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Pattern Reviews> McCall's> 2531 (Raggedy Ann and Andy Dolls)

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Posted on:8/24/11 2:34 PM
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Claire Voyant said... (7/8/13 7:29 PM) Reply
My grandmother used this same pattern to make all the grand kids Raggedy Anns and Andy dolls for Christmas back in 1975. Still have her pattern. I used it in the 90s to make my girls Raggedy Anns. I painted the faces on since I no longer had transfers and ripped fabric along the weft and washed it, then starched and ironed and cut it into pieces and hot glued for the hair. Rather than typical striped fabric for the stockings, I used red ticking and lightly tea stained the aprons. I'm getting ready to use the same pattern again for my grand daughters. How I hope one of my daughters will finally be bitten by the sewing bug and use the pattern for their own grand kids.
khurtdvm said... (9/3/11 1:26 PM) Reply
Sooooooo cute!
newmama said... (8/27/11 8:59 PM) Reply
I think you did an amazing job. Absolutely amazing. The hair and the embroidery are especially great.
sing201 said... (8/25/11 10:29 AM) Reply
Very, very cute!
Elemenopeo said... (8/24/11 10:16 PM) Reply
They are so cute - I love raggedys!
mizvi said... (8/24/11 9:21 PM) Reply
Gosh! I forgot how cute these two are...You did a great job with them...especially the hair!!!
tiadia said... (8/24/11 8:29 PM) Reply
Oh, I love Raggedy Ann and Andy! My aunt made me a Raggedy Ann doll when I was little. You did a FANTASTIC job!
RadarRadiance said... (8/24/11 5:57 PM) Reply
Love them, they will be loved too! Great job and how sweet of you to make them.
Steffie said... (8/24/11 5:52 PM) Reply
OMG - these take me back... My mom made all the kids in the family Raggedy Ann or Raggedy Andy dolls one year for Christmas. They looked just like these. You did a wonderful job!
Elizabeth made this said... (8/24/11 5:05 PM) Reply
So sweet. My great-grandma made Raggedy Ann and Andys--she would have loved these. I hope they are loved.
KathyBKnits said... (8/24/11 4:03 PM) Reply
LOVE these! So cute!!!
Aroura said... (8/24/11 3:36 PM) Reply
These are SO adorable, really great job on all the details.
Miss Tanya said... (8/24/11 3:26 PM) Reply
You did a FANTASTIC job! Your niece will love these dolls!
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