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21 Inch Lalena Doll Dress Pattern
A simple prairie style dress to fit the 21 inch Lalena cloth doll.
500 Handmade Dolls - Book Review
"What exactly is a doll?" With that question doll artist Akira Blount begins her introduction to the book. By the end of the book we have been shown 5oo possible answers but left with the impression that we have only scratched the surface of possibilities for doll makers.
9 Inch Destiny Cloth Doll
Pattern and instructions to make a 9 inch cloth doll.
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.
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