Today we are making a craft inspired by Isabelle‘s collection!
Marie-Grace is practicing for an upcoming dance recital. For practice she always wears leg warmers. Sometimes she pulls them over her heel to keep her ankle nice and warm.
Other times she wears them scrunched at the top of her ankle. Either way, these leg warmers are an important part of her dance practice wardrobe.
Make these easy leg warmers for your doll!
Let’s take a look at what we’ll need.
- baby socks
- Rit Dye
- supplies for dyeing-measuring cups, measuring spoons, bucket, spoon, plastic gloves, salt
Cut off the top of the socks.
You can use them as is or sew a zigzag stitch around the cut edge with the sewing machine.
Would you like to give these little leg warmers a custom color? Rit Dye is an easy way to go from white to any color in the rainbow…and more! Check out the Rit Dye website and see if there is a color for you on their color formulation chart! Here are tips and photos of the process of using Rit Dye for doll sized projects.
For these leg warmers I used purple#533. It is 1/2 tsp Purple Rit Dye and 1 cup water, diluted with 4 cups of warm water. I kept the leg warmers in the dye solution for 5 min, washed and dried them and they were ready to go!
Make these easy little leg warmers for all the dancers in your dollhouse!
Just in case you are interested, here is a little more about today’s post.
- Doll– Marie Grace is an AG Historical Character
- Outfit– The Leotard is a Springfield collection swimsuit. How I made the tutu is here. Shoes are from Springfield collection.
Dance, create and play with dolls!