Nobody likes a nakey doll, unless you’re a 7-year-old girl with a roomful of barbies. But for the rest of us, let’s customize our cloth characters and give them some simple in-the-hoop clothes to wear! Clockwise from the top: white T-shirt with raw edges Green sweater with neckline glued, other edges left raw black pants […]
Looking for a quick and easy project to make on your embroidery machine? This trio of ghosts can be made into Felties or Applique for fun Halloween projects. Use the felties to embellish a gift, hang a bunting, or give away. The applique can go on anything from clothing to table coverings, or even a […]
Halloween is one of my favorite times of year. Maybe its the costumes, or the candy, or the weather finally turning cool after a super-hot summer. I don’t like scary Halloween – give me cutsie anyday! How about a cute trio of ghosts that stitch up quick with minimal materials? This is an easy in-the-hoop […]
new handmade dolls in the Ballyhoo Creations shop – lots of white linen this week
Here’s a sneak peek at the newbies … There has been a lot of behind-the-scenes work in the past two weeks – including the design of this website. But I’ve still found time to make a few new dolls. They will be available in the shop before Thanksgiving – only a few days away.