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Three of my Newest Dolls Available for Sale This Evening ~ Plus One Extra Amazing Dress! ALL SOLD THANK YOU!!!

Welcome to this evenings sale of my three newest Izannah Walker reproduction dolls. All of these sweet painted cloth girls are looking for homes of their very own ❤
Gently Worn and Well Loved Isabeau

Doll 1 ~ A Gently Worn and Well Loved Version of Isabeau ~ $1695.00 SOLD

This pressed cloth doll was made in a handmade mold of my original antique Izannah Walker doll Isabeau. Her paint surface shows the craquelure and surface texture of the antique doll. She is 18-3/4 inches tall. This Isabeau has scalloped topped painted boots, and an antique blue linen second skin. She is dressed in an antique doll petticoat, antique pair of bloomers, and a chemise and dress made of antique fabrics and notions. Her dress has a great deal of extra fabric in both the skirt and bodice, which is something very special, as I very rarely have a large enough amount of a particular antique fabric to allow me to do this. The sleeves of the dress have two small decorative tucks, the skirt has a deep growth tuck and deep hem. She is also wearing a blue hand strung bone bead necklace.

All of my dolls are sold on a “first come” basis. Email me at p.walton.asweetremembrance@gmail.com to purchase this worn Isabeau. You are welcome to ask questions, but please be aware that asking a question is not the same as making a commitment to buy and will not “hold your place in line” if someone else asks to buy the doll. Paypal, credit cards, checks or money orders accepted for payment. Free priority mail shipping & full insurance to any U.S address. International orders ~ exact postage + $10 handling fee to help off set the extra time required for international shipping ~ check with me to make sure your international address is one I ship to. No shipping to Russia. No handling fee for Canada.

A More Perfect Surface Version of Isabeau

Doll 2 ~ A More Perfect Surface Version of Isabeau ~ $1950.00 SOLD

This pressed cloth doll was made in a handmade mold of my original antique Izannah Walker doll Isabeau. After I made the mold I poured a plaster positive, then corrected all of the surface texture so that the plaster positive would represent Isabeau more like she was when she was newly made. Next I created a new mold, which I used to make this sweet, demure doll. She is 18-3/4 inches tall. This Isabeau has scalloped topped painted boots, and an off white linen second skin. She is dressed in an antique doll petticoat, antique pair of bloomers, and a chemise and dress made of antique fabrics and notions. Her dress is made from two coordinating double pink fabrics. The sleeves of her dress are gathered and banded. She has an amazing sunbonnet, that I reproduced from an antique doll bonnet in my collection. The bonnet took me two days to make, the original antique doll bonnet and this reproduction are both made in the same manner as actual human bonnets and are extremely detailed.

All of my dolls are sold on a “first come” basis. Email me at p.walton.asweetremembrance@gmail.com to purchase this Isabeau. You are welcome to ask questions, but please be aware that asking a question is not the same as making a commitment to buy and will not “hold your place in line” if someone else asks to buy the doll. Paypal, credit cards, checks or money orders accepted for payment. Free priority mail shipping & full insurance to any U.S address. International orders ~ exact postage + $10 handling fee to help off set the extra time required for international shipping ~ check with me to make sure your international address is one I ship to. No shipping to Russia. No handling fee for Canada.

An adorable black version of my smallest antique Izannah Walker doll Izzybelle. This is the first time I have made a black version of her ❤

Doll 3 ~ A Black Version of Sweet Little Izzybelle ~ $1895.00 SOLD

This pressed cloth doll was made in a handmade mold of my original antique Izannah Walker doll Izzybelle. Her paint surface shows the surface texture of the antique doll. She is barely 15 inches tall. This Isabeau has scalloped topped painted boots and an antique brown cotton cambric second skin. She is dressed in an antique doll petticoat, antique pair of bloomers, and a chemise and dress made of antique fabrics and notions. Her dress is made from two coordinating double pink fabrics. The sleeves of her dress have delicate tucks. She has an amazing sunbonnet that I reproduced and slightly modified, to make it work for sweet petite Izzybelle, from and antique doll bonnet in my collection. The bonnet took me two days to make, the original antique doll bonnet and this reproduction are both made in the same manner as actual human bonnets and are extremely detailed.

