In the doll-making department, I've come up with a body and limbs for my elfbaby head. This one has a body made from synthetic doe suede, which is a lovely tactile fabric for a doll body. The head is knit cotton fabric over paperclay, sized and painted.
When I'd finished sewing, stuffing and assembling this body, I thought it was a tad too small for the head, but not so much that I wanted to re-do it! I'll just enlarge the pattern a wee bit before I use it again.
Here she is all but done. The dress is stained gauzy fabric; the hat is stained, knitted cotton, her pointy-toed leggings are knit fabric and her leafy necklace is made from leather.....and finally, with a couple of finishing touches: