A Crafts Community For Craft Ideas & DIY Projects - Craftster.org
Help | About | Contact | Press | Advertise | Cookie Policy | Terms | Site Map
Welcome, Guest.
Please login or register.
Monday, May 23 News:  Please take a moment to congratulate and thank our newest Craftster Moderators, lindyv321, pottermouth, PerfectlyBohemian, Mistress Jennie and LovelyMiss!
Total Members: 305,650
Currently Running With Scissors:
451 Guests and 15 Users
Home Craftster Community Crafting Articles Craft Tutorials My Craftster Crafting Calendar City Guides Craft Shop


Pages: [1]
Jump to page:
  Show Images Only     Send this topic  |  Print  |  Bookmark  
Topic: "Belinda" - my first Poppet  (Read 1487 times)
Tags for this thread: poppet  Add new tag
Share the love... Pin it Submit to reddit add to Wists
1+
 
P_E_S_T
Friend of Craftster Friend of Craftster

Toes wrapped in wool, fingers wrapped in clay
Offline Offline

Posts: 870
Joined: 30-Dec-2012

Hanging out in the woods


View Profile available for personal swaps
« 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.



THIS ROCKS   Logged

http://pinterest.com/kaydensmumm/

LATEST project - I'm compiling a "handed down" recipes boom and so if I get you in a swap, would you be so kind to find a recipe from your childhood. type it up - if you want to decorate, then please do :

There was a woman who felted
And felted all day long
Taramor
« 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!
THIS ROCKS   Logged

dulcet
Offline Offline

Posts: 1022
Joined: 04-Mar-2009

hopscotch on bubble-wrap


View Profile
« 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!
THIS ROCKS   Logged

I have boxes of vintage piano music.  Some as old as 1890's!  PM me if you'd like some!

Thing-A-Day
meleriffic
Global Moderator
Clothing Moderator
Toys, Dolls, & Playthings Moderator

Friend of Craftster Friend of Craftster

Offline Offline

Posts: 6008
Joined: 05-Jan-2009

Avatar by Cris Ortega


View Profile WWW
« 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.
THIS ROCKS   Logged
Threads you might like:
Pages: [1] Jump to page:
  Send this topic  |  Print  |  Bookmark  
 
Jump to:  



FacebookTwitterPinterest
only results with images
include swap threads
advanced search



How-To Videos
How to Make Carmelitas
How to Make Pina Colada Passionfruit Popsicles with Sarah Britton
How to Make French Toast
Victoria Sponge Cake With Coconut Buttercream in 66 Seconds
How to Make Warm Apple Cobbler
Latest Blog Articles
Tute Tuesday: Painted Background
Easy Summer Salads
Meatless Monday: Gluten Free Peanut Butter Chocolate Chip Cookies

Comparison Shopping




Support Craftster
Become a
Friend of Craftster

Buy Craftster Swag
Buy Craft Supplies
Comparison Shopping

Craftster heartily thanks the following peeps...
Moderators

Follow Craftster...






Powered by MySQL Powered by PHP Powered by SMF 1.1.11 | SMF © 2006-2009, Simple Machines LLC
SimplePortal 2.3.5 © 2008-2012, SimplePortal
Valid XHTML 1.0! Valid CSS!

Copyright ©2003-2016, Craftster.org an Internet Brands company.