Chelsea hanging out in the showroom
As happens to everyone who begins gathering fashion dolls later in life, suddenly a few fitting models and dolls for repaints turned into hundreds. With the International Fashion Doll Convention (IFDC) coming up in June, I'm finishing and sorting and doing whatever needs doing to finish up a batch of the dolls for fur models. It seemed like the best time to assign numbers to them: as they come to life, go public, and/or get a repaint, one of which has happened to over fifty of them.
The first fifty (plus) dolls:
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...and at the Fort Worth Modern Art Museum on 22 November
on the left, a fox chub, and on the right, "The Paris"
Recommended Doll Making and Make-over Books:
Design, Pattern, and Couture Sewing:
- Sewing Victorian Doll Clothes, by Michelle Hampton: includes patterns, sewing tips, finishing tips, glossary and stitch guide for hand-sewn garments.
From the Studio
- My eBay "About Me" Page:
- Next page of Featured Dolls:
- Works in Progress and Recommended Books
- Page three: (open soon)
- Clothing: Sweaters
- Clothing: The Fur Salon
- A Meeting of the Minds: A diorama -- a book left in a theatre is picked up by (who has now become) Barbara Muņeca
- Diorama: it gets disassembled and evolves....
- a rest time backstage,
- a Chinese New Year Venue,
- a Saint Patrick's Day Venue,
- A Photography Studio,
- ...and I need to make display setups for dolls to show in 2004IFDC
- Luisa's Story: How I Rescued a Doll and Overcame a Lifelong "Barbie: the doll" Antipathy
- Sixth Scale Couture
- Brenda Giguere's Wonderful Parallel Universe
Legal Disclaimer: I am, by the way, not associated with Mattel.
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