e was very into mermaids last summer. so into them in fact, we had to have a golden pink princess mermaid birthday party (sharing a party with big princess sis who turned 20 on the 20th) i had wanted to get these mermaid dolls done then but life happened.
i think part of the slow process was that i wanted to make a doll and then a mermaid skirt. but turns out the girls didnt want legs. if only i would learn to ask, it would save me headache & time. e wanted her mermaid green.
p wanted hers with the multi colored minky fleece. i dont recommend trying to make your mermaid from this. it just wasnt as much fun as regular fleece.
and since t couldnt really tell me she got the next girly fleece scrap that i had left. i embroidered each girls eye color. (it was hard to get p's dark green and e's hazel)
i love how the hair turned out. i used 4 different yarns and some silver ribbon that i had left over from another project. the different colors and textures make it seem like they are underwater, hair moving with the currents of the ocean.