A Crafts Community For Craft Ideas & DIY Projects - Craftster.org
Help | About | Contact | Press | Advertise | Terms | Site Map
Welcome, Guest.
Please login or register.
Random Tip: You can now organize your bookmarks into folders!  Read more here.
Total Members: 309,606
Currently Running With Scissors:
538 Guests and 13 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: Get yer gnome on!  (Read 1535 times)
Tags for this thread: gnome , doll_clothes  Add new tag
Share the love... Pin it Submit to reddit add to Wists
1+
 
Nola_76
« on: March 05, 2011 08:05:53 PM »

I will admit it right up front; I collect cabbage patch dolls   Grin  Not the plastic one that were really big in the 80's mind you, but the soft sculpture ones that Xavier Roberts started making in the late 70's on up to today! I belong to a few collector's groups, and a good friend of mine in WI who also collects, *really* wanted a gnome outfit for her "preemie" sized cabbie named Oliver! One bonus about the preemies is that they are the same size as those Mass Market kids of the 80's, so I was able to use some of the MM patterns I had kicking around to at least give me a base to start with -- the only thing i ended up using was a pattern for pants, and the rest I ended up kinda winging, LOL! This is what I ended up with:



She was thrilled with it, as was Oliver I am told, LOL!

Thanks for taking a peek!

Nola   Smiley
THIS ROCKS   Logged
aniraangel
« Reply #1 on: March 06, 2011 12:17:10 AM »

That's really adorable Cheesy I love the little toadstool on his coat.
THIS ROCKS   Logged

Sharalee
http://pinterest.com/sharalee3/pins/?filter=likes
Offline Offline

Posts: 3417
Joined: 28-Feb-2010

Retired Hairstylist/Crafter


View Profile WWW available for personal swaps
« Reply #2 on: March 06, 2011 11:03:07 AM »

This is so cool, I love Gnomes. he's so gute. I have one in my garden which is getting bleech out so I need to repaint it soon.  Also I have the Xavier Roberts pattern & made my girls each one, then the boys wanted one too. I made them 1 karate Kid & the other a Army soldier. They loved them. I still have the boys dolls they need repair & haven't got around to it. I also have the smaller ones too & one half made so you inspired now to finished. Thanks, & for showing your cute Gnome.
 Wink
THIS ROCKS   Logged

http:/pinterest.com/sharalee3

Yarnies vs. Sewist
Fabric Art Journal Pages Swap 4/
Scrap Happy Swap/


Will do personal swaps!! I make Art Dolls/Junker Jane Dolls/Raggedy Ann & Andy Dolls/also TM Patches
imera
« Reply #3 on: March 07, 2011 03:09:29 AM »

I don't have a 'thing' for gnomes, but I do think they are cute, sometimes Tongue I really like te mushroom detail Cheesy
THIS ROCKS   Logged

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



FacebookTwitterPinterest
only results with images
include swap threads
advanced search



your ad could be here!

How-To Videos
Learn Which Thai Chili to Use
How to Prepare Pappadams
Panang Curry Paste Options
How to Prepare Lemongrass
How to Add Flavor to Plain Rice
Latest Blog Articles
@Home This Weekend: Decorative Bulletin Board
Rain, rain, you don't have to go away...
Tute Tuesday: Latch Hooked Rag Rug

Comparison Shopping




Support Craftster
Become a
Friend of Craftster

Buy Craftster Swag
Buy Craft Supplies
Comparison Shopping

Craftster heartily thanks the following peeps...
Moderators

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 ©2003-2015, Craftster.org an Internet Brands company.