ARCHIVES March 2009

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Happy Spring!

Over the past few days… We’ve collected some flowers for the front porch, lots of purple pansies… We tested out some new backdrops for our doll photos… This rainbow one is our favorite… We collected some more calicos. Time for a sewing binge… My “Laurence with Primroses and Daffodils” was featured in this Etsy treasury.…

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Chelsea the Maine Coon Cat makes her first appearance

This is Miss Chelsea, the Maine Coon Cat, the fourth one-of-a-kind, original, folk art animal doll collaboration between myself and Max Bailey. I think she is the most spectacular doll creation I have seen come out of this studio. She is so amazingly lifelike. We keep staring at her in disbelief, expecting her to meow…

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Itty bitty pocket kitty

Sunny, warm weather is here, and I did some sewing outside, bare feet and all. I’ve also been urged by some to change my mind and take the advice of Naughty Kitty! Ha. I will have to think that over as I sew. For now, I’ve got kitties to clothe, like this one… This is…

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Collecting supplies

I’m back. No worries. I haven’t gone over to the dark side 🙂 I haven’t grown to 50 feet tall, and no old boyfriends were harmed, at least not by me. I’m thinking if I do ever wake up and notice I’ve grown to gargantuan size, my first thought would probably be, “Cool. Now I…

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Angel or Devil?

Naughty Kitty: “Psst! Listen…I’ve got a plan for world domination!“ ER: “Given the current economic crisis, is world domination even feasible right now?” ER: “Wait, why are you girls even talking to me?“ Good Kitty: “Don’t listen to her, Elizabeth…follow your heart, follow the good…“ Naughty Kitty: “You’d get to be 50 feet tall and…

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Coming or going?

This is what happens when you sew while watching Chiller TV. I did a nice, neat job of basting these legs on. Too bad they’re going in opposite directions. I suggested a two-faced kitty doll, but I don’t think we’re taking our dolls in that direction. In those directions? Anyway… There comes a point when…

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