Creative Cloth Doll Collection

Creative Cloth Doll Collection

This book is a compilation of the first four of Patti Medaris Culea's bestselling books: Creative Cloth Doll Making, Creative Cloth Doll Faces, Creative Cloth Doll Couture, and Creative Cloth Doll Beading.

Author: Patti Medaris Culea

Publisher: Quarry Books

ISBN: 9781610581141

Category: Crafts & Hobbies

Page: 304

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This book is a compilation of the first four of Patti Medaris Culea's bestselling books: Creative Cloth Doll Making, Creative Cloth Doll Faces, Creative Cloth Doll Couture, and Creative Cloth Doll Beading. This comprehensive book guides readers through all the basics of creating cloth figures, with step-by-step fully illustrated instruction. Readers get complete patterns to create several styles of dolls, many with interchangeable parts. The book provides methods for creating beautiful faces, hair, garments, clothing, and supplies instruction in a wide variety of surface design techniques including dyeing, painting, stamping, beading, applique, hand and machine embroidery, image transfers, using Tyvek, and more. For further inspiration, the book also includes a gallery of doll designs by other leading doll artists, all made using the patterns from the book.
Categories: Crafts & Hobbies

Creative Cloth Doll Faces

Creative Cloth Doll Faces

This book fills that void. Author Patti Medaris Culea began her career in art as a portrait painter and she puts that experience to work when creating her doll faces.

Author: Patti Medaris Culea

Publisher: Quarry Books

ISBN: 9781616739416

Category: Crafts & Hobbies

Page: 128

View: 757

DIVThe face is the most important feature of a doll -- it is also the most challenging. So it is surprising that there is so little instruction available on creating doll faces. This book fills that void. Author Patti Medaris Culea began her career in art as a portrait painter and she puts that experience to work when creating her doll faces. In this book, she shows readers a simple technique for easily creating faces using her step-by-step approach. She gives her tips for how to divide the face into quadrants, graft features together, and much more. Every aspect of doll making is covered -- from the basics to detailed techniques for making the various faces to instructions for putting a pattern together. Readers will learn how to use watercolor pencils, acrylics, and fabric paints to color a face, how to create a face using collage techniques as well as stamping and beading, and tips for working with stretchy fabrics to create indented eyes, separate eyelids, and sculpted lips. /div
Categories: Crafts & Hobbies

Creative Cloth Doll Making

Creative Cloth Doll Making

Doll making is a craft which has been around almost as long as humans themselves.

Author: Patti Medaris Cuela

Publisher:

ISBN: 1840924039

Category: Cloth dolls

Page: 128

View: 532

Doll making is a craft which has been around almost as long as humans themselves. It is often seen as a traditional craft, but in recent years it has also become a popular pastime for younger, creative crafters. Many doll makers are now looking to create fashionable, contemporary dolls instead of the more traditional designs. This title shows how 10 top doll designs use the same original pattern to create 10 completely different dolls, each using a variety of different techniques and materials. Each doll has easy-to-follow, clear, step-by-step instructions and illustrations.
Categories: Cloth dolls

Making Creative Cloth Dolls

Making Creative Cloth Dolls

Start with a bejeweled goddess made from an easy “napkin” fold.

Author: Marthe Le Van

Publisher: Lark Books (NC)

ISBN: 1579903347

Category: Crafts & Hobbies

Page: 160

View: 682

Start with a bejeweled goddess made from an easy “napkin” fold. Then try Pamela Hastings’ angelic “Clarity” doll, Arlinka Blair’s “Kuba Spirit” dressed in bold African textiles, and others. “Go beyond what you usually think of as cloth dolls and create a wonderfully imaginative collection of figures.”—Doll Castle News. “A good buy for large public libraries and textile collections.”—Library Journal.
Categories: Crafts & Hobbies

Creative Cloth Doll Couture

Creative Cloth Doll Couture

This book builds on the previous two by delving into how to make exotic and beautiful garments and accessories such as hats, shoes, and purses for art dolls. This is the only book available on making clothing for art dolls.

