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In this book, Creative Cloth Doll Making by Patti Medaris Culea, artists from around the world release their creative forces with glorious abandon as they take three simple dolls patterns and turn them into one-of-a-kind works of art featuring hand-dyed fabrics, beads, stamping, colored pencils and much more.


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Creative Cloth Doll Making

Creative Cloth Doll Making
New approaches for using fibers, beads, dyes and other exciting techniques

Author: Patti Medaris Culea
Pages: 128
Page size: 8 1/2" x 11"
Publisher: Rockport
Cover: Soft
Item Code: 4DO0238

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Though doll making is one of the oldest forms of artistic expression, contemporary artist continue to expand the boundaries of this craft by creating exciting new work that incorporates all types of media. In this book, artists from around the world release their creative forces with glorious abandon as they take three simple dolls patterns and turn them into one-of-a-kind works of art featuring hand-dyed fabrics, beads, stamping, colored pencils and much more.

Internationally known cloth doll artist and teacher, Patti Medaris Culea brings together a collection of projects ranging from simple and elegant designs by emerging artists to elaborate dolls from premiere doll designers. These artist offer easy to follow instructions, tips and special insights, along with creative variations for each of the projects.

  • Three new and exciting dolls patterns included, all with interchangeable parts
  • Detailed instructions on creating faces
  • Variation ideas from world-famous doll makers

Table of Contents

Introduction
8
Final Gallery
More Inspiration
100
Chapter 1
The Basics: Exploring key techniques
10
Patterns
106
Chapter 2
Surfaces and Coloration: Working with dyes, paints,and stamps
20
Resources
118
Chapter 3
Fabrications: Working with Tyvek, liners, and machine embroidery
40
Contributors
120
Chapter 4
Beading: Doing peyote beadwork and bead embroidery
64
About the Author
127
Chapter 5
Collage: Working with fabric, beading and photo transfer
82
Acknowledgments
128

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