Wednesday, November 18, 2009

WIP Wednesday ~ Waldorf Dolls!

Here they are, finished and clothed.


It took me a while to get the dresses done. The little pinafore tops are simple, I love to make them. But I always struggle with how to make the dress underneath. I don't want to have to use velcro, and would prefer not to have a really bunched up elastic neck, but it has to somehow fit over their heads and all that hair! After several days I finally came up with a pattern I like.

These dolls are for two little red-headed sisters. The daughters of a friend from high school. They will be on their way to their new home later this week. I hope they they will be very loved!

23 comments:

the nest said...

wow! they are really adorable sisters! the hair colors are gorgeous. the dresses are cute too. what a special package that will be.

Cadi said...

Awww. They are so beautiful!

momma rae said...

yay! i was hoping you were going to post these today. they turned out so beautiful!! i don't really enjoy making doll clothes..too small and fiddly for my inexperienced garment making self, so i am especially impressed with your talents! ;)

sarah said...

Beautiful! Very well done.

(Lol, the word verification is "redfun"!)

Nicole Anne said...

amazing sister. they are going to be so loved.

Sarah said...

Beutiful. They came out so well. I don't enjoy making the clothing either and actually bought the clothes after I made our dolls.

Heather said...

These are sooooo sweet! Wow, what an amazing job you did

Wendi said...

Beautiful! I'm working up the courage to make a doll for my littlest one. I may start small and just try out making the clothes for the friends we already have. I think it's the hair that worries me the most, yours came out great!

annh said...

Just wonderful and I am sure they will be so loved. Hope they won't be parted. You have made such a good job and they are just so pretty. Well done!

leaningapplemama said...

these are so lovely. i have just finished a soft baby waldorf doll but i really want to make one like you have. maybe this winter after...holiday craft season! great job! they will be loved:)

onegoldensun said...

Beautiful dolls! What lucky girls! I don't think I ever loved dolls so much as now (as an adult) that I have discovered the Waldorf dolls. They are so full of warmth and handmade love.

goldenbird said...

Your Waldorf dolls look so soft and cuddley. The red-headed sisters are very lucky!

sara farmama said...

They are beautiful Renee! You did such a nice job!

Naturalearthfarm said...

Those are beautiful Renee! Lucky girls.

underthebigbluesky said...

oh just visiting and i love them and their red hair. i remember buying my first red haired waldorf doll for my little redhead, and i knew then that eventually i wanted to try to make one.

love their sweet dresses! great job.

suzanne said...

Renee your two little waldorf babies are gorgeous! You are very talented..

Have a wonderful weekend
warm regards
Suzanne

Sara said...

These are very sweet!!

Kelly said...

Hi Renee,
These little ones are just so lovely. You certainly are a very talented, creative mama to create these two whom I am sure will be loved and treasured for a very long time.

Nicole said...

They are beautiful Renee!
You did an incredible job, I can imagine they will be very well loved : )

aforestfrolic said...

They are beautiful...my girls would love these!

Jamie :)
p.s. thanks for the calming inspirational words yesterday. I like the idea of the sunday stories by candlelight...I'm dreaming about it now.

theblankiechronicles.com said...

SO beautiful! And as a mama of a little redhead, I'm so jealous! :)

Marina said...

Those dolls are absolutely gorgeous! I love the red hair!

Sending gratitude and happy thanksgiving thoughts to you and your family :)

Heather said...

Oh my! What beautiful dolls. I love their hair colour.