Monday, 18 January 2016

A chance to win a free antique style teddy bear by Hampton Bears by purchasing a Leticia pattern

Chance to Win Little Leticia!!



Time for some fun!! As a valentines day special, I am giving away a small version, finished teddy bear, to one lucky customer who buys a Leticia pattern. The little bear is a mini version of Leticia. I made her from viscose German fabric and she is stuffed with bamboo eco filling. She has a nice vintage look. She comes with her pretty lace shawl and signed and dated swing tag. I launched this new pattern recently and all customers buying the Leticia pattern are eligible. You can purchase the PDF pattern for Leticia from my Etsy shop. The pattern makes a 21 1/2" tall, fully jointed bear and my choice of materials is a medium length , sparse mohair. I go into some detail on the aging process I use and there are helpful pictures in the 9 pages of instructions plus the pattern. The pattern is for the bear only. I have dressed Leticia in an antique baby dress and lace shawl for you to see how pretty she can look.
E-Pattern is presented in PDF format and contains instructions, pattern, material list necessary for making a bear and aging technique.Patterns are for personal use only and not to be reproduced for commercial purposes.Upon payment the files for the pattern will be immediately available to you to print on A4 size paper which is 11 1/2" x 8 1/4" or if in the US you can print on legal paper which is 8 1/2" x 14" .

 Here is the link for my Etsy shop where you can purchase the pattern.

  https://www.etsy.com/au/listing/263003921

 This chance to win the 8 1/2"bear finishes on the 12th February. You will be entered into a lucky draw to be announced here and on Facebook on the 14th February. Thank you and good luck!!

Link for Hampton Bears Facebook.

  https://www.facebook.com/Hampton-Bears-216574205142709/




Saturday, 16 January 2016

Hampton Bears, Antique German Style Teddy Bear made from my Leticia Pattern

My Leticia pattern that is for sale in my Etsy shop makes a nice old looking bear. I give instructions for the making and aging process. I have reduced the pattern to 80% of the original to make Leticia's little brother.

The pattern is available for just $10AUD (approx $7USD at the time of this posting).  You can contact me by using the email link on the right hand side of this page or purchase directly from my Etsy shop.

  Here is the link   etsy shop




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Friday, 15 January 2016

Antique cotton fabric for a new dress for Izannah Walker Reproduction doll by The Little Hamptons

SOLD:
My latest Hannah doll is wearing a very special blue outfit. The fabric for her dress was, once upon a time, salvaged from a mid 1800s quilt. It has a beautiful paisley design. I just love these antique fabrics, especially when they have been used as they have a nice soft feel. There's nothing like them.



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Monday, 11 January 2016

A New Hannah Doll for 2016. Reproduction of Antique Izannah Walker doll.

SOLD

I've just finished my first doll for the new year, 19" Hannah a reproduction Izannah Walker doll. She has a composition  head and shoulders that I made using the mold taken from the original antique Izannah Walker doll named Hannah. I carefully paint and give these dolls a nice antique look. The bodies are made from cotton fabric and stuffed as the originals were, with cotton stuffing.  I have also painted and aged the arms and legs, to look just like their antique sisters.
 These reproductions show the detail of the original antiques.

She is just over 19" tall and dressed in a pretty outfit that I have machine and hand sewn from vintage and antique clothing and fabric. All the clothing is removable and has hand sewn button/buttonhole or loop fastenings.

 She has a very authentic slightly aged look. I have painted the ringlets both at the back and the sides for a typical Izannah look. She has nice brown eyes and a soft, pale pink lip and cheek colour.

She has a  chemise, undies and petticoat, dress and apron all made mostly from antique garments and  fabrics. 
I have painted her boots directly onto her feet. 

She is signed and dated on the back of her shoulder plate and she has signed and dated swing tags.
the listing is just for Hannah. The other items in the pictures are for display purposes only.
If you have any questions please contact me via the email link on the right hand side of the page.
You can purchase directly from me or from my Etsy shop. SOLD

 Postage is by express post which generally takes a week to 10 days to the U.S.
Here is the link to my Etsy shop.

Link to the Etsy Listing














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Friday, 8 January 2016

Hampton Bears, New pattern for Leticia a large antique German style artist teddy bear.

It's 2016 already and I've put together a new pattern for a quite aged, big bear, Leticia.  She is 21 1/2" tall, fully jointed and my choice of materials is a medium length , sparse mohair. I go into some detail on the aging process I use and there are helpful pictures in the 9 pages of instructions plus the pattern.

The pattern is for the bear only. I have dressed Leticia in an antique baby dress and lace shawl for you to see how pretty she can look.

The pattern is for sale in my Etsy shop
 Here is the link   etsy shop
Or you can contact me by using the email link on the right hand side of this page.












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