I thought she had packed her belongings to leave home but then I realized she had just packed a picnic lunch to go out to the countryside to enjoy nature. (hopefully not here in Florida, the mosquitoes have taken over the natural settings here! lol)
I am trying to use what I have so I had to ‘dig’ through my stash. I didn’t have what I needed for the red top so I cut a ‘homemade’ cloth placemat for her top. The red ric rac is vintage and the blue denim was about 3 yards that I got for $1 awhile back. The belt is a pretty piece of ribbon that my daughter in law gave me a long time ago. She also crocheted the little Mary Jane shoes for my dolls.
Ginger is such a beautiful doll that she looks good in anything, I think.
And it’s fun to make doll clothes but if you are a novice at sewing, be aware that the doll clothes patterns can be challenging.
Look at the instructions for this simple skirt.
You can’t really take short cuts either, or you will get frustrated working with the small pieces. They need to be cut accurately and sewn together properly. A cutting board is a must and ironing each seam and hem makes a world of difference. Keep the iron on low while you sew and press between each step.
Sewing should be FUN!!!
I’m joining the Vintage Inspiration Link party HERE,
and Ivy and Elephants.
I’m joining Shelia at Note Songs today
with Wednesday Wee Ones.
Don’t forget to take time to
PLAY and SING !