My friend Lene in Denmark, kindly sent me a present this week which included some sweet cotton fabric for me to make something for my dolls. Because the fabric has cute little lemon coloured ducklings on it, I thought it would be the perfect fabric to use to make a summer dress for Milly, my blond 1971 Sasha.
I teamed the duck fabric with some yellow and white gingham and using the 'classic' smock pattern by Simply Grace Designs, I made Milly a dress and tap shorts. The shorts are made completely in the gingham fabric but can't be seen in the photos. I made a pair of lemon knit socks to go with it....and added a lemon chiffon ribbon to her hair.
She looks absolutely perfect in that - just love the fabric and it is so soft and fresh looking. Fabulous!ReplyDelete
Thanks so much Lorraine, glad you like it!Delete
What super photos of a super looking girl. Her outfit suits her so well, I love the lemon socks and those shoes she is wearing!!ReplyDelete
Thanks so much Ronny. I made the socks to go with the outfit and the shoes are from Boneka....her sandals wouldn't fit on with the socks, the fabric was too thick....and I wanted her to wear the socks.Delete
Oh, she looks so charming! I love the sweet old-fashioned look of her outfit; it suits her so well. :)ReplyDelete
Thanks so much Randomfish, I think the old fashioned look really suits these Sasha kids!Delete
The dress is gorgeous, she's gorgeous, they're gorgeous together. Your pictures were just the touch of spring I needed today.ReplyDelete
Thanks so much Julie, I'm glad I could bring some sunshine into your day!Delete
A perfectly charming Spring picture.ReplyDelete
I'm very fond of two different fabrics being used together in one outfit and, as you know, love the addition of 'coloured' socks.
Thank you very much Kendal. I love the two (or more) toning fabrics too, just gives a bit of variety. Yes, I agree on coloured socks too!!Delete
What an adorable outfit. I'm happy that you put the fabric to such good use.ReplyDelete
Awww thanks so much Lene, and thank you very much once again for the fabric. I thought it would be a perfect choice for this little girl. And I still have a small bit left for someone else too!Delete