Sunday, February 28, 2010

Wedding Dolls and Personalized Dolls for Paul and Ting

Honestly, I’ve been rushing this order for the past one week! I’ve under-estimated the amount of work to be done. THANK GOD, I have a great great helper, YL to help me to complete this order. Without her, I don’t think I could make it on time! Tiring but full of satisfaction!

Ting’s wedding is on 28th of Feb, the 15th day of Lunar New Year, also Chinese Valentine day….

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If you notice, the groom’s hairstyle is different from the usual ones. She actually drew the hairstyle she wanted, and I just tried to make accordingly… Turn out pretty well… ;) Besides that, she wanted her groom to hold a heart with their initial on top.

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As for her bride, she wanted an ivory/gold gown. Took me awhile to find the suitable yarn and also lining for the gown. Then she wanted a long veil… This is the first time I did my own lace, by attaching one onto the other one. YL said the outcome is good! If I didn’t mention, she’ll never notice it…

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Then she wanted exaggerate hair’s accessories with blings. Honestly, I’m taking my risk on this. I found these 3 flowers that had glass diamond in the middle from a small tailor shop near my place. I though it would suit the theme, which is Gold, very much… So, I decided to use them, then I added crystals as leaves.

Then, she also asked me to make 8 personalized dolls for her sisters that helped out on the day of her wedding! These 8 personalized dolls are made according to their HAIRSTYLES! Wah, very challenging at first… I hope I have delivered the results….

These dolls are angels and they are holding hearts that have their name on top! This is also the first time I sewn so many characters… Practice really makes Perfect!

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All the angels are wearing champagne color dress. I’m using Egyptian cotton, Yellow (#235) from Knotty Bicsie. This is the nearest color to champagne color. Then I’ve made ribbons for all the angels.

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Grace: She has brown shoulder-length hair with long fringe that combed to the side.

Shann: She has black shoulder-length hair with long fringe that combed to the side

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Hui: She has long brown hairs

Bina: She has short black hair

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Claire: She has short brown hair with short fringe.

Wen: She has short black hair with short fringe that combed to the side.

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Sasa: She has long brown curly hair with long fringe that combed to the side

Mok: She has long brown curly hair with fringe that split at the middle

4 comments:

Barbara said...

Well for starters, congratulations on all the business!! And moving right along, I don't know how you ever got all that done in time. You rock and do such good work

Jullie Teo said...

Thanks Barbara.... :) Without my friends' helps and motivations, don think I will be able to do it.... =P

Wah, I've been looking forward to touch on my shuttle!!!

chocolatelover said...

Looks great!! luckily the "jie meis" hair are not of 8 extremes. At least hv some similarity so can have some basics made first.

I bet the most difficult ones are the sasa and mok!! cos of their curly Hair!! you are good at making curly hair!! Keep it up!!

Jullie Teo said...

Thanks Christie...