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PerfectlyBohemian
« on: November 23, 2008 05:20:06 PM »

100% made by me! Cloth doll with hand made clothing, and acrylic painted body. Pattern based off those from "Creative Cloth Doll Making" by Patti Medaris Culea. This is the first doll I have made. She was complete in August 2008 along with Zeppalina, the other doll I worked on this summer. Her colors were inspired by the Emerald Coast in the panhandle of Florida. The shells on her front side came from the beaches live by.





I took me a few tries to get a decent head. Her sister Zeppalina was much more blessed when it comes to looks...
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IchigoHeaven
« Reply #1 on: November 23, 2008 05:37:21 PM »

This is GORGEOUS your so talented!
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« Reply #2 on: November 24, 2008 08:39:52 AM »

these are so beautiful -i am so impressed!

i love how they are themed, too.
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PerfectlyBohemian
« Reply #3 on: November 24, 2008 11:23:25 AM »

Thanks guys. My goal is to make my own pattern for mermaids. I grew up at the beach, and I find the gulf really inspiring. So what better way to thank the water than to portray it. Smiley
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« Reply #4 on: November 24, 2008 12:31:14 PM »

oh, i think mermaids would be beautiful! it's such a fairytale type way to portray it. so lovely.
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teachingjonah
« Reply #5 on: November 25, 2008 03:26:59 AM »

She's lovely.  The pictures you took are great.
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