A Crafts Community For Craft Ideas & DIY Projects - Craftster.org
Help | About | Contact | Press | Advertise | Cookie Policy | Terms | Site Map
Welcome, Guest.
Please login or register.
November 17 News: WOW!  Congratulate the winner of DIY Halloween Costumes 2015!
Total Members: 303,795
Currently Running With Scissors:
475 Guests and 1 User
Home Craftster Community Crafting Articles Craft Tutorials My Craftster Crafting Calendar City Guides Craft Shop

Pages: [1]
Jump to page:
  Show Images Only     Send this topic  |  Print  |  Bookmark  
Topic: Elyse, Amigurumi Doll  (Read 1239 times)
Tags for this thread:  Add new tag
Share the love... Pin it Submit to reddit add to Wists
« on: January 26, 2010 12:30:54 PM »

Introducing Elyse!

I have been working on her since November, and I'm very happy to finally have her finished.  Grin

She is going to my daughter for her fifth birthday in March. She and my daughter (also named Elyse) share brown hair and eyes, and the amigurumi Elyse is dressed in my daughter's favorite colors.

Between creating a pattern, crocheting and sewing all the parts together, Elyse was a lot of work!

Here are some WIP shots.

I'm really proud of her legs! They are probably my favorite part.

I also like her torso, but you can't see the shaping on the finished doll because of her clothes. I just need to work on giving her a booty!  Cheesy

I hope you all enjoyed looking at Elyse. She is probably my favorite project to date.

« Reply #1 on: January 26, 2010 01:27:01 PM »

she is so adorably cute! your daughter is one lucky girl!

« Reply #2 on: January 26, 2010 02:21:01 PM »

Beautiful doll!  I love her hair!  Everything looks really nice, your daughter will have a great birthday Smiley
Tutorial Contributor

Offline Offline

Posts: 708
Joined: 06-Jul-2008

View Profile
« Reply #3 on: January 26, 2010 03:52:14 PM »

beautiful doll!

i love the feet too, the colour combination is lovely.
and i like how you did the hair.

Princess of Lust
Offline Offline

Posts: 850
Joined: 15-Sep-2009

Princess of Lust

View Profile available for personal swaps
« Reply #4 on: January 26, 2010 11:56:19 PM »

Hell yeah! That is awesome. My jaw really dropped a few inches when I saw the first picture. I mean, id doesn't even look like it was crocheted...

I'm so going to hit the 'This Rocks' button...

Did you just make it up along the way?

Are you a fellow Craftster that is addicted to all sorts of Facebook games? PM me, so we can play together!
Pinterest: http://pinterest.com/lilibet/pins/
« Reply #5 on: January 27, 2010 06:14:54 PM »

Thanks everyone!

I did make the pattern up along the way. There were several parts that had to be done over or frogged to get everthing proportional. I know the legs look small in the pic, but that is mostly because I took it from a higher angle rather than straight on.


« Reply #6 on: January 27, 2010 07:10:18 PM »

really lovely! i hope i can get a copy of the pattern soon.  Smiley

Threads you might like:
Pages: [1] Jump to page:
  Send this topic  |  Print  |  Bookmark  
Jump to:  

only results with images
include swap threads
advanced search

your ad could be here!

How-To Videos
How to Make Sushi Rolls with Cream Cheese
How to Make Hand Wrapped Cone Sushi Rolls
Tools You Need to Make Sushi
Fatty Tuna Vs. Regular Tuna Sushi Rolls
What is Wasabi?
Latest Blog Articles
Handmade Holiday Gift Guide: Kindling Bundle
Handmade Holiday Gift Guide: Kitty Coasters
@Home This Weekend: Rustic Wreath

Comparison Shopping

Support Craftster
Become a
Friend of Craftster

Buy Craftster Swag
Buy Craft Supplies
Comparison Shopping

Craftster heartily thanks the following peeps...

Follow Craftster...

Powered by MySQL Powered by PHP Powered by SMF 1.1.11 | SMF © 2006-2009, Simple Machines LLC
SimplePortal 2.3.5 © 2008-2012, SimplePortal
Valid XHTML 1.0! Valid CSS!

Copyright ©2003-2015, Craftster.org an Internet Brands company.