Saturday, March 5, 2011

Lemonade

I have always liked the adage "When life gives you lemons, make lemonade."
That was going through my head yesterday when I was making a birthday present for a friend's little girl.
In this instance, however, "life" was me misreading the instructions on a pattern, "lemons" was the fact that these pigtails looked more like ears, and "lemonade" turned out to be a little fox doll instead of a little girl doll.
(I ended up pinking around the tail to make it look more furry.)
Have a great weekend!

13 comments:

Julia said...

i love it! the tail is so perfect!! i was making something from this book yesterday too- koji the dinosaur. so awesome.

house on hill road said...

great idea! i love that tail.

Rachel Le Grand said...

adorable ! (i really like that wee wonderful doll book ~ haven't had the chance to make anything from it yet though)

painted fish studio said...

that is some good lemonade, jess!

Anna - Three Sneaky Bugs said...

Totally cute!

cate said...

so cute! those foxes WILL sneak up on you, huh?

Donna said...

I like it even better than the original doll, she's so cute!

A Day That is Dessert said...

Oh my goodness! Love it.

Emily said...

Rose LOVES it - Jess - you are a huge talent. I would have just given up and cried. Thanks so much for the thoughtful gift. It was great to see you on Saturday.

Jess said...

You ladies are the best!
I'm so glad Rose likes the doll, Emily!

Rosina {Rosy ~ Posy} said...

Oh I love it!! How sweet :) The tail goes perfectly with the foxy ears *grin*. What a great present :)

house full of jays said...

Your little fox doll is so sweet! Lots like your mistake turned out great!

Gumbo Lily said...

I like how she evolved into a fox. How cute! (over from Wee Wonderfuls)