Thursday, October 9, 2014

October Meeting - Halloween

It's October and that means Halloween!
Thanks go to the Programming Committee for the delicious treats...yum.

Soft Sculptures by Joy Tilby

By Donna Riddles

Bride of Frankenstein by Mary Brownscombe.
Pattern by Beth Vidal Inspirations.

An old Indonesian Doll rescued from Value Village.

By Gail Arsenault.
Pattern by Frowning Francis.

By Cathy Kess.
Pattern by Cindee Moyer.

Megan by Maria Roxborough

"Albert" by Sheila Lefevre (Mum).
Stuffed and finished by Lynda Hay (daughter).
Frowning Francis pattern.


"Bert" the Brown Rabbit by Beverly Brown.
Original needle felted rabbit.

Dracula by Sandi Reid.
Sandi's original design.

By Michele Ashmore.
Frowning Francis pattern.
These photos may also be viewed on PictureTrail and Flickr.

Monday, September 22, 2014

September Meeting

This month's challenge was "The Year of the Horse".
Here are our dolls:


* Challenge Winner *
"Year of the Horse" by Michele Ashmore
An original design by Michele.

"Sea Horse and Sprite" by Sandi Reid

White felted horse by Maureen Mackintosh

"Give that Chick a Ride" by Beverly Brown

"Charley Horse" by Elaine Hennecker

Giraffe on a cart by Gail Arsenault

"Zachary Birk" by Cathy Kess
Pattern by Lisa Rynda

"The Horse Chestnut Collector" by Charlotte McFarland.
Adapted from a Patty Culea pattern, "The Sewing Caddy".

"Me, Myself and I" by Maria Roxborough
From a specially designed pattern by Elinor Peace Bailey to be an artistic image of Maria.
Steampunk Crow "Mac the Knife" by Maida Neilson

"The Year of the Horse" by Maida Neilson
Pattern by Susan Teece.
"In the Garden" by Elaine Hennecker

Photos of our dolls may also be viewed on PictureTrail and Flickr

Wednesday, August 27, 2014

August 2014 - Finishing Our UFO's

Participants enjoyed the Eileen Neil beading workshop held at Sawyer's Sewing Centre in July. Here are some of the beaded samplers:


In August we took the opportunity to finish some of our UFO's and show them off:

Violin Man

By Michele Ashmore

From an Akira Blount class
Pinocchio

By Michele Ashmore

From a Cindy Moyer pattern
Matryoshka Dolls

By Michele Ashmore

From a Reets' Rags to Stiches pattern
"Finn"

By Meeri Stewart

Finn was eleven years in the making!
"Verna"

By Charlotte McFarland

From a Stephanie Navatski pattern
By Mary Nixon

From a Christine Shively class
"The Inventor"

By Maida Neilson

"Petra"

By Bev Brown
"Pippa"

By Bev Brown
Lady Zsa Zsa the Fortune Teller

By Leah Freedman

From a pattern by Patti Medaris Culea
By Teresa Ranson
By Beth Madill
"Esme"

 By Sheila Lefevre

From a pattern by Ute Vasina
Pippa and Petra

By Sheila Lefevre
By Gail Arsenault

From a pattern by Arley Berryhill
Little Urchin

Conrad Flaps

By Maureen MacKintosh
Cute butt!

Cloth-A-Dollics photo collections may also be viewed at PictureTrail and Flickr.

Sunday, July 20, 2014

July Meeting

Our July program featured Bev Brown demonstrating how to make 3D animals from silhouette images. Examples of completed projects mounted on wooden carts, were created by Barb Swain, Maria Roxborough, Michelle Ashmore.

More dolls shared at this meeting:
By Maida Neilson
By Cathy Kess
Fold-up Book by Michele Ashmore
By Maria Roxborough
Pattern by Kate Erbach
By Cathy Kess
Pattern by Barbara Shoenhof
By Maria Roxborough
From a sample purchased in Thailand
By Barb Swain
Pattern by Elinor Peace Bailey
"The Hairdresser"
By Barb Swain
Pattern by Elinor Peace Bailey
By Maria Roxborough
Pattern by Kirsten Brown

Cloth-A-Dollics photo collections may also be viewed at PictureTrail and Flickr.