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Welcome to my Izannah Walker 2019 Birthday Celebration ~ Day 3 ~ A Visit to my Studio

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I hope you have been enjoying my Izannah Walker birthday week activities so far Today I thought I’d invite you all into my studio for a look at the dolls I am making for this year’s birthday party. All the little antique Izzies are very excited to see their newest brothers and sisters coming to life 🙂 They love showing off the “babies” in the family!

 

 

We looking forward to seeing you tomorrow as our Birthday Celebration continues here on http://www.izannahwalker.com September 25th ~ October 1st, 2019

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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

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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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Pop Up Shop!!! ~ Antique & Handmade Goods to Welcome St. Nicholas!

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Welcome to my December 2nd Pop Up Shop, with offerings themed especially for St. Nicholas Day! Many years ago, when my sons were quite young, we lived in Minnesota where my children’s nursery school and many of our neighbors celebrated St. Nicholas Day on December 6th. On the evening of December 5th the children would put their shoes by the front door and leave carrots in the shoes for St. Nicholas’ horse. In the morning they would discover that St. Nicholas had filled their shoes with small toys and treats. ❤ My boys always loved this early December celebration, which heralded in the Christmas season. It was one of my favorite things too… after all what could be better than a holiday celebration in which shoes play a major role? You can probably guess that means I am extremely partial to shoes, which I freely admit 🙂 Doll shoes, baby shoes, new shoes, old shoes… I love them all! So in honor of St. Nicholas Day, and shoes, I am offering the following items for sale.

St. Nicholas Day Pop-Up Shop
Before and After… a decorating idea ❤ Antique Baby Shoes w/ handmade spun cotton carrots to leave out for St. Nicholas’ horse on the night of December 5th, displayed with antique toys, small treats and a spun cotton Santa to depict the items children find left in their shoes. Antique baby shoes and spun cotton carrots sold as a set. Spun Cotton Santa sold separately. All other items are for display purposes only and are not for sale.

It’s a busy day in the doll’s house, as the dolls decorate the parlor and set out their shoes for St. Nicholas. Down in the kitchen freshly baked gingerbread has been left to cool, before being made into into houses…. Drawn by the irresistible smell of their very favorite food, a trio of bears have come to call & made themselves at home.

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Almost everything is one of a kind. If you are interested in purchasing an item, or items, please email me at p.walton.asweetremembrance@gmail.com. In the case of more than one person wishing to buy an item, it will go to the first email received. If for some reason the transaction isn’t completed then I will contact the 2nd person in line and ask if they would like to buy the item in question. Everything includes FREE PRIORITY MAIL through USPS to any Untied States address. 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. Canadian orders will be charged exact postage.

Payment: Paypal – I will send you an invoice – please provide me with the email address you use for your Paypal account. Credit Cards – If you want to use a credit card, but would rather not go through Paypal, I will be happy to process your credit card. I will call you to get your credit card number, expiration date and security code. Please provide your telephone number. Personal Checks –  Payable to Paula Walton and sent to 172 Aspetuck Ridge Road, New Milford, CT 06776-5611. Lay-away is also available to fit your budget. A deposit will be due now with equal monthly payments to follow.

Shipping ~ If you order before 6 p.m. Eastern Standard Time on Sunday 12/2 and pay with Paypal, I will make sure that your order ships out on Monday morning! Depending on where you live, this may make it possible for your items to get to you by Wednesday, December 5th, just in time for St. Nicholas Day… fingers crossed! Although if you are like me, I keep my St. Nicholas themed decorations out until after Christmas.

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Handmade Spun Cotton Carrots
* A note about all of the spun cotton items * I hand spin loose cotton fibers in the traditional antique manner to create all of my spun cotton ornaments. Then I hand paint each one. The larger carrots are accented with antique rayon seam binding and the doll size carrots are topped with silk ribbons. Each bunch of carrots has a handwritten note to St. Nicholas ❤

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December 1st Pop-Up Shop Offerings

IMG_7202 (2)Doll Size Spun Cotton Carrots for your dolls to place in their shoes. $29.00 per bunch. I have 9 0 bunch available. Each bunch comes tagged with a note to St. Nicholas ❤

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Little Spun Cotton Santas $25.00. I have two  one blue and one red available. Red Santa is sold.

