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Topic: Two-Headed, "Creepy Cute" Dotee  (Read 4205 times)
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« on: June 23, 2008 02:22:18 PM »

I made this two-headed dotee for a dotee swap (round 1). 
I was trying to achieve a "creepy cute" look; hopefully I was somewhat successful. 




I am addicted to the dotees now; I love having a small project to handsew.  Grin
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« Reply #1 on: June 23, 2008 02:41:30 PM »

It's great!! I can see how you could get addicted to the dotee's!
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« Reply #2 on: June 23, 2008 02:44:28 PM »

That is really cool!  Very Tim Burton-esque, I love it!  Did you needlefelt the heart?
I feel stupid, though...what is a dotee?  I have never heard of that before. ^^;;
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« Reply #3 on: June 23, 2008 03:05:15 PM »

Tried to Google dotee....nothing came up to give me a definition...just links to blogs and things about a 'dotee doll' but I don't know if that is the same thing???

Someone shed a light?
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« Reply #4 on: June 23, 2008 03:08:59 PM »

i didn't know what they were either
so instead of waiting for a reply, i searched craftster
this is from the dotee doll swap

otee Dolls are the mini art dolls made by doll artist Dot Christian.  She's been kind enough to offer a Dotee Doll tutorial on her blog here: http://dotslifeandart.blogspot.com/2007/02/art-doll-tutorial.html
which is a really great jumping off point for making all kinds of mini art dolls.

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« Reply #5 on: June 23, 2008 03:31:50 PM »

"dottee" is just one name for tiny art dolls.  Elsewhere I have seen tiny art dolls described as goddess dolls, spirit dolls, talisman or amulet dolls, and so forth.  Whether you are making it just for arts sake or for something more complex is up to the individual.  I think of the dottees as a kind of reverse voodoo doll, the purpose being to bring a smile to the recipient. Smiley
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« Reply #6 on: June 23, 2008 03:33:04 PM »

Oh yes, and I meant to say pinkleo you have succeeded, that doll is both creepy and cute. Cheesy
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« Reply #7 on: June 23, 2008 05:44:28 PM »

Aw..thanks for the kind comments.  Kiss

And thank you around for posting a link explaining dotees.  You think I would have done that Undecided, but alas, I had to go tend to my children.

Did you needlefelt the heart?
Nah, just plain old felt, sewn on.  I haven't delved into the art of needlefelting, though I want to.

Oh yes, and I meant to say pinkleo you have succeeded, that doll is both creepy and cute. Cheesy
YEA!!!!  Grin

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« Reply #8 on: June 24, 2008 08:51:31 AM »

Thanks for all the explanations, that explains a lot.  I'm also glad I'm not the only person who was wondering what these are. ^_^;;

pinkleo, it looks great!  I forgot to say so, too, but it is a good blend of creepy and cute. Cheesy
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« Reply #9 on: June 24, 2008 04:20:10 PM »

oh yeah...that's creepy! Mission accomplished! Smiley
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