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Sunday, April 27, 2014

Inspirational dolls

More Jess Brown inspired. Not sure which face is my favourite. Working now on dresses for these girls.

My First Jess Brown inspired doll finished

Friday, April 11, 2014

Jess Brown inspired dolls

Ok---second attempt at a simple doll. I love the Jess Brown dolls but finding it very difficult to go that simple and I have to hand it to her---she is 10/10 for simplicity, authenticity, style. Anyway plugging away and suppose the best I can hope for is my own unique salute to Jess Brown
My husband said get rid of the nose but cant do it---was able to take it down a little but hmmm   she needed a nose.  :)

Tuesday, April 8, 2014

New doll in the making


I really like Jess Browns dolls--they are so simple and uncomplicated. The price for one of her gorgeous dolls though is steep-really really steep and -much as I would love to buy one my budget is set aside for supplies, fabric etc.
 I  love a challenge and decided yesterday to make one--not the same as I have my own idea,s, likes etc. This is one I drew up, cut out sewed up, embroidered and now just waiting to be dressed.

I did discover in my travels about the net that Jess Brown has a book coming out in July.
The Making of  a Rag Doll. You can preorder on Amazon.