Frida Kahlo handmade miracle sock doll.

I need a miracle.  

Don’t we all have that sentence running through our minds at some point?

Sometime we need to hold on to SOMETHING.  Like a doll.

So… what would a miracle doll look like?

So… I sew.

The result:

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This Frida Kahlo Tehuana Headdress sock doll becomes a reminder to release and to stay neutral amidst change and chaos.

The doll is cuddly for those times that a quiet moment of solitude is needed.  Those times we just need to sit.

She has a special embellished pocket to hold prayers, worries and wishes.

Frida holds a sock crow with Frida portrait wings to remind us to laugh and maintain perspective.  To hold on, yet to fly.

She is made of recycled materials to remind that nature needs us to care of her.

A special hand-drawn Frida portrait sits at the crown chakra:  Stay connected to yourself.  The inner reflects the outer.

Your personal environment is a reflection of what is going on inside. If you have chaos in your environment, you have chaos inside. If your external environment is very tightly controlled, chances are you are very tightly controlled and have a need for control. If your environment is cluttered and messy, you probably lack discipline and good boundaries. If your environment is stark or nurturing or colorful or warm or cold or comfortable or uncomfortable, it is most likely some reflection of yourself. – Lena Stevens

        

10 Tuesdays. 10 Fridas. Frida No. 6: Sock doll in Tehuana headdress

 I’m celebrating my blog with an art event. The event honors the woman who inspires me to keep it going as an artist: Frida Kahlo.

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For 10 Tuesdays, I am creating/posting 10 different portraits of Frida Kahlo in some form/medium or another. It may be a drawing, an object, a doll, whatever… A surprise. I have been posting one a week.

Recall:

Frida No. 1: Sock Doll

Frida No. 2: The Dream

Frida No. 3: The Chakras

Frida No. 4: Frida and her magic cone of truth

Frida No. 5: A Coloring Page for You

FRIDA NO .6: SOCK DOLL IN TEHUANA HEADDRESS

Inspired by Frida Kahlo, Self Portrait, 1948, with Tehuana headdress

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This portrait sock doll measures about 14 inches long.  It is my own design and hand-sewn.

Materials: grey work sock with red detailing, black sock, embroidery thread, vintage crocheted cotton doily, vintage cotton material with pineapple print, vintage ribbon, polyester fibre stuffing, button.

I am taking custom orders for $69.00 each (plus $8 shipping) via PayPal. (allow three weeks for delivery; doll will have similar features but vintage items will vary).

    

NEXT WEEK I WILL BE POSTING ON MONDAY JULY 6, 2015 TO CELEBRATE FRIDAS’S BIRTHDAY.