I did order these Clover fork pins I mentioned and I love them! They’re perfect for using as hair pins to set super long yarn doll hair into all sorts of hairstyles. Of course they’re for display only, not play because they’re pins but they’re also great for holding a complicated hair-do into place so you could sew it down.… More
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.
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For those looking for a handmade doll for under the tree this year, I have 3 currently up in my shop. If you’re interested but would like to add a Christmas dress or something extra, just let me know!
Lauren is a Make-Along doll so if you were looking for a doll/pattern combo gift she would be perfect for the young sewist in your life.
Sweet Gertie. Gertie was on our short list of names for our daughter. I just love it so and I just love this girl so it’s the perfect fit. She has the sweetest face and is such a lovable doll. Her hair is a combination of two soft yarns, wool blend and mohair. … More