Today is my stop on the Curious Dream blog hop, and I’m so excited to show you what I made with Angela Pingel’s whimsical debut fabric, Curious Dream, an Alice in Wonderland inspired collection in modern, fresh colors. I have two adventurous girls that I knew would love this fabric as well, so, for an early Christmas present, I made them each a new doll carrier.
I used the Baby Doll Carrier pattern by 3BeansStudio, with a few modifications. I had used this pattern before, so I knew I wanted to lengthen the top strap a little bit, lower the arm straps, and add a chest clip. But, with those few things done, I am so happy with how the carrier turned out. I used ByAnnie Soft and Stable for the strap and belt interfacing, and the foam added a great thickness. I just used regular batting for the main pack.
One thing I love about this pattern is that it doesn’t use any webbing, so I was able to make it out of supplies I had on hand. I thought it would be cute for matching packs, but in different colors.
In addition to the Curious Dream fabric, I used a gray print from Atlas by Another Point of View for Windham, and loved the way it looked with the bright colors. I think these two are ready for their adventures in Wonderland (or just on the local golf course, where we took these photos!).
Both girls could not wait for me to finish these packs, and wore them with their dolls for hours once they got their hands on them!
I had the hardest time choosing which part of the cheater print to use for the pocket, it was so cute all over, but in the end I decided that Alice and the Rabbit needed to be front and center!
For more inspiration and to see all the great projects, check out all the rest of the blog hop too!
Monday, December 12th — Windham Fabrics
Tuesday , December 13th — Kelly Bowser, Kelby Sews
Wednesday, December 14th — Brooke Sellmann, Silly Mama Quilts
Thursday, December 15th — Wendy Sheppard, Ivory Spring
Friday, December 16th — Rebecca Bryan, Bryan House Quilts
Saturday, December 17th — Chris Dodsley, Made by ChrissieD
Sunday December 18th — Aurifil
Monday, December 19th — Jennie, Clover & Violet <–you are here
Tuesday, December 20th — Stephanie Kendron, Modern Sewciety
Wednesday, December 21st — Joanne, The Fat Quarter Gypsy
Thursday, December 22nd — Heidi Staples, Fabric Mutt
Friday, December 23rd — Round up post at Windham Fabrics
And for the best part, would you like to win a fat quarter bundle of Curious Dream, let me know about your favorite childhood book character! The giveaway will remain open until Midnight, MST on December 26th, and I’ll draw a winner Tuesday! Thanks for reading!
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