Forest Violets
A wonderful combination of a lovely floral violet print and homespun plaid.
Dress, jumper, lace slip, hat, and scrunchy headband adorned with violets
for Sophie or 10" Ann Estelle.
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Cicely Mary Barker Violet Fairy

Violet Fairy
The wren and robin hop around;
The Primrose maids my neighbours be;
The sun has warmed the mossy ground;
Where Spring has come, I too am found;
The Cuckoo's call has wakended me!


CICELY MARY BARKER
Forest Violets for 10 Ann Estelle
Forest Violets for 10 Ann Estelle Forest Violets for 10 Ann Estelle
Dress is of a cotton homespun plaid. Tiny mother-of-pearl button at the neck. Jumper is in a floral violet print featuring rose silk ribbon secured with sprinkle of french knots at the waist, to tie in a bow at the back. Full skirt on both dress and jumper, dress hem is gathered and adorned with silk violet flowers. Full half slip of ecru lace peeks out below the dress hem.
Bodice is completely lined with no exposed seams. Closes in back with three snaps for a smooth fit.
Hat of homespun plaid with violet print brim, accented with silk violets and a tie. Alternate scrunchy headband also with violets.

Forest Violets for 10 Ann Estelle Forest Violets for 10 Ann Estelle Forest Violets for 10 Ann Estelle


Outfit is designed and sewn by me. My Sophie doll is modelling the outfit which consists of:
  • Plaid homespun in lavender and violet dress with skirt hem gathered and adorned with silk violet flowers.
  • Petticoat jumper of violet floral print with rose satin ribbon at the waist secured with a sprinkle of french knots.
  • Lace half slip in off white, gathered very full.
  • Hat made of same coordinating prints, with flower and tie.
  • Scrunchy headband with flowers.

©Jennifer Wood 2015