Author: Patti Medaris Culea

Publisher: Quarry Books

ISBN: 1592532179

Category: Crafts & Hobbies

Page: 128

View: 652

This book is the third installment on making creative art doll clothing and accessories from successful doll artist Patti Culea, following Creative Cloth Doll Making and Creative Cloth Doll Faces, both from Rockport Publishers. This book builds on the previous two by delving into how to make exotic and beautiful garments and accessories such as hats, shoes, and purses for art dolls. This is the only book available on making clothing for art dolls. Moreover, it not only includes a pattern for various wardrobe staples, but the author offers basic garment making techniques, as well as information on decorative fabric treatments and embellishments. Culea provides tips and techniques for creating everything from a vintage 1940's ensemble to a 1960's type of outfit. There are techniques for dyeing, painting, and stamping to create a beautiful evening gown and how to drape a doll body to create your own pattern. Professional tips, ideas for embellishments, cutting-edge techniques, short cuts, pattern making ideas, and more are also included.
Categories: Crafts & Hobbies

Cloth Doll Workshop

Cloth Doll Workshop

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: elinor peace bailey

Publisher: Quarry Books

ISBN: 9781610594035

Category: Crafts & Hobbies

Page: 128

View: 433

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.
Categories: Crafts & Hobbies

Creative Cloth Doll Beading

Creative Cloth Doll Beading

In this book, author Patti Medaris Culea and beading experts Anne Hesse and Laura McCabe illustrate new ways of using various bead techniques to embellish the cloth doll.

Author: Patti Medaris Culea

Publisher: Quarry

ISBN: 1592533116

Category: Crafts & Hobbies

Page: 128

View: 384

An illustrated guide to embellishing dolls with beads Beading, one of the oldest forms of craft, is also a hot new trend and being used in new applications. Beadwork, which has typically been used in fashion, home decoration, and jewelry, is reaching for new horizons and showing up on quilts, journals, knits, crochet, and fiber arts of all kinds. In this book, author Patti Medaris Culea and beading experts Anne Hesse and Laura McCabe illustrate new ways of using various bead techniques to embellish the cloth doll. Sections include the basics of beadwork, beaded flowers for her hair, bead embroidered faces, starbursts (using crystals to enhance the figure), and wings and things (creating wings, crowns, and shoes with beads). Each chapter presents a different type of beading application in detail, with full instructions. Techniques are highlighted with step-by-step photos. A gallery of interpretations of the same pattern by leading artists is included for further inspiration.
Categories: Crafts & Hobbies

Creative Cloth Explorations

Creative Cloth Explorations

This book is the fifth installment on making creative cloth fiber arts from popular art doll designer, fiber artist, and workshop instructor Patti Culea, following Creative Cloth Doll Making, Creative Cloth Doll Faces, Creative Cloth Doll ...

Author: Patti Medaris Culea

Publisher: Quarry Books

ISBN: 9781616735302

Category: Crafts & Hobbies

Page: 128

View: 729

Introduces new, creative techniques for the fiber journaler, scrapbooker, doll maker, beader, and sewer through fairy-inspired projects. This book is the fifth installment on making creative cloth fiber arts from popular art doll designer, fiber artist, and workshop instructor Patti Culea, following Creative Cloth Doll Making, Creative Cloth Doll Faces, Creative Cloth Doll Couture, and Creative Cloth Beaded Dolls. This book builds on the previous four by delving into how to make fun and elaborate-looking projects using the same old materials in a new and unique way. Readers will learn to make flat figures, fabric books, and a fairy-style fan. Culea covers the basics and provides new techniques–such as using Shiva paint sticks and stencils, working with silk rods and waste, and using lace and trims as a frame–while teaching you to how create a flat figure doll, memory journal with embellished cloth pages, and a beautiful fan. Professional tips, ideas for embellishments, cutting-edge techniques, and complete patterns for all the projects are included.
Categories: Crafts & Hobbies

Cloth Doll Faces

Cloth Doll Faces

Discover techniques and ideas to creating cloth faces filled with personality and fun in this book by leading international dollmaker and textile artist, Ray Slater.

