Friday, April 30, 2010

Meet Lou Lou Olive Annie

I have been busy working on this little Olive Annie, she will be a pattern and should be done in a couple of days. Pop over to my website to see more details

  Have a beautiful friday afternoon Lisa

Friday, April 23, 2010

New Olive Annie

This little doll well she is a little prim and little but raggedy and looks like a rag doll to.  I trying to do some different cloths and she is wearing a little shirt under her dress and she has really long bloomers.  My inspiration was my beautiful Bear from Whendis bears I was trying for shabby chic but prim and raggedy at the same time. She strands at 31cm tall 12"

Let me know what you think
Have a beautiful day Lisa

Thursday, April 22, 2010

New Photo of Big Sis Little Sis Olive Annies

We have had rain here the last couple of days so it has been hard to get a photo outside! I am happy with what I have. Now onto another doll I am working on.

 Have a beautiful day Lisa

Tuesday, April 20, 2010

Meet Big Sis Little Sis Olive Annies

Big Sis stands at 32cm 12.5" Little Sis Stands at 29cm 11.5"

I have been working on these Sisters for the last couple of days I will take some more photos I want a more primitive look to the photo but I was so pleased I wanted to share a couple of photo's tonight.
They have needle felted Noses and are a set of Prim Sisters
I should have a couple more photos tomorrow, they will be on the website tomorrow for sale

Let me know what you think
Have a beautiful Evening Lisa

Sunday, April 18, 2010

Sunday Bike riding

Well after 25 years of not riding a bike I just bought myself this beautiful bike and we have just come back from our first sunday bike ride with the family. So next sunday I will take some photo's and we are even going to stop and have a picnic lunch! The weather is just beautiful here at the moment we are in Autumn.

Have a beautiful Sunday Lisa

Saturday, April 17, 2010

Woollen Doll Hair has Been added to the website and Meet Hettie Olive Annie

This is Hettie Olive Annie She is the smallest and stands at 26cm 10"
the below photo is the last two together

Stars & Stripes Olive Annie on the left & Hettie Olive Annie on the right

I know a couple of customers have been asking about the doll hair, I have added to the website now and I am waiting on more to arrive, As I order mine from oversea I thought I would just offer my customers the hair in case they can't get it anywhere else.

I have just finished a couple of pin cushion and they are also on the website I still have a couple more to list tomorrow!

Another doll finished I am hoping to have the new e-patterns on the website tonight!  that's if I go and get to working on them.

Have a beautiful weekend all Lisa

Friday, April 16, 2010

And the Winners are plus $5.00 e-patterns for tonight only

I wanted to thank all the amazing comments left what wonderful people you all are. As a special thankyou
I would like to offer $5.00 e-patterns if any one is interested in buying a pattern. Just pop over to the website and they will be there for $5.00 for tonight only.

Just because you all have been so wonderful in leaving comments and posting it on your blog.

First Winner is Jo in Tas (lilly Pilly)
 please let me know which Olive annie you would like I will email you to let you know you have won.

Second prize goes to Becky Please let me know which e-pattern you would like.

Have a beautiful weekend all.

Tuesday, April 13, 2010

Little Stars and Stripes Olive Annie

This is the little one I have been working on for the last couple of days, she's a little more prim and dressed in stars and stripes, her bloomers have little stars all over. Her dress is red checked fabric with blue stripes on the bottom, I have neddle felted her nose she has raggedy red woollen hair, button eye's and hand painted legs and shoes. She stands at 30cm tall

I am finishing her pattern now and should be on the website by thurday hopefully in time for the specials this week if you would like an e-pattern.

Have a beautiful day Lisa

Monday, April 12, 2010

1st Blog Birthday Giveaways & discounted e-patterns

Here they are all sitting together

I will be listing some of these pin cushions this week on my website!

In Celebration of my first Blog Birthday which was the end of March, I will have all my dolls on sale for this week only and all my e-patterns $7.50 and paper patterns $9.50.

 if you leave me a comment on my blog I will pop you into the draw for one of my dolls as a giveaway you can choose which one you would like from my website and etsy store!
 Please help me spread the word if you do a post on your blog I will enter you into the draw twice! 
I will also have a giveaway for one of my e-patterns you can also choose this one!

