I love making clothes, but Barbie Summer’s seaside inspired dress took me absolutely bloody ages. I really need to start using the sewing machine!
Tags: handmade barbie clothes, Summer face sculpt
Ah did you have a good time?! Love those candy colours on the dress…I too need to get the confidence to use the machine….Im slow by hand but I feel like I know what Im doing..
Yes, it was lovely thanks 🙂
Yes, I think some stuff would always need to be done by hand but on simple hems using the sewing machine would save loads of time. One day! I’ve been meaning to ask, Maria, do you have a site or a blog somewhere? If so, I would love a link.
Thanks for posting
My daughter keeps telling me to start a blog but Im not sure it would be focused enough. As well as the Barbies I have other oddments from Monster High and Begoth dolls to Tonner and Madame Alexander! In another life I was a writer though, and to this day my review of Legally Blonde is about the 37th most read in the WORLD!! Yes, if you have read 36 reviews of Legally Blonde and feel like you could do with just one more it is mine you will come across…hows that for fame?;)
I keep meaning to start perhaps a general blog (Political rants, book reviews, and stuff about my Cats probably!) with a doll offshoot but I think that would mean showcasing my horrible photo skills! If I do it I will be shameless and post a link here I promise!
Maria, do not get claire started on Cats, she has 3 of them, I am sure she would have many more if i was not around x
Thats my problem….no-one to stop me and I have 6! Again like the dolls I have a weird selection of Ginger toms, old lady cats and spoilt persian!…Its a good job they dont sell them on Ebay..;)
Maria – it sounds like you’ve got a great collection and doing a blog is a nice way of enjoying it/ keeping track of it, I’ve found (it also means you aren’t as tempted to make your nearest and dearest listen to endless stuff about dolls, which is probably nice for them). Photography is easier these days as well – 1.make sure doll is tidy 2.find camera with macro setting 3.take some pictures 4. Fiddle around with pictures 5. Post! I’m no genius at it myself, but I’ve started to enjoy it through doing this, it’s quite a creative thing to do. Ah well – if you do, let us know!
Bat 6660 – cat fascist! Kiss kiss x
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