Couture With a Mind of Its Own…


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CLICK HERE FOR LIVE LINK TO AUCTION ON EBAY. Many designers have a distinctive vision. They can clearly see a design in their head, render it to a reference sketch, and execute it beautifully. And then there’s me… I think … Continue reading

Flutterwing Dolls by Shannon Craven Gives Big for Lily!


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There are many repainters out there…but the renowned work of Shannon Craven at Flutterwing captures facial expression in a unique and bewitching way. I’ve admired Shannon’s celebrity work, and her fantasy art – many times, re-creating celebrity likenesses from sculpts … Continue reading

#DOFDAs – 4th Annual Fashion Doll Awards


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PUBLIC VOTING HAS BEGUN – CLICK HERE TO VOTE, VOTE, VOTE!!! Congratulations to all the Nominees in this year’s #DOFDAs – with a lovely nod to TOMMYDOLL, too (no, I didn’t nominate myself). Now it’s time to cast your votes … Continue reading

Couture Illustrated Gives Big For Lily!


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I am overwhelmingly thrilled that Ayal Armon has donated an outfit from his Debut Collection to auction in support of my niece, Lily – read all about Lily’s situation here. Chaillot is a stunning silk evening ensemble with wonderful lines … Continue reading

Using My Powers For Good


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The Auction is NOW LIVE – Click Here to Follow or Bid – Thank You! With great power comes great responsibility – or so they say. People close to me know that I am very attached to my family. As … Continue reading

Happy First Anniversary, Tommydoll!!!


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It’s a New Year…and it all started one year ago, today – my first post, A Treatise on Dolls introduced the world to Tommydoll. One year later, we’re celebrating the year, enjoying a healthy readership, and sewing like mad…and I … Continue reading

2014 – The Year That Was In Dolls


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  2014 was an interesting year for dolls, no? You had true magnificence and devastating disappointments, as we always do in the doll world. There is no question we are much more impassioned about our hobby than say…stamp collectors. Be that … Continue reading