“It is a beautiful thing,” says Maricristin Sealey, “to craft a doll with your own hands, sew it together with love, then make a gift of it to your child with the words, ‘I made this for you!’”. This comprehensive, well illustrated book will give even the most nervous beginner the confidence to produce a unique, handcrafted toy from natural materials. Once you have mastered the basic baby dolls, you can progress to a more ambitious limbed or jointed doll. HERE ARE: - Ten designs including soft, baggy, pouch, angel, sack and limbed dolls; - Instructions for knitted, sewn and embroidered hairstyles; - Lots of patterns for dolls’ clothes and accessories; - Help with tools, techniques and materials; - Ideas for recycling clothing for dollmaking; - Where to get materials. This new edition is published with a completely revised resource list. MARICRISTIN SEALEY is a professional doll maker, who has many years’ experience of teaching children and adults how to make dolls. Her dolls draw on a rich variety of traditions.