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Topic: Lil' Cupcake: 12 inch pancake style chibi fashion doll  (Read 6068 times)
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« on: May 28, 2012 07:54:17 PM »



This is Lil' Cupcake, a chibi fashion doll.  She is three pieces - head, arm and body.  I called her Cupcake because she is a pancake style doll but better, like a cupcake.   Smiley



She has such cute lil ears!



She has thumbs, and her knees,elbows and hips are stitched across so she is floppy.  You don't have to do that though - you could make her so she is stiff legged.  There is an optional stiff bent arm included in the pattern.  Her shoulders are jointed with an internal button joint, like a  poppet.  I think this makes her form more appealing, and easier to design clothing for.

Speaking of clothing - she might be the same size as YoSD sized ball joint dolls, the chunky kind, not the slim.  Unfortunately, I do not have a chunky YoSD... will have to download a pattern or two to see the size difference.



This is her w/o clothes.

The pattern is on my blog.
http://ghilie.files.wordpress.com/2012/06/cupcake-pattern.pdf

ETA: Instructions added: http://ghilie.files.wordpress.com/2012/05/lil-cupcake-instructions.pdf

I am also working on a boy body and heads with different types of ears!
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« Reply #1 on: May 28, 2012 08:40:11 PM »

I must have gone to your blog right after you updated the pattern! I started a new poppet today. Smiley

Lil' Cupcake is toooo cute! Very welcome into the doll family. Smiley
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« Reply #2 on: May 28, 2012 09:01:27 PM »

She turned out adorable. I love her hair.
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« Reply #3 on: May 28, 2012 10:01:07 PM »

No only is she cute, but she looks easier to sew then the poppet Smiley
Thank you for being kind enough to share this fun pattern Cheesy I can't wait to try it.
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« Reply #4 on: May 28, 2012 10:17:08 PM »

this is adorable thanks for sharing the pattern cant wait to make one or two. I love her sweet little face. Ghilie you are amazing for sure.
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« Reply #5 on: May 28, 2012 11:33:21 PM »

Wow I wanna try this pattern...one question though.what kind of fabric did you use for the body?
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« Reply #6 on: May 29, 2012 04:19:03 AM »

Wow I wanna try this pattern...one question though.what kind of fabric did you use for the body?

I used alova suede for the body.  You can find it at JoAnn's.  It's known as butter suede at Hancocks.  It's also known as microsuede too.  It's a sueded knit with very little stretch and usually pops up around the time people start sewing for halloween. 

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« Reply #7 on: May 29, 2012 08:08:39 AM »

She's sooo cute!
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« Reply #8 on: May 29, 2012 10:38:45 AM »

Might have to play around with her when I get time....
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So cute! Love her!
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