Thursday, October 27, 2011


many of you have asked what I meant about "only making dolls"--and I wrote that as an excuse for myself....
the deal here is that I mostly sell my dolls in my real shop, and therefore I really should almost only create them, now for the christmas shows coming up....
But my heart is with those mixed media pieces so very much ,also- that I simply have to do some other things ,than the dolls, now and then :)
This collage in white-grey and black, shows a very beautiful copy on fabric, of a lovely lady. The original is owned by a friend whom collects those old photoes, and whom lend me his map, to make copies of all I wanted-  Thankyou.

Here a fairy, with a sweet smile!

and my little winter angel, --I made many of her, this year.

A more simple but sweet angel, made from an old doily.

As you can see, there are many different dolls in my shop right now, and more are following.
I`m frankly tired of sewing like this, every day- but have to continue ,the best I can.
I guess many of you, are very bussy creating just now-just like me- and I wish you all wonderful hours .
Also thankyou so much to all the new followers - I`m so happy you are here-,just very bussy right now, so not much time left to visit you.
Love and hugs- to you all.


nelly said...

Dorthe, твоите кукли са изключително оригинални и носят своя собствена душа. Мисля, че изразявят твоятя душевност и артистичност.
С най-топли чувства Nelly.

Gustaviana said...

oooooo they are beautiful sooooo sweet just lovley....xx viana
I just love christmas i see you too..

Rein said...

Wonderful creations!

The Feathered Nest said...

I just love your winter angel sweet Dorthe!!! I can see why you have made many, they must sell fast! I know what you mean about creating a variety of things ~ I am the worst about not wanting to create the same thing over and over...your new collage is just beautiful dear friend ~ hugs and love, Dawn

Anonymous said...

That collage is very special Dorthe. I can see you put your whole heart into it and it glows. xox Corrine

morkaren said...

Hvor er dygtig til at lave dukker og engle, hende der smiler er ikke til at stå for, og dit vintageophæng er så flot, det går "lige ind" skønne ting du får fra hånden. v.h. morkaren.
p.s. jeg kan jo ikke engelsk, men forsøger aligevel at "tyde" hvad du skriver.

Hopemore Studio said...

Dorthe, It is hard to create an inventory, that is why I don't do a lot of shows because I have a hard time with it as well. Too easily lured away by fun projects!

Perhaps a reward system..make a few dolls and treat yourself with a collage. Do you sell any collages in your shop?

Take care,

Jann said...

Everything is so beautiful!

Mosaic Magpie said...

Lots of beautiful dolls you have created here. I love your newest fairy with her sweet smile and beautiful cream colored dress. Very elegant looking. Try not to be too busy, I am trying to take a break now and then.

Vicki said...

Love your new fabric collage! Can't wait to see which cork necklace you bought.

Robin said...

Love your collage, winter angel and fairy! Your collages are as beautiful as your dolls and I'm sure they would sell just as quickly in your shop. Have a wonderful day.


Sandy said...

Hi sweetie,

Your new work is fantastic.
Stunning fabric christmas collage and the fairy with the sweet smile is a dream.
Your work is absolutely unique.

I wish you a lovely weekend and a Happy Halloween. xoxo

Minna Perälä said...

Oh Dorthe, beautiful creations again!! I love the colours in your collage, and the composition is perfect. Also that lovely winter fairy and little christmas decorations are so charming. I wish I could visit your "real" shop one day...

Hugs, Minnamarika

Sonya Badgley said...

Dear Dorthe,
You know I love your collages! They are always beautiful-I love the image you used.
You have to make so many dolls because everyone loves them! And now...I have one too! :)Thank you again!
Your work is gorgeous, my friend.

Julia @ Vintage with Laces said...

Hello my dear Dorthe, I love your new collage. The gray, black and white looks very elegant and the image is beautiful. As always your fairies and angels are fantastic and very sweet. Hopefully you'll sell a lot of them at the Christmas shows.
Have a wonderful weekend, sweetie :-)!
Big hugs und mange kys from here,

Marie Lost Bird Studio said...

Hi dear Dorthe,
your new collage is absolutely beautiful!!!As always your fairies and angels are so very sweet like you my friend:)
Have a wonderful weekend.

Rhissanna said...

Goodness,they're all wonderful. I like the angels best of all, so sweet. Christmas is coming, we'd better all get sewing!

suziqu's thread works said...

Hello my sweet friend across the oceans!
Oh Oh Oh! How are those poor little fingers feeling - Oh so many angels and fairies!
I love the smiling expression on the creamy fairy and the sweet face on the angel made from the embroidered doily but the Winter angel with that gorgeous porcelin face and golden wings she is definitely a winner! She is absolutely gorgeous but how can I really pick a "best" when they are all equally beautiful. So much attention to detail.
Your collage sweetie is so striking in the white grey and black with such beautiful laces and the elegant image.
It is all gorgeous. I hope you are coming closer and closer day by day to the end of your quota.
A pretty collage keeps you feeling "creative".
Love you sweet friend!
Suzy xoxoxox

Angela Richardson said...

Hello Dorthe,
Your beautiful dolls are going to be so popular at the shows and I love your collage.
I know how you feel. i'm all sewed out and am taking a break until my next show. Trouble is ideas keep popping into my head!!
Hugs, Angela.

Joanne Huffman said...

