Saturday, February 15, 2014

How Ella Got Her Groove Back

This used to be my doll when I was a little girl. Lenora has adopted her and named her Ella. 

The other day she had a neck blow out of epic proportions and Lenora came to me and asked if I could fix her. Since my nesting is in high gear these days I obliged and was then hellbent on fixing this doll as fast as humanly possible. 

It was a simple process really. I took her apart, ironed her flat and cut out a new body from a fresh piece of muslin I had in my stash. I embroidered a new face and alakazam, Ella was back in business in less than 12 hours. 

I love projects like these, that involve simple sewing skills but are able to save a little piece of history and put a smile on my daughters face. 

Get your groove on Ella, get it girl. 

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