By Pamela Peake
From easy fabric to based bisque, dolls of each description are embraced during this fascinating tribute to a adored craft. After beginning with an interesting heritage of dollmaking, this tremendous educational stories the whole variety of fabrics, gear, and strategies utilized in making styles, slicing, stitching, and stuffing dolls. The ebook indicates a range of conventional and sleek dolls from worldwide. three hundred colour illustrations.
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