Monday, December 24, 2012

Saturday, December 15, 2012

Holiday Crafts

Jan MacKay made me this wonderful two sided stocking.  Yes, not apparent from the photos but they are two sides of the same stocking.

Deanna Hogan has a free simple snowman pattern with instructions.   Here's a picture from her site

Tuesday, December 04, 2012

Christmas Lights - NYC

Bloomingdales

Bergdorf Goodman

Park Avenue

Sunday, December 02, 2012

Wednesday, November 28, 2012

Jingles - Elf

Jingles Elf
This is another doll from Michelle Munzone's pattern Jingles.

Saturday, November 03, 2012

Jingles - Snow Lady

This little doll is from a pattern by Michelle Munzone called Jingles.  It is in the January 2013 issue of Soft Dolls & Animals.

Thursday, October 25, 2012

Keeper of Memories - elinor peace bailey

Keeper of Memories



I finally put some clothes on her. I finished the doll body two years ago.

Monday, October 22, 2012

Halloween Display, Tinsel Trading

Window of Tinsel Trading

Inside Tinsel Trading

Sunday, October 14, 2012

Happy Halloween

Socks with crochet edging.  Bag with hands.
This was for a swap I participated in the group PrimPals.

Friday, October 12, 2012

Fannie Annie sells love and health potions

This doll is from a pattern by Meo Feroy called Fannie Annie.  It can be purchased at Doll Makers Journey.  I made her with craft velour.

Sunday, September 30, 2012

NIADA, Stamford CT 2012

Ankie Daanken

Donna May Robinson

Nancy Wiley

Nina Tugarina

Overview of exhibits


Shelley Thornton

Sunday, September 16, 2012

Candice, under construction

This is from a kit by Vada Dolph.  The wig is a doll wig I've had for a while.

Saturday, August 25, 2012

High Octave Hester interpreted by Art Wrinkles

High Octave Hester completed
High Octave Hester, a pattern by Jill Maas.  Work in progress.

Wednesday, July 11, 2012

Alma, a prim doll

This pattern is by Pineberry Lane, Alma and her Pinkeep. 

Wednesday, July 04, 2012

Happy Fourth of July

Assorted handmade goodies, some I made some my friends made.  The book in the foreground was a min composition book that I covered in cloth, then covered in microbeads from Pennywisearts.

Sunday, July 01, 2012

Sunflower Suzette

This is my interpretation of the pattern Suzie Sunflower by Nancy Walker that appeared in the September 2012 issue of Soft Dolls & Animals.
Sunflower Suzette

Thursday, June 28, 2012

Bareburger, upstairs, East Village June 27 2012

Looking north, E. 5th St. and 2nd Ave.

Looking south, E. 5th St. and 2nd Ave.
Butter Knife Chandelier

Spoons and Forks Chandelier

View of upstairs seating at Bareburger, East Village

Saturday, June 23, 2012

January 31, 2012

My interpretation of a clown from a July 2011 Soft Dolls and Animals pattern by Roberta Schechter.
This picture appears in the Soft Dolls & Animals! September 2012 Edition on the You Did What? with That Pattern?! page.

Tuesday, June 19, 2012

Felt Bird

This pattern was from a free epattern from Cloth Paper Scissors


Wednesday, June 13, 2012

Coats and Clark virtual museum

Coats and Clark has set up this virtual museum.

Vada Dolph Tie Dolls

Vada Dolph dolls made from ties.

Saturday, April 28, 2012

Visit to the East Village Spring 2012


The Great Hall, Cooper Union
2017 The Sock Man has relocated to 99 St. Marks Place
11:30 am, they open at noon
Noon, the Sock Man is open
January, 2016 closed but in 2017 reopened at 99 St. Marks Place
2017 Surma has closed.
Tahini, I bought hummous there before I left the East Village
Tahini was closed by the Health Department on June 1, 2012
The reason listed by the DOH:
Violations recorded in the following area (s), a Notice of Violation issued and establishment ordered closed by the Department of Health at the initial operational pre-permit inspection conducted on 06/01/2012.  Violation points: 79 Sanitary
The first four are considered to be "critical" Violations 1) Raw, cooked or prepared food is adulterated, contaminated, cross-contaminated, or not discarded in accordance with HACCP plan. 2) Filth flies or food/refuse/sewage-associated (FRSA) flies present in facility’s food and/or non-food areas. Filth flies include house flies, little house flies, blow flies, bottle flies and flesh flies. Food/refuse/sewage-associated flies include fruit flies, drain flies and Phorid flies. 3) Hand washing facility not provided in or near food preparation area and toilet room. Hot and cold running water at adequate pressure to enable cleanliness of employees not provided at facility. Soap and an acceptable hand-drying device not provided. 4) Food not protected from potential source of contamination during storage, preparation, transportation, display or service. 5) Facility not vermin proof. Harborage or conditions conducive to attracting vermin to the premises and/or allowing vermin to exist. 6) Plumbing not properly installed or maintained; anti-siphonage or backflow prevention device not provided where required; equipment or floor not properly drained; sewage disposal system in disrepair or not functioning properly. 7) Non-food contact surface improperly constructed. Unacceptable material used. Non-food contact surface or equipment improperly maintained and/or not properly sealed, raised, spaced or movable to allow accessibility for cleaning on all sides, above and underneath the unit.

Wednesday, April 18, 2012

Spring 2012

Sammy, Soft Dolls & Animals Aug/Sept 2008
This poppet was made courtesy of a pattern provided by Christine LeFever.

Secret Keeper doll, pattern by Julie McCullough

Thursday, February 16, 2012

Mehitabel Del

This doll is from a pattern called Mehitabel Del by elinor peace bailey.
Raggedy Anne grows up

Tuesday, February 14, 2012