For incredible art from literature and myth, contact Smallwork.com in Portland, OR. These original patterns and designs are brought to life by owner, Melinda Patterson. From cloth dolls to costumes, we offer a variety of unique art that can be appreciated by people from all walks of life.
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Melinda Small Paterson's long time devotion to labyrinths has lead to new translations of the image using encaustic paint and new 3D designs in the form of spherical canvases.
Here is a way to complete your festival costume for the next fantasy cosplay event or Ren Fair. You can instantly become a woodland creature with an elf hat, faerie fedora, wizard hat, leaf belt, acorn necklace, or hooded mantle!
Explore the realm of Melinda's original Elvin dolls in cloth and her faerie miniatures in porcelain.
Sewing adventure awaits you with 3 creatures of myth. Melinda's Real Dragon is 2 feet long, an intermediate project with poseable wings. Easier is the Kells Wyvern inspired by Irish knot work, with a face mask and wired tail. Easiest is the Celtic fish bird with a curvy wings and knotted tail.
In one hour with this kit you can make a miniature Rag Doll for your doll or doll house. Add a bit more time and you'll have a 2 inch Americana topsy turvy. All materials included.
Vasalisa is a sweet 6 inch Intuition-in-Your-Pocket Doll. With simple tools, this is a delightful project for a coming-of-age gift, and comes with the story book of her heroic journey to self trust.
Baba Yaga won first place in Needle Sculpting at the 2000 Santa Fe Doll Art Festival. Her wrinkly face is made using the trapunto method.
The vibrant folklore characters of the forest witch Baba Yaga and maiden Vasalisa come to life in this 18" double doll, a topsy turvy. Just turn the skirt over and you find the other. Comes with their story pages to assemble into a small book.
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