From simple cloth to elegant bisque, dolls of every description are embraced in this charming tribute to a cherished craft. After opening with an engaging history of dollmaking, this fine instructional reviews the full range of materials, equipment, and techniques used in making patterns, cutting, sewing, and stuffing dolls. The book shows a selection of traditional and modern dolls from around the world. 300 color illustrations.
Like volume one, this presents 23 examples of early American rural music, mastered from rare 78s of the 1920s and 1930s. And like volume one, the names here will challenge the expertise of all but the most fanatical collector…..