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My Oldest Dolls
As the title states, in this article I am sharing with you my very oldest dolls. I'm not sure whether that makes them "vintage" or "antique" but they are almost as old as I am!
My Search for the Right Doll
For the last several months the topic that is searched for most frequently on the Doll Making Site, here at BellaOnline, is definitely the Bitty Baby doll from American Girl. But I didn't have one. This is the story of my search for the perfect one.
Nightgown for Tiny Dolls
Here is a cute nightgown for tiny six inch to 8 inch dolls. This is for the type of small doll that can be purchased very inexpensively at any craft store.
Non-essential Doll Equipment
As I looked at my doll collection it occurred to me that I have a lot of equipment for them that isn't specifically intended for dolls. My family is used to this and accepts it as part of my "eccentricities" and doesn't question. But I was wondering how many of you also have such a collection.
Old Doll Clothes as Patterns
I'm always looking for ideas to use in making doll clothes and, while I've used old clothes to use as patterns to make new ones for myself, I've never done it for my dolls, until now!
Old Fashioned Dolls and Toys Book Review
This book is a treasure for toy makers and doll makers.The dolls are some of the most beautiful and charming I've seen. Included are not only dolls but wooden toys as well, Teddy Bears, Bunnies, Giraffes, cats, Raggedy dolls, hobby horses, Cows, angels and the list goes on.
Organizing Your Doll Making Studio
I am thrilled to finally have a "room of my own" but it is now painfully obvious that I need more than one room! So organization has become a very big priority for me. In my attempt to bring some order to my collections I have found a great product that I wanted to tell you about.
Organizing Your Doll Patterns
After a lifetime of designing patterns for cloth dolls and doll clothes I have accumulated quite a collection of patterns, both my own designs and others that I have collected. Keeping all those scraps of paper organized and easy to find had become somewhat of a problem.
How to make handkerchief dolls and corn husk dolls which you can use as holiday ornaments.
Overalls for Annie
In this article we will make overalls for our 15 inch Annie Doll and meet her brother Andrew.
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