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« on: July 09, 2004 09:02:34 AM »

My 7-year old daughter designed a doll and asked Santa to make it for Xmas 2003. She insisted that Santa took special requests. She designed this doll down to every last detail, including thread color and number of stitches on her mouth. She named the doll Molly. Recently, she asked me whether Santa really made the doll. When I admitted I made it, rather than being upset, she was very very impressed with her Mom's handiwork. The doll is about 7 inches tall. (This is my first post here, so forgive me if I'm doing something wrong, but feel free to tell me so I don't do it again.)

That would be a good thing for them to cut on my tombstone: "Wherever she went, including here, it was against her better judgment." -- Dorothy Parker

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« Reply #1 on: July 09, 2004 09:35:40 AM »

how cute! she reminds me of the female character from the tim burton movie Nightmare Before Christmas (because of the mouth, i think.). tell your daughter she has a good eye for design and to keep it up! and good job yourself on the execution!

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« Reply #2 on: July 09, 2004 10:06:38 AM »

Sew cute!!  I love the expression on her face.  It has that wonderful innocent quality of children.  Good work to both of you!
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« Reply #3 on: July 09, 2004 04:11:16 PM »

Very cute. Both the doll and the story.
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« Reply #4 on: July 09, 2004 07:05:42 PM »

I belive the Burton charachter is Sally, that was what i first though of as well. She great, I'll bet she is very well loved too!

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« Reply #5 on: July 09, 2004 07:35:48 PM »

Truly adorable. You and your daughter make a great team. One year at the Chicago Bucktown Art Fair I saw this one particular booth of an artist (a man) who turned his toddler son's scribble scratch handrawn pictures into stuffed animals. Each piece came with a tiny photocopy of the actual drawing.  You could start "Cleo's Creations"...

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« Reply #6 on: July 09, 2004 07:42:58 PM »

Thanks for the feedback. Cleo still hasn't seen The Nightmare Before Christmas (she's easily creeped out -- Scooby Doo still freaks her out). I thought that's where she got the idea for the doll, but she had no idea what I was talking about when I asked her about the movie. She just really wanted a rag doll that she created on her own. I need to pick her brain for some more ideas. :-)

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« Reply #7 on: July 10, 2004 07:32:02 PM »

aw how sweet!  My 3 year old dd has been helping me design the stuffies I have been making!
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« Reply #8 on: July 11, 2004 12:28:59 AM »

What material did you make the body and hair out of? I absolutely love it by the way!
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« Reply #9 on: July 11, 2004 07:23:45 AM »

It is so cute! it reminds me of a WAY better looking scrumph from Lilo and Stitch.  It makes me want to hug it.  Smiley
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