Monday, September 17, 2012

Baby Doll Bed

Cindy has recently gotten into "pretend" play and I love it!  Pretending to eat food, feed her babies, and yup putting her dolls to sleep.  Sometimes, I will find her putting her doll in her trash can and saying sleep.  Poor doll, I guess she has to sleep in the trash can.   I finally decided to just try and make her a doll bassinet and here it is!!

It is a little wonky since it is the first pancake flop but it get's the job done.  I haven't given it to her yet because I still want to make a matching doll quilt and pillow.  I got this idea from Dana at Made.  She is amazing.  She doesn't have a tutorial for it but mentioned that she used this plastic canvas for the sides.  Image borrowed from Made.

So, I got some and just gave it a whirl and tried to figure it out.  It isn't  as nice as Dana's but she is a pro so I don't feel bad.  The doll bed is good enough for me.  It has handles so she can hold and carry the baby around and pockets for the baby bottle and a hair brush.

I also added a little squishy pillow mattress  not that the doll will care but I just thought it looked cute.  It fits her favorite doll perfectly!  I am still debating about whether to make a pattern and tutorial.  What do you think?

7 comments:

  1. That is adorable, Patty!!! It looks perfect to me and I bet your daughter will LOVE it!!! Great idea to add the pockets.

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  2. I love it! I was going to make a doll bed for my daughter, but then my friend bought her one for her birthday....But I love this!

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  3. So cute! Great idea to use the canvas mesh to give it structure! Like the addition of the pockets. Thanks so much for sharing on Busy Monday.

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  4. Adorei! :) Obrigada pela dica, minha filha vai adorar!

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  6. Yes, PLEASE do post a picture tutorial! I would love to make one of these for my granddaughter! Thank you!!!

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    1. Hi Kanga,

      The tutorial is up and the link is here:
      http://makeitcozee.blogspot.com/2012/11/tutorial-baby-doll-bed.html

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