Wednesday, March 23, 2011

Waldorf inspired babies


A request from my kids (and their friends!): dolls! Very simple waldorf inspired babies using organic materials.
Construction of the head and body:


Marking the eyes and mouth (my son got a little bit carried away with the needles but I love where he put the nose!)

Stuffing the body:

Doll #3: hmmm , a lot of room for improvement... (#1 and #2 can be seen here)

Doll #4: I like the face better but no fat cheeks...

Doll #5 I am getting somewhere with this one, see those fat cheeks?

I got plenty of help from those tutorials here and here. I don't pretend I will master the art of waldorf dolls making. What I wanted was the fun of making dolls again and being able to get this...:
A Priceless smile! What did you make this week?

8 comments:

  1. How funny! Looks like Waldorf doll making is very trendy at the moment! LOL
    Love you little dolls!

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  2. Oh you started first lol! And mine are nothing compared to the big doll you made :)

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  3. i made many things that i am proud of...but nothing as beautiful as that smile! i think it's great how your kids like to join in the fun!
    HAVE A HAPPY WEEKEND!!!

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  4. It is difficult to say "no" when they're having so much fun. Have a great weekend too! :)

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  5. I love those little dolls...takes me back a few years when I made some for my now 12 y/o :)

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  6. @Rainbow: I still remember the rag doll my mom made me when I was little. I am surprisingly happy when making dolls, as happy as the kids. :)

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  7. they look so soft and cuddly! great post!

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