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Finally a Needle Felter
My new needle felting tools Clover pen style tool & mat Arbee wool     This week I finally, finally picked up a needle felting tool kit. After admiring the work of fellow doll makers who have been combining needle felting with their sewing, the time was rig...
My new needle felting tools Clover pen style tool & mat Arbee wool This week I finally, finally picked up a needle felting tool kit. After admiring the work of fellow doll makers who have been combining needle felting wit...
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Watching Pidgin
    I am a huge fan of both the art doll, Pidgin, and her creator Joshua McKenney. And I am not the only admirer. On Instagram alone Pidgin currently has over 49 thousand followers. Not bad for a doll that has only been around a couple of generations [in do...
I am a huge fan of both the art doll, Pidgin, and her creator Joshua McKenney. And I am not the only admirer. On Instagram alone Pidgin currently has over 49 thousand followers. Not bad for a doll that has only been around a ...
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Multiplying Turtles
© Melissa Gaggiano     The turtles are multiplying! I recently received two custom orders for these cute little Turbo Turtle art dolls, and now I am about to begin a third custom order. The turtle family is growing!      If you are interested in these turtl...
© Melissa Gaggiano The turtles are multiplying! I recently received two custom orders for these cute little Turbo Turtle art dolls, and now I am about to begin a third custom order. The turtle family is growing! If...
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Keep At It
© Melissa Gaggiano     Experimental doll making. Rough, but not as before. © Melissa Gaggiano     Each time you work at something, even if you think that what you are creating is crap and stupid, something happens in the brain. Connections are made. This, n...
© Melissa Gaggiano Experimental doll making. Rough, but not as before. © Melissa Gaggiano Each time you work at something, even if you think that what you are creating is crap and stupid, something happens in t...
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Turbo Turtle Strikes Again
© Melissa Gaggiano     Today I finished making another custom order for a Turbo Turtle. Turbo Turtle is ready to launch with boosted rocket power. © Melissa Gaggiano
© Melissa Gaggiano Today I finished making another custom order for a Turbo Turtle. Turbo Turtle is ready to launch with boosted rocket power. © Melissa Gaggiano
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Keeping Cat Rabbit In Mind
Cat Rabbit: Kept in Mind Tinning Street Presents exhibit     Today I took the family to Tinning Street Presents gallery to check out Cat Rabbit's textile exhibit Kept in Mind . It was a long trip for us, coming far from the other side of the city, and most ...
Cat Rabbit: Kept in Mind Tinning Street Presents exhibit Today I took the family to Tinning Street Presents gallery to check out Cat Rabbit's textile exhibit Kept in Mind. It was a long trip for us, coming far from the ot...
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Turtle Time
© Melissa Gaggiano     High five! I just finished making another custom order Turbo Turtle. He's stitched, stuffed, boxed and ready to go to a new home. Hooray for turtle!
© Melissa Gaggiano High five! I just finished making another custom order Turbo Turtle. He's stitched, stuffed, boxed and ready to go to a new home. Hooray for turtle!
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Cherry Blossom World
© Melissa Gaggiano     You just know that spring is not far off when these flowers come into bloom. © Melissa Gaggiano
© Melissa Gaggiano You just know that spring is not far off when these flowers come into bloom. © Melissa Gaggiano
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The Vending Machine of Love
© Melissa Gaggiano     I just had the most wonderful idea. You know those vending machines that sell snacks and sodas. They are wickedly wonderful because who can say no to junk food sitting right there in your office.     I was just thinking what a nice ch...
© Melissa Gaggiano I just had the most wonderful idea. You know those vending machines that sell snacks and sodas. They are wickedly wonderful because who can say no to junk food sitting right there in your office. ...
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Babushka or Bowling Pin
© Melissa Gaggiano     In less than 24 hours I created this this cloth babushka inspired doll - from pattern draft to finished stitch. She is both machine and hand stitched, and will be a birthday gift.     When I was about halfway through creating this lit...
© Melissa Gaggiano In less than 24 hours I created this this cloth babushka inspired doll - from pattern draft to finished stitch. She is both machine and hand stitched, and will be a birthday gift. When I was about...
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Cat Rabbit Appreciation Hour
© Cat Rabbit     For those who have been following this blog you will know that I took the family to the latest Cat Rabbit exhibit at Tinning Street Presents . © Cat Rabbit     The Cat Rabbit experience has had a massive influence in our lives the past few ...
© Cat Rabbit For those who have been following this blog you will know that I took the family to the latest Cat Rabbit exhibit at Tinning Street Presents. © Cat Rabbit The Cat Rabbit experience has had a massive influ...
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What is Creativity?
© Melissa Gaggiano     What is creativity? A lot of people presume creativity is limited to what they regard as the traditional arts. In much the same way some people have the terrible concept of a 'starving artist'. Well, I am here to tell you that creativ...
© Melissa Gaggiano What is creativity? A lot of people presume creativity is limited to what they regard as the traditional arts. In much the same way some people have the terrible concept of a 'starving artist'. Well, I ...
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I wear many hats: I am a daughter, wife, mum, writer, illustrator, photographer, and all round super hero.
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