People Dolls

The Katherine Doll

A doll I made this past December!

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The Katherine Doll

A doll I made this past December!

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3 Dolls

I sold them (I think I did….) in Cincinnati last September.

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3 Dolls

I sold them (I think I did….) in Cincinnati last September.

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Drawn Marionette

I made this doll marionette from a wood-piece kit, and then painted & drew on clothes & two faces.  One face happy, the other face sad.

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Drawn Marionette

I made this doll marionette from a wood-piece kit, and then painted & drew on clothes & two faces.  One face happy, the other face sad.

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Cincinnati Doll Sale!

Here are the photos from my September sale of dolls, monsters, bags, and animals at the St. Ursula Bulldog Boutique in Cincinnati.  Thank you to all the buyers & my co-sellers!  If I can find any more time to sew,

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Cincinnati Doll Sale!

Here are the photos from my September sale of dolls, monsters, bags, and animals at the St. Ursula Bulldog Boutique in Cincinnati.  Thank you to all the buyers & my co-sellers!  If I can find any more time to sew,

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Three Girl Dolls

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Three Girl Dolls

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Homer the Boy Doll

This was one of the first dolls I ever made back around 2007, from felt, an old men’s shirt, a black sweatshirt, and a blue airplane blanket (smuggled out of a Continental flight).  He was sold accidentally at a craft

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Homer the Boy Doll

This was one of the first dolls I ever made back around 2007, from felt, an old men’s shirt, a black sweatshirt, and a blue airplane blanket (smuggled out of a Continental flight).  He was sold accidentally at a craft

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Girl Dolls!

I had a great sale in Cincinnati this weekend at an event, St. Ursula’s Bulldog Boutique.  A lot of my human dolls & monster dolls are now dispersed around the Southern Ohio area — sad to see them go, but

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Girl Dolls!

I had a great sale in Cincinnati this weekend at an event, St. Ursula’s Bulldog Boutique.  A lot of my human dolls & monster dolls are now dispersed around the Southern Ohio area — sad to see them go, but

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Beatrice Doll with Red Dress and Plaid Legs

A doll that is about a foot and a half tall, with a dress made out of red vinyl, big hair, long legs — up for sale on Etsy for $35.

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Beatrice Doll with Red Dress and Plaid Legs

A doll that is about a foot and a half tall, with a dress made out of red vinyl, big hair, long legs — up for sale on Etsy for $35.

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Girl with blue glasses, long legs

Shes almost 3 ft tall, very generously proportioned, and w flower sewn onto her turquoise dress. Red shoes, long legs, blue glasses! For sale on etsy now!

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Girl with blue glasses, long legs

Shes almost 3 ft tall, very generously proportioned, and w flower sewn onto her turquoise dress. Red shoes, long legs, blue glasses! For sale on etsy now!

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My dolls on film

I made a group of dolls (here and here) for Julie Delpy’s upcoming film 2 Days in New York last year — the movie should be coming out soon, with the dolls feautred prominently in the opening. and you can

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My dolls on film

I made a group of dolls (here and here) for Julie Delpy’s upcoming film 2 Days in New York last year — the movie should be coming out soon, with the dolls feautred prominently in the opening. and you can

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The Troy Polamalu Doll Army

The Troy Polamalus are being generated in force — one has already been to dispatched to Wendy after spending a lazy afternoon around Stanford.  In the meantime, my room has been under siege of giant velvet hair. One will come

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The Troy Polamalu Doll Army

The Troy Polamalus are being generated in force — one has already been to dispatched to Wendy after spending a lazy afternoon around Stanford.  In the meantime, my room has been under siege of giant velvet hair. One will come

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5 Troy Polamalu Dolls

I am going to go home tonight and sew 5 Troy Polamalu dolls.  You can buy them on my Etsy site — and then I will buy a ticket somewhere, maybe cold (Pittsburgh?) maybe warm (Dallas?) to have the best

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5 Troy Polamalu Dolls

I am going to go home tonight and sew 5 Troy Polamalu dolls.  You can buy them on my Etsy site — and then I will buy a ticket somewhere, maybe cold (Pittsburgh?) maybe warm (Dallas?) to have the best

