Category Archives: cloth doll

Update on Diane the Bride

After seeing the photo of Diane and Russel on their wedding day, I realized there were two things missing on her bride doll. A brief shopping trip later to Hobby Lobby and Diane the Bride now has a cameo pin … Continue reading

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Diane the Bride

A generous gift deserves a heartfelt thank you. A dear friend of mine offered her wedding dress to my daughter Martha. She knows that Martha loves to wear vintage and retro clothing. She knows that Martha designs and sews what … Continue reading

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Back to Doll Making

Can you believe it’s been 18 months since I’ve last made a doll? I’ve had so much fun in the last year with embroidery and felt, but lately I’ve been itching to create a doll. It’s been in the back … Continue reading

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I’ve been published!

Lesley Riley has just put out her new book titled¬†Inspirational Quotes Illustrated¬†and I’m in it! Actually my doll was in the last year’s Quotes Illustrated, too. This is a new edition with more art works than the first book. We … Continue reading

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Sewing Camp Session 3

The last week of Creative Sewing Camp has ended. It went out in a rush and flurry of giggling girls. Two of the girls had began second projects late in the week and since I wanted to make sure they … Continue reading

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Create-a-Critter

Every summer I teach sewing lessons to children. I call it Creative Sewing Camp. At the first camp back in 2001, the students each made a rag doll from my pattern. Over the next years they made fairies, mermaids, hobbits, … Continue reading

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Lucy and Lola

My friend Diane is soon to become a grandmother! Twice over! Her daughter is having twin girls, due in December. Two little girls for her to cuddle and spoil. Ask me if I’m jealous. Maybe a little bit. There will … Continue reading

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