Tuesday, 15 September 2009

Who's a pretty ghoul then?

Just having a bit of fun in anticipation of Halloween!

The season is changing. The leaves are beginning to turn, berries are ripening in the hedgerows, it's cooler and it's getting dark earlier. Thoughts turn to the autumn and winter festivals that cheer us up in those darker months. Well, mine do anyway, and I made this:

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She's a variation on my little spirit dolls. Made of a variety of needle felted scraps embellished with hand stitching, beads and sequins.

Here's a close up of her face:

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and here's a close up of the embellishment:

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Micki said...

I love her!!

Shashi Nayagam said...

It is a lovely doll even if she looks like a ghoul. I like all the colours and the stitches and other embellisments on her..

Daph said...


jenclair said...

Ahh, she looks like such a nice ghoul!

pat j said...

Awesome work, I made two from wood in my yard and fabric scrape and buttons, old jewelry,I like them, I 'm hooked plan to make more. I know how you feel, thanks for the book information.