Ollie, a Childlike Pug w/ Balloon & Teddy Bear


This little chickadee is Ollie. Ollie 12″ tall from ear to toe (14″ including balloon). She has been made of muslin, stuffed with fiberfill & hand-painted & sanded many times giving her such a lovely, aged patina. Ollie has been sealed with a combination of sealers so that she can be lightly dusted after display. Her lower torso is weighted allowing her to sit nicely. Ollie’s left arm is button jointed, allowing her to hold her sweet 3″ teddy. Her neck is supported with wire armature.

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Ollie has been painted with a variety of media. Her muzzle has been attached separately giving her the perfect pug profile. Her ears have been attached separately as well. Ollie’s tiny paws have been hand-sculpted by hand. She wears brown painted gloves & brown boots with tan socks & light tan laces.

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Ollie’s apron dress has been constructed from the cutest 100% cotton print in shades of red, cream & pink. Her blouse has been constructed from white muslin. It features hand-gathered sleeves, stitching along the back & neckline and tiny buttons down the front. Ollie’s hem features hand-stitching.

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Little girls love balloons & this little one is no exception. Ollie’s balloon has been made from muslin, painted, sanded & aged. It is attached to rusty wire which was then wrapped around Ollie’s arm. The wire extends adding gentle support & allowing Ollie’s balloon to remain upright.

Ollie’s little buddy is constructed of muslin. He has been hand-painted, sanded & aged & sealed.

Ollie is currently available in my Etsy shop.


  1. Becky says:

    The golden egg is Ollie’s buddy’s tummy!!

  2. Rebecca says:

    Lol. I must have had the Golden Egg on my mind! Unfortunately, that little bear’s tummy is not the Golden Egg. You’ll definitely know when you find it!!!


  3. La Donna says:

    I love everything about your work! : )

  4. La Donna says:

    Happy Easter! XXX

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