To add to the upcoming Halloween spirit, I have a headless doll body on a stand here. Alexandra’s head will be going off for a new face-up on Monday. It will be done by Noodles. Her old one is a custom face-up by Iplehouse – a compromise of Leona A and Kassia A. I love… Continue reading Behold the head of a doll!
Oh dear, that’s… FLUFFY! I simply don’t like sewing wires into a fabric, so I made voluminous double-circle petticoat with two gathered flounces. I love how the layers came out. And here is the pattern as promised: This pattern was designed for a MSD ball-jointed doll, Iplehouse J.I.D. girl. The petticoat has 19 cm waist… Continue reading 1850 black day dress: a petticoat (+ free pattern)
I admit: I have tons of unfinished sewing BJD projects (should I mention my three cardboard boxes full of fabrics I bought for some projects and not started them yet?). Two BJD skirts without press studs, two skirts cutted but not sewn together, the same for Erik’s basic blue T-shirt… and one black T-shirt with… Continue reading Biohazard in progress
Erik has got a new long-sleeved T-shirt from a knit fabric I’ve had in my box for two years. Handsome boy, isn’t he? According to my husband, men’s stripped tops are told to signify a lack of sexual experience. So far I do not believe it. 🙂 For Alexandra, I tried to alter her cap… Continue reading Some more tees
I’m in the middle of some calibrations… (ahem) preparations for my doll clothes sewing workshop. I started making this skirt a half year ago and put it on the shelf. Circle skirts require some effort and are a bit tricky so I said myself that showing one at my workshop might become useful. This full… Continue reading Circle skirt – 20 panels!
I made this map for myself to know where is my closest fabric store. It will might get useful for you too! 😉
Okay, I’m a bit nervous but still happy to announce my first dolly sewing workshop! It will be a part of Festival fantazie, the largest local all-fandoms-convention at Chotebor in Czech republic. Grab your notebooks, calendars or smartphones and make a note: it’s the first Sunday of the convention, on July 3rd, at noon in… Continue reading Doll clothes sewing workshop at Festival fantazie!
I’ve spent last two weeks by travelling in Iceland. My dolls had to stay at home but I’ve found a lot of sewing (and knitting and crocheting and embroidery) inspiration at Textile Museum in Blönduós. They have a nice collection of traditional Icelandic women’s national costumes which are really interesting. You can even touch them if… Continue reading Icelandic inspiration
… of the fabric I bought for this skirt. Pictures were taken at the communal backyard behind our house but it was too sunny to take good photos. My husband has left for a book fair so I had no assistant. I usually take advantage of him to hold a reflection card or umbrella when… Continue reading “Fuchsia pink,” says the label
I made another skirt using a different technique. The yellow skirt’s ruffles had been sewn regular way “right sides together”. This one has top-stitched ruffles sewn “wrong side to right side”. I am already in the spring mood, so I picked a stripped T-shirt for Alexandra. Her outfit is just calling for a straw hat,… Continue reading Another ruffled hippie skirt