Tag: fashion doll custom clothing

Maybe It’s Tatooine…

“A long time ago in a galaxy far, far away….” If you don’t know this phrase, you really need to get your head out of your ass and live a little… She is perhaps the most iconic princess in cinema history without a tiara – and when she officially became a Disney Princess – well, let’s just say my incontinence was significant. Not only am I a huge … Read More Maybe It’s Tatooine…

Alles Klar, Dame Kommissar?

Yeah, I know what you’re thinking. “Didn’t Brunel come in a coat?” Yes, yes…Kingdom Doll’s beauty did..and a very lovely duster in burgundy silk at that. But understand that I was exploring coats along my own path, and while making Madison, I decided to play with the pattern a bit to see how far I could take it. As often is the case with … Read More Alles Klar, Dame Kommissar?

Deceptively Simple…

You got that right… If you are unfamiliar with Joshua David McKenney’s Pidgin Doll…be enlightened… Pid-gin: noun \ˈpi-jən \ : a simplified language used for communication between people with different languages. Among the American doll artists, McKenney has created one of the most iconic and delightfully versatile Monas that’s out there…you can see why I fell for her in a big way. You can bitch … Read More Deceptively Simple…

The Anatomy of a Little Black Dress

Yeah, I can do simple… A friend asked me to partake in a special project he is overseeing, and asked if I’d like to make something for one of his dolls to wear. He sent me this photo of Catherine Deneuve wearing a little black dress by Yves St. Laurent. I was intrigued for a number of reasons, which I’ll divulge herein… And before … Read More The Anatomy of a Little Black Dress

The Anatomy of a Doll Suit

I love suits. A well-tailored suit is like a magnificent jigsaw puzzle. The pieces of the pattern create a beautifully complicated and horrifically precise portrait of technique, imagination and style. Those who can craft them in 1:6 scale deserve parades in their honor, because it is quite the task just to make a jacket, period – in miniature, wondrous – but in Barbie size? Nobility. … Read More The Anatomy of a Doll Suit