My dolls and animals are made to my own original designs and patterns, begin life on my sketch pad and are then transformed into paper templates. Each is unique, as I like to work spontaneously, choosing fabrics, colour palette and particular details from my collection of natural and vintage materials and trimmings. Working in this way means that fate takes a hand, and their little personalities unfold and develop as they grow. I take pride in their construction - you won't find any puckered, lumpy seams! All their faces (including shoes and hair, where applicable) are hand embroidered. I began sewing as a child, making clothes to personalise my dolls, and then progressing to making soft furnishings and garments for myself and friends - everything from curtains to coats! The Italian Connection: Having lived in Italy for over 20 years, I've been inspired by the beautiful fabrics and needlework made there - the scrupulous attention to detail and meticulousness of construction are my philosophy for Taffettà. I hope you'll love my little dolls and animals as much as I love making them - they're created to make memories!
unique handmade dolls, animals and nursery decor
I create unique handmade dolls, animals and nursery decor with a contemporary flair to my own original designs. All can be customised, personalised or specially made to order.