As you may have noticed in the Halloween meet-up gallery, Sashenka’s victorian skirt is finished! And this lovely gentleman noticed how it suits her! 🙂 The skirt is made of two flounces attached to one belt. The bottom flounce aka basic layer has a pattern like this: The top flounce is a simple rectangle strip… Continue reading 1850 black day dress: a skirt
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 was sick for last two weeks. My mother-in-law was cleaning her cellar and brought me those tiny things she found. The small tea urn can be really used to make a tea! (I should polish it, by the way.) I wasn’t able to pose Sashenka in any tasteful way with these items. Maybe she’ll… Continue reading Cellar treasures
I’m not much into souvenirs because they’re usually useless otherwise. This is a pencil sharpener I found a week ago in Portsmouth Historic Dockyards shop. Pretty good doll prop!