Thursday, July 21, 2011

Primitive Mammy Miranda

Mammy Miranda is a sweet black Mammy made from muslin and painted black. She's been sanded and then rubbed softly with Briwax. Her face is stitched with a pinch nose and she has large wooden button eyes. She has black braided wool hair with some bangs. Her dress is made from darkly died calico with a large antique button at the neck. She measures 28 inches tall.

Christmas Quilt

It's summer now but you know Christmas is just only 5 months away! This is a pretty 22" square quilt made entirely from red, green and cream civil war reproduction fabrics. It would make a lovely quilt on your table or hang it on a wall. 


Friday, July 15, 2011

Antique Jello Mold Pin Cushions

I love these cuties, they are about 4" across and a couple of inches tall. Perfect size for your sewing room or they would make a nice sit-about on a shelf or table.

Friday, July 8, 2011

Primitive Folkart Hallowe'en Jack

This is my first Halloween offering for this year. This is actually the proto-type for my new pattern. Jack is hanging out in his long stocking which is 22" from to toe to cuff. It has been stained, painted, and stained again(osnaburg). The cuff has been made then attached. Jack , himself, will measure in at 20" tall. With his Top hat he is 23". He too has been made out of stained and painted osnaburg. His nose and mouth are black wool. His eyes are black and tan wool with sewn on seed beads for pupils. The Top hat is painted and stained osnaburg. I added a strip of orange for the trim and then added a Aged square of osnaburg with the letter"H" stamped on it. He is wearing a long shirt simply made out of stained osnaburg with rusty bells down the front. His trousers are also stained osnaburg with handpainted stripes in black and orange. His boots are black with tiny sewn on rusty bells. Jack's collar is a overdyed wool.His pet bat sits atop of a stick that sits in his stocking. The bat is in 2 seperate pieces that have been sewn together. The wings were lightly stuffed and sculpted. Latst but not least is the Banner that has been attached to the front of the stocking. All made of osnaburg wit the word "HALLOWEEN" stamped down the front! There is tons of painting, and sticthin in this piece! Keep Jack in his stocking or let him hang out on a shelf or in a chair.The price for Jack includes shipping! Thanks again! Happy Hallowe'en !!!

Primitive Chicks - Baby Chicken Scatter Dolls

Primitive Folky Chicks ~ Baby Chicken Scatter Dolls! A Lisa's Attic Art Treasures Original Design! Made from very aged and painted batting that I have distressed to form the wing impressions. Sewn on beaded eyes, floss stitched nose, real wool head fuzz, and rusty bell and wire collars. Old fashioned folded newsprint hats are also includes with each doll. I have 5 available. The chicks are 5" Tall - 3 1/4" Wide at Bottom - and 2 1/2" Deep at Bottom. The small dolls would make great prim accents, bowl fillers, tucks, and gifts.

Primitive Dog With Water Melon and Bee Doll

Oh My goodness..these pics don't do this piece justice at all. what a super FUN AND FOLKY primitive Design by Kentucky Primitives. made by me, Heidi Gianino aka CraBByGaBByDolls.

Snookums the doggie is made from painted and stained muslin ,he has stitched mouth and nose. his legs are antique rail road nails. he has wee button eyes stitched into place. On his back he sports his snack ( I know my doggie Kosmo LOVES WATERMELON!! SERIOUSLY!!). The watermelon is made from stained and painted osnaburg, each seed bead has been stitched on. the water melon is stitched to snookums back.

And following along is a bumble bee. made from stained and painted osnaburg, his wee wing needle sculpted and his wee itty bitty seed bead eyes stitched into place. Measurements are 8 inches long and 11 inches tall.

Primitive Crow and Watermelon

Greetings All, Summer is in full swing for sure, the heat is on, the garden is growing, fire flies are lighting up the night. Up for your consideration is a folky watermelon and crow made by me, heidi Gianino aka crabby gabby dolls using a Kentucky Primitives Pattern. the water melon is made from osnaburg. All of the seed beads have been stitched in place (on both sides). Attached is a crow firmly planted on the watermelon. his legs are antique square head nails. he is made from muslin and features a seed bead eyes stitched into place. This piece measures in at 14 long and 9 inches tall.

Tuesday, July 5, 2011

Henpecked Ladies Doll

These ladies are part of my newest pattern design but now you can order your own FINISHED Henpecked Lady! They are $55.00 each and that includes shipping in the U.S. Doll includes one chicken of your choice!

Henpecked Chickens

Well, if you are thinking you need a chicken or two....or three, here is your chance. They measure 7" across and sure are cute lil tucks or bowl fillers.....BIG bowl fillers! Please specify color and spots or no spots when ordering.

Ooak Sculpted Snowman Votive Candle Holder

This is Francine, an adorable snowgirl votive candle holder. She will also hold a tea light if you prefer! I know it's summer, but I am such a snowman fan, that when the mood strikes me to make one, I just go with it! I wish these pictures showed how pretty she really sparkles!

Details: She is almost 8" tall. She was sculpted with an air-dry clay over a ball glass canning jar. I put her on a terra cotta base that I painted and added german glass glitter and vintage looking mica. The snowgirl face was painted and sealed, the sparkle in her eyes are Swarovsky crystals. She is wearing a knit hat with a pretty bow and sparkle button. The glass votive container is removable. The votive candle is included. Her collar is feathers that I removed from an old coat I found in a second hand store many many years ago. She was finished off all over with german glass glittter and vintage style mica flakes. I love burning candles and this is such a cute way to do it!

Primitive Stars

Primitive stars are made from quilt shop fabrics. Firmly stuffed with poly. I have cross stitched around each star and have added a simple Liberty, America 1776 and Freedom to the fronts. I have also added a cotton string with a bunch of preserved sweet annie. Perfect little star to add to a primitive bowl or cubby. They measure 8" each. Will ship for free in the United States.

Primitive Homespun Stars

10" Stars are handmade using homespun and quilt shop fabrics. I have firmly stuffed each. I have added a vintage button on front and back of each star. Love this primitive pattern by Simple Pleasures from Maine. They are all aged with my own spice mixture. They will ship for free in the United States.

I only have 4 left, if you would like to order, I would be more than happy to make them! 

Set of 6 Grungy Toadstool Mushrooms

Set of 6 Big, Prim, & Grungy Toadstools (Toads Not Inc.) ~ Lisa's Attic Art Treasures Original Design! Made from very aged and dirtied cloth with painted on spots and mottled undersides. The stems are cut from small branches, darkened lightly in various areas, and secured within the center of each toadstool cap!

The huge mushrooms are approx. 8 1/2" Tall - 4" Wide at Cap Top. Long Stick Stems are 1/2" to 3/4" Thick. They would make great prim accents, bowl fillers, and gifts:)

Friday, July 1, 2011

New items on Prim Nest

Prim Nest Artist have created some wonderful new one-of-a-kind and handmade offerings for you. Stop by and visit to see what's new. Also while you are there be sure and sign up for our newsletter to receive the latest updates, news and give-a-way information.

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