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« on: August 10, 2007 02:57:15 PM »

I wanted a dolly to make clothes for, because I am jealous of all you Blythe/Pullip owners. But I cant wrap my head around how much they cost!  So I said to myself: "Self, you are good at this big eye cutie pie kinda doll making, so why dontcha just make one?"  I said back to myself: "Self, that is a great idea!"  So Poppet was born.  Poppet is wearing a flannel nightshirt.  She's a Nekomimi, and she is based loosely on Runo's work.  The pattern is mine and not available on her website - I wanted a jointed doll with a neck stump.

Hi Poppet!


Here's a full photo - See the tail?  It's got a pipecleaner in it to make it poseable.  Never mind her head wrap - I am waiting for glue to dry.


Here's a closeup of her paw feet.  Her hands are paws too.


Here's a picture of her nekkid, headless body.  This is prior to tail attachment.  Next time I am just gonna sew the tail in when I do the back seam.  Yes indeedy, she has ladyparts, a belly button and a butt crack.  I can't seem to make a doll that doesn't have these things.


Here are some clothes I made her:


I have two aprons to make but I can't stop making clothes and looking at her!  Urg, I am captivated by her cuteness!



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« Reply #1 on: August 10, 2007 03:07:02 PM »

That's awesome!  Must.  Resist.  Urge.  I do not need anymore new projects until I finish a few!
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Wait, where did those come from?  I swear I didn't go to the craft store, honest!

Let the baby crafting commence!  Cheesy
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« Reply #2 on: August 10, 2007 03:16:21 PM »

I Love it. I would love to learn how to make my own dolls I guess I need to find a cool pattern. Great job.
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« Reply #3 on: August 10, 2007 03:35:04 PM »

Wow! She's great! I love her Smiley You should make a hole in her lothes for the tail to go through xD

I know what you mean about too expensive -- I want a BJD (I'm surprised we only see Pullips and Blythes here.. I love the well proportioned dolls so much more...), but a few hundred dollars on a toy to dress up? I'd rather dress myself up Wink
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« Reply #4 on: August 10, 2007 05:27:53 PM »

OMG! that is just fantastic! she is so adorable! i love how she has lady parts too  Wink just classic! i know i want one of those dolls n man they are crazy expensive...
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« Reply #5 on: August 10, 2007 09:05:30 PM »

Awesome! My sister and I have Pullips and Blythes, but I would totally buy one of these!
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« Reply #6 on: August 11, 2007 05:46:05 AM »

Thanks for all the kind words, I am glad you like her.
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« Reply #7 on: August 11, 2007 06:13:24 AM »

Is there any tiny, micro , smallest chance this doll can become a tutorial or a class project or something like that?! Roll Eyes Because she is just adorable! I have never tried to make a doll before, but I would give it a try for this one here! Wink
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« Reply #8 on: August 11, 2007 06:29:30 AM »

I was thinking about having some people who were novice to intermediate at dollmaking test the pattern.  I am not so good at the whole PDF file thing, so if you are interested, let me know.  It might take awhile for me to get the pattern and instructions written out though.
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« Reply #9 on: August 11, 2007 04:27:39 PM »

Girl! I am so in! Consider me your #1 pupil! Wink
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