Formerly Kinder Dolls, recently updated Making Waldorf Dolls shows how to create handcrafted dolls from natural materials.
"It is a beautiful thing," says Maricristin Sealey, "to craft a doll with your own hands, sew it together with love, then make a gift of it to your child with the words, 'I made this for you!'"
This comprehensive, well illustrated book will give even the most nervous beginner the confidence to produce a unique, handcrafted toy from natural materials. Once you have mastered the basic baby dolls, you can progress to a more ambitious limbed or jointed doll.
- ten designs including soft, baggy, pouch, angel, sack and limbed dolls;
- instructions for knitted, sewn and embroidered hairstyles, lots of patterns for dolls' clothes and accessories;
- help with tools, techniques and materials;
- ideas for recycling clothing for dollmaking and where to get materials.
This new edition is published with a completely revised resource list.
Paperbound, 7 ½ x 9 ½, 160 pages, fully illustrated.
Maricristin Sealey is a professional doll maker, who has many years' experience of teaching people how to make dolls. Her dolls draw on a rich variety of European traditions.