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« on: February 10, 2009 03:59:10 AM »

I made this soft and fluffy Barbie Sofa today and I am quite happy about it.



I just cut 4 rectangles, 2 longer for the sitting part and back and two smaller for the arms. Filled them with sinthetic wool and then sewn them together.





The dress is also an original prototype.

I am thinking of making armchairs now:)
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« Reply #1 on: February 10, 2009 04:06:56 AM »

Now that is really cute! Thanks for the details. I have been trying to make things for American Girl dolls and have been tyring to figure out how to make furniture. I think that I am going to try it!!!! Please post the armchairs when they are done.
Thanks for the inspiration.

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« Reply #2 on: February 10, 2009 04:56:05 AM »

Love it!

An added suggestion if I may:

If you sew snaps, two on each end and maybe three on the back where the sides and the back come up instead of sewing them together at the back, you could have it convert into a futon for Barbies over night guests!

Just a suggestion!
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« Reply #3 on: February 10, 2009 05:56:24 AM »

This is really cool and much more kid friendly than anything you would get at a store.  Think you should definintely make the arm chairs to go with it
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« Reply #4 on: February 10, 2009 06:14:00 AM »

So cool! I love that fabric.
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« Reply #5 on: February 10, 2009 01:34:24 PM »

Thank you all for your warm words.

@FIFI: now i have to fin coordinating fabric:)

@ Cealy: Wow, that would defenately work! And it would be amazing for playing with it:)

@ KMOM13: Yes, that's what I have in mind all the time. And it's also machine washable! Cheesy

@DailyAlly: Me 2:) It's Ikea fabric from the kids section.
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« Reply #6 on: July 15, 2010 03:55:26 AM »

I absolutely love this!

My neighbor's mother would make us great things like this when I was younger and I thought they were GREAT.  Now I can do them for my little cousins and everything. Wink

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« Reply #7 on: July 23, 2010 12:03:07 PM »

This is really cool and much more kid friendly than anything you would get at a store.  Think you should definintely make the arm chairs to go with it

I agree. Matching armchairs would be so cute. I wish somebody would have made me a couch and chairs for my Barbies when I was a kid.
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