I am joining a group for a year, we are playing Dress Up. Our challenge is to make a dress a month (mine is a little late for January), and to create a wardrobe for the clothes.
I decided to make a doll for the finished clothes, her name is Lizbeth. I named her after a girl that I met in design school, we became fast friends. I will tell you more about her in the months to come.
Here is her outfit for January. I layered vintage lace over a base of a ripped hanky and lace. I stitched this collage down by hand and machine. Her bonnet is made from a crochet flower with added silk ribbon trim. Her boots are made from muslin. All of these pieces fit on to her body with wire and ribbon.
Here is her body, I just quickly put it together, using a mannequin shape for her frame.
Her arms and legs are made from wire, which I wrapped with silk ribbon. Her body is made from muslin. Her face is hand painted and detailed with ink pens.
Her wardrobe (shown above in the first picture) will be decorated in the months to come.
If you want to join us for Dress-UP pop on over to Alice and Camilla: Project 2010!