Note: This is the second part of a two-part article tracing the history of paper dolls. Click here to read the first part. 20th century
Today’s paper dolls evolved from the development of paper, ceremonial and performance figures, and dressmakers’ fashion dolls. General history Paper was invented in China around
For another art doll exchange (a swap), I decided to modify my earlier “dangerous women” cloth doll design. I rarely work from a pattern anyway,
Many years ago, I taught at Artfest. It was a golden era, and – for the first few years – I had a wonderful time.
Dangerous women, reaching for the stars… they were some of my earliest pindolls from one basic concept. I made them in 1998 and 1999. My
“Teal Magic” was the name of the first series of art/assemblage dolls I made after I met other dollmakers online and joined swaps. That was