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Drawn Elephant

For sale for $20!  Just send me a note if you’re interested. Drawn on one side on white cotton, the other side in sky blue silk, and undercarriage…

Elephant Drawn, Stamped, Markered

Some patterned elephants, for use in making some more stuffed elephants.

Cincinnati Reds Elephant, etc.

I have a selection of Cincinnati Red things just in time for the playoffs (manufactured in no way to spite Pittsburgh) — an elephant, a warm head-band, and…

Monkey and Bear

Drawn Elephant

An elephant in progress, former umbrella+sharpie.

Elephants, Monsters, Turtles

Some elephants, monsters, and turtles that I will be selling in Cincinnati at the end of the month….

Elephant Factory

It was a mini elephant factory this weekend, thanks to a boxful of electric and velvet fabrics from Alice! I made ten, half with glasses, half without, but…

A Lemur for Jasmeet

It’s new territory, lemur territory, as requested by Jasmeet for a special birthday last week.  I got him done in an evening — record time for a new…

An Elephant for Mrs. Jones and the Joneslettes

An elephant as requested by Mrs. Jones, either for little Joneslettes or the auction-goers of Pittsburgh, whichever she likes.  The fabric is a tapestry that came from Ida…

Panda The Tote Bag

A red upholstery tote bag (fabric from the Ida collection) featuring a panda popping out — the white body appliqued firmly on, the lightly stuffed ears, arms and…

Two Pandas and a Zen Face

Three dolls – one green suede Zen face doll, tongue out & eyes open!  And two Heart Pandas, one slightly larger than the other, but both ready to…

Two Panda Superheroes, M and R

For two Turkish nieces, I made two Panda Superheroes.  One has a heart, one a Turkish evil eye as their badges.  They are both small, cute, and ultrapowered. …

Panda in Progress

I’ve been making more pandas, they are addictive.  Here’s some snapshots from the surgeries.  Make your own too!

Panda in the Wild, Pittsburgh

From Kylie, Panda let loose in the bamboo wilds of Pittsburgh !

The Canadian Brown Bear Doll

On Kylie’s request, a brown bear, Canadian too!  From a former brown velvet blazer, with a homemade red felt maple leaf.  He’s big and bouncy, very soft, and…

Doll Factory : The Pandas

Everyone loves Panda — in the purple heart, red heart, yellow star,  and Evil Eye varieties.

The Blue Turtle, with pink + gold flower

The Panda Doll : Make Your Own

After getting out Aranzi Aronzo’s “Fun Dolls” from the library, I’ve been going towards pandas.  I found this tutorial for Anna Panda from Lynn Roberts in the UK. …

Snowdoll : Puppy

The snow, there’s plenty of it, but it does not want to obey me.  It’s too old, I should have gotten to it when I was younger.  So…

Turtle: Purple + Red Flower, Gold Underbelly

Aranzi Aronzo Dolls Make Aranzi Aronzo Dolls

Elephants Unstuffed

Four elephants, made from my pattern, from St. Bernards upholstery fabric — not yet stuffed, but soon!

Turtle Factory

I’m making turtles — up to almost ten now — most of them human hand or face sized.  Attack!

The Red Winter Monster

This is one of my first dolls ever, my first monster.  He’s from Mairead’s clothes, a red hoodie, a green-pink t-shirt, and some green sweater from Uncle Karl. …

Make Your Own Elephant – A Tutorial

Here they are, detailed + illustrated instructions on how to make your very own Elephant!  Find out exactly what you need to do here, at this Make Your…

The First Turtle

With many more to come, here is my first — complete with pink flower + heart on bottom.  I am in turtle mode this week, somehow I cannot…

The Michigan State Bear

It’s time to creep into the territory of the Teddy Bear, despite everything.  I tried out my first one from scrap fleece, that came from where else?  Middle…

Aron’s Cat-Moose Extravaganza

This comes from Chicago, from the living room of Aron, who has built a few moose with me — and was the recipient of my very first animal…

Aron and Margaret Make a Three Antlered Moose Head

Beware Sarah Palin!  Aron is the biggest Moose Afficionado I know, and when he came to visit me in Belfast some months + a year ago, we went…

The Elephant Bags

Elephant!  I’ve returned to my elephant obsession, this time in the form of decals.  Everything can be sewn with an elephant, with the trunk up with good luck. …