ARCHIVES August 2009

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Lovely Melissa

This is “Lovely Melissa”. I made her from my Lucy doll pattern. Like Lucy, she is decorated with ribbon trims, Rick Rack, and machine appliqu├ęd fabric over 100% prewashed quilting cottons that have been fused to a layer of cotton sheeting. Melissa is very ladylike. She sits nicely on our green chair. She has pretty…

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Animal love

My “Barbara the Hug Me! Sock Zebra” is featured in this Etsy for Animals: Artists Helping Animals treasury on Etsy. Thanks, Michele! Etsy for Animals, also known a EFA, is an Etsy team that my mom and I joined. They are a group of artists, craftspeople, vintage suppliers, and art and craft suppliers who combine…

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Some hang tag variety

I was printing up hang tags for my original art toys yesterday, and I realized not all my characters had tag designs that went with them. I decided I should add to my hang tag assortment. So I sketched a sock doll, scanned my drawing, and then played around with the color on the computer…

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