A blog about my interests, which include crazy quilting and various and assorted other artsy pursuits and sometimes known to contain mumblings of a random nature.

Monday, August 21, 2017


Over the weekend I finished 'birthing' twin dolls.  These will be going to two sisters.

- There's a great tutorial HERE for how to make wonderfully even circles in fabric.

- THIS is one of those things that you'll either like or not - I'm on the 'like' end!

- And THIS is an interesting way to age/weather tins.  

- HERE's a great (and cheap!) method of faux rusting.  I know we were told never to play with fire, but this looks like fun.

- You might like to have a look at the embroidery pieces found HERE.

Today your quote is from an anonymous source..."If you're searching for that one person that will change your life, take a look in the mirror"


Createology said...

Your Sweet Sister Ragdolls are sew precious. I adore them completely! I am definitely liking the grater Owl. Fun and fabulous techniques you are linking. Excellent quote and one we should be teaching our youngest citizens very early on. Fabulous Finish Dear....<3

Kim said...

Your twin dollies are gorgeous, Mary Anne! Did you create the faces?? They are amazing. The dresses are so very sweet and pretty.

Janie said...

Those dolls will make somebody very happy! So thoughtful.
Thanks for the links. The embroideries are beautiful.
Have a great day!

Judy Cooper Textile Images said...

Sweet dolls! Interesting links.

crazyQstitcher said...

The little girls will adore these beautiful dolls. Love the faces and clothes

Baa. xxx said...

They are so sweet. Double sweet.

Carol- Beads and Birds said...

Love your dollies. I look at mine all the time sitting on a shelf above my computer. I think that grater was a great craft, but I am really going to try fire rusting a few altoid tins. I LOVE that technique!! and dang it I just gave some great tins to Good Will. Terry's right, you always find a use for stuff you thing you don't want.
xx, Carol

Stephanie said...

They are simply precious, my friend! Happy hugs to you!

Wen Green said...

How sweet and beautiful these dolls are Mary Anne, they make such wonderful gifts! Wishing you a wonderful day

karen said...

you had twins!!! lol...they are very, very special Mary Anne.