Hanging Glass & Tin Display Cases Large $69 Small $49. I have eight of each  6 small and 7 large available. I love these little cases! They are perfect to show off and protect all kinds of small treasures. I like to keep tiny doll accessories in mine, so that I can admire them while keeping them safe from kittens and little hands.  Lovely with found bird’s nests, antique Christmas ornaments, or little St. Nicholas Day displays.

The large cases are 12 inches wide x 9 inches high, with 3 equal sections that have interior glass dividers. The small cases are slightly less than 5 inches wide x 9 inches high.

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The Lamb Sisters.

IMG_6065 (2)Miss D. Lamb SOLD, seated on the left and Miss A. Lamb SOLD, standing on the right, are both looking for new homes of their very own ❤ 20 inches $1575.00 each

Read more about them in this post – https://izannahwalker.com/2018/09/27/tilly-j-lamb-two-of-her-younger-sisters-are-available/

A $ 85.00  SOLD Amazing shoes to display at Christmas with spun cotton carrots and to use for doll shoes the rest of the year! ❤

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

B – $78.00 Tiny high button baby shoes w/ spun cotton carrots, just the right size for larger dolls. ❤

 

 

 

 

C – $75.00 Sweet early baby shoes made from faded red and black leather, with brass buttons and spun cotton carrots. One button is missing. Perfect for a large papier-mache or china doll, display or as study shoes for making doll shoes.

 

 

 

 

 

D – $95.00 Adorable white button baby shoes and spun cotton carrots. These shoes originally had something glued to the front of them, I have no idea what that was as nothing but a trace of glue remained. I’ve made them crepe paper rosettes, but you could certainly remove the rosettes and add your own trimmings. These shoes close with white mother of pearl buttons, two of which are missing. If you would like replacement buttons, I can add two antique buttons, but I don’t have an exact match.

 

 

 

E – $70 Pale blue and black button up baby shoes w/ spun cotton carrots.

 

 

 

 

F – $75 Little black leather button baby shoes & spun cotton carrots.

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G – $45.00 White button baby shoes.

 

 

 

 

H – $45.00 White button baby shoes.

 

 

 

 

I – $30.00 Mid- 20th century lace up “Roman Sandal”  baby shoes. I love this type of shoe on a large teddy ❤

 

 

 

 

J – $30.00 Embroidered ankle strap leather shoes. Another pair that would be very sweet on a large teddy bear.

 

 

 

 

These next seven pairs of shoes are very worn children’s shoes that I stockpiled when I was making very big bears. I dressed the bears in vintage 1920’s – 1940’s romper suits and dresses with these shoes on their feet ❤ I still love that look! Adorable on teddies, or cute displayed in prim rooms!

K – $22.00

 

 

 

L – $22.00

 

 

M – $22.00

 

N – $22.00

 

 

O – $22.00

 

 

 

P – $26.00 Girl’s red leather double buckle shoes w/ one buckle missing.

 

 

 

Q – $14.00

 

 

 

R – $14.00 Tiny Grey Cowboy Boots!

 

 

 

 

S – $27.00 Size 6A Women’s Black 1940’s Flexi-Walker Peep Toe Heels ❤

 

 

T – $38.00 Sled Ice Skates w/box!!!

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U – $27.00 each Three pair of doll size lace up boots w/boxes from The Country House.

 

 

 

V – $25.00 Vintage Doll Skis! Great for Christmas or to accessorize a doll.

 

 

 

W – $11.00 Vintage Doll Ice Skates!

 

 

 

X – $3.00 if purchased with another item. Single Vintage Doll Ice Skate. Cute Christmas ornament!

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Gingerbread Color Vintage Mohair Bears

Y – $54.00 Large Fully Jointed Vintage Mohair Bear. Soft, cuddly bear, big enough to give you a “bear hug”! Some moth damage, especially on the paw pads. Wearing vintage baby shoes and mittens made from hand dyed red wool.

