I made Gandalf on a bit of a whim in mid-2013, and despite all the grey I really enjoyed making him.
Where would my Merlin dolls be without the once and future king, Arthur Pendragon?
I’m not usually very good at remembering to take photos in every stage of the process when I’m making dolls – I tend to end up with dozens of pictures of one stage, and then nothing until I’m three or four steps along! Still, I managed to get photos of most stages with Anna from Frozen, … More Layering crocheted clothing
Where would Anna be without her big sister Elsa? I found some sparkly felt to do a photo shoot with my little doll, and as you can see, she is extremely photogenic! Her dress has three different shades of blue in it, each mixed with a strand of sparkly thread I found in my stash, … More Frozen – Queen Elsa
Presenting Princesses Anna of Arendelle! Anna was an absolute joy to make – so many different colors and little details! I am particularly pleased with the embroidery on her skirt, and the fact that I managed to crochet her hem in two colors. Until next time, C.
Merlin’s hair is giving me some serious trouble at the moment (as is the WordPress app on my phone, as the last two posts I’ve tried to make haven’t gone through). It started off well enough, but despite two attempts is just not doing what I want it to. See? Not quite what I’m going … More Off with his head!
Finally! I nearly shouted when I saw what Katniss was wearing in this Mockingjay Part 2 promotional poster:
As mentioned, I’m a big fan of the reboot of Doctor Who. I saw bits and pieces of Season 3 on television in the UK in 2008, but received my proper introduction to the show from a wonderful friend who I met in my very first semester at uni when we bonded over our love of … More Doctor Who: The Tenth Doctor
Although the Merlin fandom likes to joke about Merlin’s limited wardrobe, there are still decisions to be made about what a tiny Merlin doll should be wearing. He tends to wear trousers, a long tunic with a neckerchief and a jacket over the top but there are a variety of colour combinations, and I’m not … More Merlin – Inspiration