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Er, Saturday pattern! Hoodies & Raglans

Medium Girl Hoodie & Raglans on Etsy!

I screwed up my wrist on Thursday getting my office back together after the flooring was replaced so my dominant hand is going to be splinted for a while.  Fortunately I had a few patterns either done or mostly done in reserve so this shouldn’t interrupt the schedule much… yesterday it was bad enough it was pretty much impossible to work a mouse, so one day late for this week ^^; 

Anyhoo, this is a newbie friendly, versatile pattern that comes in a bunch of different cuts and lengths!  There’s 5 different animal ear shapes if you want to make it like an animal hoodie, too 🙂

11.5″ Fashion Doll Kimono

Medium 11.5" fashion doll Kimono

For those of you expecting a ballgowns type pattern this week… nope!  Ballgowns are BIG patterns and take a lot longer than regular patterns. Instead, I decided to usher in spring with kimono, invoking images of cherry blossoms and early spring flowers

…as I was forced to give up precious pattern time to go out and shovel snow after that damn storm this week.  This is the worst time of year: the time of year you’re just so done with winter, and you get occasional warm days and a couple of flowers starting to poke up through all the dead and you start to get your hopes up and then BAM! Blizzard, and more snowstorms yet to come 🙁 

Anyway, Spring is still coming, even if it is not here yet.  So why not get started with some lovely kimono for your dolls?  This pattern fits all the different new Barbie type bodies, and a few different variations so you can make festival-wear yukata and elegant formal furisode kimono too!

Princess Mega Pack for Medium Sized Fashion Dolls

Two weeks in a row?! Well that’s because I had my schedule set out before I knew what the contest winner was going to pick for last week’s pattern.

My all-time top dress pattern now in Barbie & co size

This is the same pattern as the Petite Slimline Princess Mega Pack #1.  This is my all time #1 dress pattern, and with the Fancy Dress contest finishing at the end of the month, I thought a few more dress patterns would be useful in the sizes the contest is running for :3

This has all the same mix ‘n match options as the original: 3 tops, 4 collars, 3 sleeves, and 5 skirts!  Check it out now in the shop 🙂

First pattern of 2017!

The winner of the 2000th Review Raffle requested this style for Medium-sized fashion dolls, and as a fan of suits myself I was happy to oblige!

Vintage Suits for Barbie sized dolls

While I knew that this style of suit had been around since at least the 1950s, I would NOT have guessed the 1920s!

(I research the history/culture behind patterns I do)

When Coco Chanel introduced the style, it was completely revolutionary for women’s clothing.  The skirt was a little longer, coming to the knee, but though two world wars, major cultural revolutions, it has remained.  The fabrics and accessories change with the trends, the hems raise and fall in different combinations, but it has always stayed in style!  Pretty cool 🙂

Enjoy, and let me know if you like it!  I can always make it for other dolly sizes 🙂