* 3 sisters dolls

Posted on March 27th, 2005 by maitreya. Filed under Toys (cat and kid).

My very first month of softies submission: dolls of me and my sisters. It’s impossible to think of myself as a child without also thinking of my sisters, so I had to make us all. I’m the one with the glasses, Ariel’s the one with the crazy curly hair, and Radha’s the little one.


zoom of the diorama




The basic body design is from Sally Mavor‘s Felt Wee Folk book. The more general design inspiration is from the Sunny, Windy, and Snowy & Chinook books by Robin Mitchell and Judith Steedman (previously gushed over here here and here).

10 Responses to “3 sisters dolls”

  1. radha Says:

    heh, cute.

  2. Karen Says:

    They look great!

  3. ariel Says:

    i makea cute doll. ::grin::

  4. sunni Says:

    how precious! i love the diorama!

  5. dawn Says:

    I love them! I recognized the felt wee folk influence, I just love that book though must admit I’ve only made one little folk and even that has exposed pipecleaner hand and feet. I’m almost finished my doll for mos, just the skirt to go…

  6. *jenny Says:

    Fun fun fun! Love the specs!

  7. kelly Says:

    Those are really wonderful! And I love that you made the whole trio of dolls. The diorama just completes the whole scene! Bravo!

  8. amanda Says:

    Oh, those are just wonderful! And fabulous that you made your sisters too. The clothing is so special. You’ve inspired me to dig out my Felt Wee Folk book and give the little folks another go!

  9. amy Says:

    They are so sweet! and remind me sort of the “Sunshine Family” dolls. Does anybody else remember the Sunshine Family? Good for you for getting them done!

  10. Abigail Says:

    I love them! The diorama idea is pretty cool.


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