Little Red Riding Hood and Evangeline the Dancer are both off on adventures….

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Both Little Red and Evangeline have packed their bags and are off on exciting adventures to new places … Little Red Riding Hood is joining Fran on her move into a new home, and Evangeline is travelling all the way to Chile!!!!! How exciting !

Only Alicia remains in my etsy shop … waiting to be rescued ….

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Finished Frida, Goggins the ticket collector and little Birdie!

Finially finished them…

Goggins…

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and frida…

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Frida’s box measures 43cm/17 inch tall x 27 cm/ 10.5 inch wide and  24cm/ 9.5 inch deep. It is either free standing or can be hung on the wall.

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and is signed on the back!

and Little Birdie…in her wire bird cage…

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Birdie’s cage can either remain free standing or be hung from the hoop at the top… the cage is approx. 38 cm / 15 inches tall.  Birdie can come out of the cage if you wish to free her! as she is only tied to her swing…

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253She is made from clay over a wire frame, as is the bird in her hand. Her cage and swing are made from wire, beads and ribbon.  Her outfit is handsewn with handsewn beadwork and her feathery tail is made from fabric and beads. She is a one of a kind art doll and is not made for children due to small parts and wire!

Poor little Birdie, so forlorn, she forever gazes upwards longing to grow wings and fly…

At last I have finished the bug catcher!!!!

Here he is….

and the original picture…

take a look in the section at the top called sculpture to see the rest of the pictures!

working on new art doll duo


Whilst waiting to deliver Amelia the hunter art doll to her new home, I have started work on a new art doll duo…

making the heads and hands from clay

making the paper templates of the bodies

painting the heads…

finished their hair

I have made the bodies, adding the hands and a little pair of tights i hand knitted for the girl…

i’m now about to start the costumes! Fun!

Working on the Hunter art dolls accessories

I have been busy making the tiny weapons for the hunter art doll…

the arrows – drying the paint!

The bow (- wire, fabric= lace, leather, thread, beads, paint ) and arrows ( wood, clay, lace, thread, paint, text )
a close up of the writing on one of the arrows – each arrow has a different quote

the finished sword and dagger hilts… and the box of antique pen nibs I will use to make the blades.
the finished swords.

a picture showing her wearing the sword and dagger
both the sword and dagger can be taken out of their holders.
the finished bow, arrows and holder for the arrows