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List Dedication

ToGrace Lesa, who now is REALLY an Angel. We miss you so very much girlfriend! 12:26:2011

 

OCTOBER CALENDAR

MODERATOR CALENDAR

Ornament Exchange

1.  One exchange = 6 dollhouse miniature ornaments, scaled 1" to a Foot.

2.  You tell me how many exchanges you want to make (I am not responsible for exchanges not completed, but, if you are reported for not fulfilling you will not be able to do this next year).

3.  Let me know if you only want U.S or International

4.  You pay shipping to your exchange partners

5.  Due date to sign up: October 31st. Ship ORNIES out to partners by November 20th

Ultimately you could exchange with enough people that you could have ornaments from around the globe!  Wow!!!!

Shelly is the coordinator for this ... simply email her at Shelly Norris <shelly.norris@gmail.com>

MASQUERADE BALL CONTEST

MDL newest competition! Create a gorgeous lady dressed with mask .... (more info)

WITCH Beauty Contest

Character/ Zulta / Pretty ... witches galore!

Contributors

Because of the kindness of the 23 people below - we have paid our web hosting bill utnil January 2016!!!!

Also one YEAR of *hour a month* Andrew (webmaster) fee.

Lastly - extra hours to design the new minidollU website and graphics.

A huge hug of gratitude goes to ....
Joyce M; Carolynn K; Marianne A; Louise Belair, Kathy Hendricks; Vynette D; Bonnie G; Moonyeen; Dawn C; Irene S; Karen S; ANON; Shelly Norris; Marlene V; Mary Williams; Brigitte Dix; Ulla; Stacy Hofman; Louise Riley; Little Ghost Town on the Prairie; Susan Marshall, Bobbi H, Caroline Hemmings, and Wanna Newman.

For your contribution!!!!

SEPTEMBER is MASQUERADE Month

Those taking the Lucchese Class on Sept 8th ... this is perfect time for you to showcase your finished doll!!

WIGGING CLUB (free)

August Student Homework .... credits/names below.
To sign up for this great inspirational class ... simply click to www.miniatureart.com for more information.

NEXT CLASS held Sept 8th, at 10am and 6pm CST.

OCTOBER

The POSSE will hold its grand parade on HALLOWEEN!!!

2015 MDL Convention - JUST IN!!!

GONE WITH THE WIND THEME!
How would you like to take a miniature doll Cruise, with international teachers and students? TISH has agreed to co-ordinate again this year ... and we JUST RESERVED the block of rooms for a wonderful rate!

CONTACT: Patricia Tierney (tishtierney@yahoo.com) for more information
WEBSITE PAGE - Under construction this weekend --- but has essential information already posted!!!

PIRATE FRIDAYS - July 2014

Ann K

Greetings and WELCOME to the START of PIRATE WEEK, here on the MDL (www.minidolllist.com)

To kick things off … here is a listing of some wonderful tutorials, eye candy etc to inspire your dollmaking week!  (Thank you to all that took the time to email/share the links with me!!)

Walking Stick tutorial by Shelly Norris (just reduce for peg leg)

Christian LourierMiniature Boxed Pirate Set by Christiane Lourier.

http://www.cdhm.org/tutorials/learn-to-flock-and-feather-a-miniature-parrot.html

http://www.dollsinminiature.com/images/Jack_large.jpg

http://www.cdhm.org/tutorials/learn-to-sculpt-a-miniature-parrot.html

Small treasure chest, could be made bigger: Part 1.  https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=vBDX57JXnLo , Part 2.  https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=cOBbhVeahQU

Treasure chest tutorial: http://lolyaliminis.blogspot.com.es/2013/12/tutorial-baul.html

Sculpt a parrot: http://www.cdhm.org/tutorials/learn-to-sculpt-a-miniature-parrot..html

Parrot, not exactly a tutorial but interesting: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=TNFAbxGUXoQ

Pirate hat tutorial: http://miniatures.about.com/od/dollshousedolls/ss/feltricorne.htm

A boat: http://hutchstudio.blogspot.co.uk/2011/06/boat-project-continued..html

Printable maps: http://myweb.ecomplanet.com/USIM4531/mycustompage0004.htm

A Pirate Captain's Cabin by Henry Kupjack Studio - http://pinterest.com/pin/148337381448424446/?utm_source=android_share
https://www.etsy.com/nl/listing/174723878/3-pirate-paper-dolls-lady-bucaneer
http://www.ebay.in/itm/251089406324?redirect=mobile
Miniature Pirate Doll Bendy Doll by WildflowerInnocence on Etsy, - http://pinterest.com/pin/81698180715081230/?utm_source=android_share
http://www.reapermini.com/Miniatures/pirate/latest

http://www.pinterest.com/teresacerna/miniature-pirate/

http://www.craftster.org/forum/index.php?topic=423943#axzz35xBL5dYQ

http://www.fleecefun.com/make-mini-pirate-hat-or-mini-tricorn-hat.html
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=oYJB1eu69W4
the above two are the same - one video, one instruction - NEEDS TO BE REDUCED TO MINIATURE

