Knit Knack

Knit Knack

2015 is already cycling into Spring, and I’m practicing old skills and learning new ones. This year I’ve learned to knit, thanks to Donnie and the Knit WIP gang. I started with a scarf with just knitting, then on to practicing knit and purl stitch combos....
Lulabelle, a Ball Joint Doll

Lulabelle, a Ball Joint Doll

I’m finishing up my new tutorial on making polymer clay ball joint dolls and shooting the video next week. Here’s a look at one of the dolls with her new clothing. Lulabelle is less than 6 inches tall, and dressed in hand dyed silk and cotton gauze, with...
New Ball Joint Dolls

New Ball Joint Dolls

I’m happy to be a part of the upcoming Polymer Clay Adventure and you can be too! I’m one of many instructors preparing great new polymer clay projects with video and printable tutorials. I’m having a lot of fun making several styles of ball joint...
A New ‘Do

A New ‘Do

My polymer clay ball joint doll, Aurora Rose, has a new hair do. I am very happy to have replaced her mohair wig with one I made from Tibetan lambswool. The scale of the fiber is much more suitable to dolls, and it is available in a variety of colors. It took most of...
Minis and More

Minis and More

It’s been an exciting few weeks that felt like a mini-month! We’ve rearranged a bit at KCP Gallery to make room for showing and doing  lots of new artwork, and we are getting ready for the return to school and for Fall. Things we’ve been working...
Miniatures for a Doll’s Boudoir

Miniatures for a Doll’s Boudoir

Life is smelling pretty sweet in many ways this summer! Here’s a page I just put together for a tutorial on making a miniature perfume bottle set for fashion dolls. I love making miniatures, playing with graphic arts, and creating with beads. This combines all...