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Black Apple Doll Christmas Presents

I’m probably one of the last people to jump on the Black Apple Doll wagon, but here are a couple I made for the girls for Christmas.  They were really fun to make, the pattern and directions were really easy to follow (can’t go wrong with pictures). 

I hand painted the faces, which I’m relatively happy with for now.  I did get a good tip from Deanna of Just Deanna about adding a seam allowance to the leg and arm pattern pieces.  I added about a 1/4 inch which turned out great.

I’ve got more plans for these dolls in the future – some cute clothes and shoes perhaps?  And then I got to thinking about making the dolls their very own sleeping bags or tote bags to use, I can hardly wait!  They’re taking a nap in my closet until Christmas, shhh! don’t wake them up!

Oh, and I couldn’t resist, don’t tell Santa I’ve been naughty!

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9 Responses to Black Apple Doll Christmas Presents

  1. Vanessa 11.27.2009 at 3:47 pm #

    CUTE!!! I may have to try those. Oh boy. . . the list gets longer ;)

    Did you use regular felt for the hair?

  2. tracey 11.27.2009 at 5:16 pm #

    Oh my gosh, those are too cute! I bet your girls will love them!

  3. I Purr-Furr to Craft 11.27.2009 at 8:21 pm #

    very lovely

  4. sewtakeahike 11.28.2009 at 7:54 pm #

    cute dolls Anna! And I won’t tell Santa on you if you don’t tell on me…..

  5. Kari 11.28.2009 at 8:51 pm #

    Such cute dolls! Now I have to figure out which girls I’ll make them for…

  6. Rose.W. 12.03.2009 at 5:44 pm #

    These are so cute. I love them. 2 little girls are going to be very happy come christmas morning.

  7. Sachiko 01.07.2010 at 1:52 am #

    Oh, Anna! I in love with those dolls! I need to make one for my little girl(she does not like real looking dolls they freak her out).
    Would you tell me where you found the pattern?

  8. Jana 04.11.2010 at 10:34 pm #

    I love these…I’m working on a boy doll and I’ve been stuck when it comes to his hair and face…..thanks for the inspiration!

  9. Linen and Tulle 12.02.2010 at 12:16 pm #

    Great inspiration. The faces came out wonderful.

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