Kim Ricks' Profile

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My shop: Alabama Lintheads and Alabama Clayheads
http://www.etsy.com/shop/alabamalintheads

A little something about me...born and raised in Madison, Alabama, a farmer's daughter, happily married and a love to create. I have been creating dolls on and off for about 4 years now in different materials. I’m self taught and still learning. I also have a jewelry shop under the name http://www.etsy.com/shop/kimricks that is closed for now while I pursue my fiber/clay adventures. I'm very thankful to be a part of Etsy and also to be in such wonderful company of talented artist.
Here is a little something about the name Lintheads. The word 'Linthead' comes from the textile industry, known as cotton mill factories. Cotton fiber was taken from the field, baled and hauled to the mills. Here, machines tore the fibers apart and the people who worked in…

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  • Female
  • Born on May 29
  • Joined September 16, 2009

Favorite materials

wool, fiber, paper clay, styrofoam and glitter

Shop

alabamalintheads
whimsy creations made from scratch :)

About

My shop: Alabama Lintheads and Alabama Clayheads
http://www.etsy.com/shop/alabamalintheads

A little something about me...born and raised in Madison, Alabama, a farmer's daughter, happily married and a love to create. I have been creating dolls on and off for about 4 years now in different materials. I’m self taught and still learning. I also have a jewelry shop under the name http://www.etsy.com/shop/kimricks that is closed for now while I pursue my fiber/clay adventures. I'm very thankful to be a part of Etsy and also to be in such wonderful company of talented artist.
Here is a little something about the name Lintheads. The word 'Linthead' comes from the textile industry, known as cotton mill factories. Cotton fiber was taken from the field, baled and hauled to the mills. Here, machines tore the fibers apart and the people who worked in these cotton mills became known as ‘Lintheads'. Which was due to the flying fine fiber known as 'lint' which filled the air and also the hair of the workers.

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