PLEASE NOTE: This Raffle was held in 2016 and the Oakley family is living with the lucky winner.
Come and meet the five members of the Oakley family; Mama, Papa, Sister, Brother and Baby. They’re a folksy dollhouse sized acorn-capped family, who will feel right at home in any environment. Every once in a while I make a group of related wee folk and offer them as a fundraiser for a local non-profit organization. Last summer, I made a Fairy Family for Highfield Hall, which you can see here.
This time, Raffle ticket sales will benefit the Falmouth Art Center, which is celebrating its 50th anniversary this summer. My mother, Mary Mavor was one of its early members and supporters and I’m proud to continue the tradition.
If you visit this blog regularly, you’ll know that I don’t sell one-of-a-kind dolls, so this is a rare chance to have a unique family of wee folk, all hand-stitched by yours truly. At the end of this post, you’ll find information about purchasing tickets for a chance to win the Oakley Family. But first, I want to show you some behind the scenes photos.
I brought the family outside for a little fresh air and took a short video with my phone camera.
The Oakley family has extra sturdy armatures, which hold up better to changing poses and play.You can make your own dolls using the patterns and directions in my how-to book, Felt Wee Folk – New Adventures.
The Oakley Family was on display at the Falmouth Art Center in Falmouth, MA (on Cape Cod) all summer. The winner was announced on September 1, 2016.
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I wish I were closer. This family is precious.
These are wonderful Salley. Is it okay if I send you a photo of the Oak Tree faeries that I have in an art show in Ingersoll Ontario? I don’t want to just assume you want to see my work – inspired by your work. Thank you for the books. I guess I did say that before when I got the 2nd Wee Folk Book. Hugs, helen
Hi Barbara-Helen, Oh, yes, please send your photo.
So adorable. Thanks for your lovely emails.
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Another beautiful set. I have yet to start making my project.
Another sweet family