Monday, January 8, 2018

All in the Details

I decided to start the year off by trying some new techniques for this little bunny's clothing. I've seen the cutest girl's dresses with appilque so I thought I'd give it a try and I'm pretty pleased with the results. What do you think? 

I learned some dos and don't in the process for next time; turn with the needle down on the outside of the zig (..or zag?) being a big one, and seriously there will definitely be a "next time". I also went with buttons on the back of her dress instead of snaps which meant figuring out sewing buttonholes, something which actually turned out to be much easier than anticipated. I found a great tutorial here ( though I used a seam ripper instead of a razor) and they really help the lay of the sweater in the back. Who knew!? Well probably everybody but hey, I do too now.  And these antique carved shell buttons are so so cute!

One of my favorite parts of doll making is the tiny details. It's nice to add some new ones to my repertoire!

You can find this Miss in the shop right now! Just click on her photo below.