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Jefferson
Jefferson

Detail of a textile character translated from a child's drawing.

Little Lady Bag Charms/Key RIngs
Little Lady Bag Charms/Key RIngs

A collection of stylish little ladies!

Claude & Sebastian
Claude & Sebastian

Two privately commissioned minature figures created from a variety of reclaimed fabric.

Studio
Studio

Colourful installation work in progress!

Best Dressed Ted!
Best Dressed Ted!

A selection of outfits created by partisipants for their teddies during a fashion design inspired workshop!

Flora the Foggy Bummer
Flora the Foggy Bummer

Large, sculptural bee character commissioned by Bramble Graphics to promote the release of a Doric childrens book about the adventures of 'Flora the Foggy Bummer'!

Playful Statement Necklaces
Playful Statement Necklaces

Two 'Liquorice All Sorts' inspired statement necklaces made from a combination of reclaimed wooden and resin buttons and acrylic beads.

Opportunity Octopus
Opportunity Octopus

One of five giant characters created as part of a 'School Values Character Development Project'.

Wooly Wool!
Wooly Wool!

Preparing to make lots and lots of colourful pom poms!

Two Little Sun Bathers
Two Little Sun Bathers

Two commissioned minature characters created from calico, embroidery thread and ribbon.

Octopuppets!
Octopuppets!

Two very happy little puppet makers with their fabulous octopuppets made during an Under the Sea themed workshop.

A Marvellous Monster
A Marvellous Monster

The result of a fabulous workshop with pre school children and their big people!

Creative Line Drawings
Creative Line Drawings

A selection of drawings submitted as part of project Smile : )

Little Ellie
Little Ellie

Ellie the Ballerina.

Colourful Felt Necklaces
Colourful Felt Necklaces

A collection of 'Sweetie Inspired' statement necklaces made from coloured felt balls and acrylic beads.

Character Necklace
Character Necklace

Commissioned character necklace made from felt, reclaimed beads and buttons.

Granda
Granda

A translation of a beautiful drawing of 'Granda'

Two Marvellous Monsters
Two Marvellous Monsters

The result of a fabulous workshop as part of 'The Arts Across Learning Festival' in Aberdeen.

Myrtle the Alien Ballerina
Myrtle the Alien Ballerina

A happy wee girl with her alien ballerina named Myrtle!

Fairness Frog
Fairness Frog

One of five 'giant' school values characters made during a project with Hazlehead Primary School in Aberdeen.

Footballer in Progress!
Footballer in Progress!

Work in progress during preparation for the Smile Exhibition.

Alfie the Footballer
Alfie the Footballer

One of many characters translated from a child's drawing for Smile exhibition.

Tortoise Pin Cushion
Tortoise Pin Cushion

This adorable little pin cushion is perfect for storing pins!

Pom Pom Installation
Pom Pom Installation

A view of the pom pom installation at The Lemon Tree in Aberdeen created as part of Inspiration Point.

Smiley Flower
Smiley Flower

Work in progress for 'Smile' - an exhibition of work inspired by children's drawings.

A colourful mess!
A colourful mess!

The aftermath following a pom pom making workshop!

Inspiration Point Installation
Inspiration Point Installation

Characters of all shapes and sizes!

Button Brooch
Button Brooch

A button brooch created from vintage buttons and a re-purposed bottle top.

Pom Pom Arch...In Progress
Pom Pom Arch...In Progress

Preparing pieces for a giant pompomtastic installation!

Ellie the Elephant
Ellie the Elephant

Playful elephant ballerina created as part of an installation during a residency in Aberdeen - Inspiration Point.

Yoga Jumper Bunny
Yoga Jumper Bunny

Very bendy jumper bunny created from an up cycled jumper!

Installation
Installation

Part of an installation at Aberdeen Health Village with the aim of promoting health and well being.

Character Key ring
Character Key ring

This dapper dude is sure to do a grand job at keeping your keys safe!

A Trio of Jumper Bunnies
A Trio of Jumper Bunnies

Lovely long-limbed bunnies created from up cycled jumpers.

Personality Mask
Personality Mask

A 'personality mask' created during a masterclass with Textile Designer Donna Wilson.

A Trio of Mini Ballerinas
A Trio of Mini Ballerinas

These adorable decorative ballerina mini dolls are perfect at pirouetting!

On the Bus!
On the Bus!

A shot of Yogi and Superhero out and about on the bus in Aberdeen promoting Inspiration Point Events!

Jumper Bunny
Jumper Bunny

Very bendy jumper bunny created from an upcycled jumper!

Little Bird Hanging Decorations
Little Bird Hanging Decorations

A collection of little bird decorations created from reclaimed textiles.

Yarn Bombing Project
Yarn Bombing Project

Detail of a 'yarn bombed' tree created as part of a project with Hazlehead Primary School in Aberdeen.

Button Brooches
Button Brooches

A selection of button brooches created from vintage buttons and re-purposed bottle tops.

Under The Sea
Under The Sea

Detail of a three - dimensional collaboration collage created by children during a workshop for 3 - 5 year old's and their parents/carers.

Mrs Burney
Mrs Burney

A very special piece commissioned by Elaine's daughter as a thank you gift to her teacher of two years, Mrs Burney! Translated from a drawing...Mrs Burney became the 'face' of 'Smile'...an exhibition of work inspired by children's drawings in Seventeen, Aberdeen.

