Close

Jacqueline's Profile

About

As a small girl I had a Waldorf doll that my mother had made for me and that I really loved. When I became a mom myself I wanted to make my daughter something special, her own Waldorf doll just like my mother had done for me. A workshop helped me to develop the skills to make my first handmade doll. It was so much fun to do and when it was finished and my daughter received her, she loved her instantly and named her new child 'Margrietje' (dutch for Daisy). Her reaction was so pure and it touched me deeply. I am convinced she could feel all the love I put into making the doll and it was a crown on my work.

Other people were curious about Margrietje so we decided to post pictures of her on my website. A lot of people were really charmed and started asking if I could make a doll for them as well. I love making dolls so the answer was 'yes' and now I have made lots of dolls for…

Read more

  • Female
  • Born on July 1
  • Joined November 7, 2011

Favorite materials

Wool, cotton, mohair, silk, tricot, velours

Shop

About

As a small girl I had a Waldorf doll that my mother had made for me and that I really loved. When I became a mom myself I wanted to make my daughter something special, her own Waldorf doll just like my mother had done for me. A workshop helped me to develop the skills to make my first handmade doll. It was so much fun to do and when it was finished and my daughter received her, she loved her instantly and named her new child 'Margrietje' (dutch for Daisy). Her reaction was so pure and it touched me deeply. I am convinced she could feel all the love I put into making the doll and it was a crown on my work.

Other people were curious about Margrietje so we decided to post pictures of her on my website. A lot of people were really charmed and started asking if I could make a doll for them as well. I love making dolls so the answer was 'yes' and now I have made lots of dolls for many children and adults around the globe. Since I love needlework so much I also occasional make needlefelted animals, small toys or items for the nature table. And the little daisy you will find in my banner still is a reference to this first doll I made and how it all started.

Unfollow username?

Are you sure you want to stop following this person?