It's Almost Here

Little Raven Creations Basics: Boxer Shorts. Soon to be here. I'm going through the final test runs today. There are actually two styles offered in this pattern; three if you count the variation on one.

Good doll boxer shorts are hard to make. How hard? Well, I wanted something that could actually be worn under clothing without bunching and lumping, so I had to strike a good balance balance between authentic and workable Read more about It's Almost Here

Castle Chaos

Oops, I've been AWOL for a while trying to deal with everything at the homestead, or Castle Chaos--by which name it shall be known for the moment.

Besides persistent car problems making it very difficult to get here or there, when I need to get here or there (yeah I'm way too old for this) and little stray animals that keep making their adorable way to my home and tumbling about with little stray animals who made their way to my home 15 years ago and now just want to be left in peace. . . Read more about Castle Chaos

Tonner My Imagination Doll Review

I was super happy to get my Tonner My Imagination doll in the mail over the weekend. She was a preorder from months ago, so it looks like some of the My Imagination dolls are finally coming in. This is only my second Tonner doll--third if you count Effanbee Katie who was sold through Tonner a while back. But I've been following the Tonner website for a while now, and have long been a fan of their gorgeous art and play dolls. Naturally when they announced they would be adding their own contribution to the 18" doll market, I was on board!
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My Proto Elf Hat

Proto Elf Hat

The proto elf hat for 18" dolls (most of them) is coming along! It looks great with the Fant'sy Vest too.

So the basic hat is done; it just needs a little elf magic bling. But even at this stage without a single bead, bell, or stitch embellishment (including on the vest) it already looks super cute. I'm hoping to have the pattern done and up on the website shop (and Etsy store) by the weekend. Read more about My Proto Elf Hat