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Tuesday, September 11, 2012

Oops-A-Daisy Christmas Tree Elves

I have been very privileged to have been a regular pattern tester for Colleen Babcock for quite some time. Each time I’m like a kid at Christmas, digging through my stash to come with just the right fabrics and trims to make the doll the very best I can.

This time her design is called Oops-A-Daisy and what a fun time this was to do. I have been sitting on my hands since May, not able to post about these adorable elves but Colleen told me today I could go ahead now and show you. Do you know how hard it is to keep that kind of thing quiet for that long….

There are three of the sweetest little characters, 2 girls 1 boy. They are all in the throws of hanging on for dear life as a cheeky cat has spotted them in the tree and is attempting to shake them out of there. They are safe and sound though, they held on so tight.

Once you see these little elves, you will surely want to make them yourselves. To do that, watch for the magazine “A Needle Pulling Thread”, the October 2012 issue. Any time now it will start to show up on news stands everywhere. If you go to their site you will find listings in the right hand column of stores that carry the magazine throughout Canada and the US. You can also have the experience of making these little elves in person with Colleen, please click over to her blog for more details about that.

Aren’t these just another home run design….don’t you just wish you could peek at the inner workings of her creative mind…

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8 comments:

  1. Ahh, thanks Romona! Your elves are so hilarious. Love them. I like that these guys really make you giggle. Hopefully, they make other people giggle too.

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  2. Adorable! They have the wonderful expressions Colleen's dolls are known for! You did good holding these back.....

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  3. Ramona you did Colleen proud. The are adorable

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  4. The dolls and expressions are really cute! I just love the expression on the girl with the gold hat! Her look of pure surprise is priceless!!!!!

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  5. Thank you ladies. I appreciate your lovely comments. Colleen, everytime I walk past them I wonder how long it'll take before they realize the cat isn't there anymore. ;o))

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  6. Yes, they are just too cute! And I also signed up for Colleen's Mystery Doll Pattern, which you posted about.
    Did you test that pattern?

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  7. They are so dang cute! Well aren't all of Colleen's patterns. You did sucha great job!
    hugs Karen

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  8. Ruthanne,
    Yes I am testing the Mystery Doll Pattern. You guys are going to love it.... A brilliant design by Colleen, as always.. ;o)))

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