Father Christmas is finally finished.
with wool and hand sewn. His cloak is wool,
lined and trimmed with fox fur.
His staff is made from Missouri walnut and
decorated with fur and hammered gray bells.
His Nantucket style back pack has
switches for naughty children and
a bottle brush tree.
cedar, signed and dated by Louis Allen.
Linen robe, leather gloves, braided
and dyed cotton belt.
I had so much fun attaching his beard
and hair. I got a little carried away!
Dolly Parton would be envious!
I had to trim his hair before I could get
his hood over it!!
Embroidered face, Cotswold wool
beard and hair. I love his rosy cheeks.
His North Pole timepiece and leather
pouch that's filled with stardust.
It actually works.
A pinch of stardust and time stops!
This card is attached to his backpack.
I lined his toy sack too.
This little bear started out as
a Boyd's Bear, but I gave him
Lots of toys to fill his sack!
A little basket of hand made apples
for good boys and girls!
Father Christmas and his sledge of
toys will be available at Early Work
Mercantile on December 1st.
A big thank you to Judi Hunziker of
Olde Time Dolls for her helpful tips on
attaching the wool I used for his hair and beard,
and the use of colored pencils to give him
his rosy cheeks. You can see her beautiful
dolls and Santa's on her blog.
Eula Mae Butternut
Eula Mae is 14 and 1/2 inches tall, all cloth,
hand sewn and stuffed with Missouri cedar
shavings. Her dress is homespun cotton
with a gauged skirt and one antique blue
china button on the front.
She has simple cotton undergarments.