Tuesday, August 16, 2011


I made another dolly yesterday. This is the Patchwork Penny doll, also from the Wee Wonderfuls book. I can't recommend the book enough- the projects are adorable, and there are some for girls and boys. I love all of the projects and can see myself making all of them except for maybe one or two. I hope to make one or two of them for myself soon. :) This doll, like my last one, is also a gift for a little girl.

Oh my goodness, I love those sweet little braids. Yarn is the best doll hair ever. It took a lot of fiddling, but it was totally worth it. The front looks better than the back- even though I tacked it in a lot of spots in the back, sometimes you can see some of her head showing through.

I really didn't make any changes to her from the book, that I can think of. I just didn't use the option of making a little quilt that matches her dress- I was using scraps of fabric and didn't have enough.

I've got several other posts that I need to write up, but this will have to do for now. I was planning on doing reviews of Elvis movies this week for Elvis Week (today is the 34th anniversary of his death)- I watched Jailhouse Rock last night. But things didn't work out.

I've been practicing my knitting a lot. What started out as me practicing my garter stitch has grown into a scarf. Besides some little issues at the beginning, it's been going well and I think I'm getting the hang of it! I'll post some pictures when I finish it and move on to practicing other things.

I also finally got to see the new Jane Eyre, as it was released on DVD today! It was amazing and I loved it- I'll review it after I watch it again. If you can call what I write "reviews." It's generally just me rambling about great casting, pretty scenery, and gorgeous scores. :)

Until next time,


  1. She turned out great! I love her hair.

  2. Aah, how cute! I would buy one! *hint*:):)

    I am having a giveaway over at my blog, come check it out!


  3. I think the doll turned out great! I love almost all of the projects in that book, and keep going back to it.

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