Wednesday, January 23, 2013

Dainty Doll Undies

My Christmas gift to myself this year was this adorable, affordable, collectible doll sculpted by Dianna Effner, and offered by Jo at Jo's Doll Shoppe.

Her name is Mari, and she is 8 1/4 inches tall.  She is quality vinyl with a beautifully painted face and lovely  body shape.  Mari had been borrowing outfits from my Kish dolls, but now I've made her her very own undies!   Here is the pattern, for camisole, long pantaloons, and shorter undies:

Heartstring Undies

The camisole top would make a wonderful bodice for a dress, with either a crochet or fabric skirt (my next project!), and the camisole could be attached to the pantaloons to make a romper type outfit.  The pantaloons could be lengthened for pants, shortened for capris; there really is a lot you can do with this simple pattern and your imagination.

Jo has just announced her 2013 dolls, which are just outstanding.  I am seriously challenged to not buy them all!

Have a lovely day, and as always, enjoy the crochet :-)

20 comments:

  1. Wow those undies are so beautifully delicate! Really love them!

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  2. Dear Beth, this doll is a very nice doll.Espescially her pretty face. But I love your underwear also. I saw underwear as a crochet one never before in this art. So sweet! Have a wonderful and Kreative time with your new doll and all this lovely Things around her. Sending warm greetings - Erika

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  3. Mari looks so sweet! I love her expression. She also looks very fun to dress up (as can be seen by those undies!). Thank you for sharing! :)

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  4. Hi Beth,
    Hope the cold of winter finds you snug and warm. Hoping you had an enjoyable Christmas season.
    Beautiful doll, even more beautiful crochet handiwork.
    Thank you for sharing.

    til next time.

    Connie

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  5. Beth, I love Dianna Effner dolls too! I have a Goldilocks and a Little Red Riding Hood by Diana. Your doll is especially precious. I really like the underwear you made for her. What a nice job.

    Momma Cat

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  6. Thank you ALL so very much for your good words :-)

    Beth

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  7. Oh Beth, these dolls are beautiful (I will have to look them up!), and finally a delicately feminine, gorgeous set of crocheted lingerie that I can crochet myself! Thank you so much for sharing the pattern! ~tina

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    1. Thank you for your good words; hope you enjoy making them :-)

      Beth

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  8. Прекрасный подарок! Очень красивое белье!!!

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    1. Благодарю вас за ваши добрые слова!

      Beth

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  9. Your doll has such a sweet darling face, I can't help just loving her! Lucky you, I have to save up for next Christmas. I want one too! And the underwear fits her prefectly!

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    1. Thank you, Anita...she really is a dear little thing to crochet for :-)

      Beth

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  10. Hi Beth,
    Would you believe this is the adorable little girl I was leaving a comment on when our power was cut off last week. I don't know when I saw a prettier face on a doll. There is just something about her sweet expression that drew me in. And what a lucky little lady she is to have a 'Mom' to make her such gorgeous clothing. No wonder she looks so satisfied with life.
    Eli x

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    1. Dear Eli, so good to hear your power is back on. It is NO FUN to be so cut off, without power, heat, and the internet!

      This little dolls really calls to me as well, and it is all about her sweet face. For a collectible doll, she is quite affordable, and playable :-)

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  11. Thank you for the lovely pattern!

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