Carlin Davis' Profile
Polly-Wog Patterns is my doll and pattern making, business. The name Polly-Wog comes from the nickname we called my daughter, Polly, as a child. I love teaching about arts and crafts as much as creating them.
I have been self-taught in sewing and have been fascinated by rag dolls and puppets since I was seven years old. After my father's death in 1989, I decided to take the plunge and try sculpting 3-dimensional features on rag doll faces just as if I were working with clay. To my surprise, it worked. For 18 years I created all types of rag dolls and sold them in galleries and shops throughout Ohio. I took a break from crafting to complete my undergraduate degree in gender communications and psychology. In doing this,I learned so much about human nature that I found myself carrying these special traits over into my art. When pursuing my master's degree in art therapy at Ursuline…
- Born on March 19
- Joined December 13, 2009