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Fiona the Calico Kitten, Original One-of-a-kind Folk Art Doll by Elizabeth Ruffing

Fiona the Calico Kitten, Original One-of-a-kind Folk Art Doll by Elizabeth RuffingThis is Fiona. Fiona has a lovely, well-mannered family.

Fiona the Calico Kitten, Hedda, and Ziggy the Tuxedo Kitten Original One-of-a-kind Folk Art Dolls by Elizabeth Ruffing and Max BaileyWell, almost. Sometimes, she and her little brother, Ziggy, get a little wild on their bicycles.

Fiona the Calico Kitten, Ziggy the Tuxedo Kitten, Original One-of-a-kind Folk Art Dolls by Elizabeth RuffingSometimes Mama yells and waves her paws in the air. It’s funny when she does that.

Fiona the Calico Kitten, Ziggy the Tuxedo Kitten, Hedda, Original One-of-a-kind Folk Art Dolls by Elizabeth Ruffing and Max BaileySometimes Fiona and Ziggy play Pat-a-cake.

Fiona the Calico Kitten, Ziggy the Tuxedo Kitten, Original One-of-a-kind Folk Art Dolls by Elizabeth RuffingOr they play with Ziggy’s car, on the handmade quilt Mama made just for Fiona. It has a hand-embroidered blue butterfly in the center. Fiona and Ziggy pretend it’s real and try to pounce on it.

Fiona the Calico Kitten, Ziggy the Tuxedo Kitten, Original One-of-a-kind Folk Art Dolls by Elizabeth Ruffing

Fiona the Calico Kitten's Butterfly Mini Quilt, Original One-of-a-kind Folk Art Doll and Quilt by Elizabeth Ruffing

Fiona the Calico Kitten's Butterfly Quilt, Detail,, Original One-of-a-kind Folk Art Doll and Quilt by Elizabeth RuffingWhen Fiona gets tired, she loves to take a nap under her quilt.

Fiona the Calico Kitten, Original One-of-a-kind Folk Art Doll by Elizabeth RuffingMama hand stitched her quilt from pieces of cotton fabric she had from the dress she made for Fiona. It has a pretty blue ribbon at the waist. Fiona tries to keep it clean and neat, like Mama says.

Fiona the Calico Kitten's Dress, Original One-of-a-kind Folk Art Doll and Dress by Elizabeth RuffingFiona like to pretend she is a kitty model while she wears it. She imagines she is on the catwalk and everyone is taking her picture.

Fiona the Calico Kitten, Original One-of-a-kind Folk Art Doll by Elizabeth Ruffing

Fiona the Calico Kitten, Original One-of-a-kind Folk Art Doll by Elizabeth Ruffing

Fiona the Calico Kitten, Original One-of-a-kind Folk Art Doll by Elizabeth Ruffing

Fiona the Calico Kitten, Original One-of-a-kind Folk Art Doll by Elizabeth Ruffing

Fiona the Calico Kitten, Original One-of-a-kind Folk Art Doll by Elizabeth RuffingSometimes she even pretends she is a kitty underwear model, but only in her room with the door shut!

Fiona the Calico Kitten, Original One-of-a-kind Folk Art Doll by Elizabeth RuffingThen she usually takes another nap.

Fiona the Calico Kitten, Hedda, and Ziggy the Tuxedo Kitten, Original One-of-a-kind Folk Art Dolls by Elizabeth Ruffing and Max BaileyOnce she’s rested, it’s time for another bike ride with Ziggy!

Fiona the Calico Kitten, Hedda, and Ziggy the Tuxedo Kitten, Original One-of-a-kind Folk Art Dolls by Elizabeth Ruffing and Max Bailey

Fiona the Calico Kitten, Hedda, and Ziggy the Tuxedo Kitten, Original One-of-a-kind Folk Art Dolls by Elizabeth Ruffing and Max Bailey

Fiona the Calico Kitten, Original One-of-a-kind Folk Art Doll by Elizabeth RuffingFiona is approximately 10 inches tall when standing and approximately 6 1/4 inches tall when sitting. Her curled tail helps her to sit up. She is made from 100% cotton fabric which is painted with acrylic paint. Her face is sculpted from paperclay with painted thread whiskers that were inserted before the clay dried. She is from my own original pattern and was handsewn and handsculpted by me, Elizabeth Ruffing. No molds were used. She is a completely original and one-of-a-kind art doll. Fiona is signed and dated, and She is sealed with matte varnish for protection and preservation. She is meant for display only. She comes with a hang tag, a certificate of authenticity, and a copy of her story.