Author: Ray Slater

Publisher: Search Press(UK)

ISBN: 1782213074

Category: Crafts & Hobbies

Page: 144

View: 648

Discover techniques and ideas to creating cloth faces filled with personality and fun in this book by leading international dollmaker and textile artist, Ray Slater. Leading international dollmaker and textile artist, Ray Slater, reveals her secrets to creating faces in cloth filled with vibrancy and dynamism. The face is the most important and challenging part of a cloth doll, bringing life and personality to the character. Conceived as being the hardest part of the making process, creating the face is, in fact, easy to do and an enjoyable, creative part of the making a cloth figure. Just by following a few simple rules a whole world of wonderfully expressive, fun characters can be created. This book will show every stage of how to create personality-packed faces, taking you from the initial inspiration sources, the design and drawing process, to the final colouring, sewing and embellishment of the head. Using just three basic face designs - flat, three-dimensional and collaged - Ray will show you how to create a fantastic collection of characters, giving tips on how to adjusting their proportions, hues and positioning of the features to make a whole host of faces with different looks and expressions. Fully illustrated step-by-step instructions break down the process of making each kind of face, as well as tips on little adjustments you can make to create your own unique doll. In addition, discover helpful galleries of eyes, noses and mouths to inspire you and provide further ideas for how to bring more personality to your doll's face. Finally, Ray has shared two body patterns in her book to suit all three head types, so that you have the opportunity to develop the character of your dolls completely. Each body is fully demonstrated with clear photographs and detailed stage-by-stage instructions, and body templates are included for you to easily recreate in the comfort of your home. Brimming with ideas and practical advice on, this is an invaluable companion to cloth doll makers everywhere, whatever your skill.
Categories: Crafts & Hobbies

Creative Doll Craft

Creative Doll Craft

"Creative Doll Craft by Gloria McKinnon has 14 lovely patterns and instructions or making beautiful dresses, knickers and a stylish woollen coat and beret to dress your favourite doll. Make "Pansy," one of three soft cloth dolls.

Author: Gloria McKinnon

Publisher: Creative House

ISBN: 1863432361

Category: Crafts & Hobbies

Page: 80

View: 131

Dolls have a special place in the hearts of little girls and women alike. "Creative Doll Craft by Gloria McKinnon has 14 lovely patterns and instructions or making beautiful dresses, knickers and a stylish woollen coat and beret to dress your favourite doll. Make "Pansy," one of three soft cloth dolls. Pansy looks like a bed of flowers in her petal skirt and floppy hat. There are nine pages of useful information on dressing dolls, making clothes, and a comprehensive stitch guide.
Categories: Crafts & Hobbies

Black Dolls

Black Dolls

A Comprehensive Guide to Celebrating, Collecting, and Experiencing the
Passion Debbie Behan Garrett. CHAPTER. 2. MODERN. CLOTH. DOLLS.
Various textiles and other media are used in cloth dollmaking. Cotton, silk, felt,
doe suede, plush velour, and other textiles in ... they are curious, creative,
intelligent ladies who journey from N. B. Tween purely to inspire everyone they
encounter to embrace ...

Author: Debbie Behan Garrett

Publisher: Debbie Behan Garrett

ISBN: 9780615242026

Category: Black dolls

Page: 449

View: 925

Collectors and non-collectors will experience the passion for collecting dolls in Ms. Garrett's second, FULL COLOR, black-doll reference book, which is a comprehensive celebration with up-to-date values of over 1000 vintage-to-modern black dolls. Doll genres celebrated, referenced, and valued include early dolls and memorabilia, cloth, fashion, manufactured, artist, one-of-a-kind, celebrity, and paper dolls. `A to Z Tips on Collecting,¿ `Doll Creativity,¿ and loads of `Added Extras¿ will entertain, enlighten, excite, and encourage the most discriminating collector. Readers will experience five years of the author's continuous and extensive doll research combined with nearly 20 years of doll-collecting experience. Black Dolls: A Comprehensive Guide to Celebrating, Collecting, and Experiencing the Passion, is an informative, must-have reference for any doll collector¿s library.
Categories: Black dolls

Make Cloth Dolls

Make Cloth Dolls

When the body is done it is a blank canvas ready for your own creative ideas.
Sometimes when I start a doll, I have a complete, finished picture of her in my
head. I know exactly where I'm going, and it just flows right out. Then there are
times ...

