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Topic: Celestine goes to the Masquerade Ball  (Read 3705 times)
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« on: May 12, 2011 03:31:36 AM »



Introducing poppet #5, made special for my Plethora of Poppets Swap partner, Squire_Inaria. My partner's themes included masquerade ball and celestial, so I merged the two and came up with Celestine in a Celestial Masquerade Ball Gown.
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And some little details...
Dress detail, with lace, star sequins, moon and stars charms:


Dress back:


Glass slippers for the ball:


Keys:


and they open her travel trunk:


Final hair-do:


Thank you for looking, questions and comments always appreciated.
As always, here is the link to the Ongoing Poppet/Punkin-Along.  Thank you ghilie for posting the pattern and getting us all started, and thank you for the tutorials from AlwaysInspired and craftewoman.

You can visit my blog for more details - hoping to post details after this week because I'm mired in finals. Cheesy
I was able to blog a bit on her hair details. Let me know if there's something else you'd like me to elaborate on.
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« Reply #1 on: May 12, 2011 04:08:01 AM »

There is so much detail in that, amazing.
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« Reply #2 on: May 12, 2011 04:34:52 AM »

I am in awe Smiley I think poppets have to be my next project!!!
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« Reply #3 on: May 12, 2011 04:58:33 AM »

She's gorgeous! I love the details of her costume - it looks like the night sky with little gleams of light amongst shades of black. And her mask! Shocked That is a tiny work of art! Fabulous work, Puamelia!
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« Reply #4 on: May 12, 2011 06:53:06 AM »

one question, is the mask a mix of commercial lace and needle lace work?  She is absolutely gorgeous, and all kinds of wonderful!
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« Reply #5 on: May 12, 2011 09:30:15 AM »

Like I said before, she is Awesome, so gorgeous & a great job. You are a fabulous sewer!!!!!!! All the details are fantastic>>>>>  Roll Eyes  Cheesy  Cool
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« Reply #6 on: May 12, 2011 10:28:19 AM »

I can tell you she's even more stunning in person! Thanks for a gorgeous poppet, Pua!
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« Reply #7 on: May 12, 2011 11:32:10 AM »

Wow that mask looks even cooler than I thought! And her hair! It looks real. Love it.
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« Reply #8 on: May 12, 2011 12:17:07 PM »

Thanks everyone! My DH thought for sure I'd be tempted to keep this one. Wink

~How Lovely please do make one - everyone on the Poppet-Along are friendly and a great help.
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« Reply #9 on: May 12, 2011 12:27:38 PM »

She's gorgeous! I love the details of her costume - it looks like the night sky with little gleams of light amongst shades of black. And her mask! Shocked That is a tiny work of art! Fabulous work, Puamelia!
Inez you honor me, I've always loved your fine work!

is the mask a mix of commercial lace and needle lace work?

~Belladune, the commercial lace was cut to fit around the wire base, then stitched by hand with Coats button carpet & craft thread -dual duty plus.  It's thick so it matches the width of the thinnest threads of the lace.

~Mele, her hair is my new-found obsession. It is wool locks, needle-felted into a sort-of cap placed on her head. The sheep was a wensleydale and it it the full length lock. I ended up not sewing it down because it felt pretty stuck when I tugged on each lock.

~Squire I'm really glad you like her. I'm glad she's done tho cuz I'm ready for a little break spinning the other fibers I got, then it's on to the next one!
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