Ever feel like a gloomy day needs a little sparkle?
I fell in love with the metallic knit I used for this mock turtleneck top – so icy and cool! I added a piped edge for a smooth finish on the skirt hem. (The skirt and top were altered from Liberty Jane patterns).
This ensemble features a vest pattern I drafted myself… all those pattern-making classes at Baer Fabrics years ago paid off on this project. I machine quilted the nylon outer fabric.
Do you love polka dots? I lined the vest in a cotton polka dot print. I sewed a little pocket on the inside and tucked a bit of doll-sized cash in there for fun. That was Piper’s favorite part of this outfit! She thought that would be a fun surprise for someone to find! Even dolls need a little mad money, right?
My favorite part was creating a little necklace and a cardstock box for it…
The necklace combines glass beads, crystals, metal beads, and metal spacers on a stretch cord. This type of construction is so easy to put on and take off of the dolls– even easy enough for excited little girls!
This outfit has been newly listed in the Perfectly Piper Studio shop on Etsy. This bit of Perfectly Piper Doll Couture includes the skirt, top, vest, and necklace. Click here to check it out!