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African Doll - Cloth Doll - Soft Doll - Handmade Stuffed Doll - Black Doll - Traditional Costume - Little Girl Birthday Gift - Green Dress

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Did you have a special doll when you were little? Someone who listened to your secrets, shared your adventures and who you remember, to this day, with a smile on your face?

This variation was originally made for a friend, whose neighbor, recently arrived from Africa, took care of her granddaughter. She wanted her little one to have a doll that looked like her friend and caregiver, and to teach her that friends come in all colors, sizes and costumes.

Made of cotton fabrics, with a machine embroidered face, she's dressed in a traditional full-skirted dress made of a colorful green and white African wax print fabric. Her scarf, which has a knot in the front, is the same fabric. She wears black shoes under her full skirt.

The final photo shows a selection of other dolls. Please check my other listings for availability.

Dolls measure 13" tall and are stuffed with polyester fiberfill, made from recycled soda bottles. These dolls are safe for children of all ages. Many of the cotton fabrics used for her clothing are recycled (remnants from larger projects), making her not only a charming new friend for your child, but eco-friendly as well.

These dolls are also available as custom orders - they can be personalized with your child's hair and eye color, favorite color clothing, etc. Message me for details.

Thanks for stopping by! If you'd like to see more handmade dolls, visit here: https://www.etsy.com/shop/KarenHeenan?ref=hdr_shop_menu§ion_id=18854028
Did you have a special doll when you were little? Someone who listened to your secrets, shared your adventures and who you remember, to this day, with a smile on your face?

This variation was originally made for a friend, whose neighbor, recently arrived from Africa, took care of her granddaughter. She wanted her little one to have a doll that looked like her friend and caregiver, and to teach her that friends come in all colors, sizes and costumes.

Made of cotton fabrics, with a machine embroidered face, she's dressed in a traditional full-skirted dress made of a colorful green and white African wax print fabric. Her scarf, which has a knot in the front, is the same fabric. She wears black shoes under her full skirt.

The final photo shows a selection of other dolls. Please check my other listings for availability.

Dolls measure 13" tall and are stuffed with polyester fiberfill, made from recycled soda bottles. These dolls are safe for children of all ages. Many of the cotton fabrics used for her clothing are recycled (remnants from larger projects), making her not only a charming new friend for your child, but eco-friendly as well.

These dolls are also available as custom orders - they can be personalized with your child's hair and eye color, favorite color clothing, etc. Message me for details.

Thanks for stopping by! If you'd like to see more handmade dolls, visit here: https://www.etsy.com/shop/KarenHeenan?ref=hdr_shop_menu§ion_id=18854028

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I gladly accept returns
Contact me within: 7 days of delivery
Ship items back within: 14 days of delivery
I don't accept exchanges or cancellations
But please contact me if you have any problems with your order.
The following items can't be returned or exchanged
Because of the nature of these items, unless they arrive damaged or defective, I can't accept returns for:
  • Custom or personalized orders
  • Intimate items (for health/hygiene reasons)
Conditions of return
Buyers are responsible for return shipping costs. If the item is not returned in its original condition, the buyer is responsible for any loss in value.

FAQs

I happily accept custom and personalized orders. Please feel free to message me prior to ordering one of my custom listings to clear up any questions you may have. Once an order is placed, I will provide my shipping address (if you are providing materials) and will contact you again upon receipt of your package. I will provide an in-progress photo and will notify you (with tracking) when your custom order ships out. Please note that due to the nature of custom / personalized items, I cannot accept returns and that is why I am happy to answer questions prior to proceeding with a project.
All my items are made with recycled / repurposed fabrics that have already been washed/dried, etc. Clothing items (children's wear, scarves, etc.) are machine wash and dry.

Stuffed animals can be spot-cleaned and, in some cases, put through the washer and line dried. Care will be noted in the specific listings and on the item tags.
Clothing sizes: while clothing is handmade, sizing follows commercial standards. Flat measurements are provided for both children's and adult clothing.

Toys: full dimensions are provided for all stuffed animals. There may be minor variations in size due to the "stretch" of one fabric over another, but any variation will be minimal.
Please feel free to contact me with any wholesale inquiries.
My work is made from recycled fabrics, and as such, there may occasionally be imperfections or fading to fabrics, which in my view only adds to the charm of the piece. I aim to describe my items accurately (and note any imperfections) and hope there would be no need for refunds. But . . . if you're unhappy with your purchase, PLEASE reach out to me so we can work together to find a solution.

African Doll - Cloth Doll - Soft Doll - Handmade Stuffed Doll - Black Doll - Traditional Costume - Little Girl Birthday Gift - Green Dress

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Overview

  • Handmade item
  • Height: 13 Inches
  • Materials: polyfill stuffing, cotton fabrics, embroidery thread
  • Feedback: 95 reviews
  • Favorited by: 15 people
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