Judy Skeel began as a self taught artist requested to teach her cloth doll figures at doll clubs, quilt shops and doll and quilt conferences in the USA and Canada. She selling her own doll patterns ...
Judy Skeel began as a self taught artist requested to teach her cloth doll figures at doll clubs, quilt shops and doll and quilt conferences in the USA and Canada. She selling her own doll patterns in 1999 , and began teaching workshops on line a few years later. Judy has been fortunate to be published in Patti Culea's book Creative Cloth Doll Faces as well as with her own designs and work published in several dollmaking periodicals such as Contemporary Dollmaker, Doll Reader, Doll Crafter and Costumer and Soft Dolls and Animals.
Judy was the editor/ owner of The Association For People Who Play With Dolls newsletter for four years until health issues prevented her from continuing. She maintained online workshops and is excited to finally be publishing new doll patterns again, as well as traveling to teach!
You can visit Judy's blog at: http://skeelhaven.blogspot.com/ .
Camille is a cloth doll pattern to create a lovely flower faerie. Camille wears flower petals, soft leather beaded shoes and has wild faerie hair. Her wings unique construction allow every dollmaker to create a look of their own. Instructions include suggestions for alternate costuming as well as camellia petals. Detailed step by step instructions take the dollmaker through creating Camille and detailing her delicate face.
One of the great techniques covered is how to create, shape and pose beautiful articulated cloth doll hands, including extended fingernails and bending the wrist for a natural look.
Don't you need a flower faerie in your home?