Juliana has found a new home!
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I’ve been on a bit of a silk ribbon embroidery kick. I just love this delicate and romantic needle art. I’ve often used silk ribbons and flowers to decorate my bears, but I also LOVE to embroider right into the fabric before the bear is created. Above you can see just how precious the little silk flowers are. Juliana is made from a lovely shorter pile vintage upholstery velvet in the palest baby blue imaginable. Her inset muzzle, inner ears and all four paw pads are made from another vintage velvet upholstery fabric in white.
She is a delicate little creature who measures in at just about 4 and 1/2 inches standing. She has bent arms and straight legs with wire armature, so she can hold soft poses with her arms and legs.
Juliana has sparkling blue eyes with an undereye white accent and a sewn in upper eyelid. She has subtle shading near her mouth and eyes as well as in her little ears. Her face has been deeply sculpted using invisible internal stitches. Her nose is stitched in soft peach silk floss and has been sealed for durability and a soft shine.
She has both front and rear paw pads with tiny little pulled and shaded toes.
I’ve shown several photos of her with my hand so you can see the tiny scale and intricacy of the embroidery. It’s done with 4 mm silk ribbon in shades of soft pink and buttery yellow. The tiny leaves are done with spring green silk. I’ve also added some accents of variegated blue French Knot flower sprays worked cotton threads.
She also sports a ruff made of simple white tulle. Her ruff is not designed to be removable.
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.
Juliana will arrive lovingly gift boxed and with her own photographic Certificate of Authenticity.
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