14 July 2013

Meet Maeve

This is Maeve.  She used to be a boring white polystyrene foam head and I thought she would look much better if she was embellished so I decided to decoupage her. 

She is covered in the words of Maeve Binchy so, naturally, I called her Maeve.   This was my first attempt at decoupage and as you can see poor Maeve has a few wrinkles, but she is in good company in this house.

Today I put her to good use as a model for my Downton Hat.  I saw this pattern here and loved it so much I had to knit it.  To be honest, it looks better on Maeve than it does on me, but I still love it.

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