Antique Dolls and Bears
Anatomy of a Doll
The Fabric Sculptor's Handbook
Paperback ISBN: 157120024x
Master dollmaker Susanna Oroyan gives you the definitive book on fabric sculpting. Anatomy of a Doll is packed with an abundance of exquisite photographs that capture the best work from dollmakers today. Detailed step-by-step illustrations for an incredible variety of cloth dolls are included for you to create any type of cloth doll imaginable. Many methods of doll construction are covered so that beginning and professional dollmakers have a handy answer book. Beginners will find the book a practical guide that examines techniques for making all kinds of dolls. The more experienced dollmaker will discover an abundance of new ideas and techniques never before found in one book. Anatomy of a Doll shows you everything from bending wire to cutting cloth, which will allow you to create your own original dolls!
Her Inspiration, History, and Legacy
Hardcover ISBN: 0760365776
Barbie Forever: Her Inspiration, History, and Legacy presents a detailed, full-color portrait of this beloved doll through all-new interviews, original sketches, vintage photos, advertisements, and much more. A double-sided foldout timeline showcases important moments in Barbie history. Explore how the doll came to be, what it takes to create one of her many looks, and how her legacy continues to influence the world. Since her debut in 1959, Barbie has been breaking boundaries and highlighting major moments in art, fashion, and culture. She has been an interpreter of taste and style in every historic period she has lived through and has reflected female empowerment through the more than 200 careers she has embodied. Today, an international icon, Barbie continues to spark imaginations and influence conversations around the world. Barbie Forever is a vibrant celebration for the "Barbie Girl" in all of us.
Collectors Encyclopedia of Barbie Doll Exclusives and More
Identification & Values
2nd Edition Hardcover ISBN: 157432134x
Collector Books is proud to release the second edition of this book, now including all Barbie exclusives produced and discovered by collectors since 1997. This all-in-one resource features over 1,800 vibrant color photos of Barbie exclusives with close-ups of each doll and descriptions. This encyclopedia includes the unusual and rare ultra-limited Jubilee series of dolls, the porcelain and vinyl dolls produced for Disney, the complete Barbie Festival collection, every national Barbie doll Collectors' Convention set, a spectacular collection of one-of-a-kind Barbie dolls auctions by Mattel for charity, and much more. 2002 values.
Handcrafted Fashions for 18-inch Dolls, All Made From Vintage Fabric
Paperback ISBN: 0762453729
Hankie Couture creator Marsha Greenberg’s expertise is transforming vintage pieces into one-of-a-kind doll fashions. Now you can make them too! Doll Couture is a stunningly original collection of fashions for 18-inch dolls?everything from dresses to pants and shoes?meticulously crafted from vintage handkerchiefs, table cloths, tea towels, laces, embroidered linens, pillowcases, table runners, and more. The book is a showcase of these exquisite fashions and includes 25 unique projects with instructions and patterns so you can recreate Marsha’s designs. It will inspire you to unleash your imagination in transforming your own treasured heirlooms or colorful flea-market finds into one-of-a-kind fashion ensembles.
Collectible & Crazy Fashions from the '70s & '80s
Paperback ISBN: 0764348124