In the last few months, I’ve slowly been making progress on the Cute Country Pinafore outfit for Corinne. To date, I’ve finished the drawers and under-dress pattern included in the set. It’s taking so long partially because I’m working deliberately and enjoying myself instead of rushing through it; partially because I’ve been busy with art… Continue reading Cute Country Pinafore Project: The Dress and Drawers
I’m not even halfway through the Country Pinafore sewing project, yet I start another one. . . ? That’s right, I’m going to try my hand at making custom doll eyes! (｡◕‿◕｡) I ordered these eye molds from Velvet Way on etsy. They arrived really quickly – not even a week after I ordered! They’re… Continue reading Dolly Plans Update! Custom Doll Eyes in the Works!
Today I want to talk about the recent terrible news for the BJD community. As you may have heard, a known BJD recaster / counterfeiter, Mr. Luo, has taken steps to register trademarks in China that belong to legit brands and companies. He is also trying to do this in Europe and the USA. In… Continue reading I Support the Artists: My Take on BJD Recasts and the Stolen Trademarks Situation
via ☆彡Volks USA FCS Request☆彡 As a Volks fan in North America, I feel lucky that we have Volks USA to bring us their beautiful dolls and fun promotions. One of those promotions is going on now, incidentally: the online Full Choice System, a way to build your doll from the ground up and have… Continue reading Check out the Volks USA FCS Request poll on Tenshi-no-Mon!
A while back, I was lucky enough to stumble across this little get at a local flea market: Super Dollfie Dress Making vol. 1 is a collection of clothes designed by Volks desigher Kaori Sato for their Super Dollfie line, and includes patterns to fit MSD, SD, and SD-13 dolls. I’d been wanting the books… Continue reading Cute Country Pinafore Dress, Part 1: Getting Started
Once again, it’s the start of a new year. And that means it’s time for hobby plans! \(^o^)/ (Though, it’s funny I say “new year” when it’s already the 31st. . . better late than never, no? 😉 ) Sadly, I didn’t finish much from last year’s plans. . . . or hardly anything, actually. … Continue reading New Year, New Plans
I had some time a few weeks ago and managed to make matching outfits for the fairies. ^^ Don’t they look cute? It’s a very different look from their default outfits, which they are wearing in this photo. Here’s a close-up of just the dresses: They are made of gathered black chiffon ribbon, with snap… Continue reading Little black dresses for the fairies