A Crafts Community For Craft Ideas & DIY Projects - Craftster.org
Help | About | Contact | Press | Advertise | Cookie Policy | Terms | Site Map
Welcome, Guest.
Please login or register.
Random Tip: When you post a project, it's easier for people to discover it if you choose a great title for your thread.
Total Members: 306,458
Currently Running With Scissors:
636 Guests and 21 Users
Home Craftster Community Crafting Articles Craft Tutorials My Craftster Crafting Calendar City Guides Craft Shop

Pages: [1]
Jump to page:
  Show Images Only     Send this topic  |  Print  |  Bookmark  
Topic: First Poppet  (Read 910 times)
Tags for this thread:  Add new tag
Share the love... Pin it Submit to reddit add to Wists
« on: April 13, 2008 01:35:23 AM »

Hi all, I posted her in the Poppet Along, but she was disappointed that she didn't have her own post.  So, I thought I better put this on so she stops pouting...(at least that is what my daughter told me...lol)
My daughter named her Gabriella.  Gabby for short, since they will be gabbing buddies.  She's done entirely by hand....body, hair, clothes...etc. 
Hope you like her.
P.s. the one with her and the basket, is her wanting her picture with the Easter Bunny.

Thanks for letting me share her with you.

Offline Offline

Posts: 443
Joined: 26-Feb-2008

Geek knitter <3

View Profile WWW
« Reply #1 on: April 13, 2008 02:58:06 AM »

Very cute, that must of taken you forever!
« Reply #2 on: April 13, 2008 06:10:21 AM »

I saw her on the poppet along, but I just love her.  The colors make her seem so magical somehow.

digital misfit
Offline Offline

Posts: 3121
Joined: 08-Mar-2008

crazy doesn't begin to cover it!

View Profile WWW
« Reply #3 on: April 13, 2008 07:27:06 AM »

She is so pretty and seems to shimmer.

I can't believe she is entirely hand sewn - you are FAR more patient than I!  Great job!

Visit my blog to read my rambling, get free hand embroidery patterns, and even enter giveaways from time to time! http://myhidingplaceincyberspace.blogspot.com
« Reply #4 on: April 13, 2008 08:31:30 AM »

Thanks for the comments.  She does seem to just shine.  From the inside out.  My daughter took her to school for show and tell on friday, and every kid in her class wanted to hold her.  She definately is getting a lot of love.
Gabby took me about 2 weeks to finish, just working on her after supper.  I really wasn't as bad as I first though she would be.  And to be honest, I had to do her by hand, because I didn't follow the instructions from Ghile.  I printed out the pattern peices, thought it looked easy enough, and tried it on the machine...of course, my machine tried to eat her tummy,  so, I had to cut out new peices and start all over.  I did learn my lesson and go out and buy freezer paper, the next one shouldn't take nearly as long.

Hint about the next one: Earth Goddess Wiccan poppet for my best friend.

« Reply #5 on: April 13, 2008 09:55:30 AM »

shes super adorable! you did such a good job! I don't think I could ever make a poppet by hand, I don't have anywhere near the amount of patience it would take. Also I love the dress and now want one in my size. 

« Reply #6 on: April 13, 2008 08:35:23 PM »

That dress was the easiest thing I've ever ever made.  Just a plain old rectangle.  Top folded over to put elastic in, and I hemmed the bottom as I sewed on the lace.  Then simply used lace over the arms and attached with snaps.  TA DA...lol  It would be simple to make for yourself.

Threads you might like:
Pages: [1] Jump to page:
  Send this topic  |  Print  |  Bookmark  
Jump to:  

only results with images
include swap threads
advanced search

your ad could be here!

How-To Videos
Mashed Potatoes with Parsnips and Caramelized Onions Recipe
Mashed Potato Stuffing Balls
How to Make Halloween Mummy Dogs
Eat Travel Rock: Adam Richman at Windy City Smokeout
Eat Travel Rock: River Roast Blues Brunch
Latest Blog Articles
@Home This Weekend: Your Own Patron Saint
Folding in the New Year!
Tute Tuesday: Joan Jett Inspired Black Heart Soap

Comparison Shopping

Support Craftster
Become a
Friend of Craftster

Buy Craftster Swag
Buy Craft Supplies
Comparison Shopping

Craftster heartily thanks the following peeps...

Follow Craftster...

Powered by MySQL Powered by PHP Powered by SMF 1.1.11 | SMF © 2006-2009, Simple Machines LLC
SimplePortal 2.3.5 © 2008-2012, SimplePortal
Valid XHTML 1.0! Valid CSS!

Copyright ©2003-2016, Craftster.org an Internet Brands company.