Julie de Gruchy East's Profile

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Hi.......my name is Julie de Gruchy East, you can call me Julo if you wish to. I make the little quirky things in this shop.

I have been creating for a long time now. My head is always filled with many many ideas and often spills over the rim. The people I meet inspires me. I love making my 'anthropomorphic dolls - especially their faces and hair... this is when they start to become striking little individuals. Photo shooting is also fun as this really brings my unique characters to life. The rewarding aspect of my work has to be when they are enjoyed by others, yeah.... bringing a smile to someones face makes my day.

My family consists of one lovely husband and a large cat ‘Buki bear’, and our newest addition - a little girl called 'Beau' - our daughter. We live in a little house amongst the lush countryside of Worcestershire.
I grew up on the…

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  • Female
  • Born on May 23
  • Joined October 2, 2009

Favorite materials

woolly yarn, wool, alpaca wool, recycled fabric, vintage wool blankets, french lace, white cotton, vintage cotton, broderie anglaise fabric

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About

Hi.......my name is Julie de Gruchy East, you can call me Julo if you wish to. I make the little quirky things in this shop.

I have been creating for a long time now. My head is always filled with many many ideas and often spills over the rim. The people I meet inspires me. I love making my 'anthropomorphic dolls - especially their faces and hair... this is when they start to become striking little individuals. Photo shooting is also fun as this really brings my unique characters to life. The rewarding aspect of my work has to be when they are enjoyed by others, yeah.... bringing a smile to someones face makes my day.

My family consists of one lovely husband and a large cat ‘Buki bear’, and our newest addition - a little girl called 'Beau' - our daughter. We live in a little house amongst the lush countryside of Worcestershire.
I grew up on the little rock of Jersey based in the Channel Islands. Most of the de Gruchy clan still live there. I got married and stuck my husband’s name on the end.

My personality:

Paper thin skin
Loving
Devoted
A tryer
Bold

Likes:

Dumplings in stews
The sun shining
Warm shallow seas
Log fires
Cat on my lap/head
Smiles
Good food cooked for me
Being inspired
Acorns

I have a middle name: ‘Anne’, my mother wanted her middle name Ann with an ‘e‘, she decided to give one to me.

I make bespoke custom made characters. So if there is something you would like me to create then please do get in touch with me via the 'Etsy convo'.

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