Dollmaking for the First Time

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Sterling Publishing Company, Inc., 2006 - Crafts & Hobbies - 112 pages
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As with all the acclaimed For the First TimeŽ books this book teaches the basics of doll making, with a wide selection of dolls ranging from cloth and wooden dolls; life-size figures and those as small as clothespins, to dolls as ornaments. The techniques are all provided in an easy-to-follow question and answer format and are accompanied by a project. Above all, every page encourages crafters to break the rules, use their imagination, and find ways of making each doll special.
 

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DOLLMAKING FOR THE 1ST TIME

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The basic rag doll is still one of the simplest and most appealing toys to make. This book includes instructions and projects in a Q&A format for several styles of huggable cloth and not-as-cuddly ... Read full review

Contents

Introduction
8
Needed Materials Tools 12
16
Making a Wooden Doll
25
Creating the Hairdos
32
Qasic Techniques42
42
How do I make a cloth doll with sculpted fingers?
49
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About the author (2006)

Miriam Christensen Gourley is a leading doll-maker who regularly designs needlework projects for magazines including "Women's Day" and "McCall's Creates". She has established and organized a number of major doll exhibits and consumer shows, including Dollmakers Magic. She is the author of the bestselling book "Cloth Dolls: How to Make Them".

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