NeedleThreadWith Needle and Thread

 

It was my mother who first showed me how to sew. I eagerly took to a machine, thrilled to turn fabric and thread into something new and useful. I didn't do a great deal of sewing, though, until I began to collect dolls. I like to work on a smaller scale, but I don't just make doll clothes. I work both with and without patterns, and like to sew all sorts of things. 

 

SockOwlSock Dolls

Among the easiest type of sewing is to take something already formed and use its shape to craft something else. That's the essence of a sock doll. Here are my own!