Tattermedallion

Tattermedallion Dolls. Unique handmade cloth dolls.

Durham, United Kingdom · 34 Sales

Tattermedallion

Tattermedallion Dolls. Unique handmade cloth dolls.

Durham, United Kingdom 34 Sales On Etsy since 2011

5 out of 5 stars
(22)
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Jane Boyd

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Announcement   I have always been a lover of story