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"Petronella, The Birdhouse Lady!", 13" Victorian Snowlady Doll E-Pattern - Victorian - Seasonal Series - Pattern Category - Skill Level - Beginner
"Petronella, The Birdhouse Lady!" is very concerned about her bird friends and their survival over the long, cold winter months. In fact she is so concerned she asked her husband, "Doug, The Handy Dandy Gentleman!" to make her several birdhouses that she could put in the yarn to help her feathered friends. The problem is that Petronella doesn't want just any birdhouses. She wants fancy Victorian birdhouses, with style and class. Lots of details and intricate molding. Doug, on the other hand, doesn't want to invest so much time in making birdhouses that are just going to be destroyed by Petronella's fine feathered friends. He doesn't want to make them, but he loves to please Petronella.
"Petronella, The Birdhouse Lady!" is a 13" squared bottomed self-standing Victorian snow-lady warm & natural cloth doll. She has an embroidered face with black bead eyes, resin carrot nose, outline embroidered mouth, and blushed cheeks. She has a full head of curly white mohair hair that is barely controlled under her lace trimmed and gathered bonnet. She is wearing her favorite felt jacket with top stitching along all the edges, lined and bow decorated front pockets, and lace trimmed front panel edges. Her jacket is secured in the front with four buttons and two large fringed scarves are tied around her neck and then in a knot in the front. She is also wearing a coordinated two tier lined cape with lined and raised collar.
"Petronella, The Birdhouse Lady!" knows how to take care of her feathered friends. her problem is that she loves everything and anything Victorian and wants everything Doug makes to be of the finest material and finest workmanship. Even if it's only going to be used for her fine, feathered friends. They deserve quality, too!
Designer-Linda Walsh Originals
My name is Linda Walsh and I'm a doll maker & doll pattern designer who lives with 1,796 dolls of my own creation. The "dollies" think they are human so it is never boring in our house. If you'd like to know more about the "dollies" and me please visit my Linda Walsh Originals information page at http://www.lindawalshoriginals.info/