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Homeward Bound ~ Carole’s Isane

IMG_8499 (2)This has been a busy week here in my studios, with a flurry of shipping activity as several new dolls have packed up and left on their journeys to their new homes ❤

Today Isane’s youngest sister is leaving. Her pressed cloth head was made using the mold of my antique Isane. Safe travels!

 

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Video Issues Post 3 – New Dolls Is Going to be Late! Sorry!

UPDATE!– My “New Dolls Video” won’t load on wordpress at all, so I am loading it on YouTube… However YouTube is saying that the video is only 8% loaded and that it is still going to be over an hour until it is uploaded!!!!  SO – New Dolls will be posted at 2:00 Eastern Time.

I had this great? idea to do the new dolls for sale as a video…. the problem with that is that I’m having an issue with word press loading the videos… so stay tuned – I’ll get post 3 up as soon as I can fix the issue!  So Sorry!!!!!

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Creating a Doll for Jane; An Extraordinary Adventure in Doll Making

This post is especially for Jane.  Filled with many photographs to help her make the final wardrobe selections for her doll ❤

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Jane’s doll, a work in progress..

Body covering fabric selections in the desired color range… (click on any photo to enlarge)

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Shoe leathers.

Hmmmmmm… Ribbon trim, plain, or tucks?

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Valentine’s Day at A Sweet Remembrance

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The dolls and I have had a very busy day     We spent a little extra time this morning baking a special Valentine treat, Chocolate Bread, an amazing combination of dark chocolate, tart cherries and coffee.  While the dough was rising, and filling the house with an enticing scent, we went out to the studio where Josephine, Isabeau and Ismay kept themselves busy making valentines. ❤ ❤ ❤ click on any photo to enlarge ❤ ❤ ❤

Ismay and Isabeau cut out Valentines, weaving paper hearts into tiny paper hands, while Josephine addressed envelopes to all of their dearest friends…

Making Valentines was such fun, and kept the dolls so busy that I was able to work on many other things.

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Cutting out dresses for the twins, Annabelle and Annalee ❤
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Photographing new dolls… four different versions for a custom order 🙂

We hope your Valentine’s Day has been just as wonderful and eventful as ours

If you would like to bake a batch of Chocolate Bread too, here is where you can find my recipe.

To see a bit more of our Valentine’s Day visit Paula Walton’s 18th Century Home Journal and my Spun Cotton Ornament Journal.

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Antique Izannah Walker Dolls · Holidays · Uncategorized

Isabeau’s Diary

“Dear Diary,

I’m sorry I haven’t written for a few days.  It’s been such a busy weekend!  Our dearest friend Emmaline has come to visit and we are having such fun.”

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“We had a very Happy Valentine’s Day!”
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“We are so happy the Emmaline came to stay with us for a nice long visit!”

“Every day we all walk out to check on the progress of our new house…”

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The doll's new house www.izannahwalker.com

The doll's new house www.izannahwalker.com

The doll's new house www.izannahwalker.com

The doll's new house www.izannahwalker.com

"Then we come inside and for hot cocoa!"
“Then we come inside for hot cocoa!”
"and climb back up in our cozy cupboard."
“and climb back up into our cozy cupboard.”

“Good night dearest diary.  Love, Isabeau”