A lot of dolls

January 11, 2008 at 10:10 pm | Posted in Craft - Inspirations, Craft - People, Craft - Websites | Leave a comment
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Although there are many other amazing doll pictures you can find on the internet, it is my first time to see such a delicate doll that is made of felt. For me, felting represents an art either cute or warm and cozy, but certainly differing from what is called delicacy. Maggie Iacono‘s dolls changed my viewpoint with ease. All her dolls are so sweet that I just wish I could make one myself in the future. Since the chance is less than 0.001%, I would rather spent a few time clicking around the website. My another favorite among her gorgeous dolls is Liesel.

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To Tat or To Crochet?

January 10, 2008 at 4:41 pm | Posted in All Finished Crafts, Craft - How-to's, Craft - Websites | 2 Comments
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I was sort of surprised to find out the fancy Cluny leaves can also be achieved by tatting, so I pick up my doll needle to make a try. There is a very good tutorial on tatting the Cluny leaves with needles. Obviously, this is a technique I cannot master so easily. I repeated the angle pattern 3 times to get the two wings (more or less) symmetric. I am still hesitated to claim that I know how to do the leaf: more practice is definitely necessary before trying more serious patterns.

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Miscellaneous tutorial links

October 28, 2007 at 11:10 am | Posted in Craft - How-to's, Craft - Websites | 2 Comments
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Once in a while, I have to go through my bookmarks again for better categorization. The temporary folder is usually my focus and usually where I can find some forgotten treasures. The Tudor Rose Purse from Savvyseams is one of those. In addition to the great design (I really like the way how the flower center is made), the tutorial itself must be among the most comprehensive ones I’ve seen. You gotta check this out.

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