Monday, April 22, 2013

Avigayil

Please meet Avigayil, sweet doll with timeless charm. 

 

 Avigayil is a 25"cloth doll, lovingly and carefully "done up" with a variety of mediums,  paints and varnishes to achieve a mock porcelain look.

Her dress is Victorian / Edwardian-ish, maybe slightly "steampunk" but more "Rivkah inspired" if you know what I mean.  I just started playing with fabric and ideas, and this is how she evolved.  She's a modge podge of stuff I like, and I'm pleased with the way she turned out.

Here she is in all her glory:


One of my favorite parts of Avigayil's outfit is her boots.
 The "buttons" are made of Swarovski crystal beads and pins.



This doll is the culmination of five years in waiting.   She was sewn up in 2008 and remained unfinished until now.   As my mother always says,  "good things come to those who wait!"   I'm sorry I neglected this beautiful girl for so long,  but I'm so glad she's finally complete.
I hope you enjoy her as much as I do!

Thank you for looking, and happy dolling!
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