Sunday, 19 May 2013

Posh & pretty togs for Springtime

I know I've been a bit of a secret squirrel the last few weeks over my sewing projects (9 new pattern designs completed hurrah!), I will share them but they have to be at a certain "stage" & not quite there yet!  Anyway, I bought this little doll a few weeks ago and her original clothes were incredibly faded & grubby, so I decided to stitch her a little outfit from some of the scraps from my sewing projects.  I cut the clothes off her (they were stitched on) and simply ironed them flat and then scanned them to make a pattern.  I was pleased with her little 30s green jacket which I cut from scraps remaining from a vintage linen napkin I had reworked.  The skirt is made from a piece of my all time best ever textile buy of several metres of vintage 30s chintz (thank you ebay!) which I love love love and enjoy using whenever I can.



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  1. Can't wait to see those patterns!

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  2. This little doll is so sweet...love the colour of her jacket.You are so clever!
    Like Foster looking forward to seeing your new projects xx

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  3. Thank you to both of my blogging buddies for stopping by. I am going to get these pattern projects printed so it will be a few more weeks yet & I was so pleased to have my good friend & neighbour cast her artistic eye over them all yesterday. Am now onto next lot of designs as I am demonstrating at the NCCD in June & will be showing how to re-use vintage scarves. So, textiles textiles all the way ... K.x

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