All of my dolls are sold on a “first come” basis. Email me at p.walton.asweetremembrance@gmail.com to purchase this adorable little black Izzybelle. You are welcome to ask questions, but please be aware that asking a question is not the same as making a commitment to buy and will not “hold your place in line” if someone else asks to buy the doll. Paypal, credit cards, checks or money orders accepted for payment. Free priority mail shipping & full insurance to any U.S address. International orders ~ exact postage + $10 handling fee to help off set the extra time required for international shipping ~ check with me to make sure your international address is one I ship to. No shipping to Russia. No handling fee for Canada.

I have one more of these amazing dresses available for sale! The dress will fit my +/- 18 inch reproduction Izannah Walker dolls.

Additional Dress ~ $285.00 SOLD

This  dress has a great deal of extra fabric in both the skirt and bodice, which is something very special, as I very rarely have a large enough amount of a particular antique fabric to allow me to do this. The sleeves of the dress have two small decorative tucks, the skirt has a deep growth tuck and deep hem. It closes in back with a drawstring at the neck and a button at the waistband.

Thank you so very much for coming to meet my latest little cloth girls ❤ I truly appreciate your interest in my dolls more than I can say!

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A Few First Glimpses of Upcoming Dolls…

Dear Diary,

At long last I am almost finished with the six little cloth dolls that I began in early December! It has been a very long winter, filled with many very cold days, when paint simply could not dry, and innumerable winter chores… Now that Spring has begun to appear I have been stitching away on a mountain of small garments and the dolls are getting anxious to head out into the world. Three of them will be heading to their long promised homes and the other three are looking forward to finding brand new homes of their very own too!

The next time I write dear diary I hope to be able to give you all the particulars of the doll’s wardrobes and their travel plans. Until then…

I remain your most faithful correspondent.

Sneak Peeks!

In the near future I will be posting three new dolls for sale! I don’t have an exact date yet, as I am still sewing the last of their clothing and doing all of the little finishing touches that are so very necessary. I have been sick for the past week and have finally resorted to setting up two sewing machines just a few feet from my bed so that I can alternate napping and sewing… which is actually more or less working. So slowly but surely these sweet dolls are coming to life. I’m just not entirely certain quite what day they will be finished, as it is hard to estimate how many naps I am going to require between now and then!

Three of the dolls I am making are among the last of the custom ordered dolls, so they are already sold. The three that I will be listing for sale are are two versions of Isabeau, one time worn and well loved ~ with the original paint surface of my antique Isabeau, the other a more pristine version of Isabeau which represents her as she was in her youth. I very rarely make the more perfect Isabeaus, so if you have been longing for one this may be your chance. The third doll I will be selling is something new! A tiny black version of Izzybelle, which is something that I haven’t ever made before.

I hope you enjoy these sneak peeks!

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So What WAS in the Bottom of Those Boxes? A Fun Look at More of the Contents From Yesterdays Unboxing Video, and a First Peek At My Favorites

Guess what I found in those boxes???

Emma Blue is just as happy as I am with some of the contents I found! ❤
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Great Excitement Here in my Studio! Two HUGE Boxes of Antique Undergarments Have Arrived for the Izannahs!

