Tuesday, October 08, 2013

Beachcomber Santa

I just finished a new Santa doll.  I wasn't sure how I was going to accessorize him until I found a little basket (in my stash) trimmed in the same colors he is wearing, mauve and grey.  I glued in some small shells, some purchased and a few gathered from the beach in Ocean City, NJ.  The plastic shell-shaped buttons on his jacket were another serendipitous find, again from my stash.  I had forgotten I had them.  I embroidered the open edges of his jacket with the up and down buttonhole stitch. 

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