Before reading the post, please, make sure that you clearly understand the difference between a prototype to check a basic sloper and a finished garment 🙂
I’ve promised to show my experiment with automatic pattern drawing and resizing the pattern to fit American Girl doll.
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– What is the question? – you may reply. – If you’re sewing an Empire dress, make it higher. If you’re about to sew a 1920s’ dress, it would be low.
Yes, that’s right. But what if I’m going to sew the 1940s’ dress with its underlined waist?
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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!
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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.
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As known people can watch forever for 3 things: running water, fire burning and how other people work. I like to spy myself because sometimes I can catch some awesome tricks in sewing process.
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Those who follow me on Instagram know that I embroider and sew very special dresses for my American Girl dolls. But the special dresses require special shoes 🙂
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Probably, because I like to sew, I’m interested in fashion history as well. My dolls are the perfect models to sew and try historical garments on them. Looking through “The Tudor Tailor” book by Jane Malcolm-Davies and Ninya Mikhaila, I burned with passion to sew Tudor French gowns for my girls.
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