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Resource Sites for doll making or collecting
Clay and Play Art Guild Makers of Fine Art, Dolls, Realistic Babies, Animals, Knitted and Crochet baby cloths and lots more, All art is OOAK Handmade, Visit Artist Photo albums and purchase Art, Ask A Artist. Live chats with Artists LOCATION: World Wide
Custom Dolls, Houses & Miniatures - CDHM Hi Miniaturist, I want to ask you a question!?! Could you afford to advertise in multiple miniature & doll magazines? I know I can't. What I want to tell you about is that Custom Dolls, Houses & Miniatures (CDHM) has a new web site, www.cdhm.org, ....advertising/marketing YOU, the artisan .....this is such a new concept.... its not about selling a particular image that you would have in your gallery, its about selling your style of miniatures.... to get collectors to come see an entire portfolio of your work, then they can contact you thru your web site or auctions here on our site...... but we want to sell your talent....... Together we can become strong, as one central site offering collectors worldwide a place to see a huge visual gallery of extremely talented artisans... outside of auction sites. So come on ... its very inexpensive to sign up, just US $5.00 a month. Come join us, www.cdhm.org. Together we will bring new collectors to the fabulous art form called miniatures. Check the site out for yourselves... we have wonderful membership and commercial sponsors already. LOCATION:USA
MiniDollList - We provide a nuturing atmosphere for members to create beautiful 1:12 scale dolls - at little or no cost, anywhere in the world. This website combines our online group, magazine and minidollU classroom all in one convenient place.The *minidoll mission* is owned by Dana, run by a fantastic group of volunteers, and made possible by donations from our sponsors and benefactors. Enjoy almost 125 gratis tutorials, take part in one of our many events and be sure to join our group for maximum enjoyment. There is a companion Yahoo Group, MSATMiniDolls. We've been in American Miniaturist and The Dolls' House magazines. Our site jsut celebrated it's 10-year anniversary. LOCATION: Wisconsin
One of A Kind Dolls One of a Kind Dolls will aim to provide the doll making and doll collecting community with everything related to One of a Kind and Custom Dolls. Doll Making Tips and Tricks, Featured Artists, Tools and Supplies, Doll Books and Magazines, Doll hair, clothes and shoes, Doll related links. A monthly newsletter offering terrific information and specials LOCATION: Canada
OOAK Guild - One of a Kind Sculptures & Dolls An online community & resource site for One of a Kind (OOAK) polymer clay sculptors, vendors, and collectors. Chatrooms, forums, extensive links, OOAK Guild, toplist, webrings, artist auctions, galleries, books, DVDs, magazines, supplies and much more! LOCATION: USA
Doll-Resource-Web sites Resource site for everything to do with dolls. Full of newsletters, articles, links and other resources - ALL FREE - in one easy to navigate site to save time and money.
The MAD Gallery The MAD Gallery is the only place online to get the Ultimate Doll Repaint Guide: a step-by-step tutorial. Offers extensive instructions and secrets, along with color photographs and detailed drawings. Contains a list of everything you will need for the process and where to buy. A must for beginners and experts. Puts everything in perspective and, best of all, the pages are printable, so they will always be at your fingertips! Visit the link for more info. LOCATION: Ohio
OOAK Doll Art A group of artists dedicated to sculpting fantasy fine art dolls such as faeries, mermaids, as well as other creatures from our imaginations. Recently, many fine art painters and artisans have joined us. At OOAK Doll Art you will find fantasy art in all manners and shapes!
DH Minis - Doll house Miniatures Forum Doll house collectors and enthusiasts can share ideas, discuss miniature furniture, food, doll houses, dolls, read tutorials and more. Our primary focus is 1:12 and 1:6 scale (play scale) miniatures. LOCATION: USA
Dolls Online Forums: bulletin board of doll toys Dolls Online forums is a discussion forum bulletin board of doll toys, including barbie dolls, plush doll toys, cloth dolls, rag dolls, porcelain dolls, vinyl dolls, voodoo dolls, wooden dolls and paper dolls. LOCATION: China
The Dollmakers List and Archives The oldest existing email discussion list about dollmaking!
Artist and designers share their tips and ideas. A MUST for the sculptor!
