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« on: August 06, 2011 01:46:17 AM »

I've been looking for doll patterns that were a little more realistic than the typical tubes and balls for pretty much the whole body, but I couldn't find any. So, I just made up my own!

Here's what I came up with:

I'm calling this one my "Deluxe" doll. It's about 22 inches tall, but the right footwear and hairstyle could put it over two feet!

It took me a while to figure out how to shape the face like that

You can't really tell, but it has butt cheeks! XD I don't know why, but I'm strangely proud of that fact.

All the dolls I make with this pattern will have completely removable clothing, so that I can make multiple outfits for one doll.

As much as I like this pattern, it's a pain in the butt to make because it's so big, especially if I wire it. Sad So I made two smaller, less complicated ones. Of course, they lose the realistic touch, but whatever.

This one's my "Spaghetti" doll, since the arms and legs are so thin and floppy. I'll probably make the head shorter next time I make this doll, though.

And this would be my "Chibi" doll. I don't plan on using this one that often, except maybe for gifts or commissions since it doesn't take long to make.
EDIT: Never mind, I'm having a lot of fun with this doll. Cheesy Also, I have the pattern up here if you want to try it: https://www.craftster.org/forum/index.php?topic=403946.msg4754050#msg4754050

The best thing about all three is that I can crochet them all as one piece, no sewing parts on separately! This may not seem like such a perk, but I honestly hate sewing, and I never seem to be able to sew the legs and arms on completely symmetrically.

I'm currently turning my first Deluxe doll into this guy: http://i181.photobucket.com/albums/x73/Miss-Lanane/Tales%20of%20the%20Abyss/asch3uw.jpg Because I am a masochist.

So what do you guys think? Do they need any improvements?
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« Reply #1 on: August 06, 2011 05:11:50 AM »

I LOVE the littlest guy!!  But then, I'm usually a fan of short and stubby.  I cannot believe how accurate your deluxe doll is, though.  That's outstanding. 
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« Reply #2 on: August 06, 2011 05:20:31 AM »

The deluxe doll is great!!  I love the hands especially - I've never been a huge fan of making people because of the balls for hands but this one I would make.

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« Reply #3 on: August 06, 2011 05:28:22 AM »

Allree dols are really nice but I am very impressed with the detailing of the deluxe doll.  I would like to see a finished one. (Closthes hair etc)

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« Reply #4 on: August 06, 2011 05:32:19 AM »

All three patterns are great, good luck on your first character he's gonna be fun.

PS. Butt cheeks be proud, it's all in the details..Grin

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« Reply #5 on: August 06, 2011 07:03:13 AM »

yea that first doll is great

It is just so stinkin' addictive!
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« Reply #6 on: August 06, 2011 07:54:52 AM »

Ok so this doll i love. So cute and I would love to get my hands on your pattern so keep it safe.  Seriously you did an amazing job. So cute and very easy to customize. Love Love Love this doll.

So many ideas so little time. Will I ever get them all done?
« Reply #7 on: August 06, 2011 08:25:57 AM »

They are all great! Amazing job! I also appreciate fact that they can be made as one piece, it makes them even neater Grin And be proud of the butt cheeks! It's a small details combined what makes a perfection Wink

And all those facial detail of deluxe doll.. Wow!

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« Reply #8 on: August 06, 2011 08:32:05 AM »

I really love your deluxe Doll & other 2 also since they are simplier. I dont usally make crochet dolls but this looks great & I love his butt cheeks the details make him one of a kind & also the hands & fingers are great. Love to see it all finishied. Well done!! Roll Eyes

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« Reply #9 on: August 06, 2011 08:55:55 AM »

Wow the deluxe doll is really impressive!! I love the butt cheeks haha
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