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=gSqwrzKDVaE - miniature poly ship

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=spC7mBXi4BM - miniature poly ship - part 1
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=c7UkzV2E_68 - miniature poly ship - part 2
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=IqHCPjmhREM - miniature poly ship - part 3

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=t1v5N70mE-E - poly Davey Jones

http://www.pinterest.com/teresacerna/miniature-pirate/ - lots of links
http://www.thecraftycrow.net/2011/05/pirate-crafts.html

http://lifestyle.howstuffworks.com/event-planning/party-themes/10-pirate-birthday-party-ideas.htm
Check out this video on YouTube:

http://youtu.be/LTF-_Lk3x4s

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FOR SALE:
Bonnie Glaier (bonbon43@hotmail.com) Has pirate arms with hooks and peg legs for sale!

Deb Jones
http://www.minikitz.com/ZenStore/index.php?main_page=index&cPath=136_24

MERCI

merci

 

Merry Christmas to all my wonderful members. Here is a FREE tutorial download made just for all of my friends at Christmas!
Enjoy ... DANA

Tutorial Download PDF

Tutorial Pattern PDF

Original Website (larger photo)


 

Las Vegas 2014 Convention

Las Vegas

 

What a great time we had in January 2014!!!! Thank you to Deb Laue for all the work you did to put this together!

 

 

 



CRUISE 2014 Convention

King Small

WHAT a great time we had on this cruise! See info for the 2015 - sign up going on NOW!!!

 

 

 

 

 

 


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We do hate rules, but find they are necessary for a smooth running of a social network. We cannot fine you, but we can ask that you abide by the simple Rules set out below. We want this list to be FUN and encouraging. By abiding by the rules, you ensure that MiniDollList IS a fun, safe, and sharing place.

Rule #1 - Basic computer courtesy
A. Do not FLAME or SHOUT (use all capital letters) or attack anyone on the list in public. If you have a problem with rules or something said, email Kathi at sewminipatterns@att.net.
B. Are you posting a note OFF TOPIC; place OT in subject line
C. Complete the subject line. Often empty subject lines suggest SPAM and we do not want that.
D. When at all possible - respond in private for chit chat/non-doll subjects. Better yet, join the Posse group in the chat room on Thursdays and Sundays.

Rule #2 – Signature lines
A. Signature lines may not exceed three (3) lines. Name, web, or saying, no pictures.
B. Signature lines should all be in the same font and all the same size.
C. Dana Burton owns this site and her signature is just three lines.

Rule #3 - Posting Sales and making requests
Please remember selling is a privilege and not a right.
A. Sales on Wednesday, Saturday, and Sunday
Post personal items on these days only along with auctions if you have them. Being on Digest does not change these rules. Please attempt to sell only as designated. You may ask people to visit your Blog, website or to visit an auction site. You may list dolls for sale, doll supplies, tutorials, miniatures, on-line class, classes, and Shows or Miniature Meetings in your area.
B. Auto mailing
We discourage automatic, automated, or robotic sales. Please take the time to feature and item and post it.
Post MiniDollU classes at any time, but not more than once a day. Please see www.minidolllist.com to keep abreast of announcements.
C. Request for items
If you are searching for an item, please ask for a link or information to the list on any day. However, complete transactions privately and not on the forum.
D. Moderators may sell on their moderating day.

MI MUSEUM Exhibit

See previous exhibits from our list 2008 and 2009 ... Thank you to Tammy for coordinating this!!! - Tammy Shoup.

Posse

WHAT IS THE POSSE ???

The POSSE is a MSAT Mini Doll splinter
group that was established about three
years ago.  The group has affectionately
named itself as "The Posse Hens".

The group chats are every Thursday and
Sunday at 10:00 AM and 7:00 PM (Central
Time.  Members attend as they can.

Besides the chats, the group participates in
projects, exchanges, and lots of support for
members that are facing challenges.

And -- it's FREE !

Hope to see you soon.

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This fantastic embroidered patch, great to put on your miniature tote is kindly donated by Konittajo's Playhouse! This wonderful member donates her time, materials and postage to help support the list in her own way! Cost is only $5. Simply email konittajo@tx.rr.com for more information or to order.