Friday, March 3, 2017


In cleaning and sorting through boxes stored in cubbyholes, I came upon one of my first old dolls, circa 1961 or so. It's soft rubber, and still in good condition. It's a drink-and-wet doll, and it used to squeak.  I see no name on it anywhere.  Can anyone give me any information about it?

Looks like I need to make some doll clothes!

Thursday, February 4, 2016

Nightgown for Emma's Doll

The nightgown for the 'My Life As' doll is done.  It's for Emma's tenth birthday, February 8th.

I got the bunny slippers on eBay -- they came all the way from China.

This little Ty pup is Victoria's.

Rolled hem stitch on Bernina Serger 1300DC

Narrow overlock on Bernina Serger 1300DC

Thursday, January 28, 2016

Blue and Silver Dress for Emma's 'My Life As A Schoolgirl' Doll

Here are the dress, bloomers, cancan, bow, and purse I made for Emma's 'My Life As A Schoolgirl' doll, which is scheduled to arrive tomorrow.  Victoria's American Girl doll is modeling the dress, which is made of blue and silver satin jacquard.

Drawstring purse

Drawstring purse open

Net cancan



Saturday, January 23, 2016

School Girl Doll for Emma

Here is the 18" doll I've ordered for Emma for her birthday next month.  It's one of the 'My Life As' dolls -- this one, 'My Life As a School Girl'.  Now to make some clothes for it!

Saturday, April 11, 2015

September 27, 2014 -- Paper Dolls of Fabric -- All Done!

This evening, I finished trimming all the little doll clothes, which had been pressed onto backs of muslin using Pellon EZ-Steam II, a double-sided fusible.  I glued small Velcro squares onto the backs with Aleene's Jewel-It glue, which will continue to adhere stronger for 28 days. 

Tomorrow, I will put dolls and clothes into a big box, and take it to my sister!  She plans to give them to granddaughters and/or great-granddaughters.