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« on: February 25, 2013 07:52:39 AM »

I made this doll in preparation for the Junker Jane style doll swap, but I couldn't send her away. I get far too attached to things that are my "firsts." Of course then I tried to remake her for my partner, and her twin sister Victoire turned out horrendously!

Maxine is made entirely out of remaindered fabric and supplies I already had lying around. I had a victorian inspiration in mind, but sort of just went with it. I am super proud of her, and love the way she turned out!

Here she is sitting up against a pillow, being such a sassy lady...



...spread out in all her glory. (Yes, her arms and legs are just that long! What a betty-spaghetti she is!)



And a close up of her face, because that's my favourite part!



I hope you like her! C&C always appreciated! Smiley
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« Reply #1 on: February 25, 2013 07:55:09 AM »

Well done!  That eye is perfection - I love all the details! 
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« Reply #2 on: February 25, 2013 08:26:43 AM »

She is really wonderful! I can see why you couldn't part with her.  The face is fantastic, the eye of course with the lid and lashes and the bit of zipper, but I think her mouth gives her so much expression, and the beauty-mark button is a great touch!
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« Reply #3 on: February 25, 2013 08:30:25 AM »

Thank you both! Smiley
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« Reply #4 on: February 25, 2013 08:55:33 AM »

I love how you did her face--the eyes are especially detailed and nice!

Love the beauty mark as well   Cheesy

I think you might have found your own niche...you seem to do well with the Victorian theme!
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« Reply #5 on: February 25, 2013 10:05:34 AM »

I love how you did her face--the eyes are especially detailed and nice!

Love the beauty mark as well   Cheesy

I think you might have found your own niche...you seem to do well with the Victorian theme!

Thank you! Smiley This is such a wonderful compliment, alwaysinmyroom!
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« Reply #6 on: February 25, 2013 12:08:18 PM »

So wonderful! I picture her having a husky British accent, asking for a martini. Cheesy
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« Reply #7 on: February 25, 2013 12:34:01 PM »

Oh, I can't see anything I don't like about her!!
She is gracious, haughty (translated that, hope I did it right) and classy looking.
Love, love her eyelid and super long lashses! Her face with the lace and her lips... AWESOME! Shocked


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« Reply #8 on: February 25, 2013 01:04:35 PM »

So wonderful! I picture her having a husky British accent, asking for a martini. Cheesy

hahahaha I can't, but this comment made me crack up. What a great description. Tongue I always imagined her as a Miss Havisham type character. old spinster or something.

Oh, I can't see anything I don't like about her!!
She is gracious, haughty (translated that, hope I did it right) and classy looking.
Love, love her eyelid and super long lashses! Her face with the lace and her lips... AWESOME! Shocked

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Thanks, wendiek!! And haughty is the PERFECT translation, fyi! Sort of up-tight, crotchety, and acts like she is too good for you. Thank you for all the nice words!
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« Reply #9 on: March 03, 2013 09:12:48 AM »

She turned out so well!
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« Reply #10 on: March 03, 2013 10:40:06 AM »

What a great Junker Jane Style doll. I love her eye with the eye lid It make makes her look sultry & a little sexy hope I can put that on here. Also I love her long arms & legs!! Her red mouth is great too.!! Awesome Design!!
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« Reply #11 on: March 03, 2013 04:05:22 PM »

What a great Junker Jane Style doll. I love her eye with the eye lid It make makes her look sultry & a little sexy hope I can put that on here. Also I love her long arms & legs!! Her red mouth is great too.!! Awesome Design!!

thankss sharalee! Smiley
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« Reply #12 on: April 01, 2013 05:31:28 AM »

I'm new on here and having a look round and I have to say this is adorable! the facial expression is fab Smiley Defo want to make a junker Jane style doll myself!  Cheesy
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« Reply #13 on: April 01, 2013 09:15:36 AM »

I'm new on here and having a look round and I have to say this is adorable! the facial expression is fab Smiley Defo want to make a junker Jane style doll myself!  Cheesy

You definitely should!! They're great to make, because imperfection is ideal! You don't have to stress about everything being perfect and even, and can just go for it!
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