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Cloth Doll Workshop

Quarry Books / 2010 / Paperback

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Learn the art of cloth doll making from three masters as they tutor you through the process of making a basic cloth doll. Each has her own distinct style of fabric choices, methods, doll patterns, embellishments. Each artist's chapter includes step-by-step illustrations, instructions, patterns, and personal commentary. for beginning doll makers and those wishing to hone their skills.

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Format: Paperback
Number of Pages: 128
Vendor: Quarry Books
Publication Date: 2010
Dimensions: 11.0 X 8.5 X .50 (inches)
ISBN: 1592536212
ISBN-13: 9781592536214

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Publisher's Description

Patti Culea, elinor peace bailey, and Barbara Willis are three of the leading doll artists and teachers in the country. They are also friends. Each of these artists has her own distinct approach to the design and development of a cloth figure. In this book, each artist's process will come alive through their choice of fabrics, sketches, simple patterns, and skill-building variations. The book is oriented toward beginning doll makers, but offers unique variations and embellishments to please even more experienced doll designers. Two introductory chapters cover basic materials and techniques. Each artist's chapter includes step by step illustrations, instructions, and patterns to make a complete doll, plus variations that create completely new figures. Readers are treated to full color photography and a look inside of each artist's workspace. A gallery of additional creations by each artist, along with commentary on each work completes the collection. This is a must-have book for any aspiring or experienced doll making.

Author Bio

elinor peace bailey is a trained artist, and discovered stitchery as she was raising her family. She travels and teaches, has designed fabrics, and has worked as a creative consulant for several companies. She is the author of Mother Plays With Dolls, and The Rag Doll From Plain to Fancy. She has self published books, quilt patterns, craft projects, and dolls, which she sells online and through quilt shops.Patti Medaris Culea has a full-line of cloth doll patterns and her work has appeared in books, magazines, and galleries. She is the author of Creative Cloth Doll Making, Creative Cloth Doll Faces, and Creative Cloth Doll Couture. Patti lives in San Diego, CA.Barbara Willis is a doll artist and teaches doll making in many parts of the United States, Australia, New Zealand, Canada, and England. Barbara's work has been widely published in magazines and her dolls have been included in special exhibits, galleries, and books. She resides in Northern California in the San Francisco Bay Area. She is the author of Cloth Doll Artistry (Quarry Books, 2009).

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