My Spring Doll!

I mentioned in an earlier post that I joined Wendy of Ravenwood Whimzies Spring Doll Challenge… Well, I actually finished it! In good time no less.

I took Wendy’s doll pattern and reduced it to half the original size – I like smaller dolls.  She stands approximately 10″ tall. Since I still had the supplies for fairies out on my table, I decided to make my Spring Doll into a fairy, in pink.  She wears a pink and yellow petal skirt with a yellow felt tunic, pink shoes, and petaled acorn cap. Her hair is made of wool roving.  I inserted pipe cleaners in her arms and legs, which made stuffing easier since she is so small, and it had the added benefit of making her pose-able.  The only deviation from Wendys pattern is on her feet.  Since I reduced the size, I was unable to turn the foot part of the pattern after sewing.  As for her facial features, I went with an Edith Flack Ackley style.  She looks a bit serious, but she’s still cute ;). And here she is:

MomsFairy

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MomsFairy2

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MomsFairy3

This doll was so much fun to make. Thank you Wendy for the challenge! …Doll #2 done!

Comments

  1. She is beautiful. Alot of handiwork in her for sure.

  2. Such a beautiful doll!

  3. oh Linda – I just now saw the top of her head too – she’s so well made – love her acorn ‘hat’ . stunning! Thanks again for joining in the challenge. 🙂

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