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21  TOYS, DOLLS AND PLAYTHINGS / Toys, Dolls and Playthings: Completed Projects / Re: Doll Clothes (Post your projects here!) on: March 20, 2010 02:27:08 AM
My daughter got an Australian Girl Doll for her bday in Feb (I know, original product name, huh). This is Matilda. My daughter loves her dearly. I made her some clothes, infact, the blue overalls weren't made for her at all.

A dress and Bolero - machine stitched (white singlet was purchased at the same time as the doll)

Pyjamas - hand stiched

Overalls - hand stitched

Back pack - hand stitched

Pattern particulars are on my blog http://shell-n-jessi.blogspot.com/2010/03/meeting-matilda.html and I must give credit to Mai for the inspiration to do some more hand sewing http://mairuru.blogspot.com/index.html

One thing I really like about Matilda is her poseability and the fact she stands on  her own! Unlike and American Girl doll she doesnt have a ghastly stuffed body poking out the top of all her garments Cheesy
22  CLOTHING / Clothing for Kids: Completed Projects / Re: Finished the Christening/Blessing Gown! on: January 10, 2010 11:45:33 PM
holy cow this is stunning!!! congrats! how long did it take?
23  CLOTHING / Clothing for Kids: Completed Projects / Re: Ruffled Onesie with Ribbon on: January 10, 2010 11:40:57 PM
i know there is a word for this and i can't think what it is..

buttons down the centre front (only 1-2inches) with ruffles that run down either side.

I need to find a pic of what I mean, huh? i can see it so clearly in my head lol
24  CLOTHING / Clothing for Kids: Completed Projects / Re: kitty cat dresses on: January 10, 2010 11:33:23 PM
fabulous save!! i'd have thrown a tantrum  Roll Eyes
25  CLOTHING / Clothing for Kids: Discussion and Questions / Re: need new innovative and unqiue flower girl dress ideas on: January 03, 2010 04:17:28 AM
tights and a bolero Smiley I am guessing the wedding would be indoors cos of the huge chance of rain in an Aussie winter (lol, whatever! is this drought ever going to end???)
26  CLOTHING / Clothing for Kids: Discussion and Questions / Re: Infant tu-tu and head band for photo taking......? on: January 03, 2010 03:29:09 AM
I've seen tutus for baby pics made with a plastic headband (obviously without teeth or teeth removed) but these were serious photographers and not ones wanting them to be worn with age. the baby was positioned and the heandband placed on the tummy/back and fluffed. saved the babe laying on a heap of itchy tuelle as nothing was under the baby.

the small alligator clip with the flower glued/stitched on can then be slipped onto any headband so you can change up the bands and flowers.
27  CLOTHING / Clothing for Kids: Discussion and Questions / Re: Talk to me about Rotary cutters on: January 03, 2010 03:24:04 AM
i love my rotary cutters! for straight lines, sheer perfection! for curves, I use the smaller cutter and take my time. i am hopeless with scissors and as i am lifting the fabric to move the scissors things shift and i get jagged edges. it's not pretty. my only qualm with the rotary cutter is i need a HUGE mat (or an entire tabletop would be nice) so I don't have to shift it about on the quilting one I have.
28  TOYS, DOLLS AND PLAYTHINGS / Toys, Dolls and Playthings: Completed Projects / Re: Hello Kitty top for fashion doll - updated with matching pants on: January 01, 2010 09:18:25 PM
that's gorgeous!
29  CLOTHING / Clothing for Kids: Completed Projects / Re: Pocket Full of Posies Dress on: January 01, 2010 05:30:50 AM
it's a wonderful idea and looks fantabulous!!!!
30  CLOTHING / Clothing for Kids: Completed Projects / Re: princess costume on: January 01, 2010 04:51:41 AM
i'm disappointed i missed it, the pic is no longer working
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