Melissa Mehan's Profile

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After years of working in housing management, I took some time out to look after my young son, and purely by chance discovered a new hobby.

Whilst doing some research online, I stumbled across Enchanted Dolls. These are 13.5" porcelain ball jointed dolls made by Marina Bychkova, and they literally took my breath away! I had never seen such exquisite dolls in my life and I was instantly hooked. This in turn led me to discover many other wonderful bjds and their talented creators, and of course it was only a matter of time before I purchased my first artist doll.

I have always loved sewing and crafting and it didn't take me long to start making clothes and accessories for my growing collection- I adore my hobby and all the people I’ve met through it, and enjoy the challenge of creating fine couture on a tiny scale for these miniature…

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  • Female
  • Born on June 5
  • Joined January 27, 2014

Favorite materials

Antique lace, trimmings, silks, brocades, beads, ribbons, pastels, acrylic paints, porcelain

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Couture for Tiny Treasures

About

After years of working in housing management, I took some time out to look after my young son, and purely by chance discovered a new hobby.

Whilst doing some research online, I stumbled across Enchanted Dolls. These are 13.5" porcelain ball jointed dolls made by Marina Bychkova, and they literally took my breath away! I had never seen such exquisite dolls in my life and I was instantly hooked. This in turn led me to discover many other wonderful bjds and their talented creators, and of course it was only a matter of time before I purchased my first artist doll.

I have always loved sewing and crafting and it didn't take me long to start making clothes and accessories for my growing collection- I adore my hobby and all the people I’ve met through it, and enjoy the challenge of creating fine couture on a tiny scale for these miniature marvels!

I currently live in Cornwall, England with my wonderful 6 year old son who delights in telling people 'My mummy plays with dolls!'

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