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736Re: [ctpaperarts] What I've been up to lately

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  • Kate Anderson
    Aug 17, 2009
      It's good to hear from you Amy, glad the moving is behind you! Your new dolls and dragons sound fantastic, you have really been busy.
      Peg asked me to remind you that she has a crystal ball for your gypsy doll.
      Also Amy, we have a new member who is interested in handmade books and I hope she will chime in and introduce herself when she is ready.





      From: Amy C Nelson <amycnelson@...>
      To: ctpaperarts@yahoogroups.com
      Sent: Monday, August 17, 2009 9:52:19 PM
      Subject: [ctpaperarts] What I've been up to lately


      Hi Kate and everyone,

                      It’s been a very busy spring and summer for me.  I got my parents moved to town which took up most of May and June and part of July.  I have been working on dolls pretty much exclusively since I saw you last.  I made another Dragon as I was asked to make a pattern for it and needed to remake in order to write the instructions!  I entered that doll and another in the doll conference I attend every year in Albuquerque in July (which was a little over two weeks ago) and got first place and a Judge’s choice on the other doll and send place on the second dragon in my division.  I got some great feedback on the dragon which I need to incorporate in the pattern, so I’ll get to make another one to work out the details.  I will need to make a fourth as a sample doll to go in the booth of the fabric vendor who’d asked me for the pattern.  Whew!  That’s a lot of dragons!

                      I also made a doll as a donation for the conference auction.  She went home with an attendee from Arizona.  I am now working on a couple of dolls for the quilt show in Houston.  I need to have them done, plus another I haven’t started, and in Houston by the end of September, so I’m hopping!

                      How about you?  I have been checking blogs and love the glass beads.  Are you and Peg still interested in getting a booth at one of the Christmas art/craft fairs?  I’m really pushing to get enough dolls to do that if you guys are still interested. 


      Talk to you later!



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