ARCHIVES October 2008

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Kitty Doll Dress Inspiration

We’ve been updating our online doll gallery all this week, and I’ve been pouring over the April Cornell online catalog, getting some inspiration for kitty doll dresses. I can’t help but think how I’d love to make clothes like these for a little girl, if I had one. All the details are amazing, pin tucks,…

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Stitching, dressing, and dancing without pain

Click on this photo and you’ll get an idea of just how many stitch functions I tested on my new sewing machine. There are a three different stitch types per row on parts of my sewing sample. I read my manuals a couple of times each before I sewed. The machine beeps when you do…

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Sock Kitty!

I love Sock Kitty! I also miss Sock Kitty because he is a birthday gift for a friend. Sock Kitty is made from a sock stuffed with Polyfil. His eyes, nose, and hearts are polar fleece, embellished by hand with embroidery floss in a blanket stitch. I used embroidery floss to hand stitch his whiskers…

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