June 13, 2010

Travelling Doll: Chloe Arrives in Toronto

A rainy and cold day but a surprise in the mail when I arrived home shivering. Cindee Moyer's doll Chloe with her gorgeous tortouise button eyes had arrived from England with a new dress and more found things in her hair.

With a cup of tea and a cuddle with the cat we sat down to read her travelling journal together and made plans for what she wanted me to add to her costume.

Well it looked like we had a cold and rainyweekend in store for us... so although Chloe really wanted a raincoat or at least an umbrella, we couldn't find anything that would work in my stash of fabrics.

So we went on an adventure to see what we could find at Canada's Textile Museum. The museum has a wonderful rummage or yard sale twice a year and Chloe was just in time to join me!

While there we found some wonderful knit samples and some yummy hot pink silk dupioni. Success! Hopeful that the weather would warm up and that there would be no rain in Texas which was the next stop on her journey, we made some ribbon embellished stockings and silk flats.

We had a lovely time together, I'll miss you Chloe, hope you have a wonderful visit with Abi before you return home.

1 comment:

Abi said...

She looks great Nancy... It's definately hot hot hot here!!!
Jesse has just accepted a new job in Oklahoma... so we are moving.. eventually. Wonder if we will make our way up to your neck of the woods!!!
How is the new job fairing?