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 focus on making dolls for the … More
For those new to dollmaking where to get the supplies can be daunting. But really you should be able to find everything you need at your local fabric/craft store if you want to get started straight away or online if you’re a planner.
UPDATE: I now have an Amazon shop page where I’ve collecting some of my favorite dollmaking supplies.
Starting with the bodies, the key to body fabric is a tight weave (so no stuffing oozes out) … 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!
It’s been hard getting back into the swing of work after the holidays this year. I had my birthday week of lunches out and then the kids had another 2 days off of school this week. But mostly, it’s that I can’t get out of my head. I’m reading too much news, I’m worrying too much. Well, I know I’m worrying the right amount but it’s still unproductive. So I’m going to try something new today, I’m not going to … More
Looking back through my 2016 photos to set the mood for my next pattern subscription, Make-along Animals! I have 2 more patterns for the first Make-along subscription to finish and then it’s on to animals in outfits, which has always been a favorite of mine. The bodies will be the same size so the clothes will fit both!… More
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.
Annika is already pretty Christmasy with her red/pink/green color scheme. She is made from … More
Tiny, cozy sweaters knit for handmade dolls, it doesn’t get much cuter than that! Please enjoy this knitting pattern for a cardigan for the Make-Along doll. It is knit in sock yarn with size 2 needles. Tiny, but not too crazy small. It is a different version than the sweater I replicated from my great grandmother’s pattern which involves a lot of seaming. This one is knit from top down in one piece and sleeves can be knit in the … More