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« on: December 08, 2013 01:54:01 AM »

Ive had so much fun looking at all the poppet swaps on here, I wanted to have a go. But in true "PESTY" style, I wanted to make sure I pulled in some up-cycling.
Belinda is made from a pair of womens trousers (They were truly vile to be fair), her dress is made from an old napkin which I dyed - and her hair was a very bright jumper with a few additions from my own collection of yarn.
her wings are wet felted, then the felt soaked in a PVA/Water blend then dried in the oven.
I love her to pieces, however second time round Im going to do the feet a little differently.



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« Reply #1 on: December 08, 2013 06:22:08 AM »

She is lovely - you make me want to try my hand at a poppet, too!
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« Reply #2 on: December 08, 2013 02:15:26 PM »

So the hair is a jumper that you unraveled?  And that's what gives it the curly texture?  That's brilliant!
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« Reply #3 on: December 08, 2013 06:05:22 PM »

I love her! Her hair is just perfect, and I love how you did her face and wings.
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