Honor Goodfolk Comes Home


Have you ever had someone do 
such a kind and selfless thing for you 
it brings tears to your eyes?

This is Honor Goodfolk, the first doll I completed using my Izannah Walker Workshop pattern. I named her this because she was the expression of my intent to honor Izannah Walker.  Honor was one of the dolls I made as a giveaway for class members.  Over on Maida Dolls Group, someone made a kind comment about Honor's picture, which I had posted.  And I commented back that Honor was the first doll I completed with my pattern.   And then I went along my merry way.   


Mary Bean was the winner of Honor, from the first class.  And she saw my comment.  Mary is a wonderful doll maker in her own right.  She decided to send Honor home to me, saying that she felt it was right that the first Izannah doll I made with my pattern should come home to live with me.  And so on Saturday I opened a box and look what was in it!   My first doll made with my pattern.  It was such a kind and generous thing for Mary to do.  I will always keep Honor.

I think Honor needs a necklace, 
and maybe a small companion to sit in her lap.

Thank you, Mary!!!


Visit Mary's blog 
to see her wonderful creations. 

10 comments:

  1. That was a beautiful gesture, Mary...and Dixie, she's lovely with her new beads.

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  2. WOW, Dixie that is really something. There is something to be said here and the name says it all, "Honor Goodfolk."

    Nice Mary <3.

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  3. What a wonderful "pay it forward" gift Mary. Dixie she is lovely! :)

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  4. My heart just filled up with happiness for such a sweet and generous thing that you did Dixie in sending away such a special doll, then for Mary to return her to you that was such a noble act. I am so so happy for both of you. It really is true, there is more pleasure in giving than recieving.

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  5. Such a wonderful story ~ I think both of you are generous, caring women! :)

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  6. What a wonderful friend you have Dixie! I just visited Mary's blogs and became a follower as I just felt her warmth and genuineness shine through. I am happy for you that you have Honor back home!
    Tina xo

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  7. How wonderful!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! Mary you are quite a wonderful Human!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! I could just hug you!!!!!!!!
    Hugs,
    Jackie

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  8. What a wonderful Lady!!! She must be a true dollmaker to
    understand just what our dollies mean to us!!
    Thank you Mary...and thanks for sharing Dix!!!
    just a beautiful story!!
    xoxo
    jojo

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    1. Ahhh, Dixie, thanks!!! And, just look at Honor, how happy she is to be back home. Anonymous said it so well..."what a sweet and generous thing you did, Dixie, in sending away such a special doll." I love how you are spoiling her with new beads!

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  9. what a thrill for you Dixie and what a kind thing for Mary to do. I must say, Honor looks delightful with her red beads..she's right at home, where she truly belongs. A happy ending :)))
    cheers, Marian

    http://marianedwardsdreamweaver.typepad.com

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