There was a tradition to make a New Year costumes in my childhood. Usually girls were snowflakes, squirrels or foxes, boys were bears or rabbits.
Yesterday, unexpectedly, we decided to go for a walk to the Chinese Garden. And I took Paprika with me to take her photos. What a wonderful day it was! It was about to rain, and thus there was no direct sun. Great for photos! Continue reading “Dollsbe Paprika in Chinese Garden”
Last time when I showed my small collection of dresses for American Girl dolls, I thought that it was wonderful to sew collections of doll clothes.
But one collection more I do not have such thoughts :)
There was Lea’s Birthday month ago. I’d finished a new dress for her, and two days before her birthday we visited the sea shore to take Lea’s pictures. Continue reading “Celebrating Lea’s Birthday”
I’ve finished a new collection for my American Girl dolls. During the photo-shoot I faced that I need a doll clothes hanger to show the dresses’ front and back. Sure, I made the first step and ordered wooden hangers from eBay. But estimated delivery is at the end of August.
What to do if I need hangers immediately? Of course, make them myself! Continue reading “DIY doll clothes hanger”
I’d sewn a small collection of dresses for my American Girl dolls. And while I prepared for taking pictures I’d faced a problem that I don’t have suitable shoes to present my collection! Sure,
girls dolls never have enough shoes!
I’d tried to use cheaters method, because I’m lazy, – to buy shoes on eBay. But I had not found any shoes I liked. So I had to get pads that I made last year for American Girl dolls. Continue reading “Handmade gladiator shoes for American Girl dolls”
How do you choose fabrics for doll clothes?
I know that the right way, probably not in a doll sewing, but in general, to draw sketches after you get an idea of a collection. And then visit fabric stores and buy the fabrics that you need.
But I live in Fabric Paradise! Continue reading “Simple Life – small dresses collection for American Girl dolls”
This is the last dress that I sewed for the collection inspired by Alberta Ferretti. Continue reading “Tonner Antoinette floral dress inspired by Alberta Ferretti, part 5”
As I mentioned in the comment on the previous post about the striped dress with 3D embroidery, this outfit became a reason I started to sew this collection for my own dolls. Continue reading “Tonner Antoinette outfit: long striped skirt and cropped top with 3D embroidery. Inspired by Alberta Ferretti, part 4”