Stitching with Elli

Stories of my Dolls, and custom made clothes made on my Ellisimo


June 2016

A Birthday Story Part 2

Previously in Part 1, The dolls baked a cake  But once you bake a cake the work is only beginning....then you need to decorate it! While the other dolls were looking at a book with beautifully decorated cakes to get... Continue Reading →

A Birthday Story Part 1

Felicity and Nellie were reading a book, and as often happens when reading books they got a great idea. The story was by Tasha Tudor and called "A Time to keep" the dolls just loved Tasha Tudor books because they... Continue Reading →

Winner of the Princess dress Giveaway!

The winner ( in case anyone is wondering I assigned a number to every comment used a handy dandy "random number generator")  is....drumm rolll pleeeeease!!!!!!!! Sherry J.!!!! Hope your grandaughter enjoys it 😀 So glad this dress is going to... Continue Reading →

Summer party for the Dolls!

Nellie  has a new friend who recently arrived named Elizabeth.  She wanted to introduce her to the other dolls. The best way to do that is have a party! Now it is summer they had to wait till later in... Continue Reading →

Resizing tip- going smaller

When making doll and baby clothes I sometimes need designs to be really small. Some digitizers are great about having smaller designs but pretty standard size is the 4x4 or just slightly smaller than that. A 4x4 does NOT fit... Continue Reading →

Day on the Farm- Do dolls like Goats?

Peek-a-boo! "Do you want to see my new dress??" I finished Bonnie's dress  Monday, and then Tuesday we all went off to the farm for the day. The dolls wanted to see the animals. So Bonnie wants to show you... Continue Reading →

“Bonnie’s” dress is finished…but there is a problem…

The dress for Bonnie is finished! (see the dolls working on it here) But Bonnie is very didn't fit her. 😦 I don't know if that has ever happened to you, but when someone is making something for you... Continue Reading →

Josefina and Bonnie help sew a dress

It is a very rainy day....actually it had been a very rainy couple of weeks! Josefina and Bonnie looked very sad as they looked out at the rain.   "When is it going to stop raining?" sighed Josefina.   "I... Continue Reading →

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