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Bearing up

Some people are nuts about teddy bears, and soft toys in general. Show them a cute looking stuffie and they’re like normal people are when they see fireworks, all ‘Oooooh’ and ‘Ahhhh’ and quickly licking their fingers clean before reaching … Continue reading

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Columbine the second…

Much happier with this one – she’s a bit more edgy and much less princessy. – even looks like she could front a band.

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Home again, home again jiggety jig

Here we are, back in Hastings after spending longer than planned for Christmas in Surrey due to floods, wind, rain and other assorted Acts of God. We were lucky to get up to Surrey in the first place – most … Continue reading

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Christmas fairy

Christmas fairy complete with wand – and underwear!

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Trippet Doll #4 Saoirse

Another art doll in this collection. Her two sisters will be along in the next few days. Saoirse has a bit too much of a liking for champagne (or cava, when times are hard). She really wants to be a … Continue reading

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Trippet dolls #1, 2 and 3

Let me introduce my three new creations, each made in and effort to use up things I already have without buying anything else in. The studio stash is now so enormous that it’s in danger of engulfing us all, and … Continue reading

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Trippet Doll #1

She is hand made in every respect, from stuff you’d find in your home. I started experimenting with home made modelling media about four or five weeks ago. This doll has taken about two weeks to evolve from a pile … Continue reading

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Cheap frills!

Mum called just before the start of the Grand National yesterday (on which I lost an insignificant amount of money – I know I can’t afford it, but my Dad was a racehorse enthusiast and the Grand National is a … Continue reading

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Humble beginnings…

I keep on modifying my doll body pattern. Partly this is because I want each one to be different and partly it’s because I’m not sure exactly what I’m aiming for. I know I don’t want to do ‘production line’ … Continue reading

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Organised chaos

Well, not actually that organised, to be truthful. You know how you see those pictures of tasteful shabby chic-ly decorated sewing rooms or jewellery making studios, where everything has a place and knows better than to leave it, and it … Continue reading

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