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Patti Durovchic
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Gypsy Rose Catrina
It's that time of year... when I'm inspired to make skeletons, bats and flowery Day-of-the-Dead skeleton Catrina dolls in particular. This one was a gift for Iris, in honor of her recent 17th birthday. She is a painted cloth primitive folk-art style Catrina...

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Little Love Collections
What to do with a quadrillion vintage buttons? I'm obsessed with buttons, which may explain why my collection is so vast. But enough is enough.. or so I recently declared. I decided I simply have to sell some of them, but marketing buttons is depressing. No...

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Amoreena
~Lately I've been thinking how much I miss my lady Amoreena's in the cornfield brightening the daybreak~  This one is a very special cloth-and-clay doll that came together in a very surprising way. I had a sudden opportunity to participate in a couple of do...

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Roger
Oh, Roger. Who... are you? Behind blue eyes. This is a crazy quickie doll I made for my adored sister. She's been a Who fan, and a Roger Daltrey-o-phile since the age of 13, when I took her to see the movie, Tommy in 1976. That's all it took. She attended h...

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They say red is a neutral color… everyone loves it. #jewelry  

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In a heartbeat...
This beautiful red glass bracelet sold so fast, I barely had time to turn around. I should have known it would immediately speak to my good friend Bj, who works closely with the WomenHeart Coalition. Vintage molded glass buttons from the early 20th century…...

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The Adornment of Wrists
I can't stop making button bracelets. I adore them! I love wearing them almost as much as I love making them. There is something wonderful about a lovely piece of jewelry that you can look at while you're wearing it, without needing a mirror. Having somethi...

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A Little Deliciousness
Some things are small and delicate… and yummy. This is another crocheted loop and toggle bracelet made with vintage buttons. Some are gorgeously detailed brass colored metal and some are molded glass that is the color of amber. So sweet! These buttons are a...

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China Doll
Poor little China Doll…. she was looking sad and forlorn for a while. She sat alone in the garden for hours. Inconsolably sad. I asked her what was wrong… and other than missing the Cyndi Lauper concert, she finally admitted that she was just lonely. "You n...
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