Saturday, December 30, 2006

Lady Chateline by maryanne/bonnie

I just had to take time to make the cute little scissor holder/pin cushion by Maryanne and Bonnie at

I used my Thumbelina mold for the face...

Thursday, December 28, 2006

One more Christmas party

We go to Jeff's dad's for Christmas tomorrow night and then we are's been wonderful and exhausting...this is the wall art I made for Jeff's dad and can't see the's watercolor...

Friday, December 22, 2006

2 more days...OH MY

Well I've been busy like all of you getting ready for Christmas...I finished up coasters last night and now Jeff needs to put the holders together for some...and some I used a small gourd for the holder...then I'm also showing you Rhi's Christmas hat our tradition is the little ones wear a santa hat and deliever the of course Rhi's would be PINK...I need to get Scarlett's done, wrap gifts and make cookies today...Scotti comes in the morning and I will go with mom to the airport...oh my it's almost here...

Wednesday, December 20, 2006

Sweatshirt for my gma

Well I got my grandma's sweatshirt finished...she love when I make her this one is a bit different then I usually do...

Monday, December 18, 2006

trapunto class

A new class at

Feb 19, 2007

trapunto face...

Trapunto Face class 10.00 Feb 19th
Join me in a new adventure...lets create a Trapunto face...

Class 2 watercoloring a Trapunto Face 15.00 (you tell me when do this one)
If you want to learn to use watercolor pencils on Trapunto then this is a great way to finish off the doll face learned in the first class....

then if they would like a body for that face they can get the body pattern for 5.00 plus shipping....

Rhiannon's sweatshirt

I crocheted around the sleeves and bottom of the sweatshirt then made the ruffle at the neck...and of course it's PINK...

The beginning of the new book

As many of my friends know I'm working on book two...Seven Virtues....the book will be one pattern...illusions of costuming and how to alter the one pattern into seven dolls...there will be a pressmold named virtue that I will use and also there will be a flat face pattern for those who don't like I would like you to meet Virtue the beginning...the first doll will be Faith...what's a better way to start a project but with Faith....

Sunday, December 17, 2006

A little something for Scarlett

Well I had the flu for a few days...not fun and now I feel behind on Christmas pressie...oh my

however I got Scarlett's little shirt finished today...

Tuesday, December 12, 2006

Thanks to Kai she has wings

I had forgotten all about making pantyhose wings til she brought it up...I had cream pantyhose and wire and I got paints...they don't photograph as light and airy as the look but they are perfect there but not heavy..woohoo soooooo she has wings...

treetop finished

woohoo treetop if finished and ready to deliver tonight...wish I had wings but don't sooooo she is wingless...

Tatum, Emmy, Rhiannon and Scarlett

This is a family Christmas picture of my oldest son Tatum, his wife Emelia and my two darling granddaughters Rhiannon (2 yr 4 mths) and Scarlett (7 mths)

Monday, December 11, 2006

she needs arms

WEll she needs arms, sleeves, head piece and almost finished...oh my

treetop in the works

I'm working on a treetop for a very good friend of Jeff and mine...this is the beginning...

Saturday, December 09, 2006

sewing box...

Today I made a sewing box...had the bust/pin cushion waiting for something and I think this worked...

a few more coasters finished

I got more coasters painted...humm now i wonder if I should have had these set up for resin...oh my so many little time...teehee

Friday, December 08, 2006

Coasters, Coasters and more coasters

Well I'm making polymer clay coasters...however Jeff says he will pour them in resin for me...OH MY...I'm so excited...they start out white...then I will paint them like the one I just finished....awww for those who are hard to buy gifts for...wohooo

Thursday, December 07, 2006

one more little ornament

Next lil canvas ornament

Well here is number's green and has beads...these are so much fun...this one is on etsy also

and number 3

lil canvas ornaments

I am working on some canvas ornaments...they are about 5" tall and have modeling paste on the bodies and watercolor pencil faces...they are on my etsy store

Wednesday, December 06, 2006

Thumbelina has wings

Well I finished Thumbelina and now she has her wing...

Snickerdoodle time...oh my

Well it's that time of the year...I don't cook much as many of you know...but the family sure loves when I make Snickerdoodles...and I'm making 3 dozen tonight...

1 1/2 cup flour
1/2 tsp baking soda
1 tsp cream of tartar
1/8 tsp salt
1/2 cup butter or margarine
3/4 cup sugar (white)
1/2 teaspoon vanilla
1 beaten egg
1/4 cup sugar
2 tsp cinnamon
Sift together first 4 dry ingredients. Add in the butter, 3/4 cup sugar and vanilla. Mix. Beat in the egg.
In samll bowl, mix the 1/4 cup sugar and cinnamon. Roll dough into balls (size of your choice.
I go for ping pong ball sized) and roll them in the sugar and cinnamon mixture.
Bake at 400 degrees F. for about 8 minutes. Cool on a rack. -
I double this recipe...oh my

Tuesday, December 05, 2006

Heads for teapot swap

Here are my heads for the teapot swap...I used my willow mold for two...Jacque's witch mold for two and Jean Bernard's mold for we are waiting for my heads to arrive...oh my...

Sunday, December 03, 2006

Christmas Card

Jeff and I kept the grand daughters last night for the first over nighter with both of them....oh my a two year old and 6mth old is lots of work...however once I got Scarlett settled down...rhi and I made "art" so I'm using Rhi's art for our Christmas cards this year...

Saturday, December 02, 2006

Meet Beatrice...who says no sugar for me...

I'm hosting a teapot parts swap on my online group Fabricdollart...and I couldn't resist putting my teapot together all tho I can't mail parts out yet as I'm waiting for more parts to arrive...but thought you might like a sneak peak at what we are getting...
Head by Natalie Hamade
Body by Jacque Uetz
Hat by Fran Farrigan-Meehan
Spout by Delys Brady
Handle by me...
I will have another one as I signed up for handles and faces...