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« on: December 04, 2012 09:52:25 PM »

This is my first posted project (be kind) and I call it Childhood's End.  

It's an embroidered/appliqued piece and is based on a doll that has been around the block more than she has been loved.

(I got her on clearance at a thrift store because her leg was cracked and when I took off her dress I thought it was sad that she had never been played with.  I figured it would be better for her to have lived a rough life than to be rejected for having a cracked leg.)

Please let me know if I have nhot completed the submission process correctely

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« Reply #1 on: December 05, 2012 07:58:33 AM »

Thanks for entering!! Smiley

I've inserted the photos for you and cleaned up the thread a bit.  You can't insert photos until you have at least 10 posts.  You did everything correctly! Smiley

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« Reply #2 on: December 05, 2012 12:37:26 PM »

this is really cool: what was your process? did you have to make a NEW cloth body for the doll, or just take her apart, embroider her, and re-assemble?

very inventive!  Smiley

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« Reply #3 on: December 07, 2012 06:20:13 AM »

what an interesting thing to do to a doll!  very cool.

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« Reply #4 on: December 07, 2012 06:47:22 AM »

Wow, awesome embroidery. WELCOME TO CRAFTSTER KCLI, can't wait to see more.

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« Reply #5 on: December 07, 2012 11:16:20 AM »

Wow! That's all I can say about it. Wow!

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« Reply #6 on: December 07, 2012 10:31:17 PM »

I hope you share more of your art! I love this and I agree that it's sad she was never played with. I think you have redeemed her!

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« Reply #7 on: December 08, 2012 09:11:29 PM »

I love it when things inspire at the thrift store!  She has a great home now.  She was lucky enough to find a "tattoo artist" Wink

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