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We Make Dolls!: Top Dollmakers Share Their Secrets & Patternsby Jenny Doh
Synopses & Reviews
It's always better when you sew together! The art of sewing should be shared, and these delightful child-centered projects are made for parents to do with their kids aged 6 to 12and#8212;or for tweens to try alone after they've learned the basics. From simple nesting dolls and a cute plush fox friend to a drawstring game board, pennants, pillows, patchwork throws, scarves, and stuffed animal sleeping bags, there's something fun for everyone.
Contributors include: Mollie Johanson, Heather Jones, Cal Patch, Mary Rasch, Aimee Ray, Cynthia Shaffer, and others.
Washiand#8212;the colorful, patterned, and often translucent paper tape that comes on a rolland#8212;has become a huge hit with crafters of all kinds. Join the growing trend and get creative with this stunning collection of more than 50 projects. Jenny Doh, craft author extraordinaire, presents clever ideas for customizing everything from packages to home dand#233;cor items, and creating quick, charming gifts.
No one can resist a stitched softie! From a pig clad in a superhero costume to a catnapping kitty hugging a tiny toy owl, these 16 plush creatures really are andquot;sew sweet.andquot; Crafters will love them all, including a Fairy Mouse with sequined wings and a wand; a Baker Squirrel in her chefand#39;s outfit; and a Polar Princess Polar Bear. Each one comes with personalized accessories and a short introductory story.
Techniques AND projects for one of the most popular tools in the sewer's arsenal: Serge It! not only shows stitchers how to use this handy and extremely popularand#160;machine, it also gives them marvelous things to make with it. Twenty-four fresh, modern, and creative projects range from a sweet ruffle purse to cute puppets to fun fruit-themed trivets, all illustrated with ample how-to photos showing each step. Along with an informative basics section, this guide provides plenty of creative ideas to revitalize your approach to serging.
About the Author
Jenny Doh is the former Editor-in-Chief of Somerset Studio magazine and is the President and Founder of www.crescendoh.com. Jenny serves regularly as keynote speaker across the nation to deliver messages related to creative passion, authentic leadership, effective communication, and focused compassion. For her leadership in publishing and the art and crafting community, Jenny was recognized by Folio magazine as one of the top 40 leaders within the publishing industry.
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