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Changes at Universal Mama

Posted by annette on July 31, 2012 at 10:30 PM Comments comments (4957)

Universal Mama artisans have decided to move our online presents to a new website. Each vendor has a link to their store, etsy and their blog, which will make it easy for you to find them.

Universal Mama is moving to Etsy!

Welcome to Universal Mama's new home on the web! Since many of our customers are on Etsy, we've decided to move our stockings there as well. Here's how things will work:

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Knit Felt Embellish

Posted by annette on January 30, 2012 at 8:00 AM Comments comments (0)

Just recently I found this beautiful rainbow yarn Since it is a thin pencil roving, especially great for either spinning or felting, I decided to knit it up into a sweater jacket. One has to be careful knitting, as the yarn breaks easy, it is after all pencil roving and not spun. No worries though, it is very easy to bring the two ends together if it does break. The bleeding of one color into the next is so beautiful and gradual.

Once knitting was complete, I wet felted the gown. The p...

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And the winner is....

Posted by annette on August 15, 2011 at 8:50 AM Comments comments (4)

I am so excited to announce that LaVonne was the lucky winner of the custom Ringalina doll. The drawing ended on Sunday, but I took me till now to announce it. Sorry about that! I have already emailed about the details with LaVonne and can't wait to share with you the creation of this little girl. Yes, she will be a little girl.


Stay tuned for more!

This little girl went to live with her new mommy!

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Ringalina Dolls

Posted by annette on July 27, 2011 at 8:45 AM Comments comments (29)

For a long time, actually since I created WoolCreations Inc., I have had the wish to find a special name (brand name if you will) for my dolls. It took me this long to find one, little did I know that it was right in front of my nose.


I knew it had to be a name that meant something to me! Now, I don't want to go into detail about all the names I came up with, but let me just say that "Schwarze Hexe" (translated "black witch", a name that my grandfather called me for my eye ...

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Just a little time....

Posted by annette on June 23, 2011 at 8:35 PM Comments comments (7)

Dear Friends, 

I have not disappeared from the face of the Earth! I am still here! It is just that my life has taken a little bit of a different direction.

It was supposed to be just my husband and I with the kids visiting once in a while. Wow was I wrong! Last year our daughter and her daughter stayed with us, while our son in law was deployed. We had a g...

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