4 May 2010

Finished


Do you remember this project which I started on a few weeks ago?

Because of so many interruptions I didn't get a chance to finish it until this weekend.  Here it is in all it's 'glory'.  

When I think that the metal frame for this is almost as old as me (ancient!) then I'm astonished that it's still around!!!  It could be older than that, even!!!  I suppose in this day and age the whole project could be classed as 're-cycling'!!!!

Here are some pictures taken out in the garden (it wasn't a warm or sunny day as you can see).

I made a mattress, pillow, removeable pillow case, bottom sheet, top sheet and a throw for the dolls.  Really pleased how it turned out.


11 comments:

  1. Can i come and play please, i'll bring my tiny tears dolly out the roof. I can see a very happy little girl who will have hours and hours of fun, with your delightful gift. You are very talanted.

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  2. Anonymous12:31 pm

    Thanks Mum - can't wait for Abbi to see it. She's poorly at the moment (high temperature and off food). Speak soon!!
    love
    Kirsty

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  3. Oooo Jane, what a lovely dolly bed! So pretty. Any little girl would be delighted to play with this, especially one that knows her grandmum made it.

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  4. Your grand daughter will love it. It's precious.

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  5. Jane - that is adorable! You just cannot find this kind of thing 'store-bought'. A treasure for a little girl.
    Fox : )

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  6. Jane, your grand daughter will "treasure" her doll bed that you made "special for her". I love to see things passed down in the family like this.

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  7. That's so pretty! The fabric you chose is just perfect.

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  8. I'm she is going to have so much fun playing with the cot, just as you and I did. I wonder if it will pass to another generation!

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  9. It's lovely, Jane! I'm sure the granddaughter will love it. How could she not love something so pretty and just right for her 'baby'?

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  10. How like a drawing in a story book. Just a fantasy of a dolly bed and my little doll with the tin head would just fit…How wonderful for you granddaughter. I hope she is feeling better.
    Speaking of Dolls ~ I decided to use my Dolly bag for the Leprechaun and Scarlett's travel bag…that way they can pop out and see all the sights. Today they saw, outside the hospital, 2 little squirrels playing in the Joshua Tree cacti..DH doing really well, so far…me too
    xxx P

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  11. It's brilliant, she will love it...and you! even more!

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