Licca Wataru Doll

Licca-chan (リカちゃん, Rika-chan), full name Licca Kayama (香山リカ, Kayama Rika), is a dress-up dollseries introduced in Japan on 1967-07-04 by Takara, enjoying the same kind of popularity in Japan as the Barbie series does in the United States.

A Mouse House

This was going to be a fairy house but I don’t own any fairy dolls and well… I like mice. My experiment in moss. I’d love to plant a succulent garden around it someday.

Royal Wedding Sew Along

So there’s this FB group that McCalls is sponsoring. You buy a current pattern and make a dress for the Royal Wedding on May 19th, 2018. Here are some of my progress photos. I still need to finalize the whole ensemble. The big reveal is the week of April 30th. I think this is the…

A Super Fancy Dress

I found this pattern in November 2017. I think it’s pretty much as good as it’s going to get. It was a super challenge.    

Susie Sad Eyes

Susie sad eyes by various companies, Hong Kong 1960’s Susie sad eyes is a cheaply made 8″ doll that was produced in vast quantities for years, and from several companies, under many different names and packaging.  

My First Dollhouse

My Grandfather made this over 40 years ago. I am refurbishing it. I received the furnishings from a good family friend. They were all handmade. I really hope I can finish this one day.

Detroit Victorian Dollhouse

This house is an homage to decrepit houses I used to see in my hometown of Detroit. It took over 3 years to build. Currently it is in Maryland being filmed. I found an article on it in the Daily Mail.

A Treasure

My cousin sent me my grandmother’s sewing box. Inside there are many things… A handwritten note that says green shirt with 2 green buttons on it, some trims, thread, a pincushion. My grandmother could sew and she inspired me want to learn. I take the craft very seriously and I feel driven by a need to…

My Sewing Box: The Inside Story.

My friend John spotted this at a white elephant sale. He told me to get it and then make a video of what it looked like full of my things.