……BUT I’m hopefully back again now and with a vengence!
Today we I am continuing my plans as promised some weeks ago now, to feature my Brood in their Dollydoodle gear. After the Gregor’s recent post to celebrate Judith’s birthday the Sasha girls are now in situ.
I just adore this 1970 wide faced Frido/Trendon little tot who is wearing one of Dollydoodle’s FIRST girl’s shorts and T shirt outfits.
As I mentioned in the recent Gregor post we were allowed to choose our own materials at the very beginning from a chart that Judith put together and sent with me to one of Anne-Marie’s fundays.
My very first choice was this hot pink set which looks beautifully bright and cheerful especially on the brunette girls.
I’m not sure what the mark is on the side of her nose but it’s no longer there now so must have just been a spot of dew from one of the shrubs.
I have tried today to reduce my pics of each girl from four to three. Firstly to show the whole outfit, secondly to show any detail on the upper clothing and the thirdly to show a close-up of the doll’s face.
This was my second attempt at choosing my own material colours and this time decided for a softer lilac outfit.
My 1960s Gotz slate eyed waif, Sophie likes always to wear this if it’s out on offer.
I also ordered some full length lilac leggings to go with the T shirt for the cooler evenings and a zipped white hoodie is added if needed.
An eBay win with this 1969/70 Frido wide faced Gingham girl in a similar matching coloured outfit to the one that one of my lads, James was wearing in the Judith’s birthday post last week.
Another of my own personal choices…..although have now just realised that she hasn’t on the darker blue T shirt that was originally in this outfit but a later paler blue long sleeved one.
1967 Frido Jeans FCP NP with eyes painted by Kristina, the Manchester art student who came in one Summer to help Sara Doggart with the eye paintings.
This was the second series of Judith’s for the girls with a prettier, more femine style smock top and cropped stripped leggings.
Love the circular yoke and little buttons and detail on these tops.
A similar top here in pale blue seen on this petite and minty FCP Gingham girl but with another new design on her bottom half of stretch denim cropped leggings which have proved since to be ‘a must’ in every little Sasha girl’s wardrobe.
She has some of my latest purchases, Marty Murphy’s Birkenstock sandals, on her feet which I think are just perfect to wear with Judith’s shorts, skinny jeans, cropped and full length jeggings.
Sally, a Gotz slate eyed, red headed, pig-tailed little girl looks good in this pale yellow and denim cropped jeggings outfit
She has, I think, such a cheeky little face and can be quite a handfull with her ‘firey red haired’ temperament.
I adore this photo below as it definitely portrays her character to a ‘T.’ (I’m always disappointed with the colouring of these close up photos when I have to change my camera settings to allow me to get in for a closer shot but so far, can’t find away around it.)
The next session in my Dollydoodle’s outfit post will feature the introduction of her zipped and back fastening hoodies meanwhile I have added a little extra treat today.
I just love to see other Sasha collectors dolls and am always pestering one of my ‘bestest’ Sasha Friends, Steve Kingaby, to please take some photos of his Sasha Collection and ‘low and behold’ below are some of the photos below that he ‘surprisingly’ sent me this week taken with his iPad. Aren’t we the lucky ones today!
Am now going to try to date and describe them as best I can. (Hopefully Steve will correct me if necessary when he views the post later.)
A Frido 1967 NP Jeans girl with her eyes painted by the Manchester art student, Kristina. and wearing her original farmpants outfit.
I have asked Steve to bring this doll with him to Dee’s Chat n’ Snap later this month as I wanted to meet her as I now have two of her eye painted dolls (although they can’t come with me as I’m only taking an over-night case to hopefully last me for the three days that I am down there.)
Another gorgeous Frido NP, a 1967 Dungaree girl wearing her original outfit
….plus a little ‘cardi’ by Molly to add that extra needed layer of warmth now Autumn is here.
A Frido 1966/7 Ballet NP again in her original outfit .
Beautiful eye painting and lovely hair condition from the looks of things.
Steve adores the Fringe girls and here is one of his favourite blondes. A Frido 1968 FCP (not sure if she’s a Brown/Blue Cord or a Jeans lass) wearing a OOAK outfit by Ruthsdolls and JJ sandals. (Thinking that her cardigan is also by Ruthsdolls.)
Another very attractive Frido 1968 Brown Cord Fringe girl with a rather unique ‘scowling/questioning expression. Love those tightly closed little lips! ( Not 100% certain if she has a FCP too although it does look like it from the photo.)
A simply beautiful looking Frido 1968 Fringe girl, (possibly a Blue Cord) wearing a Egonbrooks knitted dress with vintage-sasha stripped tights. Love the wider face here.
This was originally one of my Trendon early babies that Lisa Hartley re-rooted and am always sorry that I had, had to part with her…..but obviously at the time needs must! I think that she is wearing a ‘Passion for Sasha’ outfit but stand to be corrected here.
Finally we have Steve’s one and only toddler so far, a 1990s Gotz Ollie with such a dear little face outside playing with a little Maileg wooden pram (full of his toy monkeys) and enjoying the sunshine. Adore the little Terrier dog.
Steve had also sent me a few photos of the dolls that he is planning to bring with him to ‘Dee’s Do’ later this month but didn’t include those in case I spoilt the surprise!
Next Sunday I shall hopefully be continuing with my Brood in more of their DD wear.