First TYC e-Magazine Pattern!
I am so very proud to present my first ever pattern for Too Yarn Cute's e-Magazine!
It is called Criss Cross Fashion Doll Bedding, and includes instructions for crocheting the blanket, and the two types of pillows pictured - the standard white pillows and the matching, decorative square pillows (all other crochet items pictured are free patterns on this blog and linked below).
It can be found in TYC's September 2014 issue, and when you purchase this issue or anything else via TYC's shop with the code I provide below, you get a special discount! Continue reading for more details...
Crochet Barbie Armchair
I thought it would be fun to crochet an armchair for barbie so I did. This is my first attempt. Since making this one I have figured out other ways I can make them more efficiently. The arm chair is stuffed with polyester fiber fill, and the base of the feet have a penny.
Check out my second attempt to make a Crochet Barbie Armchair with a Hideaway Compartment.
I enjoy crafting! And I love making things for Barbies! So when I was about 17/18, I made my littles sisters, Little Miss and Boo Bear each their own Barbie Bed and matching Sofa! I can hardly wait to have my own girls so I can have a good excuse for making more Doll Furniture!
I made both sets the same only different colours. You know how important fairness it to siblings/children!
For the Beds:
The headboard and footboard are thin pieces of wood that I had cut to size. Each is wrapped in fabric. I used hot glue to keep in place. The bed frame is styrofoam which I covered in batted fabric. This too was glued into place. I then glued and sewed the frame to the boards to create the bed. I then glued some lace to the bottom of each side. I finished it off with two normal sized pillows, a body pillow and a reversible blanket.
Little Miss' Sofa:
There are two piece of styrofoam as the base and one piece as the back rest. One piece of the base was covered in the contrasting material, whilst the other two pieces were covered in the batted fabric. I glued and sewed the two base pieces together, then I glued and sewed the back rest to the base. Then I created the arm rests and sewed those on to each side of the couch. I finished it off with a several pillows.
Boo Bear's Sofa:
Same method as Little Miss' Sofa, only I didn't use a contrasting colour for the base and I glued lace around the bottom border of the Sofa. She did have the same number of pillows as Little Miss. We just couldn't find them for the picture.
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