Here’s what I’ve been doing this spring.
My best friend, Sariah’s birthday is at the end of March, and I forget it EVERY. SINGLE. YEAR. So this year I started thinking about what to get her at Christmas. I found this fabulous little merboy pendant from Green Girl Studios. Sariah loves mermaids and babies and I [...]
One of my favorite cloth doll artists is Antonette Cely. A student of Lisa Lichtenfels, Cely is one of the few cloth dollmakers whose work is detailed and lifelike enough to go naked. She generously shares her knowledge with us on her website with tutorials about wefting doll hair, stuffing, and making eyes, hands, and [...]
Judy Skeel is one of those artists who has probably tried nearly everything at least once. After fifteen years of dollmaking, she has focused her art into a style that is colorful, charming, whimsical and sometimes fierce. In addition to her work as a dollmaker, she is a popular dollmaking instructor and produces a newsletter [...]
Argh, I meant to do this yesterday, but I was crazy busy all day. Here’s today’s artist.
There are two ways to approach cloth doll construction. One is to shape the doll as much as possible by the arrangement of seams in the flat pattern, while the other is to use a basic pattern and do [...]