

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