Author: Terese Cato

Publisher: C&T Publishing Inc

ISBN: 9781607051619

Category: Crafts & Hobbies

Page: 112

View: 937

Dolls with Personality from Head to Toe. Create four types of cloth dolls-three sculpted and one rag doll. Beginner-friendly project instructions with templates for the body and clothing, as well as suggestions for hair and accessories. Mix and match patterns and poses to create an unlimited number of dolls with your own flair. Inspirational gallery included. A step-by-step visual guide to making a lighthearted and charming collectible for the doll-lover in your life! Bring these endearing characters to life with patterns you can personalize for a chef, gardener, knitter, mother, scrapbooker, shopper, or lover of all things handmade. Learn face-painting techniques that make each doll unique.
Categories: Crafts & Hobbies

Creative Careers in Crafts

Creative Careers in Crafts

When the interest in them died down , I started to make dolls . This same woman
had a cloth doll collection that inspired me and enabled me to see how they were
made . The dolls took right off and my business was born . " In the beginning ...

Author: Susan Joy Sager

Publisher: Skyhorse Publishing Inc.

ISBN: UOM:39015059583057

Category: Crafts & Hobbies

Page: 279

View: 745

Inspirational profiles, tips on how to make a transition from a day job to a craft career, and information on where to find education and professional support are collected in a useful manual on careers in crafts. Original.
Categories: Crafts & Hobbies

Cloth Dolls for Textile Artists

Cloth Dolls for Textile Artists

The book gives practical instruction on needle-sculpting expressive faces, as well as details on how to use the patterns to make the basic cloth doll.

Author: Ray Slater

Publisher: Anova Books

ISBN: 071349039X

Category: Crafts & Hobbies

Page: 128

View: 500

Cloth dolls are a huge hit in the creative world and textile artists have taken up the challenge, using them as the perfect three-dimensional vehicle for expressive textile art. A range of innovative textile techniques can be used to make stunning dolls. In 'Cloth Dolls for Textile Artists' the author provides patterns for different doll shapes, from the simplest stump doll to the more complicated jointed doll. The book gives practical instruction on needle-sculpting expressive faces, as well as details on how to use the patterns to make the basic cloth doll. Then you can really start to express yourself by using a range of textile techniques on the doll, whether directly on to the body or on the clothes – from beading, hand embroidery, machine embroidery and stamping to dyeing, felting (ideal for hair!) and even quilting.
Categories: Crafts & Hobbies

Children s Creative Play

Children s Creative Play

Little pieces of wood or stone become alive and walk around – the simplest of
dolls. Children often have such strong ... The cloth doll I'd sewn for them was
mercilessly dumped out of the pram, onto the floor. Harvey got all the attention.
Parents ...

Author: Karin Neuschütz

Publisher: Floris Books

ISBN: 9780863159787

Category: Psychology

Page: 112

View: 177

Many parents find it hard to know which toys are appropriate for children at different ages, and what kinds of play to initiate and encourage. What can parents do to best help children develop, and foster their skills? Karin Neuschütz, an experienced educator and parent, addresses these questions in this concise, readable book. She discusses how children play, creatively and freely, and how they are affected by their environment and by the adults near them. She explores each developmental stage up to age seven, using case studies to illustrate particular issues. She then suggests suitable toys and dolls and nurturing activities for children at particular stages . Parents and early-years educators will appreciate the dependable, practical advice in this book.
Categories: Psychology

Signatures

Signatures

... and Robin Atkins , and Making University at San Luis Obispo , Otis Parsons
School of Creative Cloth Dolls by Marthe ... Time the Registrar for Chihuly Studio
; she leads the team that Magazine Permanent Collection in Washington , D . C . .

Author:

Publisher: Stampington & Company

ISBN: 0971729670

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365 Creative Party Ideas for All Ages

365 Creative Party Ideas for All Ages

... winning cook , and grandmother of six , hosted her first party at age three for
her grandmother and her homemade cloth doll . ... and resides on the shores of
lake Minnetonka with her husband Dave , and her homemade cloth doll
collection .

Author: Sheila Ellison

Publisher: Fantashe

ISBN: 0962046779

Category: Performing Arts

Page: 400

View: 722

Features creative party ideas for birthdays, anniversaries, baby showers, housewarmings, fundraisers, holidays, and more, and offers party planning tips
Categories: Performing Arts