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« Reply #10 on: October 16, 2009 08:49:04 AM »

I have one of these from when I was a child (many moons ago).  It is still at my mother's, or I would share a photo with you.  Mine is a bit different, though.  The base/cradle was made from a dishwashing liquid bottle before they went clear (holes punched around the top and then crocheted).  It was light yellow (Joy).  I carried it for a long time.

Very cute.
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« Reply #11 on: October 16, 2009 12:20:32 PM »

Here is that one too:

http://www.thriftyfun.com/tf52943184.tip.html
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« Reply #12 on: October 18, 2009 02:23:27 PM »

The one I had as a little girl also used what was probably a Joy container as the base. It had light yellow yarn for the crocheted top and cradle hood, and the little blanket and pillow. I'm pretty sure mine had more closely spaced holes in the plastic base and I know the sides were solid rather than "granny square-esque", like the one in the ThriftyFun article. I loved the novelty of it when I was three or four--here I am carrying a purse like a grown-up lady, but fold it down and there's a baby doll to play with. Smiley  I love it that some people are willing to make these sorts of treats for children.
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« Reply #13 on: October 27, 2009 03:20:41 PM »

here is another cradle purse that I made Email & IM
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« Reply #14 on: October 28, 2009 03:42:08 AM »

Again absolutely beautiful work ....

Love it so much I am planning on making my new niece one she it only 6mos but that is the fun to spoil them.  Will post when I finish it........... ;0).
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« Reply #15 on: October 28, 2009 05:19:38 AM »

http://beadedsocks.net/CradlePattern.html

Another pattern and place to get dolls.  Enjoy
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« Reply #16 on: November 07, 2009 07:14:29 PM »

thanks  I'm glad you liked it I had alot of fun making the tiny clothes
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