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Addy's Stilting Outfit.

Addy's Stilting Outfit was introduced to Addy's Collection in 1997 as a Limited Edition Outfit and retired in 2000. Retail cost was $28.

While not associated with any specific book, the outfit was illustrated on the covers of the last individual volume of Happy Birthday, Addy! and Addy Studies Freedom.


Purple plaid dress. Long puffed drop sleeves. Green plaid trim at bodice, waistband, and skirt hem. Nonfunctional white buttons down the front. Velcro closure up the center back.


Purple plaid bloomers. Green plaid trim at ankles. Elastic waistband.


Deep red wooden stilts. Elastic loops for hands and elastic on foot rests to hold doll's feet. It is not possible for the doll to stand or balance unsupported on the stilts. Stilts measure 16.5" tall and are 3/8" wide and deep along most of the stilt; the bottom of the stilts come to a more tapered point. Foot rests are 2.5" wide.


  • According to the information pamphlet, Ben Walker made the stilts for Addy from scrap wood, while Ruth Walker designed the dress from images seen in Godey's Lady's Book.