Sunday, 30 July 2017

Thursday, 27 July 2017

Throwback Thursday.......

Hard to believe how long it's been since I've updated my blog.....

So here's a throwback, to what I've been up to!

Of course, I've made Dollie brooches (here's just a few...)

Dottie Dollie Clown Brooch

Dottie Dollie Thelma Doll Brooch

Dottie Dollie Doll Brooches

Dottie Dollie Edith Brooch


Dottie Dollie Breton Doll Brooch
 I've sculpted 2 new Queen Anne Style dolls......

Dottie Dollie Queen Anne Style Dolls
I've sculpted an new Izannah Walker inspired doll.....

Dottie Dollie Izannah Walker Inspired Doll
I sculpted a new bust.....

Dottie Dollie Child Bust
I sculpted and painted some heads.... 

Dottie Dollie Paperclay & Cotton Heads
And I retired my Mary sculpt, by creating a special final doll with a full wardrobe and trunk....

Dottie Dollie Mary with a Trunk

Dottie Dollie Mary with a Trunk

Dottie Dollie Mary with a Trunk

Dottie Dollie Mary with a Trunk

Dottie Dollie Mary with a Trunk
Last, but not least, I made a couple of cute jointed Googly girls....

Dottie Dollie Googly Doll

Dottie Dollie Googly Doll

Dottie Dollie Googly Doll

Dottie Dollie Googly Doll
I'll try to blog more often, but I can't make any promises!!!

The best way to keep up to date with what I'm working on is to follow me on Instagram

Current plans include a LOT of mould making, for new dolls and all new brooches. I HATE mould making, but I need to get it done so that I can get back to creating my own dolls again. 

In the meantime, and to keep my spirits up I'll be making a few more happy Googly girls..... Happy days!

Friday, 20 January 2017

Shop Update

It's been a lovely sunny day here today, if a bit chilly, but it's been great for taking photos.....

I've popped two Izannah Walker style dolls into my Etsy shop

Mary - Izannah Walker Doll - Dottie Dollie

Mary - Izannah Walker Doll - Dottie Dollie

Mary - Izannah Walker Doll - Dottie Dollie

Mary - Izannah Walker Doll - Dottie Dollie

Mary - Izannah Walker Doll - Dottie Dollie


Mary - Izannah Walker Doll - Dottie Dollie

Mary - Izannah Walker Doll - Dottie Dollie

Mary - Izannah Walker Doll - Dottie Dollie

Mary - Izannah Walker Doll - Dottie Dollie

Mary - Izannah Walker Doll - Dottie Dollie
They are cast in flumo, from my Mary mould, which I made from my own original sculpture. Each doll is hand painted and costumed uniquely........my short attention span wouldn't have it any other way!!!!

All the clothing is fully removable, the element of "play" is so important to me........ There's lots of hand sewing, and of course my favourite crackle glazed finish....

I try to give my Izannahs an English twist.....tartan was really popular in Victorian England, along with the ankle strap shoes. I've been digging deep in my vintage lace stash to embellish these girls undies too.....

Enjoy!