blond girl, paper cranes

Isn’t this fabric dreamy? Paper cranes on double gauze make a perfect early summer dress.

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This little girl is dressed perfectly for the summer weather we’ve been having here- you are never quite sure if you’ll be hot or need a sweater. She is prepared for a chill with a cashmere sweater.

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Her toy bunny is safe in her purse.

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School Girl in Red and Green

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It feels a little odd to be making a school girl dressed in wool and corduroy, with mittens and a scarf, when the calendar says June. Luckily, the weather has dipped and I was inspired to finish her up today.

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Here are details of all her belongings-

Her school bag-

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school girl

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This is a longer and leaner version of the girl dolls I’ve been working on. The other ones are based on about 5 years old. This design is more of a 9 – 12 year old. The design is closer to the pattern I used in the past. This girl looks like a serious and smart school student- she’s all about math and graphic novels for fun. She loves school, unlike me as a kid.

Here she is without her coat. A red and white striped cashmere sweater- dreamy!

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Red-haired girl

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I am not usually drawn to purples but sometimes, there I go.

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Here she is with her clothes off and all her things. Her body is dressed in “underwear” and her shoes and socks are all part of her legs.

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Liberty cotton floral patterns- love them. I gave her a little shirt under her dress because her “underwear” was showing and I just didn’t like how that looked. She has a guaze-y silk kerchief and a wool felt purse. Her clothing looks late-Spring or Summery to me.

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I have listed the other 2 girls into my Etsy shop and I hope to get this one listed by the end of today.

A girl doll for Spring

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She has a cream cashmere sweater with tiny 3-hole glass buttons. Someone who knew those antique buttons were just my thing, sent me a string of them and Thank You again!

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She is “dressed” in light pink underwear. Her other clothes are draw-string pants, a tunic/dress, and her cashmere sweater.

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A Spring girl on a Spring day!

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A girl doll finished!

I know, about time! I started working on the girls last fall but put them away before any were finished because the shop had to be filled for the Holidays. Now finally, I have finished one. And this will be the only doll I finish in April- what a crazy month it has been!

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I wanted to make a dress-able doll so I made her body look like it was already in underwear and shoes. She has corduroy pants with straps, a Liberty fabric shirt, and a cashmere sweater. What a lucky girl!

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Her hair is made of mohair teddy bear fur. I love that fabric but whoa is it expensive.

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She is approximately 20 inches tall.

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