Thursday, 21 September 2017

Craft Show Mania

Well, here we are at the end of summer and ready for fall!  There is a crispness in the air, a fresh breeze and cooler days and nights.  This is the perfect time of the year!

I have been busy getting ready for the fall craft shows.  In fact, the first one is this Saturday, and Etsy Canada one day event at the Da Vinci centre here in Victoria, BC!

I thought I would share some the the ornaments I am making for this year: first are the Christmas bunnies, all about 5" tall

Frida Bunny

The bunnies are my own design, made of white wool felt with felt clothing that is hand embroidered, front and back.

New this year are the Christmas Kitties which I made using woven fabric, then painted with acrylic paints.  They are also about 5" tall and are jointed with thread and are wearing felt jackets and slippers.  They were such fun to make!

Here are the beginning 6 kitties with painted faces and bodies:

 The finished kitties all took on a personality of their own!  I placed a wee tea cup in the photos to give you an idea of size:

 Just like the bunnies, their coats are hand-embroidered on the front and back ( I do get obsessed that way, lol)

 I even knitted some of the kittens wee toques and scarves!

 Oh yes, this kitten has a kitten of her own made in white felt!

I made a sixteen kittens in all and I have a hard time picking a favourite!

Well that is all for now but I will be back with photos of more of my work after my first show of the year-which is this Saturday-yikes!


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