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
Petra and Pippa

By Bev Brown
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.

Friday, June 20, 2014

June Meeting

The topic of our June meeting was "The Black and White Challenge",
won by Bev Brown and Barb Swain in a tie.
Here are the entries:

Challenge Winner (tie)

by Bev Brown

The bird is made of Paverpol

Pattern: Veridian
Challenge Winner (tie)

Pinocchio

by Barb Swain
"Mosquito"

by Sandi Reid
Black & White Steampunk

by Maida Neilson

Pattern by Steph Novatiski
by Maria Roxborough

Pattern by Angela Jarecki

Click to read more about this doll on Maria's blog
by Jane Smith

This is Jane's first doll.

Pattern: Zoe by Julie McCullough
"Tangled"
by Lynda Lefevre

"My name is Tangled. I was created in Nanoose by Lynda with help from her mom, Sheila, & her friend, Jean. Creator's daughter, Brittney, named me. This is my first public appearance; it's nice to meet everyone. I enjoy chillin' in my palette crate & life is good!
Cheers,
Tangled"
Zentangle Statue

by Diane Pearson
by Maria Roxborough

Click to read more about this doll on Maria's blog

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

Monday, May 19, 2014

May Meeting

At our May meeting Beverly gave us a demonstration of "How to utilize Zentangelling in Cloth Doll Making" including Zentangle examples by Maureen and Michele.

We also welcomed new members Sharon, Jane and Lorna.

Here are our show-and-tell dolls for May:

Cowabunga

Made by Sheila Lefevre.

Pattern by Frowning Francis.
Cloth Houses

Made by Jan Wiebe.
Victoria

Made by Maria Roxborough.
Grizabella, Lisabeth and Rum Tum Tugger

Made by Maria Roxborough.
An Owl

Made by Maria Roxborough.
Made by Maria Roxborough.
A Steampunk Fish

Made by Cathy Kess.
 Steampunk Fish

Made by Jan Wiebe.
 A Steampunk Fish

Made by Cathy Kess.
 Enginea

Made by Leah Freedman.

Pattern: "Cecily the Steampunk Dragonfly"
by Nancy Hall.
Cloth-A-Dollics photo collections may also be viewed at PictureTrail and Flickr.