Princess Naima is back home. Her base broke in shipping to the Hoffman Challenge.
I tried a new method of anchoring her to the base in a standing position - I used a knitting needle because I could use a smaller diameter than a wood dowel and it wouldn't bend or break. However, it did not hold in the glue and migrated up her leg, thus detaching her from her base.
Sounded like a good idea!!
Normally I make my challenge dolls in a sitting position because it is way easier to anchor a seated doll firmly. Didn't make sense though for a belly dancer to be seated!
Princess Naima is my favorite of all my Hoffman entries!
And I can't say "Next Time" as Hoffman is not including dolls in 2016.
Thinking of how to fix the Princess for permanent display. Perhaps a shorter knitting needle and hot glue rather than craft glue. Hmmmmmmmmm!