UPDATE: Millicent is no longer available.

UPADTE:  This little girl has found a new home in the USA!

Available on a “first come” basis.  If the Pay Pal button is no longer visible or doesn’t take you to a check out page, then Millicent may have already found a new home.  I try to update as quickly as possible… please “bear” with me!

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$395 US

I am ever so pleased to introduce you to, Millicent.   Millicent, along with her hand crafted fancy needlework cushion is currently available directly from me for $395.00 US.  If you are interested in purchasing her, please click the Buy Now Pay Pal button just above.  Clicking the button allows you sign in securely to the Pay Pal system.  If you don’t have a Pay Pal account, Pay Pal can still securely process your payment using most debit or credit cards.   I do not charge for shipping… that’s my gift to YOU!  Should you wish to upgrade to a faster shipping method… please contact me and we will make the necessary arrangements.

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 Now complete and looking for a very special place to make her new home; I am pleased to introduce you to Millicent!  She was created from a lovely pale silvery grey fabric.  It has a gorgeous sheen to it and also has little guard hairs!  One of my new favorites for sure. Her paw pads are made of ultra suede.

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Millicent is about 3 and 3/4  inches tall when standing.  She has bent arms and straight legs with wire armature, so she can hold soft poses with her arms and legs.

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She has hand painted pearlized gray eyes with an undereye white accent and a sewn in upper eyelid.  She has subtle shading near her mouth and eyes as well as above her cute little nose.  Her face has been deeply sculpted using invisible internal stitches.  Her nose is stitched in deep pewter silk floss and has been sealed for durability and a soft shine.  I wanted Millicent to coordinate nicely with her cushion, so I’ve made her a sweet little tatted cotton ruff.  Each loop it accented with a 4mm Swarovski crystal in pale pink and pale gray.  A tiny silk ribbon adorns her ruff and accents her ear as well.  Her collar is not designed to be removed.

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 Her front and rear paws have pads made of ultra suede , and they have tiny little pulled and shaded toes.  She’s been stuffed with poly fil.

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As always, I’ve paid very close attention to making sure that my miniatures have all the detail and intricacy of a much larger bear.  I am also a stickler for proportion.  I really like for them to pass for large bears until you see a  picture of one in my hand.

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Millie’s little tuffet is made from various is made duping silks and cotton fabrics.  I’ve crazy quilted the fabrics together and then embellished them with various seam treatments, trims, embroidery and silk ribbon embroidery.  There are tiny little white silk rosebuds, larger variegated silk flowers, velvet ribbons, and a tiny crocheted medallion of silk sewing thread… Each time you turn the cushion you will discover some tiny new thing!

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To be quite honest, this pin cushion took much longer to complete than Millie herself.   Truly a labor of love, I think she looks quite fetching perched upon it, though she can certainly be displayed on her own.  The tuffet may be used as a traditional pincushion, or to display a special broach or pin if you like.  It’s such great fun to challenge myself with new needle arts.  I must say it fills me with pride and warm feelings to know that I can help keep these lovely past times alive and well in this digital age! I never tire of learning!

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Millie will arrive lovingly gift boxed and with her own photographic Certificate of Authenticity.

If you have any questions, please feel free to eMail me at:

kimbasta@icloud.com

As always, thank you for your continued interest in what I do, and thanks for taking a peek at happy little Millie!

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