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Topsy Turvy doll

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Asleep doll

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Here are some details about my project:
Category Sewing
Type Toy
Sizing Girls
Style Retro Vintage
Lynn Acheson on craftsy.com

What was your source for this sewing project? Other
Tell us more about what inspired you. Laura Wheeler Awake/Asleep Topsy Turvy

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What materials did you use? Flesh coloured cotton, printed poly cotton, brown wool, lace & ric rac.

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What are you most proud of? The hair took a long time to stitch in place, and I had to adapt the instructions in the pattern to get a good coverage on the head.

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What advice would you give someone starting this project? The bodice and sleeves of the clothes patterns didn't fit the doll, so I had to increase the size of them. Also don't snip to close into the neckline as mine came away slightly when trying to stuff the neck firmly. if I made another one I would sew a gentler curve for the jaw line, as it looks a bit strange on the finished face.

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