african quilt

One of my colleagues is from Ghana and she brought me some fabric remnants.  She gave them to me with dolls in mind but the pieces were large enough to make one quilt with plenty of scraps leftover for dolls.  So I made the quilt.  Now I just need to make some dolls! Related articles […]

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heart doll

I had fun with this doll: the applique felt heart, the fancy shoes, the floral pattern.  Also, the hair bow was fun to make.  Fun, fun, fun! Related articles Paper Heart (glorialana.wordpress.com) Next creative project- a DOLL (joymommy.wordpress.com) Challenge: Paper Doll (coasttocoastcentral.com)

my kitty sleeps while I sew

One of our cats, Nylah, likes to visit me when I’m sewing in the basement.  This is her favorite chair.  She curls up and falls asleep. I like the quiet company.  Isn’t she sweet? Related articles Free Plush Pattern: Tiny Kitty (whileshenaps.com) Meet Kitty – The New Cat of the House (and only cat of […]

black and red roll

I love limiting the colors.  I’m thinking about a holiday line: Valentine’s doll, Halloween doll, etc.  What do you think?  🙂 Related articles Top 10 Pantone Fashionable Color Trends For Fall 2013! Featuring Samba (harmonysrainbow.wordpress.com) Let’s Just Get to Fall Already (kedavidson30.wordpress.com) Who’s ready for Halloween? (amyzingeventplanning.wordpress.com)

shoe box doll house

I saw some very cute DIY dollhouses on Pinterest and I really wanted to make one.  So I did!  I’m happy with it but it is far from perfect.  The hardest thing to do was the couch!  I made it from cardboard, fleece, and fabric.  I used regular glue and a hot glue gun.  I’m […]

you can make a doll too – really!

I bet there are lots of you who think, I wish I could make a doll.  I used to be like you.  The key is to just try it and don’t be afraid of making mistakes.  Isn’t that the key to trying anything new?  I have made so many mistakes: sewing on heads backwards, arms […]

sewing

One thing I like about sewing is that you can do it in pieces and parts. Pick out pattern and fabric. Cut fabric. Sew each piece together. It’s very step by step and is not time sensitive. You can do this a little with cooking. Maybe over a day or two but then the food […]