Saturday, February 9, 2013

2 weekends of creating part 1 of 2

I spent last weekend with a couple good friends and we all worked on the same doll. My latest obsession is queen ann style dolls. There was an article in Doll News Winter 2013 edition about Robin Thompson. Her dolls ara amazing- made of wood, like queen anns were - she had some beautiful black dolls, that really inspired me. I have always wanted to make a black doll - so this is the one I made. These are before and after photos, so you can see she is just a little muslin doll with gesso, paint and fabrics added. I LOVE LOVE LOVE her. I am making her a friend - hopefully she will be done in a couple weeks. Oh it was a great weekend and I have this lovely little girl to remind me of our special time together. The pattern we used for the doll is by Christine LeFever. She had this pattern in the PRIMS magazine-Autumn 2010 edition. I enlarged the pattern to 125% - she is still pretty little - only 10" head to toe Her dress fabric is civil war reproduction pattern.
I have all the PRIMS and they are a wealth of inspiration for me. I think I found a new path to journey on for my dolls Hope you like her.

1 comment:

Pam R said...

She looks like an antique doll. Great job!