A few weeks ago I made a new doll. Here are some of the progress photos: Above: head form finished; stretching skin over it Below: face embroidered Above: hair crocheted and stitched to the head (she has a bun) Below: body sewn, stuffed, and stitched to upper body Above: trying to figure out the scarf … Continue reading Orthodox Nun Waldorf Doll
Advent always seems to be a particularly busy season. This is easy to explain: it's the busiest time of year for my shop, we're beginning preparations for Christmas, there is a lot of hand-made work going on by multiple family members which requires my help, and we're still doing schoolwork, of course. This year we've … Continue reading Preparation
The newest priest Waldorf doll is in the shop! He's 15 inches, solidly stuffed with wool, cotton and cotton blend knit body, removable cassock, skufia, cross, and censer. Go to the listing for a full description and more photos.
Lately it's been busy and hot. Pretty much the usual. Cloud photography happens more days than not, and sometimes we get a bit of rain. We're in one of the few small parts of Texas that is not in a drought. I've made a few miniature sweaters. The first two went to Emily, the owner … Continue reading Dormition, Roses, Wool, Miniatures, and Clouds
The newest priest doll is available! He's true to Waldorf tradition and very cute. Go to the listing to read the full description.
[regular blog post at the bottom below the Yarn Along post] So these are some of my recent projects. All of these went into the shop (except that last in-progress photo) but only the miniatures are left. I do like making things people enjoy! Of course, if it's not enjoyable for me then it's hard … Continue reading Yarn Along for August
This one-of-a-kind hand-knit toddler set is now listed in the shop! It's a collector's item, not a toy. Find it in Cozy House Curios.
I wrote a post about this on Cozy House Curios. Click the photo to read it!
Cozy House Curios is now a stand-alone site! Everything is listed - nothing is out of season. What is more, to celebrate the grand opening use the coupon GrandOpening40 to save 40% off nearly everything in the store!
I realized the bottom bar was coming out wonky despite following the stitch and row counts (from an earlier blanket) precisely. Argh! I ripped back HALF of my work and started again: And last night I finished the body of the blanket. Border to follow. (Poor lighting at night.) Father watched me struggle to untangle … Continue reading Three-Bar Cross Blanket Progress