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Friday, 24 July 2009

ATC - Dolls




These two dolls (Purple Polly and Orange Olive) are on a smaller scale to the others I’ve made - so they can fit onto an ATC. Well that’s what's supposed to happen but due to a … design fault shall I call it … Polly’s legs can’t quite make it pass her skirt! Just as well really in view of the lack of any underwear!!

I found some wired ribbon in my stash and it’s ideal to use for skirts since it can be manipulated into folds without the need for any stitching! I did stitch Olive’s skirt at the top onto her body and her legs are free to move so she fits nicely onto the ATC. With Polly however, I glued her skirt at the sides so therefore restricting her movement. Oh well, I’ll know for the next time (if I remember that is!)

For the faces on these two I used only chalks and watercolour pencils for the features (no pens) and the effect is much more subtle - I think I prefer that - for now anyway.

5 comments:

Jan said...

You've done it again! Created these beautiful little dolls so perfectly. Love them!

My name is CINDY...... said...

fantastic sherry - even with the design fault lol!!

Pattie said...

WOW loveeee these what a great idea,beautiful faces too,you amaze me lol...x

Deborah said...

Oooh these are terrific. Sherry.

WendyK said...

Two more fab dolls, love them, wish my legs were that long