"Thank you for the info, Michelle. My son got the My Favorite Doll Jenny download from 4shared I think. I was thinking there must be other volumes of it available, so I will try googling Doll Coordinate Books.
Your new book sounds really interesting…"
"The Big Three equals McCalls, Butterick and Simplicity. I follow a couple of Etsy sellers who sew for Fashion Royalty and Barbie and I'm going to copy some of the fashions from Paris Fashion Week.
You don't have to read…"
"Oh! I had no idea there was a book of Jenny patterns! I love Jenny dolls. I'll see if I can download it; it sounds great! I also like Susie dolls and J-dolls and they all have the smaller body size compared to most Barbies. I don't really…"
"I totally agree with you Marilyn.
I only started this year some clothing for my poor "quasi naked men " Hubby order me a couple of Pattern (in PDF this is sooo neat for me , when I am ready to sew...it's now!! hee…"
"I just read this thread. I've never heard of "Big Three" but will Google it to see what is there. Like Lilly, I have the 16" patterns that I liked from the time the pattern companies were producing them. And I…"
" I just discovered a new world here, hee hee
do you speak Japanese? or are the patterns clear enough?
of course the notion link will be more than welcome here, I am living in Spain now (after 20+ year in Canada) and I still find difficult to…"
"My Favorite Doll Book is a Japanese language book in softback format. The dolls vary in size I look for Jenny she is about 1 inch shorter than Barbie. The clothes vary from fussy period clothing-Tudor-to punk rock/gothic. I…"
" I have all the pattern for Gene (16"Mel Odom) and Tyler (16" R. Tonner)
2 books from Hazel McMahon (Period & contemporary/ Famous couples)
1 book from Rosemarie Ionker Fashion…"
I have all of the Big three's patterns. I remember why I went to Burda to find more more creative patterns for myself. What are you using for patterns/inspiration? I use Japanese Jenny patterns (My Favorite Doll Book) and scale them up. You can't beat the creativity.See More
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"I work with several techniques. The star is stenciled, but sometimes I've also worked with stamps on fabric. I guess the opacity of fabric paint is better then stamping ink. So just give it a try! I've made many many trials until I had…"