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Monday, December 14, 2015

Are You Sure It's December?

I have been home almost a week.  I have another cold.  (ARGH)  I've been getting stuff ready and sent to the kids and gift cards to the rest of the family.  Rain was threatening when I went walking this morning but how could I not walk outside when it is 57 degrees?  The bathrooms are clean.  I have braved the Post Office.  I got lucky, the line was not out the door yet.  Then I braved FedEx and braced myself for the the cost of sending a box.  It's so expensive!
Now it is quiet in my house and I can show you what I have been working on.

This is Patrizia.  She is all done!  She isn't perfect. I took her apart and put her back together again trying to make the skirt fit around her waist.  I am tempted to try and redo her apron.  It doesn't fit around her waist like I would like either.  I made her little basket.  Cute!

I love the pins that go with her.
I changed her skirt from purple to green dupioni silk.  Note that I did not break any of her fingers.  She is fragile and I was very careful with her.  (Knock on wood)

I am so excited to see that my hero, Amy Mitten, has new tutorials coming out.  But that means I have to get busy and finish up Harmony and the Quaker Bag.  It took about half and hour to locate Harmony's sleeve that I started before I left.  I'll show you how I'm doing tomorrow.
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6 comments:

  1. Patrizia is gorgeous Amy! Her basket is amazing.
    Merry Christmas, love Annette

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  2. You truly are amazing! I haven't put in a single stitch to any project since I got home. She is beautiful!

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  3. Patrizia is lovely ! it was fun hearing all about Williamsburg - A friend from my EGA chapter went and had the same doll class as you.

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  4. Patrizia is so pretty.
    Hope you feel better soon.
    Marilyn

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  5. Beautiful doll
    Giulia's dolls are wonderful
    You did a very great work
    Congratulations

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  6. She is so pretty!
    And the idea of the basket is great! I will try to do the same for my doll :) Thank you!

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