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Tuesday, 3 June 2014

...and while I am obsessed....

Meet "Moon Dancer"
 She will be leaving shortly to dance with a lovely lady by the name of Lorelei aka Eliora, who makes the most gorgeous Pagan accoutrements.
I have known her for quite sometime, but realised I have never sent her a gift. I decided to make her a doll, but wanted specific colours for the fabric.
Didn't have any, so I painted my own, inspired by lesson 44 at Soul Food by Kristen Powers , in which she showed us how to mono print using a rubber mat.
 I smooshed some craft paints onto my rubber mat and then spread a piece of cream cotton over the top to get this nummy swirly print. I took a second print each time to acquire a paler matching piece.
 Then I highlighted shapes with a permanent marker.
 Some of the paints I used(Martha Stewarts) were pearlescent and remained shimmery on the fabric.
 Now it was just a case of choosing which doll pattern to use. I chose the "Titania" model from Cloth Doll Making by Jane Horrox
 I wanted something "floaty" for her skirt, so I chose a silky scarf from my stash...
 and gave her soft silky hair...
she also has added sparklie, but you can't see it from these pics.
Enjoy :D XXX
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10 comments:

  1. As easy as that right! Your portfolio of stunning Goddesses and their one of a kind " accoutrements"
    ( another word for the simple Canadian!) is growing and your celebrity with it, xo

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  2. Oh do you know I own that book - about time I did something with it - she's gorgeous!

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    1. You so should!!! you can alter and mix and match elements from each pattern, and of course use any fabrics you want

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  3. She is absolutely perfect! I'm enchanted by her hair. I bet it will make Lorelei grin for days. I hope she talks to The Bloody Bride every now and then. ;-D

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  4. Gina - You are a brilliant creatrix! I am undone by your kindness and generosity. Everything about "Moon Dancer" is perfection. I will treasure and cherish her as I do our friendship <3

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  5. Jawdropping gorgeous!! Thank you so much for sharing this beautiful creation. I can't think of a soul more worthy than our sweet Lorelei. <3

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  6. Absolutely beautiful! You did an amazing job with the painted fabric!!

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  7. She's absolutely AWESOME. I drool over these sorts of dolls, however never have the patience to make them -- believe me I know what it takes - so don't try and tell us it was all so very 'simple'! A beautiful outcome. enjoyed following the process. xoDonna

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  8. I know I have said this many of times, but I am going to say it again, I wish you had a shop ;o) Your creations are amazing girl!! They are filled with so much love and passion ;o) Big Hugs ;o)

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  9. Wow - wow - wow, such a wonderful doll. Love it.

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