This noble Santa was created using a century old craft developed in Germany during the Victorian era known as Spun Cotton. The process includes creating a wire armature and molding cotton fibers around the figurine.
Santa arrives ready to swing! His coat is made from cotton batting and finished with silver Dresden stars from Germany.
Hand-crafted by Samantha Corcoran.
Dimensions are 10.5"High x 4.5"Wide
If you are interested in creating a spun cotton crafts, this project can be found in the wonderful book Spun Cotton Crafts: 25 Vintage Projects for the Nostalgic Crafter by Valerie Lloyd.