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Z – $44.00 Unique Vintage Baby Bear. I’ve never seen a bear like this before. She wears a pink oil cloth bib and has a hinged metal mouth, with a hole that leads to her “tummy” which is accessed via a zipper in her back. I’m assuming that the idea is that a child could “feed’ her, then the “food” could be removed by unzipping her back. Sewn joints, considerable moth damage, but still very cute in a zoomy kind of way 🙂 To top everything off she is wearing pink shoes!

 

 

 

AA – $35.00 Happy, Hug-able, Vintage Mohair Bear w/Velvet Paw Pads. Cute fully jointed bear. Some moth damage and a loose neck joint which makes it possible for the head to crock to one side and nod, which is actually very charming. ❤

 

 

 

BB – $95.00     Handmade fully jointed bear, antique white mohair, rod jointed arms and legs, disk jointed neck, glass eyes. My own original design ❤

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Thank you for coming to my December 2nd Pop-Up Shop ❤

 

 

 

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Welcome to October’s Third Thursday!!! One New Doll & Several Autumn Dresses Available for Purchase

All items 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. Lay-away may also be arranged. 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. No handling fee for Canada.

❤ At the current time I am not accepting any more custom orders. Once I manage to work through my backlog, I’ll start taking orders again ❤ If you have a particular doll or dress on your “wish list”, comment below. I’ll take “wishes” into consideration when making items for future Third Thursdays!

I’ve posted a large album filled with more photos of Hannah and the Lamb sisters on facebook: https://www.facebook.com/pg/ASweetRemembrance/photos/?tab=album&album_id=1105460699610150&__xts__%5B0%5D=68.ARBFWJ0mJ9y_6G_mT7dCgWuMcu8-6kMlR21GVyLlClchDHAx2qo3DMaGGEZ7u_6-n3fwnu7acigvHcwJjrVtAa81urH3WFGg3TLPca2PzN-3aWgAXDvfgkn_b30RxvPzVvr-O5TB2wv1v_QoJF1LLh1b-lGS793YcpOqmgCRU_eExkKHPJAVUw&__tn__=-UC-R

Hannah SOLD

 

This reproduction Izannah Walker doll, made from  mold of my original antique doll Hannah, is 18 inches tall. She has painted boots, a full set of under garments that include a petticoat made from antique striped French linen. Her wardrobe also features two dresses, both made from antique mid-19th century fabric. $1450.00

Two of the Lamb Sisters are also still available – $1575.00 each  SOLD

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Miss D. Lamb, seated on the left and Miss A. Lamb, standing on the right, are both looking for new homes of their very own ❤ 20 inches $1575.00 each

Read more about them in this post – https://izannahwalker.com/2018/09/27/tilly-j-lamb-two-of-her-younger-sisters-are-available/

Dresses

Short Sleeved Dress – $200.00 SOLD

 

 

Long Sleeved Dress 2 Available – $225.00 each BOTH SOLD

 

 

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SOLD – One New Doll Available and Looking For a Loving Home

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There are many, many things I love about this doll, but one of them is her paint surface! Highly detailed so that you can see the actual weave of the stockinette, with just a judicious bit of craquelure, and discretely aged and worn…

SOLD – THANK YOU FOR LOOKING! Good evening!  The EAFAT Marketplace is closed for today, but if anyone would like to ask questions about my newest doll, made from my Isane mold, I am available this evening. 🙂  If you are curious about any of her details, or would like to buy her, please email paula@asweettremembrance.com.

