Thursday, July 25, 2013
Do You Color Outside the Lines?
I have been sewing like a mad lady for the past two days making doll clothes for the grands. That is after I figured out how to make all the changes to the pattern. This seems to be what I do to sew many patterns. I think I can't color between the LINES!
Why is it that some companies make patterns so darn hard to follow and the results are so darn crappy? I have found the newer designers are much better with pattern design and instructions but I really wanted the more old fashion traditionalclothes for our new Christmas doll babies.
I Hate, Hate, Hate that companies, people, mommies think it's OK to dress their DD and baby dolls in all this hip, stylish, trashy stuff. Little girls and babies should look like little girls and babies. Take it from a Mother of three DD's the time will come soon enough that you will be fighting your DD's to not wear that trashy stuff on the racks!!!!
The first of our "Bitty Baby" dolls arrived yesterday along with her accessory kit and a crib for Nanny's house. I had forgotten I bought the crib, oops. I have to say the American doll companies quality is still TOP notch after all these years! Of course they have a price tag that matches that quality, ouch. I was telling a friend (love you Jackie) that even the boxes everything came in was over the top nice. I felt like a kid at Christmas who only want to play with the box the gift came in, it was so nice Ha
I can't say we won't ever purchase any outfits for the baby dolls but the majority will have to be hand made by this Nanny! Off now to shower and give the kitchen (factory) another once over to make sure I have all the scissors, needles, and pins safely put away as I have Kara for the next 4 days, she is a rascal for sure, into everything.
Do any of you get aggravated with patterns? Do you end up remaking just about everything you do with them or just give up and think you can't sew?