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Tailte
« on: April 01, 2011 11:22:15 PM »


I'd been wanting to work with felt for ages, and when I saw this: http://www.purlbee.com/hand-sewn-felt-dolls/ I couldn't resist buying some felt and making one.



 While I was making her we had quite a love/hate relationship, but now that she's finished I'm very pleased with how she turned out.



The face was the hardest part. While it looks simple enough it took me a lot of trying and retrying to get it right.


Skirt detail. The blossom is a paper bead that I made and painted.

Thanks for looking!  Smiley
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« Reply #1 on: April 01, 2011 11:58:58 PM »

I think you've done great job. I prefer your doll to the ones on the blog. The dress is really cute & I love her hairstyle.
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« Reply #2 on: April 02, 2011 01:00:32 AM »

She's very cute indeed!
I especially love the decorating of the skirt, with your handmade paper beads.
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« Reply #3 on: April 03, 2011 04:02:08 PM »

Thanks!
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« Reply #4 on: April 03, 2011 04:06:23 PM »

She is a little work of art!
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« Reply #5 on: April 07, 2011 05:25:53 PM »

She is very prettty!  You did an excellent job.
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« Reply #6 on: April 08, 2011 10:50:41 PM »

I've had that pattern on my "To Do" list for ages - you did a sterling job of it! She's gorgeous Smiley
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« Reply #7 on: April 09, 2011 09:00:59 AM »

I also have had that pattern on my to do list. You did a great job on her. The detail is great. Now I want to make one, but will have to wait, I'm working on a projet. Mayby later on down the line. Are going to make another one? Love to see it.   Cool
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« Reply #8 on: April 09, 2011 12:16:09 PM »

Ooh, that IS a cute little doll!
And what a wonderful tutorial, now I'll have to add that to my list too.
Lovely, thanks for sharing both of them!
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« Reply #9 on: April 09, 2011 04:54:24 PM »

Are going to make another one? Love to see it.   Cool

I am, as a matter of fact!  Tongue  I've just to got to put her legs on, do the face and dress and then I'll be able to post photos.
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