If you’d like to just dip your toe in the water, the Make-Along patterns are now offered in smaller bundles. Check out the seasons packs on the shop. Fall is on sale now, and next, in a few months, Winter… you get the plan!
This hooded cape is full lined and fits most Wee Wonderfuls dolls, Elsa, Make-Along & Kit, Chloe and Louise. The pattern pieces can be downloaded here, Hooded Cape Pattern
Step 1: Cut the pieces out of the cape fabric and the lining fabric. My lining is faux shearling and the cape is wool tweed.
Step 2: With right sides together, sew the hood pieces together along back and top edges. Sew the cape pieces together along one straight side. Repeat … More
The Make-Along Animals subscription is complete! (**update** the patterns are now sold bundled separately as doll, animal, and complete outfit set) Today I sent out our remaining patterns, Wee Deer Dottie, Autumn Walk and Sportswear Basics. Subscribers were also emailed the free Cardigan knitting pattern that fits all the Make-Along dolls and animals.
I hope everyone enjoyed this subscription. I’m going to take a break from pattern making for a while now and … More
Added to the shop this week were Honey Bunny and the outfit set “Spring It On!”, the first of 6 installments in my new Make-Along Pattern Subscription. Make-along Animals and Dolls are made the same size so that the outfit patterns will fit them all, so lots of choices! There are more details over in the shop and if you have any questions, let me know.
I’ve decided the first animal in the Make-Along Series #2 pattern subscription will be the bunny. Now I just need to get to work!
I’ve always loved and been inspired by children’s book illustrators and one of my favorites is Hilda Cowham. Her girls are floppy mops of curls, with the 1920s drop waist dresses & giant bows and are always hanging out with ducks or elves or something equally adorable. I often come back to these drawings and channel them into dolls. The Pixie from my book and this Blackberry Fairy I made for Phoebe come to mind. And now this girl.
I’m … More
New doll design idea number one, a folky pillow doll with towering hair. \ (•◡•) /
I love this gal! This is my first shot at her and I have some tinkering to do and then some fun ideas for variations that are so super cute… in my head. Hopefully they’ll be work in real life. I love this flat pillow type doll. She’s stuffed super firm so she’s not about bending limbs. I love this type of doll for … More