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)
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
… 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
I’ve got a lovely gift from my friend Anna. She loves to knit and crochet and made this doll-sized Ravenclaw scarf for me. (Harry Potter fans? Anyone? 🙂 ) I only took several quick pictures in the evening. It is set in a local park which plays the role of the Forbidden Forest. I borrowed… Continue reading Go Ravenclaw!
I love to wear these skirts myself – so why not to make a one for my doll? First step is constructing your own pattern. Have no fear, it’s easy! Get some paper, pencil, ruler and a tape measure. Measure your doll’s waist and hips circumferences and the length of your future skirt. My Alexandra’s… Continue reading Tutorial: make a long ruffled skirt for your doll