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Welcome to my store!

Hi everybody!

The store is finally open!! =D It took me some time to get it ready, but I’m really enjoying it. From now on, you can find the link to my store on the right side of this post

Visit my store

The store is called ‘Hanako’s Closet’, I named it after my first mini Ddung. (Note to my other dolls: I love you all, don’t be jealous =P). Everything in my store is handmade and hand-stitched with care and love. Why do I say that? Normally people would say: make it with the same care and passion as if it were for yourself, but I go beyond. If I am sewing a dress for my doll and something goes wrong (maybe I will show you some of this stuff soon 😉 ), I try to amend it in the best possible way and then my doll will wear it, with no problem. But if I am sewing something for you and a little thing goes wrong, I will not send it to you, I will start again and make a new one. Because I want it to be perfect.

Also, as all is made by hand, could be that not all stitches are equal in size and could also look a bit messy in the inside part, although I try it to be as neat as possible ^^ (I will also show you some pics if you want), but that’s the charm about handmade stuff, what gives you the feeling that someone has been working on it, what makes them unique =)

Happy Hanako

At the moment there are only a few outfits, but lots of beautiful fabrics are on the way (or should be =P). I have also designed several new dresses and am really impatient about putting my hands on this. If you are interested, remember that you can also join me in Pinterest, I will be pinning there the new outfits as soon as they are finished.

Please, visit me, have a look at my new outfits and let me know what you think, will you? ^^ All your comments and feedbacks are greatly appreciated! Thanks a lot!

Take care and enjoy the rest of the weekend!

 
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Posted by on August 25, 2013 in The story

 

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Hot news!

Hey all! So here I am with more news ^^

If you have a look at this page, you will find new stuff.

In a first place, I have finally completes the “Doll measurements” section. Currently there are also the measures for mini Ddung (as it is the only doll I have right now). If you are interested, I could add the measures for the mini Bratz Baby as well. Also, it would be great if you send me the measures of your dolls, as I’m sure it would help some people (myself I’m very curious about the sizes, as I’ve never had other of these dolls in my hands)

In a second place, I’ve also fallen in the Pinterest fever. I only started it some days ago, but I’m starting to like it a lot, you can really find amazing stuff =)

Join me on Pinterest =)

By chance, I found there La Ratita Tejedora and liked all her boards, I inmediately started following her. She has patterns for several dolls and collected a lot of dollies lovely ideas. I recommend you to visit her =) Oh! you can also find the link to my Pinterest on the right bar. I will update it with new designs! =D

What more? Oh! Since I’m opening a store I considered convenient to link to it from this blog. You can find the link in the right bar too. Remember the opening is tomorrow! At the beginning there will only be a few outfits, but just give me some time =P I hope you come along!  Here I offer you a small preview of some of the outfits you can find:

Lovely Fuyumi

Sweet hanako

And in relation to this matter, last week I ordered quite a lot of new fabrics to myfabrics.co.uk and I still haven’t received them… I placed the order almost two wees ago so I guess they should be home soon… I hope they don’t delay any more as I can not wait to start sewing my new designs! =P

Have you ever purchased from them? Do you know any good place for buying fabrics?

Share your Pinterest with us! Tell me in the comments! =D

 
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Posted by on August 23, 2013 in The story

 

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Safe and sound!

Hi again all of you! =D After a few months I’m back again!

First of all, sorry for dissapearing like that. I got an overload of things to do between the university and work, that made impossible for me to even sew a single dress for my dolls =( So yes, since February my little dolls have been abandoned and I haven’t touched a needle!

So, as an update, by the end of July I finished my degree in Spain =D and a few days later I came back to Ireland were my girls were waiting for me. I resumed sewing soon with a lot of ideas I left pending. Cool!

And here is another update: from now on you will be able to find my outfits on my online store ^^ I’ve been working on it these past days, I have also created some new outfits and I have already ordered lots of new fabrics to go on sewing! =D At the moment

The opening will be next Saturday, August 24th, don’t miss it! 😉 I hope you like it and hope to hear your comments! =)

And that’s all for today. I still have much to do regarding the online store so I must go back to work. More news soon!

 
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Posted by on August 20, 2013 in The story

 

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