As I am sure you all know by now, I dress the reproduction Izannah Walker dolls I make in antique fabrics. Usually that means that I am using fabric that I glean from antique garments and quilts that are no longer able to be restored. On rare occasions I am lucky enough to find antique doll underwear for a few of the dolls… So I am sure you will understand how thrilled I am that I have come across an enormous quantity of antique doll petticoats and pantalettes, plus some other partial woman’s and children’s pieces that I will be able to fashion into chemises! It may take me longer to alter these garments to fit my dolls, than if I made them from scratch, but I love the idea of cleaning, repairing and altering them so that they can continue on in the wardrobes of my dolls ❤

Here is a first peek at some of the wonderful things I now have in stock for all of my future Izannahs! Though I do imagine that the little cloth girls who live with me will undoubtedly attempt to talk me out of a few things for themselves…

Wishing you a very Happy St. Patrick’s Day from the A Sweet Remembrance studios!

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The Final Triplet is Ready to Leave the Nest and Fly Away to Her New Home… Meet Charlotte a Very Special Doll

This particular Charlotte is a very special custom order doll. She is just about to leave the studios for her new home. This afternoon she posed for a few photos for the family album. I hope you enjoy meeting her ❤

(No I am not taking any new custom orders, as I am still working my way through my backlog. I AM continuing to make and offer dolls for sale ~ I’m just not taking on any more special orders. ❤ Email me at paula@asweetremembrance.com if you would like me to send you an email when I post dolls for sale.)

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Happy 204th Birthday Izannah Walker ~ This Year’s Birthday Dolls! SOLD Two Reproductions of Large 22.5 inch Early Izannah Walker Dolls with the Endearing Feeling of the Best Vernacular Folk Art

BOTH DOLLS HAVE BEEN SOLD, Thank you so much for coming to meet them ❤

Welcome to the final evening of my 2021 Izannah Walker 204th Birthday Celebration ❤ Tonight I would like to introduce you to my latest reproduction Izannah Walker dolls. I am offering two one dolls that I have always called “Early Izannah”. Today I decided that it is high time these wonderful large, early style 22.5 inch dolls made have a proper name! From now on I will be referring to the dolls made from this mold as “Charlotte” or “Lottie” ❤ As there are two of them available for sale at the moment one shall be Charlotte and the other Lottie.

Both of the dolls tonight are dressed in chemises, pantalettes, petticoats, and dresses made from mid-nineteenth century brown and tan gingham, brown stockings and red leather shoes. They are 22.5 inch tall reproductions of a pre-1855 Izannah Walker doll. These amazing dolls have bare feet, three ringlet curls in front of each ear and nine at the nape of their necks. Their paint surface and modeling are true to the original doll from which their mold was made.

SOLD Charlotte has a tucked petticoat trimmed in hand knit lace and an antique off white linen second-skin.

SOLD Lottie has a hemstitched linen petticoat and her second skin is make from antique russet colored glazed cotton.

*Did you know that the term gingham came into use in the 17th century and originally referred to woven stripe fabric, but came to refer to the familiar woven check sometime later. When you’re dealing with a fabric that’s over five hundred years old… naturally some things do get lost in translation. “Gingham” comes from the Malayan word genggang, or “striped.” The way we identify gingham, as being a contrasting-check, was not the way in which the fabric was originally known. True gingham is distinguished primarily for being a “dyed in the yarn” fabric, meaning the yarn is dyed before it is woven. Secondly, gingham is marked by having the colored yarns (the warp) going against the uncolored yarns (the weft), to create a lightweight texture on both faces, meaning it’s essentially reversible. The name originated in the southeast Asian countries where gingham is said to have been born. The fabric balance between colored, and neutral yarns was seen as being perfect for striped shirts. As the fabric made its journey into the Western world, it retained its name, but lost its once signifying stripes.

Charlotte – $2150.00 SOLD

Sweet Charlotte is slightly more refined than her sister, with lace on her petticoat and a less worn paint surface.

All of my dolls are sold on a “first come” basis. Email me at p.walton.asweetremembrance@gmail.com to purchase. Paypal, credit cards, checks or money orders accepted for payment. Free priority mail shipping & full insurance to any U.S address. International orders ~ exact postage + $10 handling fee to help off set the extra time required for international shipping ~ check with me to make sure your international address is one I ship to. No shipping to Russia. No handling fee for Canada.

