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Hope you all had a happy Christmas.

It’s been too long since I wrote a post. I’ve had some sad family issues to live through at Christmas and some health issues as well.

Things are better now and I need to get back to my dolls.

I did manage to do this knitting project overĀ  the Christmas season. I had recently bought the new version of Dollstown Estella thinking I would replace the old head on my 18 year body. Didn’t work out. I still prefer the older version with the wider face for the 18 year body. I gave her a new face up and left her as is.

I have the new version on my 17 year body and like her much better on this body. I knit this sweet dress for her. I did the skirt on circular needles then switched to straights for the rest. Lots of work in this. Knitting with two yarns is a bit tricky but I love the results.

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I love red and golds. I’ve started working on a second dress which I will make for one of my dolls for sale. Plan on doing more sewing for sale in this new year.

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I’ve been working on a very special doll this week. I’ve wanted to dress and paint my Tessa as Frida Kahlo for a long time and she finally materialized. Frida has inspired and fascinated so many of us with her unique beauty and paintings that bared her soul and life experience. I will keep this Frida. She is not for saleFrida_Flowers2 Frida_F2 Frida_FS1 Frida_Flowers1 Frida_M1 Frida_Flowers3 Frida_Jewellry1 There were a few challenges in making Frida’s outfit (especially her rings) but that was why she was so much fun to make.

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