This is the first time I’ve made a dark-skin tattooed lady. Getting things dyed to colors that work for skin tones is a real challenge.
I embroidered her hair design.
This outdoor photo shows the color in her pants the best. Pretty fancy!
I’m making a range of fellows for a project I have in mind- so now, a green man.
March is giving us a rough time here in Boston. After a number of single degree nights, the poor crocus that bloomed at the end of February are now mushy blobs of color, peeking through the snow. Tomorrow we are suppose to have a blizzard so no more pics for a few days. That’s winter in New England.
I’m a little worried that his hair wandered over into Mr. T territory. I never notice this stuff until I am looking at the photos.
Architecture on his arms-
Thank you for all the support from yesterday’s post- it really helps to know that I am part of a caring community around the world.
I’ve tried something new- a twist on my man pattern. I’ve been thinking about it for a long while now and finally got to figuring out the tweaks and sewing him up.
It is fun to go through my supplies- which toile would work for a sea creature? Which patterns and colors would make a good tail? And sea hair, what does that look like? What about trims?
Here is the back of his hair.
I like how the rick rack works but I found a lot of other trims that I will experiment with too.
I am excited at all the possibilities. That is what keeps me interested and making.
I thought that skeletons on a boat, pirate skeletons, worked well for the underwater theme.
There are more in the pipeline!