Meet Harry, a Primitive Folk Art Scarecrow made out of Tea-Dyed Osnaburg ... Harry has a stitched nose, fingers, and eyelids ... His face, boots, crow and corn were painted with acrylics, pastels and pencils ... He is wearing a Homespun brown and beige shirt wit a collar, and a vintage fabric multicolor pants, both with added-on leather-like pockets ... A Burlap bag with Spanish Moss, a Crow, and a Corn also made or painted ad baked Burlap, Osnaburg, and Twine, hangs from his shoulder with a rusty pin ... Rusty bells and Sisal decorate his cute boots ... Harry has beebn slightly weighted ... He can hang or sit with a little help ... Harry is over 49" tall ...
Meet 'Lavinia', The Wannabe Witch ... This OOAK, Primitive Folk Art Cloth Doll, is my most recent creation ... Lavinia is approximately 44" tall ... She was made out of Tea-Dyed Osnaburg, and scented with a mixture of Vanilla and Cinnamon ... She has a needle sculpted nose and stitched eyelids, and has been painted with acrylics, pastels, and pencils ... Lavinia is wearing a vintage cotton fabric dress with a Tulle underlay ... She also carries a Burlap sack with Spanish Moss, Foliage, a Crow, and a Pumpkin ... Her hat was made of black Burlap, and a coffee dyed cheesecloth sash tied around it, and pinned with a rusty bell ... Two rusty bells also accessorize her shoes ... Lavinia has been weighted to allow her to sit nicely and on her own ... She can both hang or sit !!!
Good Day everyone ... It seems like an eternity since the last time I posted something new here ... If only I had more time to keep you updated as to what's going on at Sew Raggedies and Prims Folk Art ... hehehe ... Nevertheless, I was able to complete 2 projects ... One of them is 'Christmas Carol', a Primitive Folk Art Snow Girl Cloth Doll, which I am introducing to you today, but who has been already sold and now lives in a loving home in Cowan, Pennsylvania ... The pictures below show her in my sewing room, which by the way, was very, very messy, and she had still not been totally finished, but I decided to post this pic because it is one of the few shots I took of her sitting ... The other pic shows the final version of her ... Hope you love her !!!
As promised, I am posting pictures of my most recent creation, 'America The Great', of which you had seen some pictures in a very early stage, and on her progress as well ... Well, finally completed her her earlier yesterday evening, and in minutes, she was already SOLD !!!
I am very happy to introduce to you, the very Patriotic, OOAK Americana Primitive Folk Art Cloth Doll, 'America The Great' ... She is approximately 45" tall, from the Top of her Hat to the Tip of her Shoe, and sits at approximately 24 - 26" ... America was made out of heavy Muslin, stained with a mixture of Tea, Cinnamon and Vanilla ... Her hair is made of Wool Roving, and it has been stitched to her head ... She has a needle-sculpted nose, and stitched eyelids ... Her eyes, mouth, and shoes, were painted with acrylics, pastels, and Primacolor pencils ... America is wearing a vintage print cotton dress, with lots of Red, White and Blue, and puffed sleeves ... She also has Pantaloons made of Muslin with primitive stitches on its hem ... Her Hat is made of Burlap in Patriotic Stars and Stripes ... A big Bow on the back of her skirt, rusty bells, and a coffee stained American Flag, accessorize her entire outfit ... America has been weighted to allow her to sit nicely and on her own ... She can both be hang or sit on a chair !!!
Good morning everyone ... It is little after 6 in the morning here in the US East Coast, but I am up and ready to meet the wonders of this new day ... Hope you do the same ... Just love it when you wake up and the first thought on your mind is 'Thank God ... Everything is going to be Alright' ... Will try to give the final touches to my new Project later today, and hopefully, post pics tomorrow or Monday ... Hope you like the way she turns out ... Love, Jesse !!!
Hi everyone ... Hope you all had a wonderful start of the week ... A few days ago, I posted and promised I would post more pics showing the progress of my new project ... Here are a few more ... I am really liking the way she is turning out !!!
Hi everyone ... Hope you have had a terrific start of the week ... Just wanted to share with you what I am working on now ... I am really liking the way she is turning out ... Don't know yet what her outfit is going to be like, but I will try to give her a more closer resemblance to a 19th. Century woman ... Can't wait to see her all done ... Hope you are feeling the same way too ... hehehe ... I will try to post more pics of her progress ... Love, Jesse !!!
Hi everyone ... Hope you and family are having a very Blessed and Special Mother's Day celebration ... I love my Mom more than anything in this world, and thank God every second of the day for having and allowing me to enjoy her presence ... That is one of the greatest Loves, you know ? My niece, who is now my daughter; and who recently became a Mom, is also celebrating her first Mother's Day this year ... So to all mother's and dad's, who because of circumstances have played both roles in the life of their children, I say: You are the Best !!!
Meet beautiful Calixta ... A Primitive Folk Art Honey Bee Doll made of tea-dyed Muslin ... She measures approximately 41" tall, from the tip of her Atennas to the tip of her little cute feet ... Calixta was painted, sanded and painted again with acrylics ... She also has a need sculpted nose, and stitched-on eyelids ... Her eyes and mouth were painted with acrylics and pastels, respectively ... Her wings are are made of black Tulle, and are stitched onto her back .. Rusty bells, lace, homespun and a cotton fabric, were used to accessorize her outfit ... Calixta was weighted to allow her to sit nicely and on her own ... She can both hang or sit ...
She is $ 85.00 plus Shipping
My Dolls are 100% handmade, designed and crafted by me with my very own patterns, in a smoke and pet free environment ... They are all dated, numbered and signed by me on their backs ... A red heart is also painted on their chests or on their legs ...
Be advised that MY DOLLS ARE NOT INTENDED TO BE TOYS, but ornamental and home decor items only !!!
If interested in this piece or any other, you may contact me via e-mail at: firstname.lastname@example.org
Meet Eunice, a Primitive Folk Art OOAK Easter Bunny Doll ...
She is approximately 45" tall, from the top of her wired, poseable ears, to the tip of her cute little feet ... Eunice is a sweet Primitive Folk Art Bunny Doll made of Tea and Vanilla dyed Muslin ... Her eyes have been painted with acrylics and Prismacolor pencils, and her double layered eyelids are make of baked Muslin and Osnaburg, stained with a mixture of coffee, vanilla and cinnamon, and stitched onto her face ... Eunice also has a round nose made of flannel, painted with acrylics, and stitched onto her face as well ... Her fury cheeks are made of wool, and a fine cord material has been used on her mustache ... Eunice is wearing a floral cotton print dress, with a tulle underlay to give volume to her skirt, and a homespun apron with a ribbon to match ... She is also wearing pantaloons made of light Muslin ... Eunice can sit and hang ... She has been weighted to allow her to sit nicely and on her own.
She is $130.00 plus shipping !!!
My Dolls are 100% handmade, designed and crafted by me, with my very own patterns, in a smoke and pet free environment ... They are all dated, numbered and signed by me on their backs ... A red heart is also painted on their chests ...
Please be advised that MY DOLLS ARE NOT INTENDED TO BE TOYS, but ornamental and home decor items only !!!
For Purchases, you may visit my Etsy Shop at: https://www.etsy.com/shop/sewraggediesandprims?ref=l2-shopheader-name, or send me an e-mail to: email@example.com