9780844220840

Crafting Cloth Dolls

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  • ISBN13:

    9780844220840

  • ISBN10:

    0844220841

  • Edition: 1st
  • Format: Paperback
  • Copyright: 2001-12-10
  • Publisher: McGraw-Hill
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Summary

Crafting Cloth Dollsfeatures complete, step-by-step instructions for 10 exquisite fabric dolls. Patterns spotlight designs by top artists, including Barbara Chapman, Elise Peeples, and Brenda Gehl, and talented newcomers such as Annie Moon. Everything you need to know to create original dolls is here--how to form the body, paint the face, make and style hair, and costume the doll. With glorious full-color photographs of 100 dolls and detailed color drawings throughout, these pages are bursting with creative inspiration for both beginning and experienced dollmakers. Lesson planning and resource lists are included.

Author Biography

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.

Table of Contents

Preface viii
Acknowledgments ix
Part One: Dollmaking Techniques 1(62)
Getting Started
3(4)
Dollmaking Essentials
3(4)
Creating the Doll Body
7(14)
Tinting and Dyeing Fabric for the Doll Body
7(1)
Making the Basic Doll Body-Renaissance Woman
8(8)
Making an Armature
16(5)
Creating the Doll's Face
21(16)
Sculpting the Face-Renaissance Woman
21(2)
Face Painting
23(4)
Painting Renaissance Woman
27(1)
Painting Medieval /ester
28(2)
Other Coloring Methods
30(1)
Embroidering the Face
30(7)
The Crowning Glory: Hair and Wigs
37(14)
Hair Fibers
37(1)
Making the Hair for Renaissance Woman
38(1)
Dyeing Doll Hair
39(1)
Wig Making
40(4)
Ten Creative Wig-Making and Embellishment Techniques
44(7)
Costuming the Doll
51(12)
Drafting Doll Clothing Patterns
51(4)
How to Make Shoes
55(1)
How to Make Fairy Wings
56(4)
Embellishments for Doll Costumes
60(3)
Part Two: A Pageant of Dolls 63(58)
Tulip
65(4)
Tom Mato
69(4)
Constable Shoes
73(6)
Medieval Knight
79(6)
Momotaro (Little Peach)
85(8)
Frens
93(4)
Posey Julia
97(6)
Vasalissa's Doll
103(6)
Whimsical Personage
109(6)
The Maid Was in the Garden
115(6)
Templates 121(40)
Lesson Planning 161(2)
Resources 163

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