Monday, March 13, 2006

House of Blythe


I'll be honest. I did feel slightly silly sewing tiny clothes for Blythe...until I found out how much it costs to buy them. In the end I quite enjoyed the detailed work. The patterns are from here: a wonderful website dedicated to Blythe. Not mad on hems, but another clever person suggested using No Fray - HELLO! Loving that stuff. Might try the Party Dress next.

Also got some reading done. Enjoying is not the right word...but I'm totally drawn in by Relative Stranger:A Sister's Story by Mary Loudon.

3 comments:

Melissa said...

Yah! She looks great! It is very fiddly to make such small clothes. I find it easier to crochet them!

Nicole said...

Well done!!! She's cute. Me jealous...umm never ;)

Gina said...

Looks wonderful! I haven't tried to sew for my Blythe yet, but I want to.

Some Books I've Really Enjoyed

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  • Saturday by Ian McEwan
  • Philip Larkin: A Writer's Life by Andrew Motion
  • The Bell Jar by Syliva Plath
  • Ex Libris by Anne Fadiman
  • Stasiland by Anna Funder

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