Wednesday, October 30, 2019

New Adventures . . . .

New adventures on the horizon, and a new blog address too, read below . . . 

To continue to follow me, Debonair Designs for Dolls, be sure to follow my new blog site where I will continue with blog posts and updates of what's new from my needles with sneak peeks of what's in store for a new knitting pattern book too!   

                  'City Styles' for the slim Götz Happy Kidz & Hannah girls & boys

 My new post over on my Wordpress blog is about my latest new pattern release:

'Maya' that will be featured in City Styles ~ a reversible poncho-sweater featuring ribbed cuffs and neckline that can be styled as a collar showcasing the front closure, or as a trendy turtleneck with closure at the back ~ suitable for when the air is filled with a chill
Designed to fit: Slim Götz Happy Kidz & Hannah girls & boys

I value and appreciate your shared interest in my doll designs and my models used to showcase them

 ~ Deb Denair

Thursday, June 27, 2019

Summertime knitting . . .

My needles have been kept busy with summer inspired knits for the slim Gotz Happy Kidz/Hannah dolls . . please enjoy these outfits (now all in the hands of private collectors)

'Katie Chevron Dress' for Angelika by the sea

Modified 'Three Steps Dress' for Lizzie's Beachcomber

'Best Friends' jacket paired with 'Three Steps'
with added lace trim

Nautical Sweater using 'Laurentia' for Liam

'Nantucket' tunic for Emily and 'Curriculum' for Liam

 . . . I will be taking the rest of summer off from knitting as we are in the midst of moving . . .so check back late August/September for updates on our move and what's in store on the knitting front for my dolls . . Deb

Sunday, January 13, 2019

Steampunk Elements final stage

As posted below I will be sharing the elements (pieces) that make up my one-of-a-kind hand knitted Steampunk Adventures . .  . . the second element is the dress, I worked Bon~Bon which I worked mostly as per the stitch pattern, but omitted the ridge rows on the sleeves, working them in an ivory white along with the top raglan part of the dress, worked the main body in one color to match the petticoat  

For the sleeve embellishment, I gathered up the sleeve cuff and added tulle lace trim along with working one ridge row in an accent

To complete the look I added a corset/utility belt by casting on the same amount of stitches at the waist and working the simple seed stitch pattern, complete with back button closure . . most of the Steampunk adornments were securely fixed to this removable belt. Fingerless-Mitts help with the final look along with a Lace Stitched Neck Choker, something I do not wish to reveal in any pattern in order to protect my creative inspirations in producing these one-of-a-kind ensembles that I sell via eBay, this one is currently listed for sale . . Listing Link

Designed to fit the slim Gotz girls like my Gotz Happy Kidz model, Emily

Thursday, January 10, 2019

Steampunk Elements

As posted below I will be sharing the elements (pieces) that make up my one-of-a-kind hand knitted Steampunk Adventures . .  . . 
Begins with a Petticoat, where I make use of my pattern called Three Steps ~ for this particular one I replaced the eyelet pattern worked in Step One with the stitch pattern from 'Bon-Bon' ~ a dress pattern that will become the second element . . 


Once the elements are all together, more detailed embellishments will be added, for now I gathered up a portion of the petticoat to add the buckle detail

Wednesday, January 9, 2019

New Year Steampunk Romantic

Where have I been you may be wondering . . . ............... since late spring, on through summer and fall of last year, my time has been allocated to the continued purging of household items via multiple garage sales in readiness for a big move coming real soon this year . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . in the meantime I have been keeping my needles busy when I can and thought it time for both this update and what's currently on my needles .  . working on one of my popular Steampunk Adventure outfits where I make use of my existing patterns with minor modifications for one-of-a-kind ensembles, I will try to post about the details as I go along . . . here is my color palette for what I am calling 'Steampunk Romantic'