I've started on another small, altered dress form
and thought I'd share
my progress so far!!
A friend on Facebook requested that I make another so....
if she doesn't choose to purchase her you know the angel
will end up in my Etsy store!
This is the dress form as I purchased it...
really pretty but you know me,
I've got to make it mine!
It stands about 17" tall, so it's a nice size ~
I painted a coat of gesso over the entire thing, from top to bottom.
Then painted a coat of Folk Art Antique White craft paint all over ~
Next...(sorry, I forgot to take a photo of this step)
I water down dark brown paint just a little, paint on layer on the stand
in sections, wiping the excess away with a damp rag.
I do this for the knob on top as well.
Next...I started digging through my old doll dresses and I begin to play!
I found this one and just LOVE the way it drapes on her!!
It's too long but there's something about that that I think looks ethereal...
I've cinched the dress around her waist with
seam binding but may add another layer of it
so I can have seam binding tails down the front ~
and added beautiful old millinery flowers.
She needs a pretty necklace, a Bible verse around her waist and of course
her angel wings!! So, we'll see ~ I'll be sure to share finished
photographs with you and if she ends up in the shop too!!
Thank you always for stopping by and for your sweet comments
on yesterday's post ~ you know I love you all!
hugs and love,