Last fall, I asked my kids if they’d like to collect walnut husks so I could try dying some organic cotton fabric for future baby dolls. They happily collected a bag full to the brim of black walnuts. As things go, the bag sat outside the house for a few days and when I got a chance to try dying with them, I found that a squirrel had husked all of the walnuts, taking the nut meat and leaving me a perfect pile of husks! Win-win! Throughout this past week, during Mabel and Griffin’s (miracle!) naps and particularly happy and smooth playtimes, I was able to use this walnut dyed fabric and somehow got most of this baby doll made!
3 1710 hours ago
Here is one of the surprise I promised!
I am planning a Giveway!
A doll or a fawn?
Check my story to vote.
Voici une des surprises dont je parlait!
Je planifie un Giveway.
Une poupée ou un faon? Allez dans ma story pour voter!
- Baby Unicorn Forever -
So Instagram has a timehop feature now? Who is this baby from 1 year ago?! 😭 Oddly enough, Frankie is wearing the exact same unicorn poncho today and she looks so grown up in comparison (swipe to see my happy blurry grown up kid)! Or maybe she looks so grown up because we have Little Z with us, our very own new tiny squish!
Either way, I simultaneously can't believe it's been a year since this particular trip to the farmers market, and can't believe that only one year has made my Frankie into the independent little lady she is today! Time keeps changing, but thankfully unicorns are forever! 🦄💖
1 2111 hours ago
This baby will be looking for a new home in my shop on Tuesday at 3 PM EST / 8 PM UTC 🌲 I hope you will like new dolls and teepees.
If you want to know the prices, please click on any doll or teepee on my website and you will see them (even if the item is out of stock). And don’t forget about free shipping 😉 #shopsmall#supporthandmade
Remember our rabbit friend from last week? Well, the tiny coat I sewed for him was not something that I was proud of. Was it ok? Sure but when I looked at it, I was disappointed. So I whipped up a new one. And I'm really pleased with how it turned out. Sewn from felted wool, it has allllllllll the texture+whimsical storybook qualities it needs. It took more time +money than it should have but I want every hoop+dolly+whatever else that leaves my hands to be heart+soul quality. 💕✨
Ps. The rabbit that is modeling the new coat-- I drew his face on the wrong side. 🤦🤦
8 2912 hours ago
We were supposed to be a part of the snowstorm but instead we have yucky rain and ice. To cheer myself up I’m starting several new projects today. (Because one isn’t enough!😆)
Story time: I made this lil ellie for a friend to give to his boss. Her baby loves it so much and turns out the fabric I used for the arms and legs was the same fabric her mother used for a quilt years and years ago. Talk about coincidence! Just goes to show the power of tangible nostalgia💜 #realreuse#meanttobe
Hoi allemaal, hier is ze dan helemaal💕🌈💕Dit was mijn oorspronkelijke ontwerp voor @simplycrochetmag , maar omdat mijn ontwerp in het kerstnummer zou verschijnen, heb ik haar wat kerstiger gemaakt (swipe)😉✨❤️ Hi everyone! Here she is from head to toe💕🌈💕This was my original design for @simplycrochetmag , but as it turned out it was going to be published in the Christmas issue, I made it a bit more Christmassy( swipe)😉✨❤️
13 11213 hours ago
Stuffing the doll I dyed last week. Looking forward to seeing what hair and eyes she wants. 🤔
Sewed up a little pocket baby last night.
Up-cycled cashmere sweater ♻️
3 2416 hours ago
Happy Saturday beautiful people 🌿💚 thanks for the raise of hands on yesterday’s post, I can’t get over how many people are following my little business and would like to give a home to one of my dolls 😍😍😍 check in tomorrow for details of my giveaway, it’s gonna be a good one!! 💃🏼
Thank you so so much to everyone who found a home for bunnies or Christmas stockings yesterday ♥️ I’m truly grateful that you are supporting this little family of ours. Please do message me if you’d like a name or initials stitched into their aprons. (Still trying to squeeze details in even after you’ve bought them!!) ✂️ thank you ♥️ And just in case you wanted to make a bunny or doll of your own ✨new workshop dates for this year are now listed on the @needleandthreadworkshops site✨hoping to meet a few more of you later this year for lots of sewing fun with Sally 🐰👧🏻✂️❤️❤️❤️
I loved making these two ✂️♥️
Looking forward to stitching more bunnies over the next few weeks 🐰🐰
46 13064 days ago
Patiently hand stitching all the little details and accessories for this basket full of work. So many hours of tiny stitches in each and every doll or bunny. Hoping to have them ready for new homes over the next couple of days ✂️✂️