Evalina Rose and her little sister Posy Anna are the main characters of a series of children's stories that I am writing. In this blog I will share the final stages of crafting their half scale house--Honeysuckle Cottage--and the miniature stuff that will make up the settings of their stories.

Tuesday, March 26, 2013

Violet's French Dress

I have not posted anything for a while, so I thought that I would show you Violet's new dress and her baby's bassinet. 
 I am not done with either, but I like to show things in progress.  I am going to add some more embroidery to the hem line and bodice of the dress.  The bassinet will get some flowers added to the rim and a pillow. 
 This project is growing in some interesting ways and I will share them in the future. 

I decided to join the Marie Antoinette craze. 

Violet and her baby

Back of the dress


I made the bassinet in the same manner as described in my Basket Tutorial. I made a special form to work on , and I am very happy with the results.


Have a great week,

18 comments:

  1. Lucy, her dress is Gorgeous!!! I Love the embroidery and Marie Antoinette wore some of my Favorite gowns! :)I am currently trying to make that style gown for my Lady Rat for the Tree House... I have not shown it yet....! Your baby and cradle are too tiny to be believed! I can't see how you knit so small!!! Some day I am going to try your method of hat making too! I look forward to seeing what is next!

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  2. Dearest sweet Lucy, this is such a beautiful set!! I am so loving the dress and that gorgeous bassinet! You are so very talented sweet sweet friend! I am still waiting for your lovely package to arrive! Happy mid-week and love to you!

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  3. Oh wow! Violet is quite the regal lady in her beautiful gown. Her baby is scrumptious too :)

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  4. So beautiful.You must be so happy with the way she turned out.

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  5. Gorgeous dress! I am amazed you have been able to catch the essence of that dress in knitwear!

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  6. I love Violet's French dress and the baby is just adorable!

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  7. Lucy quel joli travail !
    La robe est très belle et élégante avec de beaux détails.
    Le petit berceau et le bébé sont très mignons, je suis bluffée !
    Bonne et belle journée ! rosethé

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  8. Violet and her baby are beautiful.

    Kind regards Xandra

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  9. has hecho un gran trabajo

    besitos

    Mari

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  10. Wow Lucy! Violets dress is the prettiest little dress I have seen! Absolutely gorgeous work! I LOVE the little roses trim - so very cute! x

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  11. The dress is very elegant.
    Greetings, Faby

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  12. Love the dress. Really nice work and the baby and the cradle are so cute

    Lil in Sweden

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  13. Lucy, the French dress of Violet is so wonderufl as the tiny roses are. The craddle and the tiny bay are adorable and amazing!
    Hugs, Ilona

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  14. Violet's dress is simply beautiful. I cannot believe how tiny you can knit. I love the bassinet and adore the tiny baby.
    Wonderful work!
    Hugs, Drora

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  15. Violet's dress is really beautiful. I can't wait to see it completely finished.
    Geneviève

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  16. Lucy, I think this is the most beautiful dress you've done to date! Your detailing is amazing. Do you plan the pattern first?

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  17. WOW... I am just getting into mini knitting and your stuff is just incredible... http://fortheloveofminis.blogspot.com/

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