William the Fisherman doll
I’m in Scarborough, busy knitting in miniature and looking into the mystery of a fishing net.
Finally in Scarborough taking photos of the fisherman doll.
more on my final project, drawing the Salvation Army band and starting the mini knitters of dent gloves.
An update on my final project, and a little bit on sketching people.
An introductions to my final university project
There’s a popular series of Barbie dolls called ‘I want to be…’, all based on careers for girls to aspire to be. It where the astronaut and teacher Barbie dolls fit. I was thinking about these Barbie dolls some time ago and wondering whether the idea of a career doll is useful to a child’sContinue reading “Jobs for the girls”
Today I was thinking about the Farmer doll so I took a trip to a local farm. Meanwood Valley farm (www.mvuf.org.uk) is a charity run farm near the centre of Leeds. It’s a short bus ride out and a few minutes walk from the bus stop and it’s only £2 for adults and 50p forContinue reading “Meanwood Valley Urban Farm”
Who’d have thought I’d get here? After four years I’m near the end of my degree, and I think I’m ready. I’ve one project left to do and ten weeks to get it done. My final project… Dolls. Yep, I started University loving making dolls and tried hard to do something else, but I’ve realisedContinue reading “The Final in sight”
It contains almost 400 knitted characters, over 130 animals and numerous rocks, seashells, wine goblets, buildings, boats and scenery. Very few knitting groups could take on the challenge of knitting the bible with such flair and skill.