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Dress-a-doll's Hands-on-Holiday

Dress-a-doll's Hands-on-Holiday

Well it's finally arrived. The date has been set for my operation on my hands - both at the same time- and it just happens to co-inside with the su...
Oh Birdy!

Oh Birdy!

"Why do birds fly?" "Because that's the way God made them." sighed the dollmaker. She had been answering Birdy's questions from the moment she sat...
Full of Adventure

Full of Adventure

As a doll maker, I sit and watch as dolls come and go. I also watch as one little boy... "Hey I'm a Dude" comes a little voice from in my wool rack...
Sweet Pea

Sweet Pea

She dreams of her new home. A new adventure with a new friend. Although Sweet Pea is a shy little doll, she has big dreams of outdoor adventures with her friends.

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Lily Lilac-Blossom

Lily Lilac-Blossom

Finally, Lily says - She's been waiting for this moment all week.  Lily Lilac-Blossom has been excitedly questioning me at every moment she can ab...
When Imagination Runs Wild...

When Imagination Runs Wild...

I started to write this post back in ... last year sometime. I'm inspired to send it out into the great space of the world wide interweb (as my mum...
Change is a foot...

Change is a foot...

  ...and an arm, a leg, a head, tummy and a cut little tush! Yes, I have come to that point in my year where I have to think long and hard about wh...

Sir Thomas White Charity - Supporting Dress-a-Doll's Book Launch

Ruth Lord, who set up Dress-A-Doll in Lutterworth with the help of a Sir Thomas White Loan Charity loan, is now set to launch a series of children...
Looking for Aimee

Looking for Aimee

#FindingAimee “Calling all 7 to 9 year old girls. Would you like to be our ‘Aimee’ in a forthcoming series of books?” Enter our competition to be ...

Are you sitting comfortable? Then I'll begin...

They say that you need a story to help sell your brand and yourself. I've always struggled to know what my story was...until this week! I was inte...

Success Story: Pioneering Doll Designer Thrives Despite Illness

A former teacher who struggled to work due to illness is now successfully running her own business making handcrafted personalised rag dolls