the makings of a handmade she-ra doll

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I wasn’t sure how to make this She-Ra doll happen, but I sketched out a couple ideas, and then just made things up as I went. I started off with the regular rag doll form first, then went from there adding details that would make it the Princess of Power. After I got the head and hair all done, I got super excited because I could totally see the She-Ra doll coming to life. I love the way it turned out and I’m pretty sure True will too. Ben and I so excited to give it to her!!!

I can’t wait for Soul (and Glow) to make a request one day. I love the challenge and seeing an idea come to fruition, and then seeing my girls get so happy about something I made for them. Are you excited?! There’s only one more sleep left until Christmas!!!

 

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14 Responses to “the makings of a handmade she-ra doll”

  1. Amanda Rose says:

    I literally gasped when I saw the final product! My 4 year old self would have paid hundreds for this doll. Bravo, mama!

  2. Thank for another year of Cakies post. A blessed and merry Christmas to you and yours!

  3. Alison Corbett says:

    This is some of your best work ever! I love it so much. Merry Christmas to you and your family, I can’t wait to see your photos.

  4. Tracy R. says:

    This made me smile. She turned out awesome!

  5. You did a great job! As soon as I saw this on instagram I thought AHHH SHE- RA so many childhood memories! Hope they loved iT!

  6. Tanya says:

    You’re amazing! I didn’t have time for handmade gifts this year, but handmade dolls are on the top of my list to make for my kids. Is the hair yellow felt, and then stitched down to the head?

  7. This is epic! Well Done!

  8. Cecelia says:

    This is exceptional- I love everything on your site- especially that you have 4 little girls- too cute!

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