Deborah Barbre's Profile
Since I was a little girl I have had a love for sewing and dolls. I started sewing when I was five years old. I began with doll clothes and I have sewn for Barbies to Baby Dolls ever since, which is over 40 years.
Dolls are a part of human history and we can learn much about people, their fashions and values, throughout the decades and even though the centuries by observing them. My aim is to bring back bygone eras through vintage dolls and reproduction fashions.
I do minor restoration on quality dolls from the past and give them new, handmade, reproduction apparel as authentic to the decade they were manufactured as possible. To accomplish that I draw from my large collection of vintage doll patterns, a research into the dolls history and my experience as a one time child. I try to share a bit of their history in my descriptions. Of course, they have their own special stories and…
- Joined October 27, 2007