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I began making character dolls of papier mache in the 1970's. From there, my husband and I became full-time crafters making and selling bread dough ornaments at shows throughout the midwest. After a break of over 15 years, I started making bread dough ornaments and dolls again in 2007.

  • Female
  • Born on October 15
  • Joined October 19, 2008

Favorite materials

Bread dough ornaments are the basic salt dough recipe, painted with acrylic paint and India ink, then dipped in gloss polyurethane for a protective finish, doll heads and hands are handshaped from a mixture of white bread and glue, most doll accessories are also handmade, dresses are fabric and lace

About

I began making character dolls of papier mache in the 1970's. From there, my husband and I became full-time crafters making and selling bread dough ornaments at shows throughout the midwest. After a break of over 15 years, I started making bread dough ornaments and dolls again in 2007.

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