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« on: December 11, 2013 07:01:10 AM »

I'm getting back into sculpting in polymer clay after a lapse of 20+ years.  Here's a piece I made for MamanTattoo in the Yule Swap, a Kitchn Witch riding on a fork.  Body is cotton batting and felt over a wire armature.  Only the head is polymer clay.  The hair is wool from my sheep.




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« Reply #1 on: December 11, 2013 07:13:02 AM »

Well, I wondered what you used for her broom! Neat idea. I also make kitchen witches. Mine I use sticks and twigs from the yard for the broom. One of mine will show up on here soon {not this thread, but the swap I was in for IYP}. But I might borrow this fork idea for mine in the future. Off to plan a trip to Goodwill... Grin I love these things. I am not wiccan, but don't mind their ideas. Kitchen witches come from a different culture, though. Scandinavian in origin. Keeps the pots from boiling over, and the buscuits from burning  Grin And they are cute. You did a great job with yours. Glad you got back into clay. A very cute face, and I have already seen where your partner hung hers, and loves it!

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Oh hey, for anyone wanting to make these? I use that silly thread they sell at Halloween for those spider web things for the hair. I can't get the sheep roving. You know, that crazy stuff you fluff out to spread webs all over. I just carefully separate the better strands, and it works grand for me.
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« Reply #2 on: December 11, 2013 07:31:01 AM »

I LOVE when a shepherd finds a way to use fleece from her sheep in a craft.  Lovely job, the face is awesome and the fork is genius.  This rocks!
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« Reply #3 on: December 11, 2013 08:06:29 AM »

I love kitchen witches! We had one in our kitchen growing up. It is so wonderful!
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« Reply #4 on: December 11, 2013 08:16:57 AM »

Thank you!

This is not intended to have anything to do with Wicca.  MamanTattoo collects kitchen witches.  Smiley

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« Reply #5 on: December 11, 2013 10:27:41 AM »

Love her face! That's a beautiful witch.
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« Reply #6 on: December 11, 2013 12:46:11 PM »

Thank you!  Smiley
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« Reply #7 on: December 12, 2013 06:07:01 AM »

Epic Grin
love the broom fork.
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« Reply #8 on: December 12, 2013 06:38:46 AM »

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