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11  TOYS, DOLLS AND PLAYTHINGS / Toys, Dolls and Playthings: Completed Projects / Re: An Elfin Cupcake Doll on: September 03, 2012 06:32:58 PM
Thanks, puamelia!
12  MISCELLANEOUS TOPICS / Craftalongs / Re: The Ongoing Poppet and Punkin-Along on: September 01, 2012 09:10:03 PM
Thanks, and yep, I knitted her sweater. I started with a vague idea of what I wanted it to look like, and then just fitted it to her body as I went along. It's nice because the neckline is wide enough that I can slip it over her hips.
13  TOYS, DOLLS AND PLAYTHINGS / Toys, Dolls and Playthings: Completed Projects / Re: An Elfin Cupcake Doll on: August 30, 2012 06:50:28 PM
Thanks, everybody! I loved making her. Cheesy
14  MISCELLANEOUS TOPICS / Craftalongs / Re: The Ongoing Poppet and Punkin-Along on: August 28, 2012 01:49:19 PM
I finally posted the cupcake doll I made for my sister!

Her post is here:http://www.craftster.org/forum/index.php?topic=413507.0



(Please excuse the overexposure in the picture. Her hair isn't really that bright a blue. Tongue)
15  TOYS, DOLLS AND PLAYTHINGS / Toys, Dolls and Playthings: Completed Projects / An Elfin Cupcake Doll on: August 28, 2012 01:44:04 PM
As soon as I saw ghilie's Cupcake Doll pattern, I knew I wanted to make one. I love the look, and the pattern is super simple.



I made this doll for my sister for Christmas (I work slowly, so I have to start early Tongue).



The only change I made to the pattern was to make the ears into more pointed, elf ears. If I did it over again, I would probably make the ears bigger, so the point is more noticeable.



The doll and her skirt and sock boots are all completely hand-sewn (I made her sock boots by cutting off the cuff of an old sock). For her hair, I used the knitted wig cap and yarn hair method.





I knitted her sweater and underwear, making up the designs on the fly.



I hand painted her eyes after gouging out the brown color the eyes were originally. There is still a little bit of the brown left in the eyes, but I like how they turned out. Cheesy My sister also loves the doll, so at least that's one Christmas present done!

16  NEEDLEWORK / Needlework: Completed Projects / Re: A Beaded Smaug Embroidery on: August 25, 2012 06:06:59 PM
Thanks, LoriLou!
17  NEEDLEWORK / Needlework: Completed Projects / Re: A Beaded Smaug Embroidery on: August 24, 2012 05:11:16 PM
Thanks for all the great comments, guys! Grin
18  NEEDLEWORK / Needlework: Completed Projects / A Beaded Smaug Embroidery on: August 23, 2012 04:27:18 PM
I took part in the One Small Hobbit Thing Swap earlier this year. My partner, Murple listed Smaug as one of her favorite characters from the book, and "Never laugh at live dragons" as one of her favorite quotes. Smaug is one of my favorites too, so I thought I'd make a hoop with him as the subject.  Smiley



It is 7 inches across. I drew the dragon design, and did the lettering based off of some Tolkien-style fonts I found off the internet.



Here is a closeup of the head and fire. I used satin stitch, back stitch, and a chaotic kind of seed stitch.



I wanted to get the gem encrusted effect, so I beaded his belly (leaving the small weak spot allows him to be killed later Wink).



Lastly, here's a closeup of the quote. I loved being in the Hobbit swap, and having the chance to stitch a cool image like this. Thanks for looking! Cheesy
19  TOYS, DOLLS AND PLAYTHINGS / Toys, Dolls and Playthings: Completed Projects / Re: The Piemaker on: August 09, 2012 04:43:01 PM
It just makes me so happy that he makes you happy! Grin LOL about having him avoid touching your living dead dolls, and I find it kind of hilarious that he had a thumb in his pocket (even if it was a fake thumb). Wink
20  TOYS, DOLLS AND PLAYTHINGS / Toys, Dolls and Playthings: Completed Projects / Re: The Piemaker on: August 07, 2012 01:25:33 PM
Thank you, AmyLynn and elderflower!
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