May 28, 2013

How to make Doll Cheeks - Free Tutorial

How to make doll cheeks
Want to know how to get that soft cheek look for your dolls and softies? Well look no further, I'm about to show you!  I'm always being asked how to do this via e-mail and facebook I thought it was about time I wrote it up for the blog! Hooray!

You can achieve this look using either one of these 3 methods:

.... with all of these methods I suggest you do a test cheek or two on some scrap first! 

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Jan 04, 2013

Sew a Dolly for a Child in Need


I love the Dolly Donation community!  For those of you who have been sewing with me for a while will know that it was through this wonderful work that Dolls And Daydreams was born :)  I'm honored to be working with the lovely ladies behind The Sewing Library on their Doll Drive and wanted to share some of their amazing creations with you ....  like Karin's little froggies in their sweet retro...
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Oct 23, 2012

Every girl's a princess - Pocket Princess Dolls for Girls in Need

Paula H

The lovely Paula has come up with a wonderful idea in "Every girl's a princess".  She dropped by my Facebook page to tell me she made up these beautiful Pocket Princesses to raise money to rescue and aid in freeing victims of human trafficking.  Human Trafficking is a frightening reality, even in the Western world, and my heart goes out to all who have been touched by this terrible crime.

Each one...
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Oct 17, 2012

Enlarging a Doll Sewing Pattern: How BIG can you go!

A Dolls And Daydreams Pattern Handmade with love by Brandi BIG ballerina USA 2
When Brandi's daughter asked for a dolly I bet she didn't think her Mummy was going to make her a sister sized one!! And a BIG sister at that!!!
If you have ever wondered what one of my Ballerina's looks like 4 times the size ... here she is!! Wow she must have taken some piecing together after that photo copying session!
I Love her Brandi and I can tell your daughter does too! Two very pretty...
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