Monday, April 28, 2008

Were to find my work

American Fort

Here is 3 of my items for you to see.

This is one of my St. Nicks. He is a ONE OF A KIND
I call him my Shore St. Nick, and he stands 18".
I painted shore birds on his robe and he has sea shells in in bag.

Raggie doll

This is one of my Reggie dolls 20" long
She is on

My Story

I have been crafting since I was a little girl. When the lady at the chicken farm would give me the printed feed sacks. My mother made my dress's and I used the leftovers to make things. I was about 10 years old an started sewing, with my grandmothers helping hands. About 2 years ago I started sewing dolls. I was working for a fabric shop and fell in love with so much fabric. I had to find a use for it. I no longer work for the shop, but still have a lot of fabric stored away.

I also love to paint folk art pictures when time will allow.

My real true love is sculpting papier mache figures. I started about twenty years ago and have sold to shops all over the United States, Canada, and Europe. I am best known for my Christmas and Halloween figures.

I use Celluclay instant papier mache and Creative paper clay to sculpt each figure. They only can air dry and it takes up to a week. When drying is complete I then paint and antique each figure.

I will post pictures of my work from time to time.


Hi' Everyone

Thank you for stopping by.
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I hope my story will bring joy to your day.