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« on: August 01, 2011 03:12:35 PM »

I just finished my very first Swap and made my partner some little cast members (park workers) from two of her favorite rides.  I did a bunch of research & picked my Disney addict hubby's mind and came up with the following:

Female Cast Mini from the Haunted Mansion


I used some fabric markers to get the stripe details on the blouse and apron and cut up some lace for the, well, lace trim.  My favorite is the lacey/batty headpiece.  It's just a little fleece and lace, but it really looks like the real deal.



Male Cast Mini from Tower of Terror

(sorry for the blur; we were trying for an arty look that didn't really happen)

He's not as elaborate, but he's got his details too: seed beads for buttons and gold yarn trip on the hat (along with some more fabric marker details) and sleeves.  I was going to try the great coat that the cast members wear in the winter, but I ran out of time.

Faces were stitched with simple french knots & straight stitches.  Dark shoes are just painted on with acrylics

I'm sorry the pictures aren't better and I didn't get any great detail pictures.  I modified a pattern from a Japanese designer, Runo.  http://dollmaker.nunodoll.com/mini/mini.html  I love her patterns.

I'd love to hear what you think.
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« Reply #1 on: August 02, 2011 03:30:00 AM »

These are so very cute! Adorable! Those are my two favorite rides as well! (Hi, my name is Spooky Pooky and I am also a Disney-a-holic. Cheesy)

And thank you for the pattern link! I love these mini dolls! Will definitely have to bookmark it. Again, great dolls! Love the attention to detail and such a good, original idea to sew dolls from her favorite ride!
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« Reply #2 on: August 02, 2011 08:02:33 AM »

Adorable, great detail!! Cheesy
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