This is definitely the hardest pattern I have ever developed! I’ve been working on it for months, but it’s finally, finally perfect! I hope you all love it as much as I do :) I know a lot of you have been waiting for it for a long time!
24-year-old Haneefah Adam of Nigeria, wasn’t seeing any Barbies dressed in the same way she did — wearing modest clothing that covers the body. So she started an Instagram account, called Hijarbie where she showcases Barbie in a variety of hand-sewn modest outfits and hijabs.
“I want to inspire the Muslim girl. It’s about having a doll that looks like her, that represents her own cultural and religious background”
“It’s important to create a sense of value in the Muslim child, especially the girl child,” Adam told Mic. “They become more confident, more driven, they believe more in themselves, which leads to an appreciation of herself and her modest lifestyle and upbringing. Instead of dressing up her dolls in clothes she wouldn’t wear, hijabifying it will create a sense of belonging and hopefully make a positive impact."
I started gathering a list of links for sewing things for my MSDs, and I thought I might as well post it so if anyone else wants some links that aren’t dead they can also take a look
It’s not complete, and I’ll probably update it more thoroughly tomorrow~
# = Includes a printable or traceable pattern for a size other than MSD ## = Includes a printable or traceable pattern specifically for MSDs * = Includes written instructions (not just pattern picture)
It´s done! :D Gosh, finally, haha! After about 150 hours of embroidering(and a little bit of sewing xD), countless leafs and vines
and 9 skeins of embroidery thread, Dagmars handembroidered coat is done!
:D Now, on to the skirt! 8D ..which will of course be handembroidered
too, did you expect anything different? ;)
The coat is made from black linen, handembroidered with cotton thread :)
I finally, finally finished all the outfits! They fit all Petite Slimline girls (MH, EAH, Dal, 23cm Obitsu) The pattern set will go live very shortly, as soon as I figure out who gets to be the models for the other outfits.
Bumblebee’s torso is essentially the same height as MH/EAH, but her legs are super leggy. The shirt fits MH/EAH quite well as a baggy shirt, but the pants swim around the dolls. Since Bumble’s feet don’t have such a drastic arch, the shoes fit at an odd angle. They’ll work, but just remember the angle.
Just finished this custom “Forbitten Love” #Draculaura outfit for the 17" Draculaura doll, in my style :) I’ve always loved this Monster High outfit. It’s been my favorite since it first came out. ^_^ I’m so happy that I got to recreate it for the 17" Ghoul :)
This outfit features custom printed fabric and machine embroidery. I really love this style of skirt and plan on making it in different colors ^_^