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.
December Announcement: It's time for our Eighth Annual Gingerbread Contest!  Craft and enter a project for a chance to win a prize!
Total Members: 314,820
Currently Running With Scissors:
236 Guests and 2 Users
Home Craftster Community Crafting Articles Craft Tutorials My Craftster Crafting Calendar City Guides Craft Shop

Pages: [1] 2 3 4  All
Jump to page:
  Show Images Only     Send this topic  |  Print  |  Bookmark  
Topic: Finally, my poppet Autumn  (Read 11849 times)
Tags for this thread: poppet  Add new tag
Share the love... Pin it Submit to reddit
« on: November 20, 2007 09:49:56 AM »

Ok so I wrote this whole posted and managed to disappear it.

Here is my poppet, Autumn.  I got the pattern for the Halloweenalong but it took me this long because I apparently have no idea what I'm doing.  First doll hehe.  It took me 6 tries to figure out eyelids, all the limbs are a little gimpy because I didn't bother looking up what a ladder stitch was until I attached the head.  I did end up attaching the hair strand by strand because it's so thick it was pretty easy that way.  And I decided with all that hair, a shirt wasn't necessary but I did want to cover up the mess I made of her butt and ladybits.
I was inspired by my own orange cat, Daniel, who I think is in lurve with his new girliekitteh.  Well here are the photos:

She looks kinda sad.  My fiance thinks she looks like a kobold or goblin and wants one of his own now.  I think she kinda looks like a Fraggle.  I love the pattern though, now that I've made one, I think any beyond will be much easier.  And I think I know how to make basic dolls now!!

Oh and here is Autumn and Daniel at their favorite hobby:


Offline Offline

Posts: 1064
Joined: 15-Mar-2005

undercover superheroine.

View Profile available for personal swaps
« Reply #1 on: November 20, 2007 09:51:51 AM »

I love her hair! And the last picture made me smile. Cheesy

i took a deep breath and listened to the old bray of my heart. i am. i am. i am.

i do personal swaps!

Friend of Craftster Friend of Craftster

Good Cookie Designs
Offline Offline

Posts: 3559
Joined: 15-Jun-2007

Resistance is futile. You will be assimilated.

View Profile WWW
« Reply #2 on: November 20, 2007 09:55:45 AM »

Her hair is fantastic!  It reminds me of the broadway show Cats, for some reason.  I've never seen it, either.  Anyway, she's beautiful and you now know how to make way more than a basic doll!  It's quite an undertaking for a beginner.

Visit http://ghilie.wordpress.com/ for the poppet pattern.

"I grow old, I grow old, I shall wear the bottoms of my trousers rolled."
Offline Offline

Posts: 1160
Joined: 01-Apr-2007

My Bully the DoofyDoo

View Profile
« Reply #3 on: November 20, 2007 10:01:33 AM »

OOO I love her, I think she is so pretty especially the hair!! Kinda reminds me of my own when I don't brush it and let it go free  Tongue. My son (1) ran over with a big smile and said "Kitty" and giggled after words. He loves these. Great Job!!

Check out my kids reupholstered recliner
« Reply #4 on: November 20, 2007 10:12:27 AM »

she is beautiful and her locks make her so exotic. She is much cuter than a fraggle. She must be the nymph that kisses that trees so the leaves will change. Good work
Chibiusa Inkie
« Reply #5 on: November 20, 2007 10:15:02 AM »

Wow! She's so cute! :DWhere did you get the pattern from?
Tutorial Contributor

Proverbs 31:13 "She seeketh wool, and flax, and worketh willingly with her hands."
Offline Offline

Posts: 10462
Joined: 09-Aug-2006

View Profile WWW available for personal swaps
« Reply #6 on: November 20, 2007 10:22:10 AM »

Too cute! That hair is just so fun!
« Reply #7 on: November 20, 2007 10:28:05 AM »

That hair is awesome Smiley  And the last picture is really cute Smiley

She turned out really well.

Tutorial Contributor

Offline Offline

Posts: 5851
Joined: 30-Aug-2007

Busy sculpting...

View Profile available for personal swaps
« Reply #8 on: November 20, 2007 10:35:59 AM »

You did a great job! I love the yarn that you chose for her hair, and her skirt is darling! I agree with the others here that she is much prettier than a Fraggle.

« Reply #9 on: November 20, 2007 10:36:52 AM »

Soooo pretty!! Echoing everyone else: love, love, lOvE the hair!

Threads you might like:
Pages: [1] 2 3 4  All Jump to page:
  Send this topic  |  Print  |  Bookmark  
Jump to:  

only results with images
include swap threads
advanced search

Latest Blog Articles
Handmade Holiday Gift Guide 2017: Vanilla Spice Nut Mix
Meatless Monday: Cheddar Bay Biscuits
Handmade Holiday Gift Guide 2017: Fabric Beads

Support Craftster
Become a
Friend of Craftster

Buy Craftster Swag
Buy Craft Supplies

Craftster heartily thanks the following peeps...

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 ©2003-2017, Craftster.org an Internet Brands company.