I can see why your dolls sell well. I'm glad you're continuing to make your beautiful collages.

Mo'a said...

I know just how you feel...I love changing now and again what I am doing. I have been working on some art quilts and loving that. However, now I am concentrating on some of the Christmas commissions that I have. The Jolaseinar and their parents etc.

I love all your work...your dolls, your collages...everything.
I was looking at some of your older posts and saw your grandchildren...they are so incredibly beautiful.
I will be having a Danish Christmas this year :)

My Vintage Studio said...

Thank yo for sharing your lovelies with us.
Wishing you a wonderful weekend.

Anonymous said...

Busy lady! That's where you've been! Stitching and gluing away your hours! Wishing you much success at your shows after all of your hard work.

Hugs, Diane

Diane said...

Ooooh- such wonderful gifts for Christmas--I know--it's a busy time of year, but I can tell that you enjoy creating these--they're so beautiful.

Anonymous said...

Dorthe these are all so beautiful. I love the first piece and your angels as always are so adorable
have a lovely weekend my friend
hugs June xx

ps, i have a temporary and exclusive freebie on my blog today if you wish to grab it before it is gone

Unknown said...

your collage is so beautiful dorthe and your dolls are always such a delight! i know, sometimes it's hard to keep creating when your muse is pulling you in another direction. i wish you all the creative energy you need to get your dolls made! happy week's end to you!

mette laumann said...

Hej Dorthe
Tusinde tak for sidst det var da så mega hygligt ville ønske jeg bor meget meget tætter på dig <3
Jeg har lagt et foto af dig ud på min blog håber ikke det gør noget eller må du sige til.
Kan se du har fådet lavet en vinter engel hun er så fin og sød , nu er du da vist ved at være godt med til du skal på skibet.
Knus og kram Mette

Createology said...

Dorthe dear your creations are so lovely. Each one has so much detail and beauty. Your little angels are the sweetest little souls. I know you must be tired but I am so happy you are creating your beautiful handmade works of art. Blessings...

Anneke said...

such a great collage dorthe with beautiful layers and details.
and you dolls will sell good on the christmas market.

sharon said...

Each angel is perfect and unique by itself, every one so beautiful in their own way....beautiful like you Dorthe because it comes from your soul I know!
Your winter fairy is truly amazing....just perfect, I love her!
Hugs my friend!

Suztats said...

Beautiful collage, Dorthe, with that lovely lady and the lace. Love it! And your angels are wonderful. The lovely driftwood angel you sent me still graces the fridge. Each time I open the door, I see it dance beside my stained glass angels, and I think of you. Blessings, and hugs

Linda @ Itsy Bits And Pieces said...

Love all your wonderful creations, Dorthe! I can see why you are so busy in your shop!

Lululiz said...

I love your dolls and angels and fairies, Dorthe, they are such charming creations, but I do wish you had more time for your collages, because I adore those as well. I am glad that you at least make some occasionally. It would be terrible if making your beautiful dolls became a really heavy chore, I don't want you to lose the joy of making them.

Sugar Lump Studios said...

Oh Dorthe what beautiful creations you have this morning to see. I love your gorgeous fabric collage, and the gorgeous! The Winter Angel has the most wonderful face! A Happy Sunday to you m'dear! xoxoxo

Lynne Moncrieff said...

Dear Dorthe
You have the most astonishing talent. To make this fabric mixed media collage but also create such unique dolls.
A true artist.

Sherry said...

It's such a pleasure to look at all of your beautiful creations Dorthe, be they dolls or collages. Your work is special and exceptional, thanks for sharing it all.

Thanks also for your visit to my blog and your lovely comment xx

Cindy Adkins said...

OH my goodness, Dorthe--how gorgeous this all is!! WOW!!!

My Creative House said...

Hi sweetie your new creations are all so wonderful, nu prøver jeg lige igen søde, så må vi se om det lykkedes, hyg dig i aften med dine blog besøg, vi snakkes ved i morgen.
Knus Anni

Ella said...

I agree your artistic abilities are in all you do! These are lovely~
Wow, all you want...what a great friend! Your work is stunning~xo said...

You do lovely collage work, yes, you should make time for it!

the old white house said...

I am the same way Dorthe. It is hard for me to do only one thing everyday. Sometimes I think I do too many different artforms, but I am always wanting to try something new. I also have recently brought out the paper and photos and glue once again, I started with tags but yesterday when i was sewing onto the paper, my brain was going into overload with all that i wanted to make! Your collage work is beautiful as are your dolls, you are a woman of many talents! t. xoxooxo

Alexandra said...

Dorthe die Collage ist ein Traum!
Deine Dolls sind sowieso fantastisch :)
Hugs Alexandra

Vicki Boster said...

Oh my busy busy friend- what I wouldn't give for a peek into your little shop!! Your Christmas treasures are delightful-- who would not live them all!! Don't you work too hard my friend--- (lol!) -- I'm sure that sewing machine of yours is going non stop!!

Beautiful- just beautiful--

Tanya said...

All of your artworks are beautiful, Dorthe, but the dolls are magical! I had my little driftwood angel in my hand today - she makes me smile, for sure!

Viola said...

Diese Collage ist auch wieder ganz toll.Die Farbzusammenstellung gefällt mir auch sehr. Und Deine dolls sind sowieso genial, Süße! :o)