This past Sunday (15th May 22) was the Great Jubilee Doll and Teddy fair at the British Motor Museum, Banbury. The previous one was at the Motorcycle Museum near the NEC, and therefore, closer to home, but sadly both me and Dr J went down with covid and were unable to attend, so I was… Continue reading The Great Jubilee Doll and Teddy Fair 2022
Things I have been up to. Well I made those frilly knickers. And while I was at it, I finished one of the little ladies off as a witch, but one with a difference. She has cat’s eyes. What do you think? I really like the way they turned out, along with her lovely lilac… Continue reading Witches and eyeballs
Hello everyone, how are we all doing? Well, I hope. This week I have returned my thoughts to cloth dolls although probably only briefly. A prompt from a Facebook follower; ‘thank you’ Rachel; has reminded me of an old doll that needs re-visiting. And I feel a new version forming in the back of my… Continue reading Cloth dolls and Wee Willie Winkie
For some the beginning of November may seem like a long time ago, but not many I would hazard a guess. For me the beginning of November is just a few days back, truly, well not truly, as we all know time has passed and if you are reading this when published then it is… Continue reading Doll Prague and the Christmas Onslaught
Happy birthday to me and I celebrated by having a giveaway!! I included a little for both sides, the cute and the creepy. And the winner could always keep the side they loved the most and have an early Christmas present for someone with the rest. 😂 Posts to enter where on my Facebook page and… Continue reading 2019 Birthday Giveaway – Drawing the winner
I’m happy hope you’re happy too. This blog post is a little explanation on how I make my latest Makers Medley Challenge doll. The challenge for April was marionette and I decided to make the blue Pierrot clown outfit that David Bowie wore for his Ashes to Ashes video. There were several stages and techniques… Continue reading I got a message from the Action Man ..