I can’t believe it’s been a year since I have written. Probably because I didn’t get much designing done up until recently. So just to share the past year, here are the designs from 2012:
Valentine’s Day gown
Easter 2012 – For this we had a themed event on Couture Doll Shops – It’s a Mad Hatter Tea Party. We each picked a character from Alice in Wonderland and I choose the White Rabbit. Quite different for the rabbit huh?
Since I had a lot going on this year in my personal life, I really didn’t have many opportunities to do as much as I would have liked. I am hoping that 2013 allows me a little more time.
This gown I did for a collection that has yet to be finished- Dark Forest. I have about half of it done but ended up using this main gown for the Gothic themed event on Couture Doll Shops.
It seems the most designing I was able to get in were the challenge for Couture Doll Shops-at least it pushed me to do and m,ake the time for something!
This was another that I still have collection planned around. Maybe this year for resort or summer I can finally bring it to reality. Meanwhile I sold the prototype dress.
One exciting highlight of this year was a challenge that was presented to the merchants at Couture Doll Shops sponsored b Angelic Dreamz. We were to design a gown influenced by a character in a chosen Opera that our girl would be able to wear attending the opera for their Jamieshow FBJD. I chose the Marriage of Figaro’s Susanna- fiance to Figaro. Since the opera was set in the 18th c it was right up my alley in coming up with a design. The exciting part of this contest was the winner would have their design produced and manufactured by Angelic Dreamz. Guess what? I won! Look for this design to be sold in Angelic Dreamz in the spring.
The other thing that came from all that is George from Angelic Dreamz commissioned me to design and draft the pattern for his Holiday Jamieshow doll. This was such a great opportunity.
So actually towards the end of this year I started to get quite busy getting some designs finished. SnoFlake was the DFNO (Dolls Fashion NIght OUt) on Couture Doll Shops
Kabuki was a gown that was started in the spring but never finished. Alas, I had finally finished it. Now I have a sister gown to do for it.
My November limited edition gown was Moss. I included a hand beaded choker and mesh hose with this.
And now to the end of the year. My annual Holiday gown Evergreen
So that was the wrap up for 2012. I will definitely be better about blogging in 2013. Got a new iPad for my birthday so I have the WordPress app on it. No excuses now!
Here’s to wishing everyone a great and prosperous New Year!