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« Reply #10 on: August 14, 2008 06:06:32 AM »

My niece is too old and mainstream now to play with one of these and I have no other girls (but me) to sew for, but I totally just wisted those patterns and I'm gonna work on one soon !!  Thank you, they are way cute.
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Don't say you don't have enough time. You have exactly the same number of hours per day that were given to Helen Keller, Pasteur, Michaelangelo, Mother Teresa, Leonardo da Vinci, Thomas Jefferson, and Albert Einstein.
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« Reply #11 on: August 14, 2008 06:24:56 AM »

I would never have thought to use printed fabric for hair...what a great idea!  They're totally adorable.   Smiley

I SO agree! This is genius!
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« Reply #12 on: August 14, 2008 11:48:08 AM »

i did a raggedy ann doll once. it was really fun. we should do a doll-along, no? I really like the hair alisonillustration used. my Raggedy ann had yarn hair, and it's quite flyaway.

Oh, it just occurred to me! My latest niece and my friends baby are just around the age to start enjoying dolls. Methinks i'll get started on them!
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« Reply #13 on: August 14, 2008 08:37:59 PM »

OOooh, I love the ginger hair!!!  So cute. Nice work.
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« Reply #14 on: August 17, 2008 07:29:59 PM »

Awww very cute, but the floral hair... GENIUS!!!  Grin
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« Reply #15 on: August 18, 2008 02:14:02 PM »

i am into the doll-along thing, if you share your expertise... i am a silly beginner is the sewing machine, willing to learn from you doll gurus... Roll Eyes
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« Reply #16 on: August 18, 2008 05:58:44 PM »

i did a raggedy ann doll once. it was really fun. we should do a doll-along, no? I really like the hair alisonillustration used. my Raggedy ann had yarn hair, and it's quite flyaway.

Oh, it just occurred to me! My latest niece and my friends baby are just around the age to start enjoying dolls. Methinks i'll get started on them!

a doll-along would be really nice Cheesy
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« Reply #17 on: August 19, 2008 04:30:56 PM »

You know, the floral hair is absolutely wonderful, but the adorable expressions on their faces are absolutely what make them so cute (that, and the pigtails, too  Roll Eyes)

I need to think through "mistake-proof" doll faces...my great fear is that I would invest the energy in assembling the dolls and then, by sheer ineptitude, give them surly or dispeptic expressions  Tongue...

maybe I should practice making the faces FIRST, and THEN add the hair, body etc.

Yikes! Craft paralysis!  Shocked
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« Reply #18 on: August 19, 2008 08:19:02 PM »

You know, the floral hair is absolutely wonderful, but the adorable expressions on their faces are absolutely what make them so cute (that, and the pigtails, too  Roll Eyes)

I need to think through "mistake-proof" doll faces...my great fear is that I would invest the energy in assembling the dolls and then, by sheer ineptitude, give them surly or dispeptic expressions  Tongue...

maybe I should practice making the faces FIRST, and THEN add the hair, body etc.

Yikes! Craft paralysis!  Shocked

i personally always put the face on last xD i lightly pencil the face on, and just embroider over the lines. i'm messed up a few times, but i usually just slog through it and have ended up pretty happy with the results regardless.
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