Learning to embroider
Merry Christmas and happy holidays!
Happy holidays, everyone! This is Mr Happy Christmas Tree. He’s an original art toy I made by hand from my own design and pattern. I used a blanket stitch and some embroidery floss to hand sew on all his ornaments and his gold star. His ornaments go all the way around. He’s made from fleece.…
Kitty Doll Dress Inspiration
We’ve been updating our online doll gallery all this week, and I’ve been pouring over the April Cornell online catalog, getting some inspiration for kitty doll dresses. I can’t help but think how I’d love to make clothes like these for a little girl, if I had one. All the details are amazing, pin tucks,…
I love Sock Kitty! I also miss Sock Kitty because he is a birthday gift for a friend. Sock Kitty is made from a sock stuffed with Polyfil. His eyes, nose, and hearts are polar fleece, embellished by hand with embroidery floss in a blanket stitch. I used embroidery floss to hand stitch his whiskers…
Lucy has a new friend
It’s a big day for Lovely Lucy. She has a new little girlfriend to share her secrets with. Meet Linda. Linda is very much like Lucy, only she is her own person, um, doll. She has quilted golden ponytails, and a candy-stripe dress of red and pink and green. He stockings are deep red with…