Saturday, October 27, 2012
This is Fran's first doll for the Uthando Project!! And she's adorable! I love the pretty fabric she found and matching shoes. And what amazing eyes she painted on! Want to know how? Follow my free doll painting face tutorial here :)
"I never expected my first dolly to turn out so well. I used the boy body for my girl, because I didn't want to hide the pretty material, so I made a very simple skirt out of one rectangle only and a small piece of elastic at the waist." Fran
Fran didn't stop there she started sewing up a storm, and each of her lovely little dollies comes with a matching handbag and removable skirt and shoes ... oh so sweet!
"They are rubber-banded at the tips, and placed on the INSIDE of the "hair" part of the head, close together. When you pin down your head and body, these will stay nicely. After sewing around the body/head as usual, clip off the nubbins sticking outside of the head. When you turn your doll right-side out, the pigtails will look like the doll in the photo. Very easy to tie a ribbon around." Fran
Thanks so much Fran! I can't wait to see your boy dolls! Take care and Happy Sewing!