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« on: March 01, 2010 02:27:26 PM »

So I made this doll a couple years ago, and I don't know why I never posted her.  But here she is.

I made a miniature version of myself!


I've learned more about making dolls since then, so there are things that I would have done better (like her neck), but I'm still really happy with how she turned out.

Her face.  The nose ring is an old earring.


And she had to be wearing flip flops.  Until very recently, I absolutely hated wearing shoes.   Roll Eyes


The hair was the challenge, but if I remember right, it was the reason I wanted to try to make a me-doll.  I have big (no, seriously big) curly hair, and I wanted to see if I could make a yarn version when I found yarn that looked like curly hair.  It's blended with two colors of embroidery floss.  I used the technique from the Jack Sparrow pattern.  (I can't remember her user name right now, but her stuff is awesome!  Amy's Babies??)
It's still my favorite part of the doll  Smiley


The arms are jointed so they swing.  And another shot of the big hair.   Smiley


Her body, the pants, arms and flip-flopped feet are from the Super Happy Crochet Cute book.

I ended up giving her to my mom as a Christmas present, and she has recently made it onto display in my parents' house.   Cheesy

I'd love to know what you think!

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« Reply #1 on: March 01, 2010 02:30:59 PM »

Love the toes and the sandals!  Your mini me is uber cute!
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« Reply #2 on: March 01, 2010 03:08:53 PM »

Love this, the hair and the pants/feet especially came out great.
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« Reply #3 on: March 01, 2010 11:58:31 PM »

That is fantastic. I love the hair and I love the fact the arms are moveable
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« Reply #4 on: March 02, 2010 07:45:54 AM »

Great work with your Minnie Me!
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« Reply #5 on: March 02, 2010 10:17:08 AM »

aww so cute.  I haven't tried a doll yet.
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« Reply #6 on: March 03, 2010 09:13:27 AM »

Thanks guys!

Star_Fire_17, you should try a doll.  They're so much fun to make.  Elisabeth Doherty's book Super Happy Crochet Cute has tons of amazing details.
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