Monday, September 15, 2014

Babushka Dolls

I love nesting dolls or as we always called them when I was growing up Babushka's.  This was a very hard quilt to complete and took a long time.  Each doll was painstakingly paper pieced using foundation paper.
 The grid lines had to be measured and drawn on with a washable pen.  The faces were drawn on with fabric marker.
 Each set of three dolls has coordinating fabric.
 The pattern called for another set of three dolls but 9 was my limit.  I really liked this pattern and I love the way it turned out.  But it was definitely a difficult project which took almost a year to complete.

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