Just who makes all those perfectly prim toys for Christmas?

EloiseHeadToToe

 

I bet this little girl might have an inkling.

 

Meet Eloise & Annie. They’re my original designs & have been made of muslin & stuffed with fiberfill . Eloise measures 26″ tall from the top of her head to the bottom of her feet. Annie measures just over 12″ tall. Eloise’s lower torso is rag-stuffed & bean-filled so that she sits nicely. She’s been painted & sanded many times, giving her a lovely, aged patina. She has been sealed with a combination of matte & glossy sealers so that she may be beautifully preserved. Annie can sit with assistance.  Both dolls have knees which have been sewn through, making them perfect shelf sitters. Eloise’s arms are lightly wired allowing them to be gently posed.

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Eloise’s face has been painted with a variety of media. Her bottom lip & nose have been needle-sculpted by hand.

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Eloise’s fingers have been needle-sculpted as well. She sports brown gloves. She also sports pretty brown boots complete with tan socks & red detailed laces.

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Eloise’s pointy ears have been attached separately by hand. 

The apron dress she wears is made from 100% cotton prints in festive holiday colors. Eloise’s blouse has been made of taupe osanburg & features a big, vintage, mother of pearl button at the neckline. It also features hand-gathered sleeves. All exposed hems have been hand-stitched on both Eloise & Annie’s dresses. There is also hand-stitching at the back of their blouses & along the back seams.

EloiseTorso

Annie’s dress features a white pearl bead at the neckline & two vintage mother of pearl buttons. Her hair is 100% red mohair & has been lightly glued then stitched & needle-felted into place. Her pigtails are tied with green embroidery thread.

Eloise’s hair is honey blonde 100% mohair. I’ve applied it with light glue & needle-felting. It is tied into a side pony with chocolate ribbon.

 

Eloise & Annie will be available on eBay Nov. 23 at 9:15 PM EST. They will end Sunday, Nov. 30th at 9:15 PM EST. Click here to bring these little gals home with you.

Comments

  1. La Donna says:

    Your work is amazing!

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