Topsy-Turvy Knitted Dolls

10 Fun Reversible Toys to Make


Author: Sarah Keen

Publisher: GMC Publications

ISBN: 9781784942175


Page: 144

View: 8424

Grab your yarn and knitting needles and delve into this wonderful book from best-selling author, Sarah Keen. Sarah shows readers how to make adorable topsy-turvy knitted dolls based on well-known and loved characters from fairy tales and nursery rhymes. Each project in Topsy-Turvy Knitted Dolls has accessories or extra characters to knit, providing plenty of play potential for children choosing to recreate scenes from famous tales. There are 10 projects to make, providing hours of fun for you creating them and many more for children playing with them.

50 Knitted Dolls


Author: Sarah Keen


ISBN: 1784944351

Category: Crafts & Hobbies

Page: 224

View: 5778

Delight children and adults alike by creating a whole host of knitted characters from this latest book by Sarah Keen.

Famous Character Dolls


Author: Susan Brewer

Publisher: Casemate Publishers

ISBN: 1844680940

Category: Antiques & Collectibles

Page: 247

View: 2031

Part of the popular Famous series, Famous Dolls celebrates dolls in film, TV, cartoons, books, comics and comic strips, as well as toys such as Hamble in Playschool. It also explores the world of celebrity dolls including stars such as Shirley Temple and Mae West, pop star dolls including Michael Jackson and Cher, and dolls representing royalty. Written by leading doll expert, Susan Brewer, the author of British Dolls in the 1950s and British Dolls in the 1960s, the book starts with a series of essays setting dolls in context and exploring their role in popular culture. The main part of the book is an impressive A-Z of famous dolls, with symbols to show in which field they became famous (e.g. cartoons, toys or comic strips). The stories behind each of the dolls are told, including the tragic tale of Raggedy Ann and how a little girl inspired one of the most iconic character dolls of all time. A must-buy book for everyone who has ever own or collected dolls or is interested in popular culture. Did you know? - The author of Raggedy Ann, Johnny Gruelle, was a vehement anti-vaccination campaigner after his young daughter died when she was vaccinated at school without his consent - Angela Rippon created the Victoria Plum doll series based on a plum tree in her garden - Holly Hobbie is an author and illustrator who named the famous patchwork-wearing little girl after her. It became a popular doll in the 1970s

Race, Work, and Desire in American Literature, 1860-1930


Author: Michele Birnbaum

Publisher: Cambridge University Press

ISBN: 9780521824255

Category: Literary Criticism

Page: 195

View: 6660

Michele Birnbaum examines representations of interracial work bonds in fiction and literary correspondence by black and white authors and artists.

Crafty Dolls


Author: Jane Bull

Publisher: Penguin

ISBN: 1465434771

Category: Crafts & Hobbies

Page: 128

View: 7784

Make adorable dolls and discover inspirational ideas for designs and outfits with DK's new title, Crafty Dolls. In this book, you'll find pretty patterns and basic templates. It's full of ideas for how to make rag dolls, knitted dolls, and doll clothes. Learn basic skills to knit and sew an amazing collection of clothes for a rag doll's wardrobe.

Itty-Bitty Toys

How to Knit Animals, Dolls, and Other Playthings for Kids


Author: Susan B. Anderson

Publisher: Artisan Books

ISBN: 1579655890

Category: Crafts & Hobbies

Page: 167

View: 4676

Adorable hand-knit playthings, featuring clever twists on classics and enchanting reversibles and interactive toys. Kids love toys, and toys you make yourself are extra-special. If you could buy these imaginative playthings in stores, they would fly off the shelves! This book features stuffed animals, including a luscious lamb and a gigantic giraffe, and finger-puppet fruits that will delight babies and toddlers. With step-by-step directions, clear diagrams and drawings, and gorgeous photographs, knitters of all levels will find it easy to make the Pull-Toy Mama Duck and Ducklings, the set of Russian nesting dolls, and the Princess and the Pea Set. Even older kids will enjoy these, as well as the Felted Bouncy Ball, a felted version of a Super Ball that's perfect for indoor play. A series of five reversible toys—a frog that turns into a turtle, a mouse that changes into a cat, an egg in a nest that transforms into a blue bird, and so on—showcases the creativity that makes Susan B. Anderson a rising star in the knitting world.



Author: Wendy Lavitt

Publisher: Alfred a Knopf Incorporated


Category: Dolls

Page: 478

View: 5093

Supplies price listings and detailed descriptions of a variety of dolls made or sold in the United States from the 1700s to the twentieth century