I am very pleased to introduce the 5 members of the Frost Family. Mom, Dad, brother, sister and baby are all dressed warmly for the coming winter. They are doll-house sized, from 4.5” to 2.5”, with hand embroidered wool felt outfits and acorn capped painted wooden heads. Even though they are sturdy enough to be played with by children, they aren’t just for children and can be appreciated by all ages. Every once in a while I make a group of related wee folk dolls and offer them as a fundraiser for a local non-profit organization. UPDATE: The Frost family was raffled to benefit the Waldorf School of Cape Cod in 2016.
Previous raffles include the Fairy Family and the Oakleys. You can get a behind the scene glimpse at the process of making the Frost Family below…
I made the dolls and stitched their wool felt clothes over the summer.
I just loved picking out the felt colors for the Frost Family’s warm winter clothing. They are a variation of doll house sized dolls from my how-to book, Felt Wee Folk: New Adventures. The doll armatures are extra sturdy (as taught in the book), so as to hold up better to multiple posing and general play by children (or adults).
I added sparkling accents with metallic thread.
French knots make polka-dots on the baby’s jump sit.
Here’s the set-up for the Frost family’s photo shoot, before “snow” (kosher salt) was sprinkled around.
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The Frost family is absolutely enchanting!
I love the Frost Family. Wish they lived with me!
As charming, meticulous and fantastical as always.
Are they Tibetan?
Hi Ashley, I suppose they could be Tibetan or another ethnicity you can imagine.