Summer dolly meet-up

Summer meet-up report

Plans to have a doll party/meet-up with some special fruit juice (by me with elderflower and frozen strawberries) and other lovely edible things finally materialized. The serving itself, even if important to some degree, wasn’t the primary thing. It was all the wonderful people who came to the meet-up with their lovely girls (bjds and pureneemos alike).

From my crew there were Junia (Soom Juchy) and Hisa (Volks Lorina) .

At the beginning of the day I must admit I was concerned over the weather (after all the plan was to be outside). And this quite a strong wind had done some damage around my courtyard. It was a mess (more or less) and the wind was still blowing quite hard. Luckily the wind started to ease down by the noon time.

Two storeys of bjds and pureneemos divided in their respective camps. Unfortunately we are missing Xaya‘s little pureneemo cuties as she needed to leave a bit earlier.SAM_6261Pureneemos are so cute (u_u) I feel I might be in trouble again. Sherimi’s Lisanna was also so sweet, it was nice to see her. And all three miyadolls were so adorable together. I feel the size, being in between YoSD and MSD could be a handy one to have. They were like YoSDs stretched. Little Mocha Tory with open mouth @_@ ~

Such a fun day! ~ Thank you again everyone!

Lorinas

My Hisa and Shara’s (Fyrd8th) Eiko together. Lorina power ~!

PS. More about the meet-up can be read and seen from Tiinyan‘s and Sherimi‘s blogs ~

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Valentine’s Day is coming

Valentine’s Day

It is February and time for hearts, chocolates, roses and cards. We in Finland don’t have a very strong Valentine’s Day tradition (to my knowledge) although shops are certainly taking all the commercial benefit they can get out of this special day.

SAMSUNG CSCTsukifly’s contribution was to add new lace tops made with similar design as the Tsukifly sapphire blue lace tops (one of the three is still available). These are pink in color, with pink lace and ribbon/bow tie details. Completed in four sizes: SD/SD13, Lillycat, DD M-Bust and Slim mini/MSD/Unoa. Hurry if you wish to secure a specific size as there is only one of each. Check Etsy.

Etsy sections rearranged

The sectioning of the Etsy shop seemed to be a bit off. Some of the products didn’t fit in any of the sections and as a result you could only see certain products through ‘All’. So I proceeded to take a mixed approach of having some sections with descriptive headings, some under the previous size headings. Now as all the products belong in one of the subsections they are more easily found. I hope you find it more user-friendly now~

New creations & Etsy additions

I might have said I should sew more for my own girls instead of Etsy. I did do something. While I am still unsure of Lunetta’s own style she got a pair of cute bloomers as I adjusted a pattern in MSD size. Now I should do the same for Lillycat / SD since my other girls (and perhaps Etsy too) would need few pairs of those. There are great fabric pieces in my closet for just that purpose. I wonder are bloomers to be sectioned under Mix & Match? Lunetta got a white lace top as well. Nothing too frilly as too much lace doesn’t seem to be “her thing”. She seems to have adopted a brass four leaf clover necklace to go with it.

Rein is getting a top made out of a lovely golden flower brocade (the same fabric that was SAMSUNG CSCused for Lillycat corset top) with a lace collar. It is short design with less ribbon / lace / bow tie things so I need to get used to the idea of not adding ‘everything’. Freya got a short tulle skirt as I aim for something in steampunk style. So I should hope my girls have been happy over the weekend to receive some of the frantic sewing creativity I had.

Currently in progress / to be expected:

A longer SD/SD13 dress with light blue & minty details, some bloomers and Mix & Match light blue sweet lolita skirts in MSD and Lillycat sizes to start with. Later there will be a dress in Pullip / Blythe size and a tiny sized kimono set, but these two will take more time as they are at the back of the list. We shall see. Also some pattern stockings coming up.

Hint: You might want to check Intagram for some in progress pictures ~

Weekends are generally for relaxing. Why not to have a break among all the sewing and enjoy a moment with a cup of quality tea and a piece or two of a lovely Leonidas mocha pearl white chocolate?