Fiona the Calico Kitten, Original One-of-a-kind Folk Art Doll by Elizabeth RuffingFiona comes with her handmade doll quilt and her lovely original dress. They are also made from my own design and patterns, as is the hand embroidered butterfly in the center of Fiona’s quilt. The quilt measures inches square and it painstakingly quilted with little hand stitches. It is made from 100% cotton materials. (Bicycles, doll stands, and other dolls shown are not included. Little brother Ziggy can be found here and Mama Hedda can be found here.)

Fiona the Calico Kitten, Hedda, and Ziggy the Tuxedo Kitten, Original One-of-a-kind Folk Art Doll by Elizabeth Ruffing and Max BaileyFiona and her doll quilt are currently available for $425.00, with free Priority Mail, insured, shipping within the United States. Priority Mail International, insured, is available for $20 to Europe, Australia, Canada, and Mexico. Please inquire to ruffings@ruffings.com or find her in our Ruffing’s Etsy shop by clicking here.

Fiona the Calico Kitten, Original One-of-a-kind Folk Art Doll by Elizabeth Ruffing

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Loxie the Red Fox, Original One-of-a-kind Folk Art Doll Figurine by Max Bailey

Loxie the Red Fox, Original One-of-a-kind Folk Art Doll Figurine by Max BaileyLoxie is a beautiful red fox. She is greatly admired, yet seldom seen.

Loxie the Red Fox, Original One-of-a-kind Folk Art Doll Figurine by Max BaileyLoxie glides through the woods, her forest green dress blending in with the ferns that cover the forest floor.

Loxie the Red Fox, Original One-of-a-kind Folk Art Doll Figurine by Max BaileyShe doesn’t stay still for very long. If you look away for a moment, when you look back she may have vanished.

Loxie the Red Fox, Original One-of-a-kind Folk Art Doll Figurine by Max BaileyNow and then, Loxie ventures out into the meadow. As she is a redhead, she always wears her straw hat in the bright sunshine.

Loxie the Red Fox, Original One-of-a-kind Folk Art Doll Figurine by Max BaileyLoxie is an original one-of-a-kind work of art and is meant for display only. No molds are ever used in my work. She and her hat are hand sculpted from paperclay, and she is entirely hand painted using acrylic paints.

Loxie the Red Fox, Original One-of-a-kind Folk Art Doll Figurine by Max BaileyLoxie’s whiskers are made from stiffened cotton thread. Her old-fashioned green dress has tiny gold flowers, with gold buttons and gold bands around the cuffs. She wears a pale green apron that ties in a big bow in the back. Her fluffy tail emerges from the white petticoats that can be seen below her dress.

Loxie the Red Fox, Original One-of-a-kind Folk Art Doll Figurine by Max BaileyLoxie is signed and dated and sealed with matte varnish for protection and preservation. She rests firmly on a turned wooden base that is stained and sealed in golden oak. Loxie stands 7 and 1/2 inches tall. She comes with a hang tag, a certificate of authenticity, and a copy of her story.

Loxie the Red Fox, Original One-of-a-kind Folk Art Doll Figurine by Max BaileyLoxie is available for $250.00, with free Priority Mail, insured, shipping within the United States. Priority Mail International, insured, is available for $20 to Europe, Australia, Canada, and Mexico. Please inquire to ruffings@ruffings.com or find her in our Ruffing’s Etsy shop by clicking here.

Loxie the Red Fox, Original One-of-a-kind Folk Art Doll Figurine by Max BaileyLoxie’s bear friends are Miranda the Panda (left) and Patsy the Brown Bear (right).

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Miranda the Panda, Original One-of-a-kind Art Doll Figurine by Max Bailey

Miranda the Panda original one-of-a-kind art doll by Max Bailey

Miranda the Panda, Original One-of-a-kind Folk Art Doll Figurine by Max BaileyMiranda the Panda is a handmade original, one-of-a-kind anthropomorphic panda art doll, hand painted and hand sculpted in paperclay by artist Max Bailey.

Miranda loves flowers.

Should she offer you a lovely flower, don’t hesitate. Take it.

