MARIE MESSMER

EXHIBITION ITEMS

MARIE ELLEN ENSEMBLE
Marie Ellen Bead Knitted Ensemble
 Designed in the year 2000 
 Porcelain doll Estella was modified with 1920 style legs and shoes.
The Marie Ellen Ensemble has been knitted with 15 hanks 11/0 crystals seed beads and 7 balls of DMC thread.
The cloche hat has a bead crocheted crown with bead knitted sides.
Marie Ellen has been displayed at The Victorian Bead Society Exhibition, Craft show in Australia 
and many craft magazines. 
PATTERN $25.00 plus postage.
Marie Ellen Bead Knitted Ensemble

CAMILLA'S BEAD DREAM
Camilla's Bead Dream was designed in the year 2000
First exhibited in America at the Bead and Button Fair 2001
Camilla's Bead Dream consisting of the Camilla half doll as the bride  and 4 Faith half dolls as bridesmaids.
The Bead Dream has been knitted with 6 hanks of size 11/0  cream seed beads and 3 balls of DMC thread.
The Bridal Party displayed on a wood-turned base with   support rods.

Camilla's Bead Dream has been displayed as a  Bead and Button Show Finalist 2001 in Milwaukee, Wisconsin USA. Craft Shows in Western Australia, South Australia, Victoria, Sydney and Brisbane and many embroidery and craft magazines over the past 15 years. 
PATTERN $15.00 Plus Postage
CAMILLA'S BEAD DREAM 2000

HAHNNDOLF DOLL EXHIBITION 
The tray of roses with three different beaded knitted skirts displaying my patterns of Rhoda, Torchon Lace and Antoinette. Being an entry with prizes in the Historic 

Hahnndorf Doll Extravaganza in the year 2002.

The Rhoda bead knitted skirt has been embellished with sewn on Swarowski crystals on completion of the skirt.

Antoinette has a plain bead knitted skirt.

Torchon Lace pattern features bead knitting and handmade bobbin lace, mounted on a cushion base.
Three Porcelain Half Dolls on a Bed of Roses in Bead Knitted Skirts

CLAUDIA EVENING GOWN

The Claudia Gown designed in the year 2008
The gown has been made for the Evelyn doll by Thelma Resch. Evelyn stands 18 inches in height.
The claudia gown has been knitted with 15 hanks 11/0 crystals seed beads and 8 balls of DMC thread.
Skirt and Jacket are embellished with pearl beads.
Claudia has been displayed at several Craft show in Australia  and many craft magazines
PATTERN $25.00 Plus Postage.

CLAUDIA EVENING GOWN

JOSEPHINE CAPE
The Josephine Cape designed in the year 2002
  Being an entry with prizes in the Historic  Hahnndorf Doll Extravaganza in the year 2002.
The doll used for the cape was a compostion body and French head Bru jne 10 
The Josephine Cape has been displayed at 
 Craft Show in South Australia, Victoria, Sydney and Brisbane and many embroidery and craft magazines over the past 15 years. 
The Josephine Cape has been knitted with 15 hanks 11/0 Egg Shell seed beads and 7 balls of DMC thread.
Spiral beaded rope around neckband and made into a tie.  

PATTERN $30.00 Plus Postage
THE JOSEPHINE CAPE

ROSE DELICA
Rose Delica Skirts designed in the year 2002  Being entries with prizes in the Historic  Hahnndorf Doll Extravaganza in the year 2002.

The skirts on the Rose Half Dolls are not knitted but worked in bead weaving peyote stitch using Delica beads with over hanging bead embellishments of different size glass beads and spear s
PATTERN $10.00 Plus Postage.
ROSE DELICA ~ BEAD WEAVING

THE MORPETH CHURCH MICE
The Morpeth Church Mice designed in the year 2005
 as my daughters wedding table decoration.
Exhibition South Australia Beading around the Bush.
The Bride and Groom are Angela and Glynn
Minister ~~ Father Bruce 
Bridesmaids ~~ Miss Ellie  (Pink)
                      ~~ Miss Marjorie (Blue)
Guests  ~~ Edward
                ~~ Miss Mary
Garments are bead knitted.
The following Images are of individual photos of the church mice.
Bead Knitting Patterns Only
THE MORPETH CHURCH MICE

THE BRIDE ~~ ANGELA Pattern $25.00

BRIDESMAID ~~ MISS MARJORIE Pattern $25.00

GUEST ~~ EDWARD Pattern $25.00

GUEST ~~ MISS MARY Pattern $25.00

The Bead Knitted and Crocheted Cloche Hat embellished with handmadeTorchon bobbin lace