My May baby had a birthday yesterday - and I bought her one of her favorite books, The Jewel Box Ballerinas. I decided to get crafty with it, and make her the two little girls from the story - Miranda and Mathilda. I had a friend who suggested I sculpt the head for the girls, but after playing around with some clay I knew that wasn't going to happen! So I stuck with what I kind of know - fabric. I constructed the dolls OK, it was their dresses that gave me a headache! And I had to make TWO!
I have a few more characters from other books in mind to make, we'll see if I ever get around to it!