Dorrie’s Magic Boa
The boa itself is 8.5 inches long, cut from a child’s dress-up boa from
Dollar Tree. One of them can make up to 5 doll ones! See if your local
store has other colors you can twist together with these (black and white
together, while classic, makes your doll look like she’s wearing a
skunk). Is your doll goin’ clubbin’ tonight? Talk about a funky belt! Secure
it with a child’s inexpensive ring or another ribbon. Wrap it around her
hat or use it as a hat! You can even pin it to a dress hemline for
that extra touch of luxury!
Cut the boa about 1" wide, stitch long sides together. The ends were treated with Liquid Stitch in the hopes that would keep them from fraying. Fray-Check™ made it smell funny, and nobody wants their fave doll to have an odd scent.
Loop the boa into a circle and tie the ends together with a ribbon to
match your doll’s clothes. Then slip your doll’s arms into it, and
it’ll circle her neck and shoulders for a fabulous, neat look no
dangling ends, and it’ll definitely stay put!
Tuck the ribbon in the back to avoid ‘clutter’, or put it in front to
show it off! As the straight 8.5-inch length, it’s stylin’ to have it draped over
one shoulder, or
If you develop a better
method, be sure to let Dorrie know! Send us pics of yours!