Patsy Cline said it so well…some days things just are NOT all together. That’s how it is right now for the purple faerie ball joint doll that I am making. First the cat stole one of her lower arms—luckily I have made a paper under-body pattern that I am testing and it was no problem [...]
I just finished making my first ball jointed doll, and its been a fun filled learning curve. I’ve made many dolls, but she’s the most complex. Kato Polyclay is extremely tough and durable, and after sanding has a beautiful skin-like texture. I used a 12.5 oz. block of beige/flesh and had around 3 oz. [...]
Sometimes part of getting on with new business in the new year includes those little bits of business from before. Like preparing and filing taxes, FAFSA forms and other paperwork, updating my resume and all that other stuff needed for going forward, so I’ve been diligent.
I’m even getting pages from my old website re-formatted [...]
As the wheel of the seasons keeps turning and Winter Solstice is coming right up, I’m reminded as always to take a good hard look at what I’ve done this year and what I’d like to do next. Some recent health issues have made me exceeding grateful for good health and creative energies when I [...]
I’m back from the Houston International Quilt Show, inspired by color and ready to get on with the rest of this semester and lots of new creative projects in the rest of the year and the one upcoming.
I’ll be making new Spirit Doll samples to go with the kits I make and sell, and [...]