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Become a follower today and be eligible to win an original piece of art by me! To date I've hosted 2 blog giveaways---one at 50 followers (1 winner selected) and another at 100 (2 winners selected).
I'm holding another drawing when I reach 150 followers. If you're not following me yet---then what are you waiting for??? Join today!!!
Just hosted my 3rd giveaway---don't miss out on the next drawing when I reach 200 followers!!!

Thursday, February 24, 2011

Fabric Bookmark for AFIC

Hope you all like her. Warm color palette: Plum, pumpkin, copper, gold, and a pinch of hot pink. Enjoy! xoxox

Tuesday, February 22, 2011


This is the early stages of a bookmark I designed for AFIC, she is finally completed. This pattern will be included in a complimentary booklet for each student attending the conference. I have more photos to take of this piece, just waiting for a nice sunny day so I can go outside and capture all the details. I'll be putting her up in my etsy very soon. Stay tuned... xoxox

Saturday, February 19, 2011

Wait a Minute Mr. Postman!

Another postcard swap on Doll Street Dreamers. A collage of various fabrics, fine silks, handpainted batiks, and Angelina film---all FME and full of color... Hope my swapping partners like them. xoxox

Wednesday, February 16, 2011

The END of a long-running class

My Spring Marotte class on Doll Street Dreamers, is coming to a close after having a running time of 4 years. Whew, who would of thought this little head on a stick would have been so popular??? When I designed her, I wanted to try something totally new and different than anything I had done before. I love needle-sculpted faces, but hate the center seamline. Now I read a couple of how-to articles explaining the process of a "cloth overlay", but I like working with different fabrics than those tried before and knew the only way to go about it was through some trial and error. Luckily, there was no error involved as I soon learned the fabrics I favored were easier to manipulate than those I read about. I work with a stretch cotton for sculpting and a stretch sateen for the overlay---the results, well---obviously pretty good considering the great many number of students I had sign up. I am very thankful to each and every one who joined me on Doll Street. The marottes created by the students, far exceeded my expectations and some really blew me away. There's nothing more rewarding than to teach and share new things with people. If you're interested in joining me for my Spring Marotte class, you can do so from now until the 15th of March. Thanks everyone! ♥♥♥

Friday, February 4, 2011

Shashi's Pin Doll~winner of my first blog giveaway!

Pin doll made for blog giveaway. Shashi Nayagam's name was chosen from my first 50 followers. Are you a follower yet? If not, join today for your chance to win a one-of-a-kind piece of art. My next drawing will be held when I reach 100 followers:)


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