"CLAIRE"... in her kerchief-a OOAK Primitive Storybook Rabbit handcrafted from Olde Quilt
"CLAIRE"... in her kerchief OOAK Primitive Handcrafted Folk Art Storybook Rabbit JMFAW© Original Design No molds or patterns used. This original design was totally created on a whim- by sheer inspiration, imagination, love & appreciation for the beauty of handmade treasures. All Folk Art designs are "American Country Primitives"- created mostly out of vintage quilts, coverlets & fabric adding a quaint softness & rich historical past to each creation. All adornments are handcrafted, from clay, paper. fabric, wood, real goose feathers, primitive by nature, to compliment the design- twigs, branches, cones, etc. At times a vintage adornment may be included- it's presence will always be part of the listing description. Don't do glitter, don't do glitz- don't add "manufactured" accessories. Wool from sweet American-raised sheep is used- never fur from any animal. Every piece is quaint, primitive & heartwarming with a strong emphasis on Americana. Hours & hours of meticulous work go into each creation, right down to smallest detail- making each a true Folk Art Collectible. ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ "CLAIRE in her Kerchief" She's a peasant bunny, quite the little, bucolic beauty- simply sweet & lovable- she is about 14" tall & has an arm width of about 5". Her outfit is hand sewn out of wonderful, soft, buttery, olde quilt pieces- with lovely, primitive, hand-stitched detail. Her ears are wired to bend, her kerchief is created from an antique American coverlet. Her body is cotton muslin, her face is hand-stitched & hand-coloured. She is stuffed with soft, cotton fabric for weight & feel. She is fly-specked, distressed & aged with tea & spices for additional timeworn charm. No glue gun is ever used. Every stitch, every seam, every detail is completely & meticulously hand-sewn, hand-painted or hand applied. "CLAIRE in her Kerchief" is a true treasure, leave alone, a total "joy" ! She has storybook charm all of her own, once you hold her in hand, you will have a hard time putting her down- she will generate unconditional sweetness forever & ever... in other words- she is priceless, she is precious ! Handcrafted in the USA in a smoke/pet-free studio, she is signed & dated. Artist has been honored & listed several times in "Early American Life's" magazine "Directory of Traditional Crafts" Intended as a decorative collectible, not for children. JMFAW© © 2008 Julie Marek Folk Art Works. ALL RIGHTS RESERVED. Any reproduction of design, words, images and detail of artist's original work without permission is strictly prohibited and LEGALLY protected by copyright. Selling the artwork does NOT transfer image or any rights of copyright to buyer. All legal rights remain solely with the creative artist.