End of the Doll Drought?


Lots of Lavendilly Dolls were born here a few years ago – and then my third child was born and all my energies went into her magical presence, along with her brother and sister. I was asked a few weeks ago if I could make a doll for a special little girl and I thought, “Hooray! It’s time for another Lavendilly Baby!”


Here she is. Sewing with a two-year-old is not necessarily a very productive experience! My little cheeky bubba ensured I made her a new doll of her own by smearing the first one with a bit something – so that has become hers and I had to start again to finish this little dolly, keeping her up high out of tempting reach for little arms when I wasn’t working on her. And then only working on her when my toddler was asleep, which was difficult as we keep the same hours these days. I don’t think I’ll be making many new dollies before Christmas, but I did enjoy bringing this one into the world. I love the bright colours of her clothes – all recycled fabric that I kept for something special like this. Her hair is soft fluffy mohair and her fringe doesn’t want to behave, but who’s hair does what it is supposed to do? She’s keeping it real. All the same, she will probably get another little trim before it is time to go 🙂

Welcome little one. What is your name?

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