Wednesday, February 27, 2008

SD&A Challenge Doll

The January 2008 issue of Soft Dolls & Animals magazine has an Interpretive Doll Challenge with a pattern by Aletha "Ike" Putney. The due date is March 1, so I spent all day yesterday sculpting and painting her face.

This is a simple doll, with lots of opportunity for imagination. The entries I've seen so far have been wonderful. They are on the Yahoo group vintageclothdollmaking, as Ike is a member.

This is my doll "Lydia" so far. She just needs her costuming, and hopefully that will be completed today.

Wednesday, February 20, 2008

New Addition

Well I can hardly believe it's been over a month since I last posted. Where did the time go? It's been a productive month. I've been busy with the release of a new pattern and mold. We went skiing at Mt. Hood. We helped our boys with downpayments on new cars (the cheapest car on the market - Chevy Aveo), so they can make really low car payments and establish credit. And work, of course.

I also had a booth at a doll show at the beginning of the month. While there I saw a Helen Pringle doll, which I just had to have. She's in great shape. Her dress is a little faded, but that just adds to her charm.
It's starting to look like Spring around here. The daffodils are coming up, and we've actually seen the sun.