Custom Piratess Tilly Rag Doll!

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For Mother's Day this year, I ordered myself a custom Piratess Tilly rag doll by Lisa of Phoebe & Egg. I found Lisa's beautiful handmade dolls through Etsy. Working with her was wonderful! She is so passionate about her craft. I sent her a copy of the book for reference. Little did I know, she would use it to create so many detailed accessories, including Tilly's pink fuzzy slippers, a map, satchel, striped shirt and of course, the eye patch!!

Lisa is truly talented and her work is incredible. Below are some photos from when my daughter, Vivi (age 3) and I opened the box for the first time! Lisa also wrote a lovely blog post about her experience creating this rag doll version of Piratess Tilly. You can read that here! Thank you!

 

 

Piratess Tilly Hand-sewn Doll!

I've been working this week on a hand-sewn Piratess Tilly doll! I'm quite pleased with how it turned out! It measures about 3 inches in height. My hope and plan is to offer it for sale along with a a sort of play "house." I'm working on the logistics of a folding play venue featuring open-ended scenes from book. I hope you enjoy the pictures below! For more frequent updates, please follow us on Facebook! Thanks!!  

Piratess Tilly Hand Sewn Doll

Tilly Doll House Ocean Side

 

Tilly Doll House Stateroom

Bon Voyage Piratess Tilly & Yuki!

It's been a long, dreary and snowy winter here in New England! The hand-painted Piratess Tilly and Yuki dolls are on their way for expeditions across the U.S.A! Where do you think they are headed to first?! We wish them safe travels! Stay tuned here, on Facebook and on Twitter!

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Piratess Tilly Nature Journal

I am busily working on a Piratess Tilly "Nature Journal." It will be made by hand and include 14-20 activities to encourage kids to explore as naturalists. The interior flap will have an envelope that stores the activity cards. I also plan on including a letter from Piratess Tilly on the first page of the journal! The cover is made from matboard and the interior paper is made of blank index cards. Here are a few pictures of the journals progress so far. Enjoy!

 

 

 

Tilly + Yuki Character Peg Dolls

I've created hand-painted Tilly + Yuki peg dolls! They are definitely a hit with my 2.5 year old. I personally love this koala variation with pom-poms for ears!! And of course I'm partial to a girl peg doll that isn't made from the skirted wood version! The eye patch is pretty cool too. ;)

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