Tuesday, 18 January 2011

Paper Doll - Pink & Green Challenge

I haven't made a paper doll for a while so thought I'd keep my hand in and made this pretty one.

She fits the challenge over on The Ribbon Girl Blog

where you are invited to make any sort of project
 as long as it fits the colours pink and green.

Do you like her pink knitted jumper?  It was an off cut of machine knitting my Mum gave me which I chopped and stitched.  It's not exactly a jumper but more a cropped top with arm warmers - maybe she's a dancer - if that's what dancers wear!

She's stopped dancing now - lol, to show off her lovely sheer ribbon skirt which is attached to the body with a few stitches at the waistband.

There isn't much green is there?
Have a look under her skirt!

Lucky she's not shy!
Her stockings are actually sheer light green ribbon attached to her legs with Glossy Accents and two cute heart shaped buttons at the top.

She has green in the ribbons in her hair too.  Her hair was a piece of thick black braid I had in my stash which I unravelled to make her lovely curly hair!

She also has green flower ankle warmers - like all the best dancers!

She's a loving kind of girl and is holding a little wooden heart

She's also wearing a silver heart around her neck with green ribbon
(she likes her jewellery large, but of course takes it off when she's dancing!)

Just in case you're interested, here's what the back looks like.

Best keep her hanging up (by the little loop) so we can't see the back,
 not as pretty as the front!

The Ribbon Girl challenge ends on 30th January and there are some ribbony prizes for the lucky winner!

Good luck if you're taking part too!


Mrs Moen said...

She is perfect, Sherry; I was thinking ballerina as soon as I saw her! I'm, as always, impressed by how much detail you are able to put into such a small and delicate piece.

Meggymay said...

Sherry she is fabulous, love her green garters. xx

PetraB said...

She is definitely a dancer and just looks fabulous. All the details are so lovely.

Mrs A. said...

Superb dollie. Thanks for showing her knickers! Love the fact she is double jointed so she can be moved about.
Congrats on your tutorial being published over at Joanne's blog.
Us celebs must stick together.

JoAnne said...

Mrs. A. makes me laugh! I love your doll Sherry. I just did a swap in Fantastic Flat paper dolls after a long period of inactivity in that group. Just looking through the photos and there you were with some 2009 dolls! That was about the last time I swapped there too.
It's fun to rediscover past loves isn't it?

Terry said...

You are just too cute and so is your little doll! She even has pretty underware! Thank goodness she does not have a shy bone in her tiny body! Love this!

Createology said...

Sherry she is just adorable. I love the story of how she is a dancer. Her outfit is perfect too. Happy creating...

Sew Loquacious Angela said...

Your doll is fabulous! I can't get over all the detail! Just super!
PS I loved reading your tutorial over at JoAnn's blog...your collage is terrific!

Daydream Retreat said...

Cute, love her sweater, hair, stockings and bloomers :)

Deborah said...

I think she is my favourite doll of yours yet, with her woolly top and her ooh la la undies (the ribbon stockings are amazingly creative!)

Ira said...

Good heavens what a fun project this is!! I'm not wont to look under ladies' skirts, but I love her stockings and her petticoat, way too cute!

Healing Woman said...

I always love your paper dolls. This one is so sweet. The theme colors are perfect for her.

JaN's ArTy JouRneY said...

Oh, I've missed your lovely dolls Sherry!
Love her little jumper! :)

Jan x

Sam said...

So cute! Love her little jumper and the green garters are fab! Love the dancing pose on the music paper, you are so talented Sherry x

Margaret said...

Your gal is so gorgeous Sherry! so pretty and so many tiny details! Mx


Oh hope she wins a prize! She's gorgeous!

Debs said...

ooooh she is lovely xxx

Sunset97 said...

wow...she is soooooo adorable... :)

Sussie said...

Your new doll is totally gorgeous!
Have a nice and creative week!

purplecat said...

Just love this paper doll!! following your blog now :)

Gini said...

Oh I nearly missed this post!
I'm so glad you've had the urge to make some more dolls, I love your dolls, and I think this one might be my most favourite of all. So many gorgeous details from her frilly knickers to her flowers on her feet she is Stunningly fabulous. With all those wonderful details Sherry she's a gem just like you!


Pattie said...

Wow Sherry this doll is beautiful ! you are just a born dollmaker lol LOVE it x

Anne said...

This is fabulous Sherry. Good luck in the competition
Anne x