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A Doll Maker's Homage to Mom
This week, in honor of Mother's Day I would like to honor my Mother. I like to highlight this article each year for Mother's Day, because mothers are such a vital, formative force in our lives.
A Field Guide to Fabric Design - Book Review
I have rarely, if ever, thought about the fabric I buy to make dolls and doll clothes with, beyond the color and if I like it. I do sometimes consider the fiber content, but never thought about where the pattern came from, the designer, the choice of colors and how the design gets put on the fabric.
A Recycled Doll
She was my Diamond in the Rough, underneath all the dirt and grime I knew she was beautiful.
Adventures in Bookbinding - Book Review
This week's article may have you scratching your head and asking "what's that got to do with doll making?" Well, bear with me, because it does have something to do with my favorite topic. Adventures in Bookbinding, Hand Crafting Mixed Media Books, by Jeannine Stein is a fascinating book for artist
All-Girl Crafts Book Review
Don't let the name of this book fool you, "All-Girl Crafts" by Kathy Ross and illustrated by Elaine Garvin,is packed full of great ideas for crafters and doll makers of any age.
American Girl Store - Review
Upon entering the store my daughter immediately said "you're in heaven, aren't you?" And I was. What a lovely thing to walk into a store and be surrounded by beautiful dolls everywhere you look!
American Girl Type Dolls - Spring Dresses
Spring or Easter dress to fit 18 inch American Girl, Corolle, Gotz Precious Day Girl and similar size dolls.
Angel Ornament Paper Doll
This is an easy project that you can make with scraps of fabric and trims that you have left over from other sewing and craft projects.
Another Recycled Doll
In a box of discarded and unwanted dolls I found a diamond in the rough!
Attaching Arms to cloth Dolls
In this article I will discuss three ways of attaching arms to cloth dolls with pictures of each method.
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