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« on: May 13, 2014 11:28:48 AM »

My almost 6 yo *needed* the Elsa doll BADLY for her upcoming Bday. But as most little girls' moms know, they're all sold out. So, everyone we knew came to help to find one and (we did!!! but it's a secret Smiley) before we could find it, the little one decided, if we can't find one, I'm allowed to make her the doll. But then she also needs Jack Frost (Elsa's BF/husband, Sven, Olaf and Anna....okay?!). After countless hours of stitching, I finally finished Elsa today- wire frame, felt body, needle felted face and hair).

She's pretty happy with it! Smiley
(I have no idea, who is going to make the rest of the crew :S)

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« Reply #1 on: May 13, 2014 11:40:29 AM »

Aww, so cute! And you rock for making this for your girl!!  Cheesy

I don't think there is anything you can't make out of felt!  Shocked
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« Reply #2 on: May 13, 2014 11:51:22 AM »

Thanks, Wendiek! <3 - I really like trying to make the weirdest and cutest things out of felt and I love when the item has challenges and needs some "inventing" to get it to work- like Elsa's nose- the face is polyester felt from Joann's and I didn't have the pink to match, but I wanted her to have a 3D nose - and turns out the polyester felt can be felted onto the face when it's such a small area.

I also went with sewing felt around wire, instead of needle felting, cause the Coraline dolls I made yeaaaars ago are still going strong, where's the felted sculptures get all fuzzy really soon, when being played with.

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« Reply #3 on: May 13, 2014 12:58:26 PM »

Super adorable!!!! What a lucky girl!
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« Reply #4 on: May 13, 2014 08:14:19 PM »

Thank You! Smiley She seems really happy- Elsa has gone to ballet studio today and played lots, so a pretty busy first day for both Cheesy
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« Reply #5 on: May 15, 2014 08:15:15 PM »

Wow, petskin! I knew you were talented with all of your creature creations but I never realized that you could make humans too!! Neat!
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« Reply #6 on: May 18, 2014 02:10:56 PM »

Cheesy thanks!

Making humans is actually one of the things I haven;t dabbled into much and really want to try, I just never seem to have "enough time" for that (...maybe cause I'm always sitting behind that darn screen browsing what others are doing Tongue).

And I have only made a couple people in all. But it's been lots of fun Smiley


^^^ one of my personal favs, that I've made Smiley
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« Reply #7 on: May 19, 2014 10:04:00 AM »

Aww! How fun! And cute!! And well made (of course!)  Cheesy
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« Reply #8 on: May 21, 2014 08:01:50 PM »

petskin, you have a lucky little girl!
And I love the Einstein, too!
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« Reply #9 on: May 22, 2014 06:36:45 AM »

Congratulations! This has been chosen as a Featured Project. Smiley
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« Reply #10 on: May 22, 2014 07:47:53 PM »

Oh, Wow! Thank You so much!!! Smiley That made me so happy Smiley


... also reminded me, that the party is in less than 2 days and I need to go make tissue pom-poms Cheesy


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« Reply #11 on: May 27, 2014 04:51:33 AM »

Oh she's adorable! I can't wait to see you make all her companions.. I bet they'll be just as darling as she is.
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