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"I found I could say things with color and shapes that I couldn't say any other way-things I had no words for." ~ Georgia O'Keeffe


Friday, April 24, 2009

My Dotees

In Dollstreet doll club we are doing a swap on Dotee dolls. The rules are as follows 1. The Dotee must have a fabric body, a hanging loop, and a 'tail'. 2. Make one to three dolls to trade. 3. Make the doll body between 3" and 6" long and no clay face. So this is what I did. I am not sure if they are what they should be but I liked this shape and made the dolls. They did not turn out as I had planned either but that is not surprising either lol! Oh I just realised that I have to add a handmade charm to it. So will do that later.

15 comments:

  1. Shashi they look very perky to me.....and like they are dancing.... the little danglies seem like dainty legs and feet....

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  2. Shashi,
    The shape of these is great, so elegant and with great movement. As always the faces are stunning.

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  3. I love your Dottie! The others I have seen didn't appeal to me, but your's are totally different. Love the different shape you gave them. Very artsy.

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  4. OMG,

    I'm in love...
    Absolutely GORGEOUS!!! Love your work.

    Hugs,
    ~Nat

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  5. WOW! Whoever gets yours is one lucky dollmaker - I especially ADORE that gold one. Great work Shashi, as well as interesting and different. I love it that you put your own spin on the Dottee thing.

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  6. Those Dotee dolls are so 'you' Shashi! Very eatheral and elegant and flowing with movement. I hope I get one of yours!
    hugs Karen

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  7. They are beautiful and Karen said it so well!!

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  8. Oh, how wonderful. Makes me want to take mine back and do them over--not like your, no but more of my own style!
    RuthAnne

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  9. these are so amazing... makes me sorry that I am going to have to back out of this swap due to my hands not doing what I need them to do.... love the fabrics and your faces are awesome! You did Dote dolls proud!

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  10. Great work Shashi, I like all three, but the second one is my favorite....beautiful face and bead work.
    Jackie

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  11. .. and i get to see them in person!

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  12. Very unusual, very creative and down right purdy...that's Texan for pretty.

    :)

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  13. They are lovely Shashi....so unique. I especially like the collage effect of the third one. Wondering how you did that?
    Linda x

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