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We Make Dolls! A book preview

June 13, 2012, 15:44 pm  Posted by Lark
 

We’re so excited: this month has been a great one for new Lark titles hitting shelves, and we’re thrilled about the release of We Make Dolls! by Jenny Doh. This book features how-to instructions for 23 super-special dolls made by 10 incredible artists, complete with step-by-step photos and templates for each creation. Seriously, this book is awesome.

Want to learn more about the talented designers featured in We Make Dolls!? Of course you do. Visit their blogs, learn about their work, and generally applaud their creativity:

Suse Bauer :: Revoluzzza

Nichol Brinkman :: Pink Cheeks Studio

Danita :: Danita Art

Jenn Docherty :: JennDocherty.com

Ana Fernandes :: Pink Nounou

Denise Ferragamo :: DeniseFerragamo.com

Mimi Kirchner :: MimiKirchner.com

Maria Madeira :: Kase-Faz Shop

Sasha Pokrass :: Sasha Pokrass on Etsy

Katie Shelton :: Skunk Boy Creatures

 

And now for a bit of a sneak peek at some of the projects:

Frida Kahlo doll
Frida by Danita

Frida, whose artistic gaze catches yours, and whose loopy, gorgeous hair is bedecked with a crocheted flower. Raise your hands in the air for art!

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teddy bear with orange scarf
Magician Bear by Sahsa Pokrass

The Magician Bear, with his top hat and fiery scarf. You’ll be so enamored with his personality that you’ll miss the sleight of hand.

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strongman doll with black beard and green unitard
Mr. Strong by Nichol Brinkman

 Mr. Strong, striking a muscular pose in a dashing blue and green unitard.

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brown needle felted bunny with a striped shirt and yellow flower
Balancing Bunny by Jenn Docherty

The Balancing Bunny, flower in hand, melting your heart (really, melting!) with his too-cute needle felted expression.

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Red Riding Hood doll
Red Riding Hood by Suse Bauer

Red Riding Hood, sporting her polka-dotted hood and rosy-red cheeks, headed off to charm that Big Bad Wolf.

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plush lamb doll
Lovely Little Lamb by Katie Shelton

 The Lovely Little Lamb, whose dear little ears and felt-y fleece are perfect for snuggling.

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Keep your eyes peeled for another look inside We Make Dolls! later this week, along with a giveaway of the book and a project from the book!

We Make Dolls! is available on BN.com and Amazon.com, as well as at local bookstores.

 
 
 
 

7 Responses

    Kristy says:

    So cute! LOVE that Red Riding Hood!!! :)

    Walter Silva says:

    I really love this book! The Artists chosen represent a eclectic array of talent!

    Scotdog says:

    What an adorable looking book. All the projects just  beg to be made.

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