Category Archives: Christmas Ensembles

My Christmas Dresses are Ready

Hello, friends. With this season being so busy for everyone, me included–zero Christmas shopping and baking has happened so far!–I’ve decided to make all of my Christmas dresses available at once.  Tonight!

At 7:00 pm CST tonight (December 5, 2019) there will be five new ensembles ready for you–just in case you’d like to shop.  The details for each one will be located under the ‘Available’ tab above.  To purchase (7:00 pm or later, please) fill out a Contact form and let me know which one(s) you’d like.

Here is a preview of what will be available along with the price of each.  Priority shipping for the larger doll’s ensembles and first class for the smaller ones will be added.  For multiple purchases I will combine shipping, but may add insurance to the shipping cost.  As usual I ship to US addresses only.

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“Frosty Festivities” for the Little Darlings, $250

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“Stripey and Sweet” for the Little Darlings, $230

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“An Elf to Help Santa” for the Little Darlings, $240

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“Holiday Sweety” for Amelia Thimble, $95

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“Bringing Home the Tree” (includes wagon and tree), $115

If you have any questions about these ensembles either before or after they are available for sale I’ll be happy to answer them.

I hope your having a great day! ❤

“Cozy and Cute for Christmas”

My Little Darling Gina is dressed up all warm and cozy.  She is looking oh, so cute in her new sweater dress ensemble for the holidays.

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Gina cannot wait to tell you more about her new finery this evening (December 4, 2019) at 7:00 pm CST.  This one-of-a-kind ensemble will be available, along with all of the details, on its own page at this time.  You can find the page located under the tab titled ‘Available’.  If you’d like to add this ensemble to your Little Darling’s closet please send me a contact form (located under the ‘Contact’ tab filled in with your details.

Shipping only to U.S. addresses.  Thank you.

The Past Couple of Weeks

Hello to you from rainy, rainy, rainy! northern Illinois.  The rain has been coming down since last night.  It’s still warm at the moment, but we are in for a big change later on today.  So the rain will stop, but then it will get cold!  Cold like we haven’t seen for many months.  Not ready!  This temperature drop will seem like a slap in the face.  OW!

These past couple of weeks have been beautiful though.  I’ve been getting outside most days for walks in the sunshine and to simply enjoy nature.  We have quite a few forest preserves around here and also some quiet roads.  Last weekend I visited one of the nearby forest preserves.

At one point on the trail it was an open expanse as far as the eye could see.

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The colors of fall are showing up in the plants, but not yet the trees (except here and there).

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When I have portable work and don’t feel like staying at home to do it I like to visit nearby coffee shops; this one is so cute.  It has 5 rooms with tables and chairs in each.  I think I previously showed you a photo when my daughter and I spent a Friday afternoon here. My favorite room is this south facing room with these big windows.

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Here is a look into the main room while I was working on my knitting.

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And here is another room off of the room I was in.  The doorway to the left shows a room for the little ones.  There are lots of toys in there.  I’ve never seen any children using it; perhaps they are here at different times.

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The dress I was knitting while at the coffee shop is now completed:  knit, blocked, buttons added…

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… and Gina modeling it.  Here’s a sneak peak from my sewing room this morning.  I want to add a little more embroidery (it’s at the hemline) and a pretty red ribbon around the waist.  I have the perfect little accessory for her to hold; I’ll show you later.  Both girls still need tights and I want to come up with an accessory for Alice.  So, these two ensembles are almost completed.

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Now, I must go get some rest.  I’ve been fighting a cold all week (my husband brought one home from traveling over a week ago!).  I thought I had succeeded in not catching it, but no.  Today I know I am definitely sick.  At least the weather matches my symptoms!

I hope you are well and enjoying beautiful weather where you are.  Thank you for stopping by, my friends. ❤