Monday, February 4, 2008

She's done!



This doll fairly flew, and I felt my Granma Agnes watching, and smiling over my shoulder, as I worked on her.

I had to take off the gold lace at the top, but put blonde curls in their stead. She always wore her hair pulled straight back into a bun, or in braids, to sleep. She didn't allow the curls to roam freely over her head, so I did it for her.

She is also wearing a colorful shrug over her blue dress, and has lots of lace on her dress, beneath her lace apron. Those aprons were usually done in cross stitch embroidery, but I used bugles, to give it a bit of Gypsy bling!

I hope you enjoy these pics- remember you can doubleclick on them to make them full-size.

5 comments:

Phyl said...

And she turned out SO VERY cute!Love the tiny shawl
and her curly hair; thanks for sharing her story to go with her;it makes her special...like you.

Beadin' Gram/aka Jackie said...

Oh goodness, what a charming doll and charming history to go with her. She is fantastic and I just love her.

Maggie R said...

Hi Gypsy,
I haven't done much blog visiting lately, so you can imagine how surprised I was to see your wee "Gramma" doll all finished.....
She is so sweet, I love what you did to her......It is a real treasure filled with memories....
Thanks for sharing ;-}
((((hugs))))
Maggie

Lisa said...

She is absolutely beautiful!

CJ Stitching and Blooms said...

Good Morning Aryd'ell, from very snowy and cold Michigan. LOVE your finishe A&OL beaded doll. I love all that lace and its special meaning. Your Grant Grandma would be proud how you used it. Isn't it great to have such treasures around to use on special projects like this. Envy you your lovely warmish weather down there in the south. Hugs Judy