I’ve always wanted to make my own spirit dolls, but the task just seemed overwhelming. I had no idea how to make a spirit doll. But now? Silver Raven Wolf has outlined her entire process for us, including patterns.
I can’t wait to get started! I may not stay true to her design, but that’s the whole point – she has given me the tools and ideas to get started creating my own spirit dolls. Enjoy.
New Moon Spirit Dolls — The Journey of Design
by Silver RavenWolf
I don’t know why I started designing these Spirit Dolls. Maybe it was watching Lord Thorn quietly sew together a ritual robe for his friend by hand the other week.
“Why aren’t you using a sewing machine?” I asked.
He smiled. “I don’t have one. Besides, I find stitching it by hand more fulfilling.”
I thought about that. There is a special kind of contemplative joy in working magick while stitching something by hand. Too, the end product always seems to have more power.
Or, maybe it was because I wrote the article on conjuring bags and my mind simply stepped to the next level. Or, perhaps a book I was looking at on found object art at the local crafting store sent the creative part of me whirling…whatever the reason…
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