Wednesday, October 21, 2015

Little Jo's Doll Party - Cindy gets a New Fall Jacket and skirt

Cindy Came to us from Ebay,  she was adopted along with her older sister Becky.  Both have been patiently waiting for clothes for school and most of all, a Halloween Costume.  It seems there will be a Halloween party next week and all of the dolls want to go.  Cindy is very quiet and undemanding, it would be easy to overlook her in the crowd of all of the others.  We try to keep her in mind at all times because of this.  Cindy had a pair of green polka dot pants and a colorful striped shirt made for her right away which we have not shared yet and she now has new shoes to wear about as we go out shopping.  Cindy watched as we picked a pattern for her jacket.
Little Jo's Doll Party - Cindy gets a new fall jacket
We used a Simplicity Pattern.   We copied the jacket pieces and reduced them to 90% of the original pattern size. We used this pattern to make the leggings too (at regular size).
Little Jo's Doll Party - Cindy gets a new fall jacket
 Our fabric for the outer shell of the jacket was from a green cloth napkin bought at Marc's.  The lining was cut from material included in a bag of fabric remnants from The Volunteers Of America.
Little Jo's Doll Party - Cindy gets a new fall jacket
We bought the bag of remnants on the last Tuesday of September at the monthly half price sale.
A tee, leggings and skirt were made to go with the jacket too.
The tee and leggings were cut from a tee-shirt bought from Marc's as a slightly imperfect shirt for $1.39.
Little Jo's Doll Party - Cindy gets a new fall jacket
The skirt was made from three different remnant pieces and a piece of remnant lace.  The skirt did not come out as well as we would have liked and may go through a redo in the future.
Little Jo's Doll Party - Cindy gets a new fall jacket
 Little Jo has not taken off her Halloween costume all week, she even wore it out to the pumpkin farm.


 A few pictures from the Amish farms where we bought apples, pumpkins, and butter for the fall baking.
Little Jo's Doll Party - Cindy gets a new fall jacket

Little Jo's Doll Party - Cindy gets a new fall jacket

Little Jo's Doll Party - Cindy gets a new fall jacket
 What a little ham!
Little Jo's Doll Party - Cindy gets a new fall jacket

Little Jo's Doll Party - Cindy gets a new fall jacket

Little Jo's Doll Party - Cindy gets a new fall jacket

Little Jo's Doll Party - Cindy gets a new fall jacket
A few more views of Cindy's new jacket.
Little Jo's Doll Party - Cindy gets a new fall jacket

Little Jo's Doll Party - Cindy gets a new fall jacket

Little Jo's Doll Party - Cindy gets a new fall jacket
Thanks to the generosity of a kind mother and her daughter for donating a bag full of doll clothes and shoes from an American Girl doll to Goodwill last week.  Now all of my dolls have shoes.  In addition to the seven pairs of shoes that were donated there were several AG outfits that will eventually go to one of our grand daughters. 

Be Sure to visit JoAnn Here at her Wednesday Wee Ones post  and visit Diane to see what she has made for her dolls this week Here.

Have a wonderful week,
Big Doll Hugs,
Candy