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.Continue reading “Christmas and New Year costumes”
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 🙂
Why?Continue reading “Rose Garden – American Girl doll dresses collection”
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 photos 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 and make gladiator shoes for my 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”