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|Posted on April 30, 2012 at 9:25 AM||comments (1)|
Recently I had a mishap with one of my favourite Tidgy Dolls, Sheila. I took her out for the day and popped her in my purse 'to keep her safe' only to find the dark lining had stained her face terribly
I managed to fade the marks a little by scrubbing with bicarbonate od soda (that's what the white residue is) but as you can see, it didn't help much!
So I ordered some doll stain re...Read Full Post »
|Posted on January 18, 2012 at 7:00 AM||comments (2)|
As promised the sewing pattern I designed for Middie Blythe, Odeco and Nikki is now available for free in the 'Free Patterns' section of the site.
This project is reasonably simple and consists of an A-line dress and beret.
Here are some examples of things I've made using this pattern...
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|Posted on November 11, 2011 at 8:45 AM||comments (0)|
As today is remembrance day I had the theme of poppies buzzing around my head, a quick browse later, and I found this adorable Poppy peg doll tutorial on the Woolhalla blog.
Cute and simple to make...
Click on the picture to visit the Woolhalla blog for downloa...Read Full Post »
|Posted on May 28, 2011 at 7:15 AM||comments (0)|
I have now added a rerooting tutorial to the site. This particular tutorial shows how to reroot a Barbie or Sindy type fashion doll with nylon hair. You can see it here:
|Posted on March 28, 2011 at 4:51 PM||comments (2)|
I've just been working on some new doll clothes, and I make all my handmade dolls and doll clothes on my trusty vintage Jones D53 hand-cranked sewing machine from the 1950s. It weighs a ton and is the most reliable and trustworthy piece of technology I've ever had the pleasure to own!
I know that there are lots of old sewing machines knocking about, but usually the instructions have gone astray. Mine still has its manual so I decided to scan it in and share it...Read Full Post »
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|Posted on August 29, 2010 at 12:51 PM||comments (1)|
Just a quick and dirty entry today (literally!). I happened upon this paper clay recipe the outher day, which is allegedly cheap and easy to make. I hope to try it out in some dollmaking (if I ever have enough time), lol!
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