I want a mannequin but have never found one, or at least one I loved enough to pay the price that was being asked. And then I dreamed up this. (Yep, last night while sleeping, I dreamed these up.) And just to keep my title as dropcloth queen, they they are made of scraps of dropcloth.
The bases are made of wire hangers from the dry cleaner. The necks are made from spindles we removed from some old 80's style trim in the kitchen of our old house. The rest I cut, sewed, stuffed, and glued out of materials in my craft supples. They are so much fun to make!
This skirt is made of cheesecloth with one of those handmade flowers everyone is making.
It is so difficult to find good lighting when you are impatient and can't wait until daylight. Plus, the days are so very short yet that there is not much good daylight available anyway. (Gotta remind myself that June will arrive and it will be light until 10:30 for at least a couple of days...)
I think the dragonfly necklace is sweet! A charm and gold thread add a nice dash of bling.
Ready for the runway, or my dresser, or someplace.
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