Aug 16, 2012

Storybook Dolls!

Well it's out.  Prims 2012 Autumn issue is OUT  and our MAIDA Storybook Challenge Dolls are IN.  :~)  Watching the challenge develop on the MAIDA site over several months was a treat--seeing each doll in pictures as the artists finished.  Since the challenge ended quite a while back, it was an even better treat to see them all in a group shot in this issue! 


I made an Izannah Walker version of Cinderella (upper right).  (Click on photo to enlarge.)


They really didn't figure out how to put her head rag on, despite the fact that I sewed it "tied" and sent a photo of her wearing it...nor did they have room for her broom with its birdie perched on top. Now that they've taken their pictures, she'll be on her way home.  I hope her wee mousie friends behaved themselves.

Wee Mousie #1
Wee Mousie #2
With broom and Birdie.
Poor Cinderella has no tailor.
The next MAIDA challenge is Topsy Turvy Dolls, which I will enjoy watching but don't have time to play in right now.  Hope your Thor's Day is a luvelly one!

8 comments:

  1. Love your Cinders, the challenge was fun. Our dolls are perched together in the back row becoming friends! (or causing trouble!) I am working on a topsy-turvy sawdust doll, gee that stuff gets everywhere!

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    1. It might get everywhere, but it smells so GOOD! I can't decide if I want to use it to stuff dolls or just roll around in it! :~)

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  2. Jan, she is fantastic, I really love her features and the painting is perfection. The mouse on her head wrap is adorable. Great job!

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    1. Thank you Judi. She was one of the first of this last group that seemed to edge closer to the "Izzy" face. The mice were so fun to make!

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  3. She's wonderful. I really like her costume and the wee mice:)

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  4. Jan... well done! Your Cinderella is so well crafted and not only "painted to perfection" (as Judi noted) but also "consumed to perfection" as well. Congrats! Daryle

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  5. "With broom and birdie" is an awesome picture of this doll...so proud of her and her friends who made the pic in Prims. I broke down and ordered a copy...just couldn't stand not having one. Thanks for the visit over my way. The dolls were fun, and so was the rain. Are you back to watering plants again?

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    1. Oh yeah...I'm out there in the mornings on average from 7:00 am til 9:00 or 9:30 at least three days a week just to keep stuff alive. We don't water our yard, but the flower beds, fruit trees and herb/veggie gardens cover some considerable territory.

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