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Making dolls from kids' drawings
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jynclr
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Date: 3/5/12 8:01 PM

I found this site from Make it and Love it that will make stuffed dolls from a child's drawing.

Child's Own Studio

She (on Make it and love it) goes into a tutorial of how make one yourself.

How cool is this??? What an awesome idea! I thought I'd pass this on under Creative Sewing.

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Subject: Making dolls from kids drawings Date: 3/5/12 10:25 PM

Very cute. I did this with my daughter's drawings years ago (she's 18 now). My mother took my siblings' drawings and embroidered them on a wallhanging way back in the 70s. What great memories.

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Date: 3/6/12 6:50 AM

I did this with my niece's drawings, but I made the dolls look EXACTLY like the drawing. A spot-on ABSOLUTE COPY in 3D.

The kid was mildly impressed, but her parents and grandparents were stupefied! I copied and shrunk a photo of the drawing and made everyone a set of notecards to accompany the dolls as holiday gifts to my sister and her mother-in-law.

My sister's father-in-law is a prominent modern artist of the 20th century. For years, they've displayed that doll centrally in their home right along with the paintings!

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Date: 3/15/12 9:33 PM

What an interesting idea! Like most of them except for the 2nd post doll on March 10, quite creepy!

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