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Dotee’s gone ugly

Have you heard of Dotee dolls? They are little art dolls that first appeared on Dot’s Life and Art blog, and have since become international crafting sensations. Elaine M. tried her hand at making a Dotee, and, uh…

From: Elaine M in Australia
Subject: Dottee’s gone ugly////

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hmm I’d seen so many cute dottee’s, how hard could it be, I sew, I’m crafty, I don’t need a pattern for these things…

well I have yet to find a swap for “Ugly Dottee’s”

p.s. speaking of ugly, have you heard of the Mighty Ugly project? It’s a movement to make things intentionally ugly and therefore free yourself of frustrating expectations that can crop up when exercising your creativity. Stay tuned for a collaboration between CraftFail and Mighty Ugly.

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3 Responses to Dotee’s gone ugly

  1. Dryerlintdog says:

    Elaine, Heather, Dot et al, I really like the idea of the Mighty Ugly project as a way to liberate artist/crafter wannabees, like moi, from the tyranny of perfectionism (word?) Anyhoo, I’ve always dreamed of a similar movement for school sports for those of us who really were the last ones picked for a team. Could we just play sports for fun, fling paint around for fun, and craft for fun? In that spirit I dropped out of my local book group and formed the Crappy Crafters who have been know to imbibe a bit whilst crafting ridiculous thingummies. Mighty Uglies Rule!

  2. val says:

    Oh how I want to join the crappy crafters….I’ll bring margaritas and snacks!

  3. Melissa says:

    I’ll bring the plastic canvas and neon coloured acrylic yarn.
    .-= Melissa´s last blog ..Denim Pillow : An Inspiration Post! =-.

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