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« on: November 01, 2006 08:46:39 AM »

I've made several of these little things now, and they are so much fun to do.  I derived the "worry" part of it from Guatemalan worry dolls b/c I love the idea of them.  In a nutshell, legend states that you tell them your worries before you go to bed, put them under your pillow, and they take your worries away.

The first one was for a little girl who was having surgery and LOVES pink and purple. 


This one was for my mom who LOVES orange and green.  I made it and sent it to her after her husband passed away.  (No, I never considered him my step-father.)

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« Reply #1 on: November 01, 2006 08:54:55 AM »

too cute!  about how big are they? 

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« Reply #2 on: November 01, 2006 09:03:51 AM »

They're approximately 6-7 in. tall.
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« Reply #3 on: November 01, 2006 09:12:15 AM »

They're so sweet! And such a nice idea too!
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« Reply #4 on: November 01, 2006 09:22:43 AM »

oh  MY  THESE ARE  DARLING... would  you share a  how to on this?
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« Reply #5 on: November 01, 2006 10:51:42 AM »

What a sweet idea. They're very pretty, too. You are a very thoughtful--and talented!--person.
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« Reply #6 on: November 01, 2006 02:17:47 PM »

oh  MY  THESE ARE  DARLING... would  you share a  how to on this?

Sure!  I saw Ana Araujo make one on TV.  I added the legend part.  Here's the link.



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« Reply #7 on: November 01, 2006 04:56:22 PM »

What exactly are they made from?   Huh It looks like a sock or glove type doll.  Please let me know, they are WONDERFUL  Wink and what a nice gift to give too!!  Hugs!!
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« Reply #8 on: November 01, 2006 05:19:14 PM »

that is such a neat idea  Grin  they looked knitted, but i never would've thought to make them out of gloves.  dang it, i just got rid of a bunch of mis-mates from my daughter.  sigh.  i'm sure there'll be more by the end of the season.
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« Reply #9 on: November 01, 2006 06:54:00 PM »

thanks  for the  link!  great  idea!
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