Fairy Fantasy Doll Forum Bulletin board for those specializing in fairies, hosted by Hannie Sarris of the Netherlands. This Fairy Fantasy Forum is to enable lovers of fairy and fantasy figures to share their hobbies, interests and ideas with others. The Forum is for beginning and experienced doll makers.
Please join this group, and make contact with doll lovers from all over the world, to meet you and share your interests!
Sculpting Life-Like Babies This group is for doll makers who sculpt realistic life like newborns and babies. Learn from each other and have fun
" Just Like You" dolls. Email address : Just LikeYoucustomdolls@groups.msn.com
Dolls that look like your child or any special toddler!! " Kiwee Kids" 15" vinyl hand painted to enhance features. Sold as finished dolls. Just like you can also be done in a raggedy style. Group page for crafters with tips links and chatroom. Different expressions to choose from.Many more details on group page
Prices in U.S $ PayPal or money orders accepted. LOCATION: Nepean, Ontario - Canada
The Barbie Forum A place for Barbie lovers of all ages. Talk to other Barbie collectors, post pictures of your creations and dioramas, discuss Barbie houses, clothing, furniture, food, accessories, building custom items, view tutorials, download printables and more. LOCATION: USA
The Surreal and Visionary Art Forum An International Toy Art Oddities Forum for Doll Artists, Plush & vinyl toy designers, Toy animators, Toy sculptors, Puppet makers, Mechanical Toy Artists, Animators, photographers, etc. LOCATION:Australia
Doll Hospitals and Caretaking
Hospital Doll restoration and repair, dolls for sale, accessories, LOCATION: Spring, TX
Antie Clares Professional Restoration for your dolls, bears and figurines. Antique to Modern.Doll clothes and accessories.Miniatures and Miscellaneous doll information.LOCATION: North St. Paul, MN.
A Timeless Doll Hospital A Timeless Doll Hospital offers quality restoration and repair of antique and collectable dolls for collectors, museums, and dealers alike. LOCATION: Langley, BC, Canada
- Childhood Doll - Restoration of Antique and vintage Dolls. Hard Plastic, composition, bisque, reasonable rates. LOCATION: Pennsylvania USA
Dancing Dolls and the Doll Nursery Pamela Sisley, also known as the "Greenlake doll doctor", as stated in the Seattle Times, has been collecting dolls for 20 years. Pamela is a member of the Doll Artisan Guild, the United Federation of Doll Clubs (UFDC), Daughters of the American Revolution, and the National Doll Doctor's Association. She also has earned her Master of Dollmaking and is a certified Seeley dollmaker. Pamela repairs and restores dolls sent to her from all over the world. In addition to repair and restoration, she offers classes instructing students in porcelain doll reproduction, both antique and modern.
DOLL-EE HOSPITAL - email address only, not a web site I AM A CERTIFIED DOLL DOCTOR & AM A MEMEBER OF THE DOLL DOCTORS ASSOCIATION. I DO RESTORATIONS ON MOST ALL DOLLS MADE OF,PORCELAIN, COMPOSITION, PLASTIC, ETC. PLEASE CALL OR E-MAIL FOR APPOINTMENT (972) 889-8899
Dr. Toni's Doll Repair and Restoration I operate a doll repair hospital. I am a certified dollologist (Doll Doctor). I specialize in Antique and Vintage Doll repair. LOCATION: Southern California
Louise's Little Ladies Doll & Toy repair Antique & Vintage Doll Repair*Specializing in Composition Doll restoration*Doll Parts/supplies such as clothing, shoes, wigs, eyes, etc.*Doll Appraisals*Doll Advice on the care of your dolls*Sale of Composition dolls*Member of the UFDC*Fine & Applied Arts Major-Sculpting and airbrush* LOCATION:New Jersey-United States
Lynn Chambers Antique Doll Restoration & Repair I am an antique doll restoration artist. I work on many different kinds of dolls. My clients include collectors, antique dealers, museums, insurance companies, and families who have inherited cherished heirlooms.