Lottie – $2150.00 SOLD

Dear Lottie is a bit more demure and time worn than her sister. She has a slightly more pronounced folk art look that is quite dear to my heart. ❤

All of my dolls are sold on a “first come” basis. Email me at p.walton.asweetremembrance@gmail.com to purchase. Paypal, credit cards, checks or money orders accepted for payment. Free priority mail shipping & full insurance to any U.S address. International orders ~ exact postage + $10 handling fee to help off set the extra time required for international shipping ~ check with me to make sure your international address is one I ship to. No shipping to Russia. No handling fee for Canada.

Extra Dresses – If you are purchasing either Charlotte or Lottie and would like to have them to be fitted for an extra dress before they travel to you, I have an amazing unwashed mid-19th century fabric that would suit them perfectly! A plainly styled extra dress from this fabric, made to fit, would be $315 for their 22.5 inch size. ❤

mid-19th century cotton fabric printed with russet and brown roses.

Thank you so much for coming to our annual Izannah Walker Birthday Celebration for 2021! We hope that you enjoyed it just as much as the dolls and I have!

If you enjoyed meeting both Charlotte and Lottie, then you will undoubtedly wish to come back soon to see photos of their sister (yes they are triplets!) before she emigrates to Canada ❤ ❤ ❤

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SOLD Meet My Latest Reproduction of Isane! ~ One Doll Plus her Wardrobe Available for Sale This Evening

Welcome to this very special evening edition of my Third Thursdays! Tonight I would like to introduce you to my latest reproduction of Isane. She is an 18 inch tall reproduction Izannah Walker doll. Isane has a wavy hairline, with two long ringletts in front of each ear and five more at the nape of her neck. Her second skin is pale pink linen. She has scallop topped painted boots with a thin salmon pink stripe around the top of each scallop. Her wardrobe includes a chemise, pantalettes, a petticoat, three dresses, plus a pinner apron and a pink bone bead necklace. All of her clothing is made from antique fabrics, laces, milk glass buttons and other antique notions ❤

Isane & Her Wardrobe – $2125. SOLD!

All of my dolls are sold on a “first come” basis. Email me at paula@asweetremembrance.com to purchase. Paypal, credit cards, checks or money orders accepted for payment. Free priority mail shipping & full insurance to any U.S address. International orders ~ exact postage + $10 handling fee to help off set the extra time required for international shipping ~ check with me to make sure your international address is one I ship to. No shipping to Russia. No handling fee for Canada.

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This is the June Edition of “Third Thursday”

This Charlcie has found her new home & the red dresses have both sold, but I do still have sets of both greeting cards, Izzybelle buttons, and some of the one sided 10 inch Isabeau cut and stitch fabric doll panels ❤ ❤ ❤

Happy Third Thursday! This is my (almost) monthly introduction of new dolls, doll clothing and doll accessories ❤

Today my offerings include the third reproduction of Charlcie SOLD, a 23 inch reproduction Izannah Walker doll. she comes with a wonderful wardrobe. I also have two red and white dress for my 18 – 19 inch dolls, they would also work for Anna since she is a bit chubbier than the other smaller dolls. Plus something exciting! Limited edition greeting cards and badges, plus a larger cut & stitch Isabeau printed dolly.

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Charlcie SOLD$2200.

