Thursday, November 19, 2009

WIP Healing Spirit Doll

I have wanted to make a Spirit doll for several years now. Sewing beads is 2nd nature to me. I used to design seed bead earrings. I was not sure how to bead around the face though.

First I made a few face cabochons. I made several but have specific plans for these two. One will be a Spirit doll
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I do not use molds to make my faces. Nor do I make molds from them. I like my faces to be as individual as real people.
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To me, greens and leaves remind me of life and healing. Green reminds me of the smell of Spring and the Earth coming back to life after a Winter's sleep.

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So my doll is going to be in various shades of green, cream and white.

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Monday, November 9, 2009

Bottle of Hope

Yesterday Kathi of Dragonsglass asked if anyone would like to donate a Bottle of Hope to a young girl she knows who is fighting cancer. Her favorite color is purple so I made her a purple bottle with gold leafed hearts and trim.

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I love the tradition polymer clayers have of giving these Bottles of Hope to cancer patients. You can google to find the history behind it.