Here is the newest doll, well, her head, anyway! As soon as I saw the large boucle yarn on Weir Crafts a few weeks ago I knew exactly what I wanted to do with it. I knew it would be perfect for textured hair. I had the coffee-colored knit fabric already which I used for … Continue reading Doll-in-progress
My rosebud is opening up. Another bud is starting to open too. It’s been a busy couple of days, but in a way it feels like I’ve gotten nothing done. Don’t you hate that? So much of the work is intangible: taking care of small children which involves a lot of “watch me, Mama!” I … Continue reading Saturday morning
Custom Orthodox Priest Doll
I just finished this custom priest doll. He was made from photos of the priest and is intended as a gift for him. I hope he likes it!
I'm exhausted but I will toss an update out quickly. Cozy House Curios I've been working on a commissioned priest doll to be given to the priest himself. Except for the ironing he is completely done. I will take nice photos tomorrow but I'll put up a few here so you can see: I'm also … Continue reading Monday Updates
Quilting and Lightning
I'm stitching away at a crib quilt. I always say, "I don't have enough time to hand-quilt it; I'm just going to do it on the machine," but 90% of the time I find myself stitching by hand anyway. Why do I do it? I guess there's something therapeutic about placing each stitch, even if … Continue reading Quilting and Lightning
New Priest Waldorf Doll
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.
Dormition, Roses, Wool, Miniatures, and Clouds
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
Priest Waldorf Doll
The newest priest doll is available! He's true to Waldorf tradition and very cute. Go to the listing to read the full description.
Yarn Along for August
[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
Log Cabin Crib Quilt Top
My first log cabin quilt (top). It's approximately 48 inches square. My plan is to go purchase some fabric for backing some of these quilt tops this afternoon.