Making Dolls And Creatures by Ruth Sleigh-johnsonMaking Dolls And Creatures by Ruth Sleigh-johnson

Making Dolls And Creatures

byRuth Sleigh-johnson

Paperback | May 22, 2012

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This fabulous introduction to making modern dolls and creatures features a varied selection of original projects by contemporary designers and makers. Whether you are looking for an advanced project using traditional techniques, or a 'one-hour-make' doll to put together on a rainy day from bits and pieces found around your home, you will find inspiration here.

Techniques for the construction of the dolls is explained in simple illustrated steps, and surface application such as hand sewing, appliqué, fabric painting and machine embroidery are used to create beautiful dolls that you won't want to give away...

Ruth Sleigh-Johnson has worked as a freelance stylist and fashion editor for magazines, catalogues and TV and radio items. She has lectured at colleges including London College of Fashion, and currently teaches art and textiles at a girls' grammar school. She is the author of Practical Textiles Techniques and Practical Sewing Technique...
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Title:Making Dolls And CreaturesFormat:PaperbackProduct dimensions:144 pages, 1.11 × 1.11 × 1.11 inShipping dimensions:1.11 × 1.11 × 1.11 inPublished:May 22, 2012Publisher:A&C BlackLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:1408133970

ISBN - 13:9781408133972

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Table of Contents

Introduction
Flat Dolls
Stump Dolls
Knitted and crocheted dolls
Rag Dolls
One hour makes
Art Dolls
Doll makers: Abigail Brown, Samantha Bryan, Laura Long, Rita Pinheiro
Gallery
Pattern Pieces
Glossary
Index