Victoria Dipietro Designs' photos with the portrait style dolls

Robin, back view

Robin, back view
A bit of needle sculpting was added. I had the camera in one hand and Robin in the other, so this is not the best of photos. She is actually shaped better in person.
Added on December 10, 2012

Robin, seated, looking to the side

Robin, seated, looking to the side
Her head does rotate naturally.
Added on December 10, 2012

Robin seated, facing forward

Robin seated, facing forward
As you can see, she will sit; however, because she is not weighted, she cannot sit upright unsupported.
Added on December 10, 2012

Robin wearing Patchouli's Wig

Robin wearing Patchouli's Wig
I borrowed Patchouli's wig to get an idea of how this doll will look with a Tibetan lamb wig. I plan to make another wig for Robin using the auburn Tibetan lamb locks, as that is what Christine requested.
Added on December 10, 2012

Robin standing, unsupported

Robin standing, unsupported
This is Robin. She is a collaboration between Christine (Dandelion Fair) and me. Christine purchased my Francesca face sculpt, attached it to a cloth and wire head/neck stem and completed the rest of the head, neck and ears in paperclay. Christine then…
Added on December 10, 2012

Robin, side view

Robin, side view
Added on December 10, 2012

Drawers, Camisole and Petticoat 018

Drawers, Camisole and Petticoat 018
Handmade leather shoes with ribbon rosette and button ornaments. Hand crochet socks by Beth Webber. Close-up of petticoat with lace and lace insertion trim.
Added on January 30, 2012

Drawers, Camisole and Petticoat 017

Drawers, Camisole and Petticoat 017
Close-up of tiny tucks and lace insertion trim on petticoat.
Added on January 30, 2012

Drawers, Camisole and Petticoat 015

Drawers, Camisole and Petticoat 015
Full view of camisole and petticoat. Crochet wig was designed and made by Beth Webber for my model, Anita Marie.
Added on January 30, 2012

Drawers, Camisole and Petticoat 012

Drawers, Camisole and Petticoat 012
Close-up of camisole with very tiny antique shell buttons from my great aunts' clothing from the Edwardian period. Thread loop button closures. Edging on the camisole was an experiment using a regular sewing needle, my fingers and sewing thread. It is…
Added on January 30, 2012

Drawers, Camisole and Petticoat 008

Drawers, Camisole and Petticoat 008
Full view of camisole and drawers. Crochet wig was designed and made by Beth Webber for my model, Anita Marie.
Added on January 30, 2012

Drawers, Camisole and Petticoat 007

Drawers, Camisole and Petticoat 007
Close-up of the camisole with the button opening in the back. Camisole can be worn either way.
Added on January 30, 2012

Drawers, Camisole and Petticoat 006

Drawers, Camisole and Petticoat 006
Close-up of the chain stitch detail on the camisole. I found I love making button loops with sewing needle, regular thread and my fingers. This "lace" is what happens when you build rows and rows of button loops!
Added on January 30, 2012

Drawers, Camisole and Petticoat 004

Drawers, Camisole and Petticoat 004
Full view of Anita Marie's drawers and camisole. Button and loop closure on the camisole faces the back of the doll.
Added on January 30, 2012

Drawers, Camisole and Petticoat 003

Drawers, Camisole and Petticoat 003
Close-up of the drawers. The lace edging is machine made lace. Socks were designed and crochet by Beth Webber.
Added on January 30, 2012

Drawers, Camisole and Petticoat 001

Drawers, Camisole and Petticoat 001
Drawers are gathered to a flat waistband and button in the back. They are gathered at the knees with flat elastic.
Added on January 30, 2012