Thursday, October 14, 2010

Dolls!

Last night I finished my final, for now, Black Apple doll. All four pairs of legs and arms are sewn and stuffed, their dresses, faces and hair are cut and sewn, their faces are embroidered, arms and legs are attached, bodies and heads are stuffed and seamed. They are finished! And they are adorable! I love them all.


For my nieces, Mary and Madeline:
For my niece, Isla:

For my niece, Lizzie:
My next step will be to knit a little cardigan for each doll. I have to create my own pattern, but I still think they should knit up pretty quickly. And, yes, Audra, I will record all knit pattern details here :). So exciting!

Once the sweaters are done, I will begin work on gifts for my four nephews. I am making my oldest nephew a stuffed Yoda. My other two Virginia nephews will get boy dolls--I'm thinking a construction worker/Handy Manny type and maybe a pirate. Still deciding on my Oregon nephew. I get to see him this weekend so I will hopefully come back inspired.

Happy crafting, everyone!

3 comments:

Wanderingcatstudio said...

Those dolls are so sweet. I am knitting Loch Ness Monsters for all the little monsters on my Christmas list this year

Nicole B. said...

those turned out really cute!

Audra said...

I LOVE THEM! Those are some lucky little girls. I know that Emily Martin, the creator of the pattern, painted on her faces. Did you paint or embroider? It looks embroidered, but I can't quite tell. The idea of me painting a doll face makes me nervous so I think I was going to opt for embroidery. The eyes that are looking sideways are especially adorable.