This past weekend, I released quite a few little ones that I had been working on for a few weeks. Here’s the troupe….

Prince the Pug and BooBoo the Boston:

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Tulip and Elodi:

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Cliquot and Ambre :

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Spanky the Elephant Shrew and Olive:

 

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This is my last belated update….the little snowmen I made this past holiday season:

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I don’t know how long I have been planning to do a mohair giraffe…well, not planning as much as thinking about planning. Then I had a customer request on after seeing some of my recent velvet deer on Facebook. I was so happy to get the request, and she was so lovely about leaving it open to be creative. Here is the prototype:

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And here are a couple more that I’ve done since:

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I had a critter vision one day, made a sketch, and then had to go and figure out what animal it might look like…and it turns out there is an animal called and Elephant Shrew, with a VERY long snout…so that is what I call them…and here is my prototype:

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Here is the subsequent mini-collection:

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Here are my tiniest silk velvets…all about 3 inches tall:

 

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And one in a vintage flocked velvet:

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I have discovered silk velvet…and though it’s tricky to work with…as in it needs to have a stabilizer applied to the back, or just forget about making little critters with it…the result is the most amazing and elegant looking thing. Here was my first one…Violetta:

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And some more, bigger and smaller:

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I had been doing a lot of the little “ragdoll” girls with crazy hairs…but wanted a proper doll with pose-able arms and legs. So I tried wrapping floral wire with lace weight yarn…I ended up loving them….

Galina the Crazy Haired Ballerina Dolly

Marina the Crazy Haired Ballerina Dolly

Mira the Ballerina Bride Dolly

Vera the Ballerina Bride Dolly

Mice or Dormice? You decide…

In October, I was having a lot of trouble with my hand from felting, and was unable to do much, but wanted to do some seasonal Halloween-y things….so I came up with these ghosts. They turned out to be a ton of fun to do:

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Maisie and Butter:

March Hare and dormouse:

Alistair:

Figaro:

Saffronia:

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