Designing the Doll: From Concept to Construction

Free download. Book file PDF easily for everyone and every device. You can download and read online Designing the Doll: From Concept to Construction file PDF Book only if you are registered here. And also you can download or read online all Book PDF file that related with Designing the Doll: From Concept to Construction book. Happy reading Designing the Doll: From Concept to Construction Bookeveryone. Download file Free Book PDF Designing the Doll: From Concept to Construction at Complete PDF Library. This Book have some digital formats such us :paperbook, ebook, kindle, epub, fb2 and another formats. Here is The CompletePDF Book Library. It's free to register here to get Book file PDF Designing the Doll: From Concept to Construction Pocket Guide.

Inspirations in Design for the Creative Quilter. Katie Pasquini Masopust. Vermeer: Girl with a Pearl Earring. Peter Inglis. Art Quilt Maps. Valerie S. Grace Bonney. Antony Ostrom. Mixed-Media Self-Portraits. Cate Coulacos Prato. Oil Painting with the Masters.

This boat has been sold

Cindy Salaski. Big Book of Indian Beadwork Designs. Kay Doherty Bennett. Danielle Krysa. Zen Doodle Oodles of Doodles. Tonia Jenny. Robin Landa. Decorative Stained Glass Designs. Louise Mehaffey. Ty Wilson-Carter. Pencil Art Workshop. Matt Rota. Where Does My Shadow Sleep?

Sally Anderson. Acrylic Painting with Passion. Tesia Blackburn. Inside the Creative Studio. Fashion Portfolio. Anna Kiper. Contemporary Drawing. Margaret Davidson. Fine Woodworking Design Book Eight. Scott Gibson. Map Art Lab. Jill K Berry. Designing for Screen. Georgina Shorter. Popular Mechanics Co. Intuitive Painting Workshop. Alena Hennessy. Dale Maley.

Strokes of Genius 5. Strokes of Genius 4. The Watercolour Ideas Book. Joanna Goss. AcrylicWorks 3. Jamie Markle.


  • The Mystery of Capital and the Construction of Social Reality?
  • Designing The Doll by Susanna Oroyan - Book - Read Online.
  • White Guilt: How Blacks and Whites Together Destroyed the Promise of the Civil Rights Era (P.S.).
  • Journey to the Abyss: The Diaries of Count Harry Kessler, 1880-1918.
  • Topological analysis of dynamical systems;
  • Related products.
  • ISBN 13: 9781571200600.

How to Make and Sell Button Jewelry. Earl H. William F Powell. Strokes of Genius 2. Sue Unstead. Color Creatively. Becky Goldsmith. Still Life Painting Studio. Elizabeth Mayville. Malcolm Dewey. Richard Marmo. AcrylicWorks 4. Art Journey Portraits and Figures.

Architect Barbie: Design Observer

Gum Printing. Christina Z Anderson. Color and Composition for the Creative Quilter. Anatomy Of A Doll. Susanna Oroyan. How to write a great review.


  • The not-so-small print.
  • Physical Properties of Nanorods;
  • Automotive Quality Systems Handbook?

The review must be at least 50 characters long. The title should be at least 4 characters long. Your display name should be at least 2 characters long. At Kobo, we try to ensure that published reviews do not contain rude or profane language, spoilers, or any of our reviewer's personal information. You submitted the following rating and review. We'll publish them on our site once we've reviewed them. Continue shopping. Item s unavailable for purchase.

Navigation menu

Please review your cart. You can remove the unavailable item s now or we'll automatically remove it at Checkout. Remove FREE. Unavailable for purchase. This morphed into sewing cloth dolls for sale during my teenage years and I started sewing my own clothing. I also started doing alterations for many people in my neighborhood and then took a piecework job with a local clothing manufacture at 15, and learned how to sew on industrial sewing machines.

This led to starting a dancewear company with my sister who was dancing for the Les Grands Ballets Canadiens. We designed and sewed unitards, leotards, leg warmers etc. This business continued for several years, and as my sister moved up in the world of ballet The National Ballet in Toronto and I gained new customers for my designs. Then I made a mistake and ended up as a single mother - two children and a divorce before I turned While in Fashion School I designed costumes for choreographers of some smaller ballet companies. My classes in Fashion School filled in what I didn't already know, especially about how to drape and draft professional patterns.

I studied fashion history and had a very inspirational teacher for Fashion Drawings. The high point of those years was winning a fashion contest that let me represent Canada in an international competition held in Paris. It was thrilling to see my design compete on a Paris Fashion Runway with a professional model dressed in my creation! Right about this point in my life I met and then married my husband, Bennett, and moved with my two young children to Vermont, a land of green mountains and cows No fashion industry at all! So I opened my own shop called "Fashion By Magalie" where I had a thriving business making custom sportswear, Winter fleece wear, and personally fitted bathing suits.

This became too much to manage while raising my children, so I took a position as creative designer for a small doll company and designed two complete lines of cloth dolls with extended fashion collections. Then in I discovered eBay and the rest is history. I had finally found a viable outlet for my childhood passion! Q: Your patterns are completely unique and original, where do you get your inspiration?

Every doll 'model' I have is an inspiration for me, but I'm also inspired by fabrics, textures, and jewelry. I usually work with a movie going in the background and have an extensive collection of old movies. I also have a big collection of fashion books and magazines, paper dolls, and vintage sewing patterns. My favorite designers are Erte for his fantastic fashion illustrations, Schiaparelli for her shocking boldness, and Christian Dior for bringing femininity back into the fashion world with his "new look".

Designing The Doll: From Concept to Construction

I love to mix and incorporate different eras of fashion into one design. My only rule is that it has to be pleasing to MY eye. I don't replicate fashions, but strive to create my own personal look. I saw some of their original fashion sketches that showed how they draped and created first drafts of patterns.

This ‘personal carbon sequestration’ device uses algae to remove CO2 from the air

This is how I want to keep my patterns - hand drafted and hand illustrated in the haute couture fashion, which is becoming somewhat of a lost art in today's computer driven world. Q: I've noticed on a few of your pattern covers a beautiful drawing of the outfit, is that drawn by you? I've always loved drawing, and fashion illustration is an art that I wish I had more time to practice!

When I started sewing one of a kind designs for Gene Marshal, I included the original fashion illustration with the ensemble but soon found that there was not enough time for this. Plus, I started offering Limited Edition designs, so I decided to focus my time only on the design. Now that I'm creating patterns, I've decided that the illustration is an important part of the look of my patterns and all future patterns will have my original fashion illustration on the cover.

Q: Could you take me through the process of designing a pattern, from inspiration to final completed pattern?

Farr IRC 55 LIVING DOLL

The genesis of a pattern varies, but most of the time I start by playing with fabric combinations, and different colors and textures, draping on a doll until I decide the basic direction I want to go. Then I make a rough sketch or three to explore the budding concept. Then I just cut the fabrics and sew, sculpting and adjusting as I go. I always use the type of fabric I intend to use for the finished design so I can see how it will fall, thus creating my prototype.

Then I do a 'master plan' of the prototype, sometimes using basic slopers I have made for each doll, other times starting from scratch depending on the style of the design. This is where the first draft of the pattern pieces are made. Then I add seam allowances, and cut a second sample from these pieces to make sure that everything fits, that all the pattern pieces work together perfectly, while working out the easiest way to sew the garment.



admin