This is my third reproduction of Charlcie. The original doll is one that I purchased for my own collection, and is only an Izannah Walker head on a c.1900 baby doll cloth body, so I will be making her a new reproduction body. The antique Izannah Walker doll is named Charlcie, after my great-grandmother, Charlcie Savannah Suzybelle Walker.
This Charlcie is 23 inches tall. Her body is made of new 100% cotton, stuffed with organic cotton stuffing. Her head is pressed cloth and is made of silk stockinette, which has been painted with multiple layers of artist’s oils, as have her arms and legs. Her “second skin” body covering is made from antique raspberry pink glazed cotton. She is dressed entirely in antique fabrics, laces, and buttons. Her clothing includes a chemise, split pantelettes, a petticoat, two dresses, a nightgown and an apron. The pink dress is made from an antique woven check cotton. The skirt of the dress has hand sewn cartridge pleating (at the top instead of gathers).  The blue dress is an antique indigo and white print cotton. Her nightgown is a re-purposed antique baby gown and her apron is made from two antique double pink fabrics. It took me approximately 140 hours (of actual working time) to create the doll and clothing. I made her using the same methods and same materials (with just one or two exceptions where the materials are no longer available and I’ve had to use modern equivalents) that Izannah Walker used to make the original dolls.

Charlcie is being offered for sale on a first come basis. The way it works is simple. If you would like to purchase her, please email me at paula@asweetremembrance.com. I’ll go by the time stamp when I receive your email to determine whose request is first.

Charlcie and her complete wardrobe sells $2200.00, which is less than the pieces would be individually. The price includes free shipping to any address in the continental U.S. Dolls are mailed via USPS Priority Mail and are insured for their full value. International Orders  will be charged exact postage + a $10.00 handling fee for all international locations, except Canada, to help off-set the time it takes me to deal with customs forms – and in many cases the requirement that I actually take the package to the post office rather than scheduling it for pick-up.

Payment may be made via PayPal, credit card, layaway or personal check. Sales tax is 6.35% if I am shipping to a Connecticut address.

 

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The dresses are being sold individually.

Short Sleeved Dress w/ False hem detail – SOLD

Long Sleeved Dress w/Growth Tuck – $200.00 SOLD

Dresses are being offered for sale on a first come basis. The way it works is simple. If you would like to purchase one, please email me at paula@asweetremembrance.com. I’ll go by the time stamp when I receive your email to determine whose request is first.

The price includes free shipping to any address in the continental U.S. Dresses are mailed via USPS Priority Mail and are insured for their full value. International Orders  will be charged exact postage + a $10.00 handling fee for all international locations, except Canada, to help off-set the time it takes me to deal with customs forms – and in many cases the requirement that I actually take the package to the post office rather than scheduling it for pick-up.

Payment may be made via PayPal, credit card, layaway or personal check. Sales tax is 6.35% if I am shipping to a Connecticut address.

I’ll ad the measurements soon, I forgot and left them out in the studio…

Greeting Cards – $26 per set of five

Every Day –

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Holidays –

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Limited Edition Greeting Cards are being offered for sale on a first come basis. The way it works is simple. If you would like to purchase one, please email me at paula@asweetremembrance.com. I’ll go by the time stamp when I receive your email to determine whose request is first.

The price includes free shipping to any address in the continental U.S. Dresses are mailed via USPS first class mail. International Orders  will be charged exact postage + a $10.00 handling fee for all international locations, except Canada, to help off-set the time it takes me to deal with customs forms – and in many cases the requirement that I actually take the package to the post office rather than scheduling it for pick-up.

Payment may be made by PayPal, credit card, layaway or personal check. Sales tax is 6.35% if I am shipping to a Connecticut address.

Izzybelle Badges – $10

Limited Edition Pin on Butttons are being offered for sale on a first come basis. The way it works is simple. If you would like to purchase one, please email me at paula@asweetremembrance.com. I’ll go by the time stamp when I receive your email to determine whose request is first.

The price includes free shipping to any address in the continental U.S. Dresses are mailed via USPS first class mail. International Orders  will be charged exact postage + a $10.00 handling fee for all international locations, except Canada, to help off-set the time it takes me to deal with customs forms – and in many cases the requirement that I actually take the package to the post office rather than scheduling it for pick-up.

