Teddy design

Teddy Make III

A couple of weeks ago I found a sad, old, cheap and badly made teddy that the kids had convinced me to buy many years ago because he was very cute. He had been made from thin blue and white gingham, which was no longer white, and had a huge hole which wasn't worth repairing …

Fairy Costumery

Pretty fairy in her new dress of silken gossamer gathered from the berry patch, dyed with the juices of the lucscious fruit, stitched together with sunbeams and moon-dust, and her apron of sparkly dewdrops. At a porcelain doll making class many years ago I made the fairy with visions of dressing her in a beautiful butterfly costume.  Her butterfly …