Why do I like to sew for dolls? Continue reading “Shirt dress with a sash”
It’s wonderful to live close to the equator. Because it’s great weather all year round and it’s possible to play outside with friends. Continue reading “Two similar dresses, two different patterns”
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”