Tuesday, July 21, 2009

Kokeshi....

Dad makes little wooden Kokeshi Dolls and when he said he was making a fresh batch I was excited. He must have realised I was hinting, so on Saturday when Mum and Dad visited to help on the house he presented me with a little package. What could be inside? Not one, but 4 beautiful little Kokeshi dolls in pretty colours just for me! He usually makes them in reds, bottle greens etc.. but I guess he thought I would like the "girly" ones. He was right! Aren't the gorgeous?
It was a happy coincidence that I had started making my own on Friday! I hadn't made any for AGES so I thought I had better get cracking and restock the miserable "Doll" section of the shop! (more Matryoshka's coming too)

They still have to have their "bottoms" sewn shut and hair accessories added.
But not today, I will be back at the house trying to finish off the insulation!
Kathryn. XX

10 comments:

marie said...

Your Dad's Kokeshi dolls are so sweet! Maybe he needs his own little shop!
Yours are beautiful!

A Bite of Country Cupcakes said...

Wow! Your Dad is as talented as his Daughter!!!
FANTASTIC!!!!
P.S: dOES Dad sell them?

Sal said...

I love your dad's little dolls!
I also think he needs a shop
;-)

i cant sew said...

did you see my husbands attempt at turning me a kokeshi??? i had to turn it into a toadstool :)
back to the drawing board.
love your kokeshis

clare's craftroom said...

Will your Dad please adopt me ? Those dolls are sooo cute !

Annie said...

Like father Like daughter

Jodie said...

Kokeshi's are more like it Kathryn, you had me worried with all that power tool action in the previous post!
Hey if you need a working bee at the new place - seriously, I know a few handy chicks who would be happy to help out.

WoolPets said...

The dolls are simply charming!

Purple Pam said...

Such darling dolls, yours and dads. How fun!

NoƩmia said...

Pretty girl! Home work done, you can play with your machine with the feeling of duty finished!:)