When conserving or restoring a doll, my goal is not to make it look new, but to have it look its' appropriate age, having survived well. I feel it is our duty to protect these precious artifacts so that future generations can also enjoy them. They are windows on history! I also have dolls for sale. LOCATION:Ottawa, Ontario, Canada
The Doll Cradle Over 28 years of experience in repairing antique and modern dolls and bears. LOCATION: Shawnee, Kansas
Doll Doctors, Inc Gail's doll repair shop in Indiana. Lot's of Before and After pictures of items previously restored. Also supplies custom made dresses and outfits. LOCATION:Indiana
Sowatzka' Dolls Gary Sowatzka, Master Doll Doctor. Doll restoration and repair, appraisals, antique dolls for sale, fine fabrics, Questions and Answers about doll repair. LOCATION: Lake Tomahawk, Wisconsin
G & M Doll Restoration Seminars G & M Doll Restoration Seminars has been teaching new doll doctors from all over the world for six years using modern technology and quality materials. JoAnn teaches hands on techniques to qualified students. Her expertise in doll restoration includes dolls from the 1950's and earlier, specializing in composition and antique bisque dolls. Site also includes a restoration service for restoring dolls from the 1950s or earlier. LOCATION: 6204 Ocean front Avenue Virginia Beach, VA 23451-2142
I TALK! Doll repair -Professional Voice Unit Restorations on Mattel Pull-String Talking Dolls and Toys
Klein's Doll Restoration & Repair - I specialize in the restoration and repair of all types of dolls including Bisque, Composition, Metal, Hard Plastic, Celluloid, Wood, and Vinyl. I have repaired some wax and paper mache also, as well as some puppets and other toys. I know dolls are sentimental to us and I like to help people when they think their project may be a "basket case" and could never be repaired. We have wigs, shoes, socks, missing parts, etc. I also do custom doll clothing, and custom made porcelain dolls. We clean clothes, wigs, set hair, restoring, do spot or whole body repair, eye repair, certain porcelain repairs, compo cracks, face painting, just about anything you would need. For clothing I like to use my antique & Vintage fabrics. References of my work are available. LOCATION:Milford, Indiana
Mommies Doll & Stuffed Animal Hospital I lovingly restore Dolls and their friends back to life as well as create doll clothing to order, shoes, accessories and many Miniature accessories available as well as porcelain dolls. Check my Monthly Web Special for special added savings. No job to small or to large. Come and check out my web site for more information! Thank You! I Love to help! LOCATION: Minnesota
Penny Wise Dolls Dot Wise, repair and restoration as well as collectible dolls for sale. LOCATION: Saint Cloud, Fl
Sherry's Terri Lee Doll CLinic A doll hospital specializing in Terri Lee and her friends. We offer cleaning and repairs from head to toe. We also stock a large selection of reproduction shoes and clothing. LOCATION: Kansas
The doll Company - Professional Doll Repair & Restoration. Restringing, General Cleaning, Stuffed Animals, Eyes Repaired/Replaced, Composition Restoration, Porcelain, Custom Made Reproduction or Period Clothing and more. Mail orders are welcome.
LOCATION: Spring, Tx
The Doll Fixer - I am an artist that has chosen to share my skills and expertise with others that share my passion for Antique and Vintage dolls. I am located in Northern California near Modesto. I however have contacts and dealings thought the San Francisco bay area and through Stockton, Fresno and Sacramento. I provide doll and stuffed animal repairs, doll costume repair / restoration and create new doll costumes. I also provide doll and stuffed animal appraisal services.
LOCATION: Modesto, Ca.
Treasured Collectibles Specializing in restoration and repair of all types of vintage and antique dolls. Any well loved doll can be saved. Repairs of all types are possible. From broken bisque to cracked composition as well as less drastic problems. We can repair sleep eyes, restyle vintage wigs, restring, rebuild broken fingers or toes, replace missing parts, clean vintage clothing using museum techniques, and much more! We believe in doing repairs with as little change to the original character of the doll as possible. We use airbrush painting techniques to minimize the appearance of any repair requiring repainting. We always use reversible techniques when possible.
LOCATION:1928 First St, Slidell, LA 70458
Other contacts for Appraisers
Darlene Joy Gengelbach
4785 St. Paul Blvd.
Rochester, NY 14617
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