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Parental Unit Dolls

Its Amals parents!  Welcome to the end of the quarter, its time for doll making once again.  Two parental units to accompany Amal the doll, a whole family together for the holidays. I think I have some Picasso syndrome, I

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Parental Unit Dolls

Its Amals parents!  Welcome to the end of the quarter, its time for doll making once again.  Two parental units to accompany Amal the doll, a whole family together for the holidays. I think I have some Picasso syndrome, I

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Chris Rock and baby dolls

2 more movie puppet-dolls, a quick turnaround — both in a few hours, impressed with my own speed.  I guess only when need be…

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Chris Rock and baby dolls

2 more movie puppet-dolls, a quick turnaround — both in a few hours, impressed with my own speed.  I guess only when need be…

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Adventures of Doll Kara, Postcards from Baltimore

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Adventures of Doll Kara, Postcards from Baltimore

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The Family of Four Dolls (with two beards)

So I’ve got my family of 4 dolls almost done, just waiting for some tweaks, adjustments, recommendations, etc.  But the bases and faces are all there, stuffed and sewn up!  After a long day of grunt work yesterday, today was

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The Family of Four Dolls (with two beards)

So I’ve got my family of 4 dolls almost done, just waiting for some tweaks, adjustments, recommendations, etc.  But the bases and faces are all there, stuffed and sewn up!  After a long day of grunt work yesterday, today was

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The Troy Polamalu Doll 3

In the grand tradition of my previous Troy dolls, and upon the request of Mrs. Jones’ friend, another Troy Polamalu Doll!

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The Troy Polamalu Doll 3

In the grand tradition of my previous Troy dolls, and upon the request of Mrs. Jones’ friend, another Troy Polamalu Doll!

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Dork Girl Big Red Hair Tote Bag

I am dedicated to cleaning through my workspace piles before the Big Move next month.  As such, a lot of unfortunate doll corpses are going to be brought back to life in other forms.  Like here!  She was one of

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Dork Girl Big Red Hair Tote Bag

I am dedicated to cleaning through my workspace piles before the Big Move next month.  As such, a lot of unfortunate doll corpses are going to be brought back to life in other forms.  Like here!  She was one of

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Three Steeler Nation Tattoo Men Dolls

My first Steelers Nation Tattoo Men — three barrel chested, pin headed, massive armed guys.  After drawing the tattoos and assembling the bodies, here are the completed men.  Each almost 3 feet tall!  Long legs, very squeezable (muscle? fat?) torsos,

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Three Steeler Nation Tattoo Men Dolls

My first Steelers Nation Tattoo Men — three barrel chested, pin headed, massive armed guys.  After drawing the tattoos and assembling the bodies, here are the completed men.  Each almost 3 feet tall!  Long legs, very squeezable (muscle? fat?) torsos,

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The Steeler Tattoo Men Workshop

Men dolls: My first 3 tattoo Steelers Nationals! Lots of tattoos, arms, backs, midriffs.  And nipples too, my first attempt at those too.  I compiled a bunch of different tattoos from the Miller Gallery’s growing collection of Steelers Fans’ body

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The Steeler Tattoo Men Workshop

Men dolls: My first 3 tattoo Steelers Nationals! Lots of tattoos, arms, backs, midriffs.  And nipples too, my first attempt at those too.  I compiled a bunch of different tattoos from the Miller Gallery’s growing collection of Steelers Fans’ body

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Steelers Nation Tattoo Dollmen: Step 1, Markered Fabric

Wild Man Troy, I could draw you all day. Hair hair hair hair! I hope that my future jobs will involve me drawing hair. So I am officially making tattooed dolls, my first crop ever, for the upcoming show Whatever

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Steelers Nation Tattoo Dollmen: Step 1, Markered Fabric

Wild Man Troy, I could draw you all day. Hair hair hair hair! I hope that my future jobs will involve me drawing hair. So I am officially making tattooed dolls, my first crop ever, for the upcoming show Whatever

