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Sculpting a four part head

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Sculpting a four part head

This is the method of sculpting the four part head made a previous blog post.  Using glass headed pins, a long darning needle and strong thread - quilting thread recommended.  Go here to see the 4 pages illustrating every stitch you will take to create the features.

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Making a Four Part Head Tutorial by Jan Horrox

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Making a Four Part Head Tutorial by Jan Horrox

How to make a four part cloth doll head prepared for sculpting.

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Portrait Doll Challenge February 2018

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Portrait Doll Challenge February 2018

A Portrait Doll Challenge for our Group

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Knitting and Stitching Show October 2017

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Knitting and Stitching Show October 2017

My last year exhibiting at the Knitting and Stitching Show at Alexandra Palace in October 2017.  After 22 years of exhibiting at this show and venue I have decided that this will be my last year.  I have had a long relationship with Creative Exhibitions and exhibited at a number of their shows since 1995.  However I now find this venue very hard work and the show at 5 days is just too long.  I have decided to take a year away from exhibiting anywhere and concentrate on new designs and workshops.  These type of retail shows are incredibly expensive...

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Safari Girl - new doll made December 2017

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Safari Girl - new doll made December 2017

Safari Girl - new doll made December 2017

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