I'm trying to get caught up on my blog posts before 2013 is over!
The second thing I made for a Christmas gift this year is this cute doll.
The pattern is Simplicity 1900.
I would have never found this pattern if it wasn't for the automotive people at Walmart who failed to notify me that they had finished the oil change in my car. I mean, if they ask for your phone number and say they will call you when your car is finished, wouldn't you think they would call you? Yeah. They didn't call. As a result, I was waiting and wandering around the store for hours! Luckily, the Walmart has a fabric and crafts section, so I parked myself in front of the pattern books and started looking. When I saw the pattern, I immediately thought I would make the doll for my niece, Maddie. But really, I think I wanted to make her for me!
I loved every part of making this doll! I must have a thing for sewing tiny clothes because my favorite part was sewing the dress. I might make a couple more for her wardrobe. I skipped sewing the hat and shoes because I figured they would just get lost. I decided she needed a little friend, so I whipped up the fox. Sometime I may still make the boy doll for my nephew, Jimmy. I want to make those overall shorts!