Payment may be made by PayPal, credit card, layaway or personal check. Sales tax is 6.35% if I am shipping to a Connecticut address.

SPECIAL ONE TIME 10 inch Cut & Stitch Isabeau – $5 per image

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Limited Edition Printed Isabeau Panels are being offered for sale on a first come basis. The way it works is simple. If you would like to purchase one, please email me at paula@asweetremembrance.com. I’ll go by the time stamp when I receive your email to determine whose request is first.

The price includes free shipping to any address in the continental U.S. Cut and Stitch Doll Panels are mailed via USPS first class mail. International Orders $6.

Payment may be made by PayPal, credit card, layaway or personal check. Sales tax is 6.35% if I am shipping to a Connecticut address.

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Tomorrow Is the Day! Another Third Thursday is on the way!!!

Please come visit tomorrow at Noon Eastern Time to see what’s new this month ❤  I’ll be introducing you to a special new doll with a wonderful wardrobe & some brand new doll accessories! Everything sold on a first come basis. 🙂

 

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February’s Last Hurrah! Both Little Sisters Are Sold… Thank you!


2 dolls available February 2019
This month’s offerings… Lizzybit on the left and Izzybelle on the right. Plus a long sleeved red dress sized to fit one of the girls larger 18-19 inch sisters.

For February’s (snow delayed) Third Thursday I have two one small little Izzy’s who are looking for loving homes ❤ The larger doll is made from my mold of the antique Lizzybit. She is 16 inches tall. Her smaller companion is 14.5 inch tall Izzybelle.

This month’s theme is little sisters, with a focus on paint surface details. Both of these dolls present an aged appearance, like that of original surviving antique Izannah Walker dolls. Some of you, who follow my Izannah Walker Journal, will be familar with the original, highly adventuresome Izzybelle. You’ll know that she has gone through some rough times and has been greatly loved during her long lifetime. For this particular younger sister of Izzybelle I have removed some of the original doll’s worst damage, leaving you this glimpse of how pretty and sweet the original doll must have been in her youth. ❤

The fabric for the doll’s dresses is a wonderful previously unused mid-19th century dot print. The color is reminiscent of sunny summer marigolds, ripe autumn pumpkins, and the golden hues of seashells on a windswept beach…

 

 

 

The dolls and extra dress are offered for sale on a first come basis. The way it works is simple. If you would like to purchase one of the dolls, or the dress, email me at paula@asweetremembrance.com. I’ll go by the time stamp when I receive your email to determine whose request is first.

The dolls are $1250.00 each, and the dress is $225.00, which includes free shipping to any address in the continental U.S. Dolls are mailed via USPS Priority Mail and are insured for their full value. International Orders  will be charged exact postage + a $10.00 handling fee for all international locations, except Canada, to help off-set the time it takes me to deal with customs forms – and in many cases the requirement that I actually take the package to the post office rather than scheduling it for pick-up.

Payment may be made via PayPal, credit card, personal check, or lay-away. Sales tax is 6.35% if I am shipping to a Connecticut address.

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Izzybelle is SOLD 14.5 inches tall. She has painted button boots, with a pinkish red stripe around the top. Her second skin is made from antique linen. She comes with a chemise, pantalettes, a petticoat and a long sleeved dress ~ all made from antique fabrics and notions. $1250.00 

 

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Lizzybit
Lizzybit ❤

Lizzybit SOLD

Lizzybit is 16 inches tall. She has painted lace-up boots, with a pinkish red stripe around the top. Her second skin is made from antique linen. She comes with a chemise, pantalettes, a petticoat and a long sleeved dress ~ all made from antique fabrics and notions. $1250.00 SOLD

 

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One available for sale. It has a 7 inch long skirt, so it is perfect if you’d like a shorter skirt for an 18 – 19 inch doll dressed as a younger child, or if you have slightly smaller doll made from my Anna mold. This dress is too large for any of my Izzybelles or Lizzybits. $225.00 each