“Pretty for Fall” or Anytime

My latest ensemble for Gina can be worn anytime, I think.  The color palette is slightly muted and it includes a beret which are fall-ish elements, but you can replace the beret with a hair ribbon and the boots with a pair of shoes and this ensemble could be worn in the spring, couldn’t it?

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pretty for fall 378The sweater and hat set are knit with lace weight natural colored merino wool yarn.  I added white glass pearls for the buttons which tie in nicely with the warm white lace.  The lace is a fine cotton Cluny lace that was made in England.  The ribbons are rayon and were hand dyed along with the tights.

pretty for fall 414I used four shades of rosy salmon colored embroidery thread for the roses with a touch of muted aqua-y blue to embroider the colonial knots.

pretty for fall 402I realized after the photo shoot was over Gina’s pretty pink tights were hidden because of her boots and the angle of my shots.  You can see a bit of them in the above photo.

Gina looks so sweet looking up at me.

pretty for fall 1876For more information on Gina’s “Pretty for Fall” ensemble, please visit the “Available for Sale” page at cindyricedesigns.com .

8 thoughts on ““Pretty for Fall” or Anytime

  1. Rita Bright

    Your little fashions are always adorable as is your Diane Effner doll. Is this doll about the same size as Tonner’s Patsy? You don’t do many outfits for Patsy, do you?

    1. Cindy Rice Post author

      Hi Rita and thank you. Patsy is smaller than the Little Darlings. No, I haven’t made anything for Patsy in a while. I really should, thanks for reminding me.

    1. Cindy Rice Post author

      Hello Catherine,
      Thanks so much. Gina did enjoy modeling this for me, but she is happy that another Little Darling will be adding it to her wardrobe. Gina already has her eye on what I am working on next for her to model.

  2. Jeanne

    Hi Cindy,
    Oh my goodness! This is the sweetest little set for Gina! It’s a good thing each thing you make is cuter than the last or Gina might rebel when she has to give them up each time!
    I love the softness of these colors and want one for myself!
    Beautiful, just beautiful!
    Blessings, Jeanne

    1. Cindy Rice Post author

      Thanks so much, Jeanne! I always feel bad taking the outfit from Gina when I need to get it mailed to a new Little Darling. I swear I see a tear or two. LOL! However, there is always a new outfit coming along… and my Gina loves new things.

  3. Sonia

    White is always so pretty especially with delicate little rosebuds, lace and glass pearl buttons. Her hat and sweater is so cute and looks perfect on sweet Gina.


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