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No Ben, Yes Charlie

I promise never to make a Ben Roethlisberger doll, and I guess I’ll never make a Santonio Holmes one either (barring some prodigal return down the years).  But that’s okay, because it’s all about Charlie Batch.  Even if he is

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No Ben, Yes Charlie

I promise never to make a Ben Roethlisberger doll, and I guess I’ll never make a Santonio Holmes one either (barring some prodigal return down the years).  But that’s okay, because it’s all about Charlie Batch.  Even if he is

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My Second Doll

Made on Eglantine Avenue in Belfast, from an old purple sweater experiment that I had knitted, some basic felt from Craftworld, and braided embroidery floss, for the top part of her dress.  Nothing about her is symmetrical or clean, but

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My Second Doll

Made on Eglantine Avenue in Belfast, from an old purple sweater experiment that I had knitted, some basic felt from Craftworld, and braided embroidery floss, for the top part of her dress.  Nothing about her is symmetrical or clean, but

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IMMarket @the South Side Works!

It was a great day out at the South Side Works yesterday, warming weather, delicious chili from the Tin Front Cafe in Homestead, and lots of dolls dolls dolls.   I am still exhausted, but my hands aren’t too bloody or

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IMMarket @the South Side Works!

It was a great day out at the South Side Works yesterday, warming weather, delicious chili from the Tin Front Cafe in Homestead, and lots of dolls dolls dolls.   I am still exhausted, but my hands aren’t too bloody or

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The Troy Polamalu Doll

A brainflash woke me up yesterday morning.  I had been planning on giving a PandaMom-PandaKid set of dolls to Lucy & Gail for their upcoming charity auction.  But why not make a hairy Samoan instead?  So I took a few

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The Troy Polamalu Doll

A brainflash woke me up yesterday morning.  I had been planning on giving a PandaMom-PandaKid set of dolls to Lucy & Gail for their upcoming charity auction.  But why not make a hairy Samoan instead?  So I took a few

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The Turkmen Snowdoll

Thanks to one of my (surprisingly numerous) Turkmen caps, and a former fatherly tie, I built a Turkmen out of snow + ice and put him in my backyard in Pittsburgh.  Just a note, I have never met a round

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The Turkmen Snowdoll

Thanks to one of my (surprisingly numerous) Turkmen caps, and a former fatherly tie, I built a Turkmen out of snow + ice and put him in my backyard in Pittsburgh.  Just a note, I have never met a round

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The Boyfriend Doll

I made him back in Spring on special request for a Pittsburgh woman — a doll Of a Boyfriend, For a Boyfriend.

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The Boyfriend Doll

I made him back in Spring on special request for a Pittsburgh woman — a doll Of a Boyfriend, For a Boyfriend.

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Mikolaj the Doll

I made Mikolaj a doll version of himself this August, delivered successfully in Babimost in the wake of a Polish wedding.  Hopefully it has taken over Poznan by now, and is making its way across Central Europe.  All with a

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Mikolaj the Doll

I made Mikolaj a doll version of himself this August, delivered successfully in Babimost in the wake of a Polish wedding.  Hopefully it has taken over Poznan by now, and is making its way across Central Europe.  All with a

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The Jamie Doll

Upon request, a Jamie Doll! Complete with black blazer (removable for extra comfort), charcoal grey Converse All Stars, and Decemberists t-shirt. I need to make more Boy Dolls for 2010, or at least lots more dolls in sneakers. Resolution!

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The Jamie Doll

Upon request, a Jamie Doll! Complete with black blazer (removable for extra comfort), charcoal grey Converse All Stars, and Decemberists t-shirt. I need to make more Boy Dolls for 2010, or at least lots more dolls in sneakers. Resolution!

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The John Waters Doll

The John Waters Doll was finished on Christmas, he’s finally ready for his close up.  He’s up on Etsy, ready for the world.

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The John Waters Doll

The John Waters Doll was finished on Christmas, he’s finally ready for his close up.  He’s up on Etsy, ready for the world.

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