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Rosyln Doll and Dress

Added Feb 23, 2011

by corawoodward

Los Angeles, Uni...






I made a doll for my sister for Christmas. I modeled the doll after a doll I had made when I was little. And the dress, I designed from vintage inspirations from the 40s and 50s. For the fabric, I used an old skirt that no longer fit and it’s lining along with some trim my mother had in her sewing things. In the back there are several buttons. It was my first time I made button holes, and I had to remake each one at least once! I was so worried I would ruin the fabric. But after much work, it came out perfectly. I would give the pattern for this, but I had troubles with it, so unless I fixed the pattern all up, the pattern would be hard to follow! :/ Sorry.

Material Notes

Lightweight cotton, White trimming, embroidery thread, yarn




Spring, Summer, Fall, Winter
Garment Type
Classic, Romantic, Victorian, Vintage
Cotton, Eyelet, Other

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    Feb 25, 2011, 01.59 AMby Rika Daniel

    thank you so much for your kind response. I joint burdastyle just two days before, and I’ve published some of my dress project :)

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    Feb 24, 2011, 05.02 AMby Rika Daniel

    it looks so nice :) my friend asked me to make a dress for her doll, your creation would be a reference for me :)

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      Feb 24, 2011, 01.53 PMby corawoodward

      I’m glad you like it. :) If you have any questions about this project, feel free to ask them. I hope to see your dress project on burdastyle soon! :)

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