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Lizzie the Pre-Raphaelite cabbage patch doll?

Published November 15, 2011 by autumnmiss61

I have spent part of today giving my earliest doll some much needed tlc.  She has had a face wash, hair wash and body wipe over, i gave her clothes a soak in stain remover then hand washed them in gentle detergent.

One of the 2 outfits she came in, the green zip top and skirt is a little worn now and so i found that the 2nd outfit which look like pyjamas to me fits her much better and to top it off i have given her a lovely pink towelling dressing gown and cute white rabbit slippers.

The gown and slippers are courtesy of a Build a Bear rabbit i bought recently. The clothes are roughly the same size as cabbage patch which works well as they are freely available and not too costly.

I am seriously thinking of keeping her as she is so lovely, she is called Lizzie after Lizzie Siddall, the Pre-Raphaelite model, artist and muse of many men.

Don’t you think she looks cosy?


New little lady – before….

Published November 11, 2011 by autumnmiss61

Look what arrived in the post today!!

She is dated 1985 on her bottom but her label has been torn out at some point in time.  She is very grubby and her clothes are even worse.  Her gorgeous flame red hair is in need of a wash too, so will set to work sprucing her up with some much needed TLC until she looks a million dollars.

She is wearing 2 sets of clothes and a hand knitted jumper. I am hoping the clothes will not disintegrate after a gentle hand wash, after all she is 26 years old.