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UPDATED: March 4, 2020 Winner Announced Below (near entry box)
It’s the last week in February which means it’s the last Hanon Sewing Crush Project.
Is it just me or did February leave as quickly as it arrived?
We want to say thanks for reading and commenting on the Hanon designs.
A friendly reminder, if you haven’t already, be sure to enter the giveaway by February 27, 2020, 11:59 P.M. for a chance to win the Tiny Wardrobe book by Hanon & 1 fat quarter of linen fabric.
We will randomly choose a winner shortly after.
And without further ado, let’s get sewing!
This Month’s Sewing Motto:
Progress Over Perfection
Dolly Sewing Crush: Hanon Project #4
The final project that we’re highlighting is a tiny and stylish Shoulder Bag from Doll Sewing Book HANON, the Japanese version with English translations on page 82.
There are 9 steps which means your dolly can have a chic bag in no time.
The directions for the Shoulder Bag are written in Japanese and English and include images so you can visually see the step by step instructions.
Your Layout For Sewing Success
Steps 1-9 Making A Shoulder Bag
This was the shortest number of steps we’ve had during the Hanon Sewing Crush but there were some mini challenges.
The shoulder bag includes pattern pieces for the body and measurements for the strap.
To cut the 19cm X 3mm (0.1in X 7.5in) strap we used a Cricut Machine, which provided an accurate cut for the tiny strap and made our job easier.
Once all the pieces were cut, we folded the bag in half and sewed the sides, turned the bag right side out, glued the flap to the bag body, placed the jump rings through the strap and folded the edges with glue.
Lastly, we hand sewed the strap to the bag body.
Turning the bag right side out was a challenge because the bag is so tiny and it was difficult pushing the thin faux leather right side out.
We also had trouble attaching the jump rings to the bag, it took us awhile to sew it into place because everything is tiny.
We never thought a little accessory like a bag could make a big difference to a doll’s overall look.
The girls are already having “friendly” arguments over who gets to wear it next.
This is such a cool purse that enhances any look!
Dolly Insider Skill Level Rating:
This concludes February’s Sewing Crush, we want to send a huge Thank You for joining us for all 4 Projects!
Do you feel a little encouraged to sew for your dolls?
We hope so because we know you can do it!
If you have questions about any of the projects or suggestions on how we can continue to improve this series, please leave a comment below!
Stay tuned for next week to see what’s in store for March’s Dolly Insider’s Dolly Sewing Crush.
Hint: Someone from the Dolly Insider family is becoming envious of Blythe & Pullip but they won’t admit it . . . We want to show them some love by turning them into a model and making them some cute clothes.
We can’t wait to see you in March!
It’s Time For A Giveaway
To spark your love for sewing tiny, we are giving 1 lucky winner: 1 Tiny Wardrobe book by Hanon & 1 fat quarter of linen fabric.
Giveaway runs from February 5, 2020 until February 27, 2020 11:59 P.M.
All you have to do is answer the following question:
The Winner Is: Lucie A.
Enter your response in the entry form below for a chance to win.
Giveaway Is Over
You may earn multiple entries by completing the other entry methods to increase your chances of winning
If you don’t see the entry form try visiting the page from a desktop or a different browser such as Google Chrome. Entry form may not appear on some mobile devices.
- Last day to enter the giveaway: February 27, 2020 11:59 P.M. Central Standard Time
- We’ll contact the winner within 48 hours. If the winner does not respond to our email within 48 hours, another winner will be selected
- If you’re a minor please get your parent’s or guardian’s permission before entering
Stay tuned for the next project!
Kat and Tatyana
The Dolly Insider
Missed a Hanon Project? Click a link below to catch up!
- Dolly Sewing Crush: Hanon Project #1
- Dolly Sewing Crush: Hanon Project #2
- Dolly Sewing Crush: Hanon Project #3