Wednesday, April 13, 2011

Circus Stufflings

Did you enjoy going to the circus when you were a kid?  To me it was a delight to the senses!  I remember sitting on the edge of my seat as I watched the trapeze artists soaring through the air, the smell of cotton candy and the bright, colourful outfits worn by all the performers.  And of course, I loved the animals too!  So, for my latest project, I thought it would be fun to make some Circus Stufflings.

Ellie is a dear little elephant who's wery skilled at walking the tight rope.  She wears a beaded lace skirt and crown.  Barnacle is the ringmaster and it's his job to make sure everything is running smoothly.  I made him a waistcoat edged in a contrasting blanket stitch and a top hat with a silvery band.  Dandy is a little clown and he has a removable clown nose that ties behind his neck.  He wears a ruffle collar and a hat with a matching band.  They will all be available in my shop tomorrow.

Dandy with his clown nose on.



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