Saturday, July 26, 2008

Kat's Holiday


On a personal note:I'd like to share with you all my friend Kathy Lees..She is a wonderful most up beat and inspiring person I have ever known, She is a gal who loves her husband and her family, and loves she loves her friends and treats them as they were just part of her family.
I truly have been blessed to have Kat in my life , and in my familys life too.,She has so patiently took me under her wing and guided me when I would have just thrown in the towel.
We have shared many things of our lives in our life's journeys , Tears and many giggles right into roaring laughter! Kat and I also have shared many things in the wonderful world of Art.. Our Hopes and Our Dreams.. Our disappointments and Also Our wonderful WhOHoOo's moments too!
Though Kat and I create in different passions we truly compliment each other because it is the passion and cloth,and the thread and the love for each and for what we create that binds us together.
Now I'd like to share with you the talent and the passion of this artist with you all.

Kat is so very talented in many media's. Many years Kat has been designing Dolls, Patterns, Painting Techniques, Clay over Cloth, E-Patterns, Classes, DVD's, Kat also teaches classes and is a very popular Teacher.
Kat has been designing a awesome and very whimsical Holiday design for a year now..
It is her Series of Elves ... Let me introduce this awesome and magical wonder land magic to you.
(Be sure to go to her blog, You will really be able to see the detail in these whimsy and so magical dolls.. http://katsholidayshoppe.blogspot.com/ also http://www.designsbykat.blogspot.com/
**Be Sure To Click On Pictures To Enlarge**
Best to start with.. #1:~ Candy the Candy Cane Elf
CANDY THE CANDY CANE ELF
Candy is a charming little helper for Santa.
She keeps very busy filling all the childrens
stockings with CANDY CANES of course.
The candy is made of sculpy, baked and
painted. The stockings are made of different chrismtmas
fabric. Her face is hand painted using acrylics,
chalks, pens and then sealed.
She sits on a cushy ottoman box with the sides
filled to the brim with stockings and candy canes
CANDY THE CANDY CANE ELF E-PATTERN COST: $15.00
CD PATTERN COST: $20.00 +SH

#2: ~ SHERRIE THE POINSETTIA ELF...Sherrie is a stump doll, which means she has no legs. This doll is made of cloth and felt. She is carrying a lovely basket of poinsettias for Mrs. Claus.The poinsettias you make out of FELT and wire.Her face is done in softer tones in chalks, a bit of paint and pens. She has that twinkle in her eyes.Sherrie stands about 18" tall on a wooden base.
SHERRIE THE POINSETTIA ELF E-PATTERN COST: $15.00 CD PATTERN COST: $20.00 + SH


# 3~ CONNIE THE DOLL MAKER ELF Connie the Doll Maker is class!! and is filled with alot of wonderful techniques to learn
Conniethe Doll Maker is FOUR DOLLS IN ALL , The DollMaker loved making her rag doll, baby doll,little bunny, and the baby doll for gifts.Behind and round here is a container filled with sewingnotions, fabric bolts, buttons, etc. Connie the Doll Maker CD CLASS COST: $50.00 +SH

#4~ JOSHUA THE ARTIST ELF


JOSHUA is Santa's Portrait Artist, as you can see heis painting a portrait of the CANDY CANE ELF. Santa always likes to give Mrs. Santa a portrait ofeach elf in Toy Land.Joshua stands 10" tall on a wooden base. He is madeof cloth using different textures to keep the costume interesting.(This is a wonderful and such a Versatile pattern,I think this is my favorite one ~~Sherrie )
E-PATTERN: $15.00CD PATTERN: $20.00 + SH










*NEW*#5~ DOOLEY THE TOY MAKER ELF
Here is Kathy Lees ( Designs By Kat ) next ELF in Her Series of Elves, She has been creating since last year. Dooley is a loveable Toy Maker and just loves making marionettes for all the children to play with. To find out more about DOOLEY go to: http://KatsHolidayShoppe.blogspot.com/ She is currently writting this pattern. The E-PATTERN and the CD WILL BE AVAILABLE SHORTLY. Stay Tuned!!
http://katsholidayshoppe.blogspot.com/
DOOLEY THE TOY MAKER ELF
DOOLEY makes you laugh out loud everytime
You look at him. He stands 21" tall on a wooden
base. He is made of cloth and wire for stability. His
face is hand painted in acrylics, chalks and
pens, then sealed.His Marionette is made of cloth and completely painted with trims added. Don't you just love
those reindeer slippers.

1 comment:

Kat Lees said...

OH MY GOODNESS SHERRIE I AM SO HUMBLED BY YOUR PRAISES. YOU ARE SO VERY DEAR TO ME, LIKE THE SISTER I NEVER HAD. THANK YOU SO MUCH FOR SHARING MY WORK. YOU HAVE COME SO FAR, YOUR GOING TO PASS ME UP ANY DAY NOW GAL. MUCH LOVE SISTER DEAR, AND THANK YOU FROM THE BOTTOM OF MY HEART, KAT