sarah kieffer's Profile
A lot of people have asked me why I started making dolls, and it has a lot to do with my childhood. I loved dolls - I was always attached to one, and had a hard time letting go when life progressed and Guess jeans were in and dolls and other soft toys were out.
I also always felt strangely connected to broken toys. I remember my dad arguing with me in a store once when I wanted to buy a little plastic bunny that was missing a foot. My eyes welled up with tears as I told him 'but dad, no one else will buy it! He'll always be here, without a home.' Maybe that's why The Island of Misfit Toys in the Rudolph movie always moved me. I wanted that doll, the broken doll, who sang to Santa to take her and fix her.
I thought she was the most beautiful doll I had ever seen.
One day, almost a…
- Joined December 10, 2008