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Hello from Mary in Atlanta, Georgia... I'm a dollmaker and happy gramma to a dear little near-four-year-old granddaughter. I want to showcase here great dolls and softies from other artists as well as my own stuff. My main interest lies with vintage cloth dolls that our frugal earlier mothers made for their children--women who often did not possess the financial means or even transportation to indulge "boughten" dolls and toys. In this endeavor I've been heavily influenced by master dollmaker Gail Wilson of Gail Wilson Designs.

Thursday, November 25, 2010

Back view of Phebe Delight's hair ...

Her back hair is an applique made from a wool labelled "antique red" .. It is a stuffed applique made like a cushion. Wig has a front and back and is stuffed with 2 layers of thin cotton batting then sewed to the head. Barn red yarn hair is applied to the front of the doll's head ...

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