Meritus Dolls

Meritus Industries, popular in the 1980s for their version of the Ginny doll line, sold a number of 18" dolls under various collections during the 1990s. Some of their more prodigious were the Elite/ LIfetime Dolls and Girls on the Go collections. In late 1999 they merged with DSI Toys and sold Disney Sweethearts dolls before closing up shop in 2003. Read more about Meritus Dolls

Learning the Faces

I've never really been adept at all the My Twinn face sculpts, and I'm always in awe of the My Twinn fans who can instantly identify any of the many 23" dolls on sight. It's possible I just never took the time to learn them, but with the exception of a few that stood out to me like Danielle and Madison and Kate (or Caitie) they have always been a bit of a mystery to me. . . Read more about Learning the Faces

Fant'sy Pirate

Here's the pirate version of the Fant'sy Frock dress--I'm pretty happy with it!

This dress is pretty awesome because it can easily change themes--with a few fabric and minor detail switches--from a witch, to a pirate, to a princess, to Steampunk look, etc. I plan on making a version of all of these to showcase the versatility of this design. Read more about Fant'sy Pirate

Fancy

Fant'sy Frock testing: now that I got it together in the actual fabric, I'm thinking it needs adjustments. Go figure, I can't always see it until I reach this stage.

So I'm not 100% sure about the sheer hi-low train thingy. Maybe in the main fabric it will work better. But it's got something. . .

Embroidery floss as a temporary laceup, didn't have the right cording. Read more about Fancy

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