dr. fox

I’m in San Francisco now and I have several pieces that I never had time to post in all the rush of the last week. I will post them over the next few days. Of course if you’d like to see them in person, I am at the San Francisco Renegade Craft Market at Fort Mason this weekend, July 21 and 22.

I think he looks like a Dr. or lawyer from my childhood.

Here you can see his vest. That vest… I had so many problems with his vest!

The first fabrics I chose looked great all laid out together on the table. I made the vest and the jacket and put them on my fox fellow and it turned out that the fabrics weren’t working together AT ALL. That vest will wait for another customer. I cut out a new vest. I was turning it right-side-out and ripped through the paisley fabric (it is vintage and fragile in places). I tried fixing it 3 times instead of just starting over. I didn’t have enough of the fabric I was using with the paisley to cut out another side. I kept making all kinds of crazy mistakes. I think my brain left for vacation a few days early. Anyway, I eventually gave up on the 2nd color combination and cut out this new vest with some wonderful Heather Ross fabric. Just so you know, it doesn’t always go smoothly no matter how long you’ve been doing it.

His briefcase and a book-


8 thoughts on “dr. fox

  1. Oh the crazy cycle of “i can fix this” whne things just continue to go wrong…I know it well. he looks great Mimi, I like the sneek peek of his vest at the top of his collar.

  2. My, isn’t he smartly attired! You’d never know from looking that the vest gave you any trouble at all. :)

  3. He turned out terrific despite all the problems and set-backs. I adore him. You know, I too have been having some troubles on some little art doll sculptures. Everything usually runs so smoothly, but this time it is not the case. I empathize with you. Have fun at the SF Craft Fair!

  4. He is so cute ! Not a care in the world….
    Cannot tell that he caused such problems !
    Enjoy San Francisco…one of my favorite cities.

  5. Very chic fox. Je suis toujours ravie de voir ters réalisations. C’est vraiment magnifique et un grand plaisir pour moi. Bonne journée. Dilou

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