The craft/art of Soft Sculpted Cloth Figures has such magnificent scope for creativity, involving fashion/costume design; portraiture; caricature; characterisation; fabric manipulation; quilting/needle sculpture; beading; embroidery; painting; dyeing and printing; knitting; crochet and all sorts of other textile embellishment.
I've been designing and making textile figures for many years. I have also recently taken up knitting and crochet again after a lengthy break
and I'm LOVING IT! Textile Creations UK (http://textilecreationsuk.blogspot.com ) is my new website/ Blog, which includes all my knitted, crocheted, sewn, woven textile creations.
Pin Dolls are a style of cloth figure that usually comprise the head or head and upper torso, with
brooch pins sewn on the back so that they can be worn as
jewellery. These dolls provide
excellent practice for painting and creating faces.
pin dolls are made as a complete tiny doll no bigger than 6" (15