So for this week only discounted e-patterns and paper patterns & Cloth dolls 
a doll giveaway of your choice
and also a e-pattern giveaway of your choice
So don't forget to pop over to my etsy store and website so you can choose which ones
I will draw this on Friday this week

I have had the most amazing 12 months with this blog I love all your wonderful comments I have made soom really wonderful friends and now 12 months latter I have a an etsy store, a website selling my dolls and now patterns and I also sell on the TCCT every month!
this has turned into a full time job for me as I stay at home looking after my youngest son.  What an amazing ride it has been!  I really love to create and I am doing something everyday either a doll a pattern a custom order which I also do a lot of!
I am looking forward to the next 12 months!

Have a beautiful day Lisa

Look what arrived today

well this just arrived in the post and I can't wait to sit down with a coffee and read it and look at all the amazing pictures, I ordered my copy about 3 weeks ago and have been waiting.

So I am going now to sit and read my copy of Prims!!
Have a beautiful day Lisa

P.S. I will be back latter with details on my 1st blog birthday which I missed a couple of weeks back.

Friday, April 09, 2010

New Dolls Listed on Etsy & Peaches Olive Annie

Just wanted to let you all know I have finished listing doll on etsy.
I have the link on my left hand side bar.

I also just finished up this Peaches Olive Annie, I will be listing her on my website on sunday so if you love her pop over on sunday

Have a beautiful Weekend Lisa

Thursday, April 08, 2010

E-patterns are ready

Hello I just wanted to let you all know the e-patterns are now ready so if you where waiting they have all been scanned!  This is the Doll I have just finished working on her Name is Freckle Face Olive Annie I just have to finish working on the pattern it should be ready in a couple of day and up on the website.  I would like to thank everyone who left wonderful comments it makes all the hard work worth it

Have a beautiful Evening Lisa

Look what arrived in the mail today

About a week ago I bought this Beautiful Bear from Whendi's bears I have wanted one of her bears for so long.  When I poped over to whendi's blog to visit and seen that she had this beautiful Bear I wanted it but normally when I pop over to ebay it's always sold well this day it wasn't and it was a buy it now!! It was just meant to be, And now he is here all the way from US.

I wanted to thank Whendi so much for such an amazing bear I will cherish her for ever so I am going to pop over to whendi's blog to thank her again. If you would like to visit whendi's Blog it is

Have a beautiful day Lisa

Tuesday, April 06, 2010

Lots of News !!!

These are Ella & Bella Olive Annies

This one is Little Lottie Olive Annie

Firstly the website is up and running still a lot to do I have been working hard on it the last week, I am still waiting on some things to arrive for my cloth doll supplies.
I have 5 new patterns finished that I have been working on for a while and just waiting for the right time to release them I have a couple more on the go. 

This month for the chocolate crow it is Mother Day/Raggedy Annies so you can see why I picked this month to release my patterns and open my new website.

I have another giveaway for the chocolate crow which will be starting on the 15th of this month so pop over to the chocolate crow on the 15th to leave me a comment!
I will have a new look to Olive Grove Blog, I thought it was about time for a fresh look just waiting for it to be installed which hopefully will be in the next couple of days, pop over to amy's website to see all her wonderful templates.

In the last couple of weeks I have completed 10 dolls lots and lots of hours this month working on patterns I will also have e-patterns I am still converting them to pdf they should all be ready for friday this week!  they are on the website now for sale!

Etsy will also be updated on Friday I have some stock of dolls sitting here, they are not my patterns but still wonderful dolls.  I only have one doll left on etsy so I thought I should list some more!

You will notice that all my Cloth dolls finish with the name Olive Annie! I think it just fits
As my website says thankyou for  visiting my little Olive Grove filled with all my Olive Annies.

I hope you enjoy looking around and love my Olive Annies, It's been a lot of hard work but really worth it.

Have a beautiful Evening Lisa

Friday, April 02, 2010

Happy Easter, TCCT, Patterns and a giveaway!!!!!

Sadie Olive Annie - This is an Olive Grove Primitives Pattern.

both of the above annies will be on the TCCT this month they are not my patterns they are sweet meadows farm!

I have been so busy the last couple of weeks catching up on orders! working on items for the chocolate crow due on the 7th April, a New Website that is no up and running just yet but soon I hope!

And at long last some of my own patterns that I have been working on since december last year, I wanted them finished in time for the TCCT as this month is Mother day Raggedy Annies So I will have paper patterns and also e-patterns, I have been asked for so long do I have my own patterns so i thought it was about time.
  I will also have a giveaway on TCCT so please pop over and visit on the 15th. More details to come soon 

I will show photo's before the 15th so you can see what I have.

I hope you all have a beautiful Easter and I hope the easter bunny comes to all!