Cloth dolls - A wonderful dolls experience at minishop
Cloth dolls which are used as piece of decoration as well as play objects you can get in abundance and large color range at minishop.com. Minishop is the largest online shop for Cloth Dolls and other dolls. From our online shop you can select Cloth dolls and dollhouse accessories of your choice and like. We offer over Two Hundred dollhouse kits from dollhouse manufacturers such as Real
Good Toys, Corona Concepts, Celerity, Greenleaf, Dura- Craft, Simplicity, New Concept, Olde English Dollhouse, Fantasy Craft, and more.
However cloth doll are not like factory made Barbie but are preferred by kids as play item as they give vast opportunity to play with them. They are generally made by nanny or granny. Unlike Barbie and other collectable dolls, cloth dolls give you opportunity to play and do all type of experimenting with them.
The cloth doll made from cloth has become a form of fine art in the recent years. It has also placed itself with in the adult world and many cloth doll are not ever meant to be played with. Elaborate settings for some of these dolls make them delicate and untouchable once they are complete. How all this happen, with Cloth Doll as an art form.
Making a Cloths Doll with stuffing became very popular in the 1960's with the start of Xavier Roberts' Cabbage Patch Kids doll manufacturers. The soft sculpture doll in many forms less expensive than the Grandmas, Mommies and doll makers could create the same item by hand. Cloth doll started experiment with other media to combine with cloth to construct dolls.
Doll dressing and costuming has long been a form of fabric art from back when fancy lady doll bodies were made from leather and muslin. These antique soft bodied dolls were often elaborately dressed in the costume of the era and were not usually played with since they had breakable heads, hands, and feet.
You can choose from various fabrics and cloths for cloth doll costuming. If you have knowledge of basic clothing construction for your family then you will not have any difficulty sewing dress for your collectable cloth dolls. Difference is only size of pieces of cloth, this time for cloth doll they will be miniature ones.
However, the rules of cloths sewing can be changed when you are sewing for cloth doll. If you are using a particular design while preparing the cloth doll, then it is best to follow pattern given in design that fit to your cloth doll. Your cloth doll's personality will be established by the colors, textures, and style you decide on.
Some cloth doll are "dressed" at the same time when prepared. Arms and legs can be made from colored or print fabrics that will serve as the final clothing. A play cloth doll really needs to have clothing that can be removed, as they can be dirty while playing.
The handy books, magazines, pictures, catalogs, and drawings for different styles and types of clothing make task of preparing Cloth doll easy.