the sweetest little dollies you ever did see

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I made a few dolls for a few special little girls in my life.

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She is wearing a cable knit ruffle-front sweater {not the easiest material to sew, but oh so cute} with yellow dot bubble skirt.

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A little suit of jersey ruffles – sweet and simple.

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Sawyer is funky with a polka-dot top, floral bubble skirt and a teensy flower pin {sewn on, not pinned}

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The real Isabella is the best dressed little girl around, often sporting baby legs, so I decided to make a mini pair for this baby. 

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Surely not as cute as the real little girls, but I’m pretty happy with how they turned out.

{I used this pattern to make the dolls}

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61 Responses to the sweetest little dollies you ever did see

  1. WhisperWood Cottage December 31, 2010 at 1:30 pm #

    Adorable is an understatement! Am I too old for a doll of my own? :)

    Amy

  2. Lindsey January 1, 2011 at 8:04 am #

    Wow…those are adorable!

  3. Beth B January 1, 2011 at 8:54 am #

    I love the individual looks for each doll!

  4. Leanne January 2, 2011 at 9:50 am #

    wow, i wish i were a better, more patient seamstress, (and had little girls in my life!) as these little dolls are just perfect – you are so talented!

  5. lauren January 2, 2011 at 9:03 pm #

    Would it be strange to say that I want one for myself ;-) Truthfully, I would love to make one for my little girl!!

  6. cara January 8, 2011 at 12:56 pm #

    these are ADORABLE! what type of fabric did you use for the face and body?

  7. tobi d January 28, 2011 at 1:24 pm #

    okay – i know its two weeks later but I remembered this post and want to make for Valentines day for my daughter. I have the same question as cara though! What is your body material made of? Is it a broadcloth? Thanks, Tobi

  8. Teresa February 7, 2011 at 11:05 pm #

    I just made my first doll for a very special girl. I put her name and the verse that her parents chose for her on her back on a little patch. Thanks so much for sharing. Your dolls are adorable! I love the material you used, too. What is that? I just used muslin.

  9. Eileen Conlon October 2, 2011 at 8:47 am #

    Hi Emily,
    The dolls you made are beautiful! Would you mind sharing how you made the skirts? Thank you.
    Eileen

  10. Casey December 16, 2011 at 9:15 pm #

    I have been obsessing over these doll for about a year now and now that my little girl has come I am so excited to make one for her. I was wondering if like others above if you would mind sharing what kind of fabric was used for the body and/or how you made the skirts. Thanks for always being so inspiring. Everyone is getting Emily inspired gifts from me this year.

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