A New Doll Comes Into Being

A grovie commissioned me to make a small Persephone doll.  I wanted to share some of my process.  Every doll I make starts with an idea.  They are usually inspired by mythology, nature, or a combination.  I sometimes translate them into concept drawings but not always. Next comes fabric selection.  As I’m still working withContinue reading “A New Doll Comes Into Being”

A Ditzy Druid Giveaway!

I’m very proud to announce that my blog has finally reached, and surpassed, 20,000 views!  It’s very humbling and meaningful to know that so many have found their way to may little corner of the internet.  I hope I’ve been able to inform, inspire, and delight my readers – even if you have come hereContinue reading “A Ditzy Druid Giveaway!”

Ditzy Druid Doings – Healing, Sewing, and Gardening

I’m still healing from my recent oral surgery.  I feel as if I might have some temporary (I hope) nerve damage in half of my face.  The right side of my lips and chin are very numb.  I also can’t open my mouth very far.  I attempted to eat some more solid food today butContinue reading “Ditzy Druid Doings – Healing, Sewing, and Gardening”

Look who just hatched from my art room!

Baby Dragon, a set on Flickr. I’m proud to present my newest creation – a baby dragon! She’s made of fleece, new and recycled stuffing, wire, and plastic eye-studs. She was made with an original pattern. I actually intend to tweak the pattern a bit because she’s very flat and doesn’t sit up well onContinue reading “Look who just hatched from my art room!”

Second Moon – Last Quarter – Part 2

Today was full of feeling ill, wonderful thunder storms, documentaries, and more sewing.  Meditation and ritual are still difficult due to coughing and throat congestion.  Still, the fact that I’m trying feels good.  It is so easy to fall out of a routine, thus even if it is difficult to experience a deep trance, continuingContinue reading “Second Moon – Last Quarter – Part 2”

Second Moon – Last Quarter – Part One

I didn’t really intend to blog today, but I cannot find my beloved journal!  I record my retreat experiences in there.  I always end up sharing some details here and save the more personal material for my paper journal.  Now I don’t know where it went…  I feel as if I’ve looked everywhere!  Who fairiedContinue reading “Second Moon – Last Quarter – Part One”