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« on: October 31, 2008 08:20:41 AM »

My church has a fund-raising auction every year, and they ask parishioners to donate items. I figured, what the heck! I can make something that people would pay money for, and I was really on a poppet-kick.  Grin  (Join the poppet-along here: http://www.craftster.org/forum/index.php?topic=205341.7890 )

So, here is the pair of poppets I made for the occasion. I wanted to keep them simple and cute since I don't know who will take them home, so, no eyelashes or really funky hair. The dresses are from scraps of fabric leftover from making purses.  Wink I just used the fabulous easy-peasy dress instructions. Funny sidenote about the eyes: the green eyes started out light blue. When I glued on the eyelids, and wrapped the fabric around the back, the yellow fabric showed through. So, the eyes were part blue and part green...I just glued a little more fabric to the back of the eyes and made them all green...with a cool texture.  Cheesy

Here they are before hair:


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EDIT (11/03/08): The pictures don't really show the true color of their hair  Tongue, probably because of the direct sunlight... the dark hair is a very neutral brown and the light hair is a really light blonde.
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« Reply #1 on: October 31, 2008 08:36:51 AM »

It's amazing what a difference hair makes! I like the fabric you used for their dresses. Cool story about the eyes.
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« Reply #2 on: October 31, 2008 08:37:36 AM »

Those are great!
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« Reply #3 on: October 31, 2008 08:39:15 AM »

They look really wild. Very pretty.
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« Reply #4 on: October 31, 2008 08:41:40 AM »

How very pretty! I do love poppets... I need to get my butt in gear! I have... five poppets in the wings, and all their fabric just WAITING... xD Very nice work, I'm sure they'll help out your church a lot!
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« Reply #5 on: October 31, 2008 10:13:03 AM »

such pretty girls!  I love the white hair.
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« Reply #6 on: October 31, 2008 04:18:19 PM »


Very pretty.  I'm sure they'll be a huge hit!
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« Reply #7 on: October 31, 2008 06:28:09 PM »

Those are really lovely!  I'm sure they'll make a lot of money for your church.   Smiley
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« Reply #8 on: November 01, 2008 07:56:59 PM »

They look lovely. And the hair and dresses make the girl. I would have trouble choosing.
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« Reply #9 on: November 01, 2008 11:31:21 PM »

Thanks everybody!  Cheesy *gush*
I'm really happy with how they turned out, even if they have a ton of hair.  Wink
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