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Dolly Book Tour

It is such an honor to be included with Elea Lutz 
***DOLLY BOOK TOUR***
I have worked with Elea for many years and she always continues to inspire me with her fresh approach to color and design. She is super talented and tops it off with her sweetness that endears her to everyone.
Review of the Dolly Book by Elea Lutz- lots of cute patterns for handmade dolls and accessories
Elea's new book called Dolly has beautiful photography that keeps you looking through the pages over and over again.

After looking at all the lovely dolly themed projects I finally decided to make this cute Doll Dress Wall Hanging.


I used Little Dolly from Elea's recent fabric range. The colors and little mini designs are perfect for all the projects in her new book called DOLLY.


 One block just wasn't enough...ha ha
 I started thinking about the cute grand baby daughter 
that will be coming in December.


I thought...how cute would it be to do 4 Doll Dresses...


and so I kept sewing and sewing...


and sewing...I loved every minute of 
picking out each dress fabric...


I was able to fussy cut the little flowers from the fabric on this collar and I love how it turned out. It reminded me of a little girls vintage dress...so sweet!

Now to get the buttons on:)


I made the blocks exactly like Elea has designed in her book

  
...only I did 4 of them. I did needle turn applique 
on my blocks because I enjoy doing that. I added a 1/4" seam allowance for needle turn to the templates provided in the

***DOLLY BOOK***


As you can see preparations are well under way
 to welcome a new baby girl into this nursery!


She is going to feel so loved being wrapped in all this cuteness.


This sweet Doll Wall Hanging Quilt will add some 
warmth and sunshine to her room.


Notice the cute unicorn embroidery that my daughter has been ambitiously stitching to add to a cute wall of home made items she is working on for the nursery.



You can see the added detail in this quilt...some hand sewing mixed with machine sewing.


The buttons really finish the little dresses nicely.


The machine sewing is sewn in the ditch so it is harder to see than the hand sewing.


I love the sweet collar, sleeves and waistband on this cute dress that Elea designed!
  

The cute white dresser below was a selvage from the garbage. 
I rescued it and knew it would be the perfect changing table. 

Someones garbage is someones treasure:)


The dresser was an ugly dark blue color and it was a desk. 
With a little help from my handy husband, he added a shelf at the bottom and moved the keyboard shelf to the middle. This way it created 2 shelves for storage bins...who doesn't need more storage.



***DOLLY BOOK***

 has 10 sweet doll projects to sew and love and were inspired by the rag dolls that Elea's grandmother made for her. She still treasures the stitches of love and detail that was placed in each doll.
                            
Be sure to check out all the other amazing 
designers who have created beautiful projects

***DOLLY BOOK TOUR***

*Monday 9/18 Faith Essenburg @faithessenburg https://saranaave.wordpress.com
*Friday 9/22 Melissa Mortenson @polkadotchair http://www.polkadotchair.com
*Monday 9/25 Lauren Nash @transientart  http://transientart.com/
*Friday 9/29 Sedef Imer @downgrapevinelane http://www.downgrapevinelane.com/
*Monday 10/2 Jemima Flendt @tiedwitharibbon http://www.tiedwitharibbon.com/
*Friday 10/6 Jina Barney @jinabarney http://jinabarneydesignz.blogspot.com/
*Monday 10/9 Ayda Algin @cafenohut http://cafenohut.blogspot.com/
*Friday 10/13 Veronica Marroquin @vividfelicity https://vividfelicity.wordpress.com/
*Monday 10/16 Ange Hamilton @alittlepatchwork https://alittlepatchwork.wordpress.com/
*Friday 10/20 Nadra Ridgeway @ellisandhiggs https://www.ellisandhiggs.com/
Happy Sewing!
Jina xox

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  1. SO CUTE! THANKS FOR SHARING!
    msstitcher1214@gmail.com

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