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« on: April 30, 2014 05:39:48 PM »

Hey all,
Ive been busy making my first spirit doll for myself. She is made from wet felted felt, ribbon and beading.
She is giving me strength as my father goes through illness.


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« Reply #1 on: April 30, 2014 05:43:38 PM »

She is beautiful.  I'm sorry about your dad.  I hope he gets better soon.
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« Reply #2 on: April 30, 2014 05:53:38 PM »

That's very pretty! Love the blues, lace & charms are good details. I hope your father gets well soon. Sending good vibes & Hugs too!

What do you do for the felting I have never done that? Do you have molds for the face & cross, they are neat? I guess I need to watch a video.
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« Reply #3 on: April 30, 2014 09:40:11 PM »

Thanks. the face is clay made from a plastic mold and the cross is just a bead I bought from somewhere.
The felt has been wet felted. Which is basically wool roving and adding other fibres and then felting it together to make your own fabric felt as such. I suggest you google it. I am totally addicted. Cheesy
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« Reply #4 on: April 30, 2014 11:54:40 PM »

That is a very lovely Spirit doll! Lovely colours and a cute face.  Cheesy

I hope your dad will get better soon. Hugs for you and your family!
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« Reply #5 on: May 01, 2014 04:21:47 PM »

She is beautiful! What a wonderful friend to have with you.
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