Rainbow Statement Necklace
Rainbow Statement Necklace

Rainbow coloured statement necklace made from felt balls, resin beads and wooden buttons strung onto a length of nylon cord.

Jumper Bunny
Jumper Bunny

Jumper bunny created from an up cycled jumper.

Yarn Bombing Project
Yarn Bombing Project

Detail of a 'yarn Bombed ' tree created as part of a project with Hazlehead Primary School in Aberdeen.

Stripy Cat
Stripy Cat

Work in progress for 'Smile' an exhibition of work inspired by children's drawings.

The Odd Couple!
The Odd Couple!

These two Aliens - PUNK and GEEK - as odd as it may seem arE the best of friends!

Myrtle the Alien Ballerina
Myrtle the Alien Ballerina

Myrtle the Alien Ballerina was the very first character Elaine created from a drawing. Translating a drawing by her young son, she created Myrtle for her Daughter as a very special birthday present!

Mini Decorative Ballerina Doll
Mini Decorative Ballerina Doll

This decorative mini doll trained with the Russian State Ballet and can pirouette like no other ballerina can!

Selection of Button Magnets
Selection of Button Magnets

A selection of decorative magnets created from up cycled beer bottle tops and vintage buttons.

Decorative Doll
Decorative Doll

Hillary, as she likes to be called, loves skinny dipping, hulla hooping and chocolate cake!!!

Floral Bunny
Floral Bunny

This adorable, floral bunny, created from vintage print fabric just loves to chill out in the sun!

Decorative Mini Doll
Decorative Mini Doll

This decorative mini doll could teach even the most elite of dancers a groovy move or two!

Mini Decorative Ballerina Doll
Mini Decorative Ballerina Doll

This decorative mini doll trained with the Russian State Ballet and can pirouette like no other ballerina can!

Jumper Bunnies
Jumper Bunnies

These two long-limbed lovelies are the best of friends and spend many hours together walking the beautiful, scenic hills of Scotland!

Sister Cats
Sister Cats

These two little darlings adore a good feast of hot smoked salmon and love getting their tummies tickled!

Yarn Bombing
Yarn Bombing

'Yarn Bombed' trees created as part of a project with Hazlehead Primary School in Aberdeen.

Person Cats
Person Cats

'Person Cat's', the name Elaine's young daughter used to refer to them when she first saw them are all amazing singers and love posing for photos!

Yogi Bunny
Yogi Bunny

Yogi Bunny in the making! Created as part of an installation, Yogi enjoys practising yoga and helping Elaine prepare for creative projects and workshops!

Mini Mermaid
Mini Mermaid

This adorable mini mermaid in the making was a commissioned piece created from a child's drawing.

Hamish
Hamish

Created during a residency as part of an installation, Hamish McTavish loves social interaction and has since appeared in a number of public spaces!

Stripy Cats
Stripy Cats

These kitty cats love climbing trees, hulla hooping and eating ice cream!

Big Bertie Blackbird
Big Bertie Blackbird

Created as part of an installation, Elaine has since worked on a number of commissioned variations of this charming chirpy chap. With those eyes...who wouldn't want a Bertie Black Bird in their lives!

Zombie Zach
Zombie Zach

Zack loves cheese and cake, but does not like cheese cake! He likes to keep fit by fitting in at least two half hour skipping sessions a day!

Pom Pom Curtain Detail
Pom Pom Curtain Detail

Detail of a large 'floating pom pom curtain' created for an installation at Aberdeen Health Village.

Pom Pom Installation
Pom Pom Installation

Floating Pom Pom installation in the foyer of Aberdeen Health Village.

Yogi the Rainbow Bunny
Yogi the Rainbow Bunny

Almost 6 ft tall, this colourful character was created as part of an installation. He now spends his time practising yoga and helping Elaine out during workshops and art classes!

Mr Person Cat
Mr Person Cat

Mr person cat, the name Elaine's young daughter used to refer to him when she saw him is a bit of a ladies man!

Say Cheese!
Say Cheese!

A group photo taken during Aberdeen International Youth Festival.

Myrtles Mum
Myrtles Mum

Myrtle's mum, an upscaled version of a character (Myrtle the Alien Ballerina) Elaine and her toddler son made together for her daughter, was created during a residency as part of an installation for Inspiration Point in Aberdeen.

Pom Pom's in the Making
Pom Pom's in the Making

Work in progress during a family friendly workshop.

Collection of Decorative Mini Dolls
Collection of Decorative Mini Dolls

This group of decorative mini dolls just love hanging out together!

Mr Man
Mr Man

Commissioned textile character translated from a child's drawing.

Ruffus
Ruffus

Commissioned Stripy Sausage Dog.

Collection of Decorative Mini Dolls
Collection of Decorative Mini Dolls

These guys just love a photo shoot!!!

Bunny Door Stop
Bunny Door Stop

Commissioned 'Big Bunny' door stop.

Mini Doll
Mini Doll

This decorative mini doll sure can shake her booty!

Boris
Boris

Snap shots showing the transformation of a commissioned textile character translated from a child's drawing.

Haggis Pin Cushion
Haggis Pin Cushion

This wee guy is the perfect companion for all keen crafters out there!

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