Monday, April 3, 2017

Learning New Skills (using scraps)

I love dolls...always have.  I'll probably never be much of a "piece quilts together" kind of person, but I always look forward to having leftover fabric to use for doll clothes.  (I do save the pieces I don't use and give them to Mama.  She is the quilter of the family.  I just like the quilting process, but not the actual piecing.). I joined a doll clothes sewing group on Facebook and our April sewalong is for doll panties.  I decided to use some of the leftover fabric from my summer dress and try my hand at them.

We have ten 18" dolls in our house, so I pulled together 10 pairs of bikini panties.
Everything was from my stash, and all except the white elastic was leftover from other projects.
I had actually never used any of the white before this, but I have had it for some time.


  1. Love it! dolls with panties! : )

    1. I think they're cute, too. My husband thinks I may be a tad

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    1. Thanks. They were actually far more fun to make than I thought they would be.


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