18 inch, historically accurate, reproduction Izannah Walker doll. All cloth, with pressed cloth head made in a handmade mold of one of the antique Izannah Walker dolls in my own personal collection. Painted with artist oils in the manner of the original dolls. Dressed in a chemise, split pantalettes, broderie anglaise petticoat, dress with banded drawstring neckline, tucked skirt and sleeves and broderie anglaise trim along the hemline, stockings, and leather shoes. All clothing fabrics, laces, buttons and drawstrings are antique, made from garments and quilts that could no longer be restored. For additional information about my dolls please visit my website http://asweetremembrance.com/…/Izannah-Walker-Reproduction-…  SOLD $1400.00 with free insured shipping to any U.S. address. Payment by Paypal, Credit Card, Personal Check or Money Order. If you are interested in purchasing this doll please message me through facebook or email paula@asweetremembrance.com. Thank you so much for looking!!!  These photos and close-ups are also on my facebook page https://www.facebook.com/ASweetRemembrance/?ref=bookmarks

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Happy 199th Birthday Izannah Walker! – Part 5 -All Reproduction Dolls Have Been SOLD – Thank you!

Welcome back to my celebration of Izannah Walker’s 199th birthday! I have three of my reproduction Izannah Walker dolls who are looking for homes of their own.  Two of the dolls are twins and are only being sold as a pair, because they can not bear to be parted from one another.

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Annabelle and Annalee are twins made from my mold of the original antique Izannah Walker doll Anna.  The sisters are approximately 16.5 inches tall. Their painted boots have laces and red trim around the tops.  The girls have matching underwear and will have matching “double pink” dresses with fitted bodices and sleeves.  Although I’m sure that Annalee is hoping that you won’t notice, one of the sleeves on her dress has had to be remade in similar, but not exactly matching fabric.  Annabelle scolded her quite severely when she tore it!  You can tell that Annalee is the more adventurous twin, she is ever so slightly more worn than her more virtuous sister.  Annalee is the twin who climbs up the apple tree to pick the apples, while Annabelle stays on the ground and catches them in the skirt of her apron.  I’ll be finishing the girl’s petticoats and dresses this coming week.  As I am sure you can tell from today’s previous posts, sweet Cloe has been here with us quite a bit lately, which means that grandma’s doll making schedule has had a few revisions…  The twins come with matching antique pins, coral bead necklaces and their own trunk, which can hold all of their belongings.  The twins can be yours for $ 2765.00 are SOLD.  Add an extra every day dress for each of them for $400.00, or matching party dresses for $500.00. Matching pinafore aprons like the one Hannah was wearing earlier today for an extra $300.00, or purchase my Izannah Walker doll clothes pattern and sew a wardrobe for the twins.  The clothing pattern is $29.00 and is sized to fit 18 inch Izannahs so you’ll need to reduce it to 91% of full size to fit the Annas.

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I have one sweet little 14.5 inch,  barefoot Izzybelle for sale SOLD.  She is $1300.00 and comes with a full set of underwear and a dress. You will be able to choose her clothing style and fabrics.  Add handmade leather shoes and socks for $75.00, or an extra dress for $200.00 – $250.00.  You can use my Izannah Walker doll clothes pattern to sew for Izzybelle if you reduce it to 82% of full size.

You’ve heard of having 2 left feet, as you can see I got quite the surprise when I started to put Izzybelle together today!  I had four left arms!!! That probably tells you how my week has gone…  Especially since I worked on those arms for over a week and didn’t notice!!! They are such NICE arms too…  Never fear Izzybelle will be getting a right arm.  I’m starting on it in the morning. 🙂

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Thank you for coming to meet Izzybelle, Annabelle & Annalee!  They are pleased to make you acquaintance.

Additional Information

If you are interested in purchasing either the twins or Izzybelle, please email me at paula@asweetremembrance.com.  The dolls will be sold on a first come basis, so the email with the earliest time will have priority.  You may pay for the dolls by credit card, paypal, personal check, money order, or lay-away.  Free shipping to any US address.  Exact shipping to other countries.

One more bedtime post to finish out our day at 10:00 Eastern time…

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Just Three More Days Until Our Big Izannah Walker 199th Birthday Party!!!

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Don’t forget! Only 3 more days until it’s Izannah Walker’s 199th birthday. My dolls and I will be hosting an all day online celebration 🙂 Please come join us! We’ll be sooooooo sad if you can’t come 😦

 

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At 10:00 a.m on Sunday September 25th stop whatever you are doing, run to your pc and come right over to http://www.izannahwalker.com for the beginning of our birthday fun!!! ❤