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Go straight to my shop: http://www.etsy.com/shop/mygigidoll

My name is Melissa and I love creating things. I love designing the My Gigi Dolls and their clothes and accessories! I started making dolls when I learned I was going to be an auntie again. I decided to make my new niece a doll and I was hooked.

I have been inspired by the sweet faces of the vintage dolls...the big eyes and lashes, the tiny noses and rosebud lips. I have also been inspired by some wonderful artists, such as bybido.blogspot.com. But mostly I've been inspired by my daughter and the other little girls in my life.

There are six dolls in the original My Gigi Doll line and they are each based on a girl dear to my heart. The star of the show, Gigi, is based on my daughter whom we adopted from China as a baby. I also custom…

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  • Female
  • Born on May 1
  • Joined October 24, 2011

Favorite materials

Cotton, Wool batting, Wool yarn, Felt

About

Go straight to my shop: http://www.etsy.com/shop/mygigidoll

My name is Melissa and I love creating things. I love designing the My Gigi Dolls and their clothes and accessories! I started making dolls when I learned I was going to be an auntie again. I decided to make my new niece a doll and I was hooked.

I have been inspired by the sweet faces of the vintage dolls...the big eyes and lashes, the tiny noses and rosebud lips. I have also been inspired by some wonderful artists, such as bybido.blogspot.com. But mostly I've been inspired by my daughter and the other little girls in my life.

There are six dolls in the original My Gigi Doll line and they are each based on a girl dear to my heart. The star of the show, Gigi, is based on my daughter whom we adopted from China as a baby. I also custom make "Gigi Like Me" dolls that are based on a girl dear to your heart.

I will be adding new doll editions as often as possible. I have so many fun ideas!

Making the My Gigi Dolls eco-friendly and as natural as possible (including stuffing them with carded wool) is very important to me and I'm continuing to find new ways to accomplish this.

Come meet Gigi and all of her friends (and their pets!)

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