Art Dolls

Art Dolls

Art dolls are admired for their complex designs, clothes and bodies, not intended for child play. They are created with a broad variety of methods and mediums, sometimes using a toy doll to start and sometimes building the entire doll from scratch.

Browse through our art doll inspiration and projects on Create Whimsy.

Such a fun embroidery project! Kathy Schmitz has done it again with her new embroidery patterns "Forest Park Friends". Pearl Embroidered Lamb Soft Toy pattern includes an iron-on transfer for the...

Last summer I had a total hip replacement due to a too-close encounter with our large (92 pound!) Lab mix. He meant well - I think he was genuinely trying...

Well, the tradition of theatrically inspired nutcrackers continued for one more year. This year was My Fair Lady nutcrackers, to reflect Eliza Doolittle “before” and “after”! I started with angel nutcrackers and...

A few Christmases ago, I was bored at work and our annual holiday party was coming up. Part of the tradition was a white elephant ornament exchange. So I started...

There was a day when a coworker and I were bored and we had these extra nutcrackers lying around and we had just opened a production of Les Miserables. So...

Some coworkers and I started a tradition of creating nutcrackers in the style of the winter show we were working on.  For "Mary Poppins" we couldn't decide between two iconic...