Monday, August 11, 2008

introducing...Katy Kitty!


Katy is the doll I designed for my oldest daughter's birthday. She turned six last week. Way back before May, both my girls requested homemade dolls for their birthday, after seeing little Miss Audrey's bunny in progress. My youngest decided on a monkey, so I came up with Molly. My oldest girl promptly requested a 'red kitty cat'. Why red, I don't know. But her wish is my command, so now here's Katy.



I really enjoyed designing her and making her. I wasn't under such a manic deadline as I was with Molly. Plus, after designing Molly and working out most of the kinks with her pattern, I was able to take it further and embellish it for Katy without coming up with something totally from scratch.




Which gave me plenty of time to make her some cute accessories besides her beret, like her ear bow, her little backpack and notebook, and of course the new little twist on the shoes.


My favorite part of Katy is her shoes. I just love these wingtips, and I wish I could have a pair like them for myself this fall. Have you seen any?

In case you are wondering, Katy's sleeves and skirt are from Tula Pink's beautiful Flutterby fabric line, part of a charm pack I bought a while back when I was designing Molly.


As Molly's pattern is available for free download, I'm planning to make Katy's pattern available as well, although this time for a very reasonable price. Watch for the announcement soon.

15 comments:

  1. I love it and would definitely purchase the pattern.

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  2. Pleased to meet you Katy Kitty, you're so pretty darling!

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  3. Yeah! Katy is so cute and I love her accessories! I think I am getting my Molly-making mojo back!

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  4. Too CUTE!! It's about time you start getting some compensation for all your hard creative work!

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  5. I love her! The little backpack is really cute.

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  6. She is FABULOUS! Great attention to detail as always! These are going to be such a treasure for future generations.

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  7. She's beautiful, and I can't tell you how much i want a pair of those shoes, too!

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  8. Wonderful pattern - I, also, would purchase it. You are so talented!!

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  9. As my name is Katy (and spelt like that too...a rarity it seems) I am in LOVE with Katy Kitty. I just wish I had shoes like that. *sigh*

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  10. oh she turned out great!!! i just love your style :D your plushies are so expressive!

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  11. Everyone, thanks so much for the encouragement and kind words! I'm working on the pattern, so it will be ready soon.

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  12. i loooooove her.. she ist just adorable!!!!!!!!

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  13. did you ever make a pattern for this kitty? If so, where can I get it?? Thanks!

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  14. aaronwash79, yes indeed. The Katy Kitty pattern is available in my etsy shop:
    mmmcrafts.etsy.com

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