MAGPIE'S MUMBLINGS

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

Twins!



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"


10 comments:

  1. 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

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

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

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  4. Sweet dolls! Interesting links.

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

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  6. They are so sweet. Double sweet.

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  7. 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

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

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

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

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