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Doll No. 374
|Verity, about 21 inches tall. Made from muslin, face
and finger divisions are needle sculpted, then painted with several layers of Messy Mix
(1/2 gel medium, 1/2 modeling paste), then gesso and acrylic paint. Hair is Tibetan lamb.
Clothing is removable.
Doll No. 372
|Under the Harvest Moon, designed for Doll Crafter
& Costuming magazine, September 2009 issue. Harvest Moon is made from dyed muslin. She
stands 21-23 inches tall. She has a trapunto style face with minimal needle sculpting. Her
facial features are acrylic paint and colored pencil. Her hair is fringed upholstery trim.
Her clothing is removable. She has button jointed shoulders and hips, and hinge joints at
the elbows and knees. The unabridged version of this pattern includes a template and
instructions to make a Tibetan lamb wig. Pattern
Doll No. 347
2006 to 3/2009
|Henrietta Jane, started in 2006 and finished in 2009!
Progress photos of this doll have been uploaded to my picturetrail site
- see the "Salvage Doll" album. She began as a new design (prototype for my
Hoffman 2006 doll "Carlie") but her body was too small for her head and her face
had a blow-out so I set her aside. Now she's had a complete makeover. She's made of craft
velour and muslin. Her velour head was mended with paperclay, then painted with a mixture
of acrylic gel medium and modeling paste and covered with knit fabric. The pattern for
Carlie morphed into Verity, so she has many of Verity's features.
Doll No. 368
|Another Sonia, made from Averill pattern, with
alternate cloth-covered clay face. This doll is made entire of craft velour (other Averill
dolls have cotton print arms and legs). Her hair is dyed Tibetan lamb. She wears a long
skirt, her vest pattern has been altered, and I've added a coat/duster with lace cuffs and
collar. She has painted fingernails and toenails.
Doll No. 341
Maven of the Coffee Houser. Made from camel craft velour. Needle sculpted face, wired
fingers. Her limbs are sewn in a fixed position. She holds a realistic-looking acoustic
guitar. Her hair is Tibetan lamb on the hide. Her head is jointed, and can turn side to
side. Her clothing is not removable. Seated, she is 12 inches tall.
DONATED, ODACA Day Helper doll, 2011
Doll No. 364
stands 18 inches tall. Made from craft velour, her face is needle sculpted and painted in
acrylics. She wears a synthetic wig, sewn in place. Her fingers are wired. Her shoulders
and hips are button jointed (the buttons are covered with the craft velour). Her clothing
is removable. Her purchased shoes are removable (photo pending). I started this doll
in early 2007, and finished her in 2009.
Swap doll, made for Kate Erbach
Doll No. 365
Sparkle, 21-inch commissioned doll modeled after a cartoon character by Beth
Roose. She's made of craft velour, with wire armature in her neck. Her face is lightly
sculpted, with painted features. Her hair is sewn and quilted panne velvet.
Doll No. 361
|Sonia, made from Averill pattern, with alternate
cloth-covered clay face. This doll is made entire of craft velour (other Averill dolls
have cotton print arms and legs). Her hair is dyed Tibetan lamb. She wears a long skirt,
her vest pattern has been altered, and I've added a coat/duster with lace cuffs and
collar. She has painted fingernails and toenails.
Dolls No. 362 & 363
|Verity cover dolls for pattern. Made of muslin,
these dolls stand just over 18 and 22 inches tall. Face and finger divisions are needle
sculpted. Head, upper chest and arms are painted with a mixture of modeling paste and
acrylic gel medium. Acrylic paints, colored pencils and pastels provide the coloring.
These dolls have buried bead joints at the knees. Boots are painted, the heels are
Paperclay. Clothing is removable. Hair is Tibetan lamb on the hide.
Doll No. 348
|This is Verity (#2). Verity means
"truth." She's made of muslin, and stands almost 23 inches tall. Her
face and finger divisions are needle sculpted. Her head, upper chest and arms are
painted with a mixture of modeling paste and acrylic gel medium. Acrylic paints,
colored pencils and pastels provide the coloring. She also has a fine crackling
medium applied to her face and hands/arms, with a light antique wash. She has buried bead
joints at the knees, and her lower legs are made of striped fabric. Her boots are
painted; the heels are Paperclay. Her dress is removable. Hair is Tibetan lamb on
Doll No. 349
Ruth, Alabama Baby inspired doll. Made from muslin, she stands about 17
inches tall. Wire armature from body into head for strength. Cloth head is
covered with polymer and paperclay. The clay is then covered with a knit fabric
which has been gessoed and painted. Ears are made from cloth, sewn, stuffed and
glued to the head. Clothing is removable. Her shoes and stockings are painted mauve
pink to match the flowers in her dress.
Doll No. 346
with alternate face, cloth-covered polymer clay mask. About 18 inches tall with
buried bead joints in the wrists, elbows, ankles and knees. Button joints at the
shoulders and hips. Hair is knitted fancy eyelash yarn. Wired fingers.
Pattern available, sorry no
pressmold available for this alternate face...
Doll No. 340
Seated doll, about 13 inches in height. Made of craft velour, Sophia has a
needle-sculpted face, colored in acrylics and colored pencil. Her fingers are
wired. Her hair is a purchased wig, sewn in place and pulled back with a black
ribbon. Clothing is not removable. Purchased shoes. Sophia is a doll
made from a new doll design, prototype #2. She holds a black and white cat in her lap.
DONATED, ODACA Day Helper doll, 2009
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My First Dolls
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