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I make stuffed animals - YES - Yes i do!

KimB Kreatures are 100% original, made by me, from my own patterns and designs.

FYI: The Golliwogg character… is a cute little guy whom many people misunderstand. He derives from an English children’s book illustration, published in 1895 by the mother--daughter team of Bertha & Florence Upton. Bertha wrote the verse & Florence drew the pictures. The first of 13 books was called “The Adventures of Two Dutch Dolls and a Golliwogg”. Uptons’ books were very popular and filled with brilliant stories and drawings.

The Golliwoggs That I sew are loosely based on the original illustrations by Florence Upton. Unfortunately over the years representations of the Golliwogg have been used in derogatory ways. My dolls are in no way meant to be offensive, they…

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  • Born on August 20
  • Joined March 14, 2008

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About

I make stuffed animals - YES - Yes i do!

KimB Kreatures are 100% original, made by me, from my own patterns and designs.

FYI: The Golliwogg character… is a cute little guy whom many people misunderstand. He derives from an English children’s book illustration, published in 1895 by the mother--daughter team of Bertha & Florence Upton. Bertha wrote the verse & Florence drew the pictures. The first of 13 books was called “The Adventures of Two Dutch Dolls and a Golliwogg”. Uptons’ books were very popular and filled with brilliant stories and drawings.

The Golliwoggs That I sew are loosely based on the original illustrations by Florence Upton. Unfortunately over the years representations of the Golliwogg have been used in derogatory ways. My dolls are in no way meant to be offensive, they are simply meant to be an interpretation of the original doll illustrations from the Upton books.

I make these dolls because they are cute and loveable, and do not think they portray any persons in a bad way.

Please remember the first character drawing of the Golliwogg was never meant to stir up any prejudice against anyone.

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