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 Category: Professional
 Title: Fire Bird
 Doll Artist: Kathie Briggs   Profile / Articles / Webpage

 Medium: All Cloth.
 Description: Firebird is 19" tall, all cloth and my original design.
She is on a partial armature and it was a real challenge to get her balanced. My kind and talented husband gave me a lot of assistance with angle which she is attached to the stand.
Her costume is hand sewn from wired chiffon ribbons, modestly lined here & there with sequined fabric.

 Inspirations: I wanted to capture the movement in Erte's illustration of the same name.
 Herstory: ...
 The Critics:Lovely colouring - the red and gold combination is so rich!
Hard to believe that the fabric is just ribbon… I like the way the drape crosses the back and becomes the sleeve – a nifty bit of ribbon manipulation!
The long-sleeved mitten is also a nice touch, along with the little gold sandals.
You’ve certainly caught her in mid-movement – however much your DH contributed, she’s an engaging little piece!

  All critics are by participant Sue Farmer if you want to learn what makes she write them please read her article: Where Angels Fear to Tread !!