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Poppet/Voodoo Doll Swap

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Poppet/Voodoo Doll Swap
Group:Crafty Witches
Swap Coordinator:oreon (contact)
Swap categories: Art 
Number of people in swap:10
Location:Other
Type:None
Last day to signup/drop:October 31, 2008
Date items must be sent by:November 20, 2008
Number of swap partners:1
Description:

This swap is to make a doll..call it a poppet, a voodoo doll, a dollie, an actualization device, or just "toy". You will make a doll of your choosing. Minimum size: fit in your hand. Maximum size: Your decision. Basically, make something that is fun, enjoyable and a little expression of you! But, don't make it a teeny-tiny "matchbox dolly". Make it big enough to fit in the hand.

Here is a great poppet site and here is another site with many types of poppets

This is not a partner specific swap...so you can begin designing as soon as you sign up.

Please make something beautiful and well-crafted. Make something you would enjoy receiving. And for added fun include some pins, a dollie outfit, a baby for the dollie...whatever...have fun, enjoy making the doll and then enjoy receiving yours!

Discussion

cobaltgypsy 09/29/2008 #

I LOVE this idea!!

indigo 09/29/2008 #

I really want to do this but I'd knit the body and I don't know if I have time to squeeze this in before the send date.

Let me see how my current projects go and I can always sign up closer to the last day of sign up.

I love knitting dolls!

oreon 10/ 1/2008 #

Thanks cobaltgypsy!:-) It came to me the other night @ a Mabon ritual. If this goes well, I think I'm going to start a few themed ones.:-) If you have time, indigo, that would be great!

Bones 10/ 2/2008 #

Well played, madam! Now I get to exercise one of these new patterns!

CajunLady 10/ 6/2008 #

I will be making an old fashioned VooDoo doll...sticks and moss!!!

Greenwoodtree 10/21/2008 #

I would love to do this...but we are moving on Nov 1st and I'll need at least 2 weeks to unpack before doing major craft projects...I hope you do another one though!

myrrhmaid 10/23/2008 #

I love the color symbolism

yellow - success

white - positive

red - power

purple - spirituality

green - money

blue - love

oreon 10/25/2008 #

Greenwoodtree, I will have more swaps for the voodoo doll/poppet lovers! You could always host one after you get moved in! (hint,hint):-)

dangerine 10/30/2008 #

Question, these don't have to be soft dolls? I'm thinking about a seashell doll of Yemayah...

dangerine 10/30/2008 #

How about altering a found ceramic doll into a goddess or spell bearer of fortune?

oreon 11/21/2008 #

dangerine - Your interpretation.:-)

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