“Here a chick, there a chick”…what’s up next for my dolls…

I don’t normally make dresses from novelty prints, but I’ve had this one for a while and Janie told me it would go “perfectly” with the new wig I styled for her last night. So I gave in and got it started. It’s a ways from being finished, so don’t think, “eeewwweee, it’s so plain!” It will get “embellished” hopefully tomorrow. I just wanted to show you the start of it so you know I haven’t forgotten how to sew! My life has been very busy the last 10 days, but this afternoon, I forced myself to sew…of course my dishes are still in my sink…but I got a doll dress started! (Priorities ladies, priorities!)

I thought I would show you a couple of pictures of the basic dress… with the finished dress coming soon!

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I also bought this pink bunny fabric at the same time. The fabrics are called “Hip Hoppity Happy Easter” and I think they are so cute. I’m thinking I’ll go ahead and make the bunny dress too.

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One of my subscribers, Jevne, asked me if I could show the first wig I did a “restyle” on in an earlier post. She wanted to see the differences in that one and then the one I cut last night. I can do that… Here’s the one I restyled last August… It’s more of a platinum blonde and the one I did last night has more yellow tones in it.

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This is one of my favorite pictures of Janie in it.

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…and then this was the one from yesterday…from long to short-er!

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Here is a side by side Jevne…

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See you tomorrow,
Blessings, Jeanne

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Comments

  1. Hi Jeanne. Sometimes it’s fun to just pick a fabric that you get a kick out of. I have some novelty (juvenile) fabrics too. Gotta use them…
    Janie’s new wig looks perfect with the yellow chicks on her dress. So cute!
    Hope you have a nice day of sewing and that it is still spring by you. I am still in shock this morning. We are in the midst of a snowstorm.

    • Jeanne W says:

      Good morning Cindy,
      Oh NO! Are you serious?
      How awful is that to wake up to… just when the snow all melted it came again! I guess you’ll be tucked in your sewing room and not going anywhere, right? I’m so sorry for you!!!!

      Thanks for the vote of confidence on Janie’s dress. I hope I can get it finished today…
      Blessings, Jeanne

  2. Happy that you are sewing again. I love novelty fabrics..they make you smile. Janie’s hair and dress look very sweet..and the bunny fabric is too cute!

    • Thanks Regina,
      I know some people like the cute fabrics, so I did it for them! Glad you liked it!
      I think the bunny fabric is adorable and hope to get cookin’ on a dress from it too!
      Thanks so much,
      Blessings, Jeanne

  3. Thanks, Jeanne. Both are wonderful, but different.

    • Jeanne W says:

      Thanks Jevne,
      I am glad I was able to put them together for you so you could see them beside one another. I’m not done with Janie’s dress but I’m working as fast as I can.
      Blessings, Jeanne

  4. I’m always attracted to black and white checks and it really compliments the bunny fabric–perfect for Easter! I think both wigs were greatly improved with the restyles you did. I didn’t realize you were good at hair styling too!

    • Jeanne W says:

      HI Carolyn,
      Thanks for the compliments on the wigs… they were doing me no good the style they were, so any improvement was better. I LOVE black and white checks and you’ll like the finished dress I hope.
      I guess I dabble in a little bit of everything.
      Blessings, Jeanne

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