Me: *buys oversized light box*
Also me: *still has to shoot vertical to get all the dragons in the shot without getting the box sides in it*
I think I can fix that with one of the lenses in the set I got, soon's I remember where I put that set. Somewhere safe, I'm sure.
(Also some of these dragons are on sale; technically so is Love Dragon if you use the WELCOMEBACK10 coupon but that's a secret. https://www.etsy.com/shop/silverseams?section_id=25933219 )
Finally got the worktable lights plugged back in after rearranging the work room. Here's the latest iteration of the bejeweled beanie dragon. It has a slightly revised body shape, hoping to get a little more floppiness/posability out of the legs by making them thinner. It's only partially successful because the minky itself has some body at that size.
The embroidery also makes the tail kind of stiff - or maybe that's the dragonfly DNA.
Purple disco-ball dragons!
Since I had the silver/sparkle dragon out for the scale picture with the Celestial Dragon's wing, I decided to see if I could get a better picture of her for the Etsy page. I like this one, other than I'm afraid it makes her look a lot bigger than she actually is.
Am I... am I the only one that puts image descriptions on my pictures? YOU GUYS! You should always hover over (or click on, in most mobile) my pictures. Half the time I say more in the descriptions than I do in the main post!
(You can sometimes tell when I'm posting from the iPad without the BT keyboard because they're only *as* long as the main post...)
I bought this from https://anaisfae.art/ ( @anaisfae ) a while back but it was a birthday present so I couldn’t post a picture of it until now. It’s just in a dollar-store frame (complete with ubiquitous bit of minky fluff) temporarily.
I just have my last initial in my Mastodon profiles, but the rest of our last name is “ravens” so...
Finished the sparkle dragon last night, took pictures in the morning light today.
Wasn't gonna list it until tomorrow but then Etsy lost my draft for a little while so I went ahead and made it live so I can yell at them if they lose it now because I've paid my fee. 😁 https://www.etsy.com/listing/708097877/handmade-tiny-dragon-art-doll-ooak-gold
Look at this tiny little orca!
I sized it down for a 4x4 hoop and... that made it smaller than I had imagined. It’s a bit finicky but still easier than trying to sew something that tiny on a conventional machine. And it’s three-dimensional while still being entirely in-the-hoop which has been my grail as far as designs that will stand out in the market.
(Yes, that’s it compared to the Boston Terrier Orca, I don’t even know where the purple one is right now.)
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