Betsy, Tacy and Tib go to school

Here’s another set of custom Betsy, Tacy and Tib dolls I made for someone. This time dressed in everyday school outfits.

I did a little research on what a kid might have worn to school at the turn of the 20th century. Bows!

Drop waists and giant collars.

Here is what I came up with, a sailor collar, big sleeve ruffles, some lace trim, all with drop waists and Tacy and Tib in bows and Betsy in braids.

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Betsy, Tacy and Tib go to a party

Betsy Tacy Tib dolls

This set of Betsy, Tacy & Tib dolls are dressed up for a party and I just love how they turned out. I spend an unreasonable amount of time trying to find historically accurate fabric for doll dresses. There are so many challenges to find the right fit. As far as fabric stores I can drive to my only choices are Joanns and a quilt shop. But really most current offerings do not fit the bill in content or design … More

Make-Along Romper Pattern & Tutorial

wee wonderfuls doll clothes pattern and tutorial : romper

This romper pattern delivers a lot of cute for not so much effort. (Another easy go-to pattern to get your doll dressed in a hurry is the Apron dress pattern) This romper has elastic cuffs and waist, an opening in the back for a tail and a bodice with sleeves easily made from a woven ribbon. The materials you’ll need are 20″ x 8″ of fabric, 10″ of 1/8″ wide elastic, 11″ of ribbon (ribbon should be between 1/2″ … More