“… smells have the characteristic of reproducing past times together with sounds and smells never equaled in the present.” – Laura Esquivel, Like Water for Chocolate. Tita is a very special girl. “She’s very sensitive to the smell of onions, so much that she would cry inside her mother’s womb whenever she bit an onion. … More Tita, a Mexican baby out of a beautiful book.
This little elf appears to have gotten lost on his way to the North Pole. His name is Glover and he seems somehow confused about where he is. He’s looking for snow and icy lakes. Not many of those in this part of the world, let me tell you. He says he’s training to be … More Glover a lost baby elf
After a couple of failed tries and many pattern redesigns, I finally was able to create a toy preemie size baby doll. Why do I call this pattern toy? And why is it different from my previous child friendly pattern? Well, it’s mainly the legs. In the previous child friendly preemie design, the legs and … More Erik, a preemie size boy doll.
Creepy girls are the cutest Little Sonja was left at our doorstep on a very dark night with only a piece of paper with the name Sonja. When I first opened the door I thought someone left us a dead baby. She was so pale and her eyes looked like someone punched her. Then suddenly … More Sonja, a little creepy cutie
Bruno, the last baby boy I made was supposed to fit into preemie clothes, but he really didn’t, he turned out too small for them. I really didn’t have the time to make him cute clothes so I opted to alter the preemie clothes I already had for him. I took some photos and decided … More Making baby doll clothes out of baby clothes
Everyone must take time to sit and watch the leaves turn. -Elizabeth Lawrence Tulum is not a great place to watch the seasons, it is mostly summer all year long. However, if you really pay attention and you watch closely, you can see the green leaves turn into shades of yellow, red, orange, and brown … More Patch, a little Fall baby
This little guy was born in the fall when the air starts to get chilly but not too cold to wear a coat. He enjoys sleeping in the hammock near the window when the sun hits. He looks so comfy in it I sometimes want to join him. He likes to be warm and cozy … More Bruno,a baby boy ready for cuddles
Nothing is so painful to the human mind, as a great and sudden change -Mary Shelley This little baby has an unbelievable yet very sad story that we came to know from some diaries found at a house explosion. Francisco’s father and mother were two passionate scientists that decided to move to this town to … More Francisco, a baby brought back from the dead.
And so I am now a pattern maker and seller!!! I actually have been thinking about this for quite a while but was first a little scared and then too busy to even try. I finally decided to make some time and go for it. What could go wrong. Well, actually a lot can go … More A new adventure begins
“I’d kiss a frog even if there was no promise of a Prince Charming popping out of it. I love frogs.” -Cameron Diaz Let me introduce you to the new little princess in our house, Ameera. Is not that Ameera is spoiled or likes to do everything her way. She’s actually very independent, sweet, … More A princess and her frog
Those who don’t believe in magic will never find it. -Roald Dahl Let me tell you a magical story. The story of how we came to know Fay. Our daughter, V has been obsessed with horses lately. She will only play with toy horses or have a way to introduce them to any game really. … More Believe in Magic
The only thing worth stealing is a kiss from a sleeping child. -J.H. Oldham Our little Abel is full of wool and love to give. When I started making him I thought he would be a toy doll, a companion for a little girl or boy. As time went on, I decided to try new … More Abel, a sleeping baby boy
Nicte, means flower in the Mayan language, and just is that this little baby is our sweet little flower. This sweet baby girl took a long time to get to us. There were many obstacles and I was very busy to finish her. But little by little, slow but steady this beautiful little girl was … More The preettiest flower in the garden
We found this beautiful creature running away from a sea turtle. Poor sea turtle was so hungry, but we couldn’t let her eat this amazing creature. So we saved her and learned her story. This is Pelagia, a jellyfish mermaid that seems to be terrified of the dark. You see, she was born and raised … More Pelagia, a baby whose afraid of the dark
Remember my felt babies? I hardly do myself. Well, when I first started making dolls, I used to make wool blend felt babies like these ones in the photos below. Even though I think they were super cute, I fell in love with soft sculpting and my babies took a whole different style. However, … More Tiny swaddled baby doll free pattern
“Even though you want to try to, never grow up” ― J.M. Barrie, Peter Pan Let me introduce you to Peter. Peter appeared in our window a couple of weeks ago. Well, in V’s window, at night. Very weird ha? Well, he says he flew there with pixie dust, what??? He’s a sweetheart with a huge imagination, … More Peter, a baby that didn’t grow
Let me introduce you to my piece for the Circus and Fair theme for The Makers Medley this month, Ping and Jing, my cojoined twins. I have always been curious about Side Shows while at the same wondered if they felt happy and proud to be in it, I really hope they did. Being different … More Inseparable sisters!
As I was making this baby, I just couldn’t decide how to finish it, so I thought why not let the future mom decide? I have a lot of people asking for my soft sculpted babies and when I am going to make more. So I decided I was going to try to make at … More An incomplete baby
Expect the unexpected, believe the unbelievable, achieve the unachievable -snow in july designs Let me tell you a little background about his little guy. We found this “Easter Egg” while walking the dog a couple of weeks ago. When I saw it, I thought it was perfect for The Makers Medley Egg Challenge. So I … More Ejder, an unexpected little one
Be happy, and a reason will come along – Robert Brault Let me introduce you to the sweetest and happiest baby there is, Shahdi. Shahdi cannot stop smiling. I swear, I have never heard this child cry. I know when she wakes up because of the giggles coming from her crib. Every time I go … More Shahdi, the happiest baby you’ll meet
It all started when I wanted to make a unique doll for my baby. Even though most of the women in my family sew, some of them professionally, I never knew how to sew. I studied, music, and theater, and then early childhood. I was somehow crafty, you learn a lot when working at day … More A doll for a doll, how it all began.
The flower that smells the sweetest is shy and lowly -William Wordsworth I can finally show you what I’ve been working for all this absent time. My new newborn size, natural fibers art doll, Elodie. Elodie is a little shy at first. She’s cautious on who she smiles to and plays with. She’s very attentive … More Elodie, a shy little sweetheart
Meet April, a one of a kind 13 inch baby doll. April is a spring baby. She loves the smell of flowers and listening to the birds sing. She can spend hours playing with leaves and rocks and she’s also fascinated with clouds. Even though this baby is as sweet as can be, little April … More April, in love with nature
Never give up on your dreams. Keep sleeping. -Michael Clifford So this is Henry. I’ve been trying to get a photo of Henry awake but it has been impossible. Even when he’s smiling he suddenly falls asleep! Henry is a tiny natural fibers bunny doll that enjoys dreaming about new places he wants to visit. … More Henry, the little dreamer
It’s ok to be different. It’s ok to be unique. It’s ok to be weird. It’s ok to stand out. -Josh de la Cruz I finally present to you my new baby, Raven. Little Raven is certainly a special baby. You can see that right away. She was found in the woods by a group … More Raven, an unusual baby girl
And suddenly you know: It’s time to start something new and trust the magic of beginnings. — Meister Eckhard After making baby dolls for a little over three years now. I finally decided to make the move to natural dolls. This was not an easy or sudden decision. Wool babies have been in my head … More A new beginning