Miranda the Panda, Original One-of-a-kind Folk Art Doll Figurine by Max Bailey If you should look out your window, and see Miranda heading for your garden gate, run outside and try to distract her.

Tell her what a pretty red dress she is wearing.

Miranda the Panda, Original One-of-a-kind Folk Art Doll Figurine by Max Bailey Talk about what a lovely day it is.

Tell her what beautiful brown eyes she has.

Miranda loves flowers. She thinks they’re yummy! The prettier they are, the better they taste!

Miranda the Panda, Original One-of-a-kind Folk Art Doll Figurine by Max BaileyMiranda’s pretty flowered dress has a gold border around the neckline and the hem, and a big gold sash that ties in a bow at the back. Her ivory colored petticoats can be seen below her dress.

Miranda the Panda, Original One-of-a-kind Folk Art Doll Figurine by Max BaileyMiranda the Panda is an original one-of-a-kind work of art, and is meant for display only. No molds are ever used in my work. She and her rose are hand sculpted from paperclay, and they are entirely hand painted using acrylic paints.

Miranda is signed and dated and sealed with matte varnish for protection and preservation. She rests firmly on a turned wooden base that is stained and sealed in golden oak. Miranda stands 4 and 7/8 inches tall. Miranda comes with a hang tag, a certificate of authenticity, and a copy of her story.

Miranda the Panda, Original One-of-a-kind Folk Art Doll Figurine by Max BaileyMiranda the Panda is available for $199.99. Please inquire to ruffings@ruffings.com

Miranda the Panda and Patsy the Brown Bear Cub, Original One-of-a-kind Folk Art Doll Figurines by Max BaileyMiranda’s friend is Patsy the brown bear cub.

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Marla Mouse, Original One-of-a-kind Brown Mouse Folk Art Doll Figurine by Max Bailey

Marla Mouse, Original One-of-a-kind Brown Mouse Folk Art Doll Figurine by Max BaileyMarla once found a book lying beneath an old tree in the woods. She liked the dark red leather cover, and the book felt just right in her little hands. She carries it with her wherever she goes.

Marla looks very grave and terribly serious.

Marla Mouse, Original One-of-a-kind Brown Mouse Folk Art Doll Figurine by Max BaileyIt is no wonder that everyone comes to Marla for advice, and to get answers to their questions. Marla used to say that she didn’t know the answers, but she is always asked to please look in her book.

Not wishing to disappoint anyone, Marla obligingly turns the pages while she tries to think of wise things to say. She studies the lines of little black markings on the pages until some bit of common sense comes to mind. She does her best to be helpful.

Marla Mouse, Original One-of-a-kind Brown Mouse Folk Art Doll Figurine by Max BaileyMarla has become known as a very wise and highly intellectual little mouse, and everyone who meets her has great respect for her sincerity and good will.

Marla Mouse, Original One-of-a-kind Brown Mouse Folk Art Doll Figurine by Max BaileyMarla is an original one-of-a-kind work of art, and is meant for display only. No molds are ever used in my work. She and her book are hand sculpted from paperclay, and she is entirely hand painted using acrylic paints.

Marla Mouse, Original One-of-a-kind Brown Mouse Folk Art Doll Figurine by Max BaileyMarla’s cute little whiskers are made from stiffened cotton thread. Her dress is painted sky blue, with little pink flowers, and it is set off by a band of pink at the hemline and a big pink bow at the back. White ruffles adorn the neckline and cuffs. Her curled tail emerges from the white petticoats that can be seen below her dress.

Marla Mouse, Original One-of-a-kind Brown Mouse Folk Art Doll Figurine by Max BaileyMarla is signed and dated and sealed with matte varnish for protection and preservation. She rests firmly on a turned wooden base that is stained and sealed in golden oak. Marla stands 4 and 7/8 inches tall. She comes with a hang tag, a certificate of authenticity, and a copy of her story.

Marla Mouse, Original One-of-a-kind Brown Mouse Folk Art Doll Figurine by Max BaileyMarla is available for $200.00, with free Priority Mail, insured, shipping within the United States. Priority Mail International, insured, is available for $20 to Europe, Australia, Canada, and Mexico. Please inquire to ruffings@ruffings.com or find her in our Ruffing’s Etsy shop by clicking here.

Marla Mouse, Original One-of-a-kind Brown Mouse Folk Art Doll Figurine by Max Bailey