Cheery Consuelo – A Photoshoot

Good day!

Today I have the photoshoot that I had mentioned getting of Consuelo to show you!

She’s such a pretty doll, and it’s fun to play around with photographing her. H4H doll’s heads actually have a little wider range of motion than AG (their heads can move upward a bit), which adds some different posing options.

Please enjoy!

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I made the dress, shoes, and headband that she is wearing, all no-sew. The headband is made with some sheer ribbon, braided and tied around her head, the dress is sort of a half-circle of fabric with openings for her arms and head cut out, and the shoes are made with denim fabric, hot-glued onto craft foam soles.

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I hope you enjoyed!

Which picture was your favorite? Can you believe that Christmas is just around the corner?

I hope to do a Christmas-y post soon!

Also, Smile and Craft AG is nearly at 200 followers!! But… I don’t know what to do in celebration. Any ideas?

Have a blessed day!

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Sockathon – Day 3

It is the final day of the Sockathon! I hope you enjoyed this short little series!

Today I’m going to show you how to make your mini doll a ghost costume! (from a sock, of course)

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Isn’t it cute?

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First, lay the sock on its side, and cut the sock like shown above, with the cut in the middle going up to her shoulders (with her head lined up with the top)

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Then put it on your mini doll, short side in front, and make sure her arms fit below the cut, so they can move around when she’s trick-or-treating 😉 . Then feel for where her eyes are, and carefully mark with a pencil where that is, or  just remember. 🙂

Then take it off of her, and cut tiny holes where her eyes will be. You can stick your fingers in them to make them a little larger.

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“OooOOOoooH!” *giggles behind costume*

Then put it on and your done!

Did you enjoy the Sockathon?

Bye for now!

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Sockathon! Day 2

Ready for Day 2 of the Sockathon?

Today we will complete our outfits from Day 1 with accessories!

First, I’ll show you how to make hats!

This first version is a slouchy beanie.

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Cut off the sock right before the heel. Make it as long as possible!!!

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Then put it on your doll and adjust it as desired. I had to kind of hold it on her head, and pull/fold the slouchy part until I liked it. I think it turned out super cute. 🙂

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You can also fold up the edges and pull it on so it’s not slouchy.

If you do not want a slouchy beanie, nor folded edges,.you can just cut the hat smaller.

 

Headbands are very simple to make.

Both of the following 2 pieces can be used for headbands:

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(the two pieces on the right)

On the doll:

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Alright, on to scarves!

Let’s make some infinity scarves!

You can cut straight across, just like the thick headband, and get something like this:
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It’s nice, but it’s kind of tight. So…

You can also…

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(It’s the top piece we’re lookin’ at)

Cut a long angle. I cut from the foot of a sock, but you can also cut from the leg/ankle.

Then you can trim the edges so the width of the scarf is more uniform,

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And you can lay the sock like this, and cut a little, where the orange lines are, to make the scarf longer.

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To make a straight scarf…

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Cut out the middle section of the sock, lengthwise (so the toe stays intact, to become the middle of the scarf.

Unfold, and add fringe, if you want to,

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And try it on your doll! Cute! 🙂

I made a few different outfits with the accessories and clothing I made for these last two sock sessions 😉 .

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I used the long infinity scarf and wrapped it around her neck twice for this one.

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You can use a headband as a hair tie/scrunchy, too.

I hope you enjoyed all this DIY no-sew clothing!

But the Sockathon isn’t quite over yet! Tomorrow is the bonus sock outfit–a mini-doll Halloween costume! Stay tuned!

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