A New Primitive Doll Emerges

I have found my way back into doll land this week and I am pleased to introduce my newest creation, a new primitive doll named Leticia. She is a good witch made of cloth with a sculpted Paperclay face. She is entirely hand painted and antiqued. Her skirt is made of lightly stained olive calico fabric with a tan flannel waistband. She wears a matching tan flannel witch hat and has two tiny black seed bead buttons on her hand painted shirt. She is available in my Old World Primitives Etsy shop now.

primitive folk art cloth and clay doll

I have also been making some new spun cotton ornaments since my last post… more will be on the way soon, too. Below are my newest designs – the two cat ornaments are available, and the angel ornament is sold.

antique style spun cotton ornament

spun cotton cat ornament

spun cotton ornament

And now I am off to work on balancing the time I spend making dolls and ornaments more equitably… and to get working on my Izannah Walker workshop doll!  I have my enormous booklet of instructions all printed out, and, brushing off any feelings of intimidation, I am going to get started on my doll today.  I will try not to let all of the ideas that I have for new creations distract me too much (paper dolls will be in the works soon…).

10 thoughts on “A New Primitive Doll Emerges”

  1. She is perfect Stephanie, as are all your creations. I love her beautifully pleated dress. (Isn’t your shop doing well!)The best of luck with Izannah Walker workshop doll. I look forward to seeing what you have created.

  2. She is beautiful Stephanie! And I’m loving all your spun cotton ornaments – how am I ever going to choose?!

    Wishing you the happiest of weekends and I’m eagerly awaiting seeing your Izannah Walker doll!

  3. Thank you so much, Sally. I will be making more spun cotton ornaments soon too – they are great fun to make, and I am so delighted with the response to them. 🙂

    I will have some Izannah progress to share here soon – I have her body sewn and stuffed, and her head sewn as well. Once I get the head stuffed and attached to the body I will post some pictures (hopefully tomorrow!). Enjoy your weekend!

  4. Hi again Stephanie. I have your name down for the Sunshine Award on my blog which is there to be collected if you fancy it. If you prefer not to have awards then don’t worry about it. I know a lot of bloggers are not into awards. No tagging attached to this one though…lol.

  5. A beautiful doll who looks as if she’s been nestled among porcelain heads and Steiff bears in an antique shop! I love the spun cotton kittens pictured above … there’s nothing better than ornaments inspired by antique Christmas designs and the traditional technique behind the kitties is “purr”-fect.

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