I created this mixed media spool doll for a swap. The only requirement was that we must use a wooden spool somewhere in our creation.
I started off with the required wooden spool for my body. I put two holes in it so I could attach wire. For my legs I went to the tool shed and found some old rusty nails and another piece for my neck. I wrapped yarn around the spool and added a cupcake liner that I had painted, stamped and mod podged to make the dress. I added a strand of small beads at the top of the yarn. I used a mold and clay to create my face. I painted it to give it a more fleshy color. Added some twine for hair and that is my first Art Doll!