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« Reply #30 on: January 18, 2012 12:41:16 AM »

OMG -- I clicked on your doll's picture because I recognized her instantly from that book, which I used to pore over constantly when I was little. Joan Russell has SUCH a distinctive style, doesn't she? I love her projects, even if I'm too clumsy to make most of them. My mom was going to sell the book at a yard sale once, but I insisted on keeping it.

Wild coincidence: It's been tucked away in a bookcase in my laundry closet for years, and I hadn't even THOUGHT about it until I was finishing up a sock monkey tonight, remembered a bunny pattern involving socks, and got it out so I could riff on it a little bit. I haven't been on Craftster in months, but I logged on just now to post a picture of said bunny, and lo and behold, I find myself face to face with a doll from that very book! Looking at the copyright date, I think Mom must have bought it with the intention of making toys for me when I was a baby, because I was born in 1975, and Mom's edition is a '75. Glad I'm not the only one out there who loves this book. Smiley
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« Reply #31 on: January 18, 2012 03:13:21 AM »

Glad I'm not the only one out there who loves this book. Smiley

I looked it up on amazon because the rabbit was so cute!  It's in my wish list Smiley
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« Reply #32 on: January 18, 2012 01:12:53 PM »

she's BEAUTIFUL and extra so because of her intended purpose!
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« Reply #33 on: January 18, 2012 03:47:54 PM »

Thanks everyone! I do adore that book and hope to make my daughter, who is due in May, something from it. I love the projects and I think they are so timeless!
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« Reply #34 on: February 24, 2013 03:42:46 PM »

You did a fabulous job with her! She is quite wonderful Grin
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« Reply #35 on: May 04, 2013 05:12:51 AM »

just rediscovered your sweet doll, I can only imagine the happiness she is bringing someone
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