Friday, September 30, 2011

My Donations

 

A Primitive Place ~Tammy

Hi Everyone!

I know I haven’t been around in awhile, but I haven't had much free time.

I just finished up my donations for the charity, craft, silent auction which is taking place at my husbands job.

Whew! So glad that is finished!!

Here are my creations for charity….

The Bear and the Santa are my original designs.

The pumpkin head gal was adapted from a Sweet Meadows Farm pattern.

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I love this little guys paper hat.

I made it from a 1930’s magazine article.

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His flag was hand painted on to burlap.

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It is difficult to tell in photos but he is been aged to look old and worn.

In the photos it doesn't show up too well because of the dark shade of fur.

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Santa was hand formed from clay, then baked,  painted and dressed.

He can sit or stand.

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His beard and hair are made from old cotton quilt batting.

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I love making dolls from clay but they are so time consuming!!

He took Forever to get finished.

But I am happy with how he turned out.

Lastly is my pumpkin head gal.

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She is not as bright of an orange as she is appearing in the photos.

More of a brownish orange in person.

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I love the droopy eyes I gave her.

Under her nose is a little creased though.

I would love to know how to make this not happen.

If any doll makers have a tip for preventing this I would be so grateful to hear.

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I have selected St. Jude's Children's Research Hospital for my charity.

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Also while I have here, I wanted you to know that my friend Dawn has recently opened up a blog.

When you have time, please stop by and tell her Hello!!

Click Here  to pop over for a visit.

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Now back to the sewing room!

I still have those 2 bear orders to get finished.

Oh, not enough hours in the day.

Plus we are having a yard sale tomorrow.

Have to finish getting things ready for that.

We tried to have last weekend but it rained all Saturday, so we are going to try again.

Wish us Good Great Weather!! :)

We are calling this our Bring Kelsey Home For Thanksgiving Sale!! ;)

Still have to pay off that plane ticket!! Ouch!

LOL!!

Thanks for stopping by.

Take Care and Talk Soon,

Tam

19 comments:

Deppen homestead 1862 said...

Hi, Tammy~ wondered where you have been~Looks like up to some terrific creations~must say your bear & Santa are adorble~ and the pumpkin so cute!!!
Good luck with the yard sale~
smiles
Teresa

Carmen at Primcats said...

All three are really cute Tam... but I love the pumpkinhead girl!

Carmen and the Primcats

Lee Hill Primitives said...

Love It! Your creations are awesome, specilaly the cute bear. Good luck with the YS.

Dog Trot Farm said...

Tammy, you are one talented lady. I love all three designs, but the pumpkin head gal is my favorite. Hope the weather cooperates and the auction goes well, sending blessings your way, Julie.

prims by olde lady morgan said...

Tam, LOVE YOUR CREATIONS!!!! I have both fingers crossed that your sale goes well so you can pay off the plane ticket! OLM

TheCrankyCrow said...

Each of these is just as cute as the next....love them all - but gotta say, that little bear steals my heart. Wish I were going to that auction! Bet you'll raise lots of funds with these....Best of luck with the sale tomorrow - hoping for sunny skies! Smiles & Hugs ~ Robin

Dawn Buie said...

Your creations just get better and better over time! I always thought you were really good at what you come up with but GIRL this time you blew me away with all three of your goodies!

Hope you have nice weather and sell everything...
Best wishes

Dawn Buie said...

Oh my goodness I totally missed thaT you gave me a plug on here, i went back to look over your goodies and as I was scrolling I seen my name, OH my goodness sweetie thank you! I have no clue how I missed it the first time.. DUH! lol
big hugs!

Susan At Glen Oaks Primitives said...

Hi, Tammy, what wonderful dolls and bear. The little clothes on the bear and pumpkin gal are sweet. They are just adorable.
We had picked St.Jude's to send donations to each year back when Ashley was little.
I'm glad you picked them. You're very
sweet and generous.
Warm Regards,
Susan

BumbleBeeLane said...

Tam~ Wish I was closer I'm sure I'd love your yard sale.Sending up a little prayer for good weather for you.Will your daughters boyfriend be coming home too? So sweet of you to pay for the ticket.You're a great mamma.Love your donations for the charity auction.I was looking at the pumpkin girl hubby walked in and thought it was something I was buying and actually thought she was neat.If a guy likes it, it's gotta be special..smile..~Amy

Penny said...

Great items for a great cause!! Hope you raise lots of money -- you did a fantastic job on all 3 of your dolls!!

Good luck at your yard sale -- they are so time-consuming to organize (at least they are for me!), so I hope you have great weather and lots of people stopping by in a buying mood!!

Farmhouse prims said...

I love your creations, how wonderful to make your items for charity. My aunt has been to St.Judes hospital, she said it was a life changing experience. May you be richly blessed for doing this. Have a great weekend, Hugs, Lecia

Angela said...

Tammy, You are a true artist and I love your creatios. That little bear is so prim perfect as are the other two items. Love the pumpkin doll and the Santa. And that they are made for such a great cause. You are so kind Good luck with your yard sale. The weather here is going to be perfect, hoping the same for you. I know you will be so excited to see your daughter and have her home for a while. Take care
Angela

cynthia lee designs said...

Love all three of them!! Your work is awesome...my favorite is the pumpkin doll.

Margie from Hungry Hook Primitives said...

Wow...I am impressed, as usual ! So happy to see people donating their goods for charity...blesses my heart as I am sure it blesses God's too.

Hugs,
Margie

frontporchprims said...

I have to say you are AMAZING. That is a ton of work, time, and material to be given away. I love that santa. I bet you are going to make many people so happy.
-Steph-

Raggedy Creations said...

Wow Tammy your creations are beautiful. I especially luv the bear. Bless your heart for giving them to charity.

Felicia

Karen/My Colonial Home said...

Hi Tammy,
I can say for certain that there are going to be many, many bids on these goodies.
Your creations are just wonderful.

Karen

Raspberry Lane Primitives said...

love your new prims for the charity auction!! Esp the Santa...fabulous job Tammy! I have 2 big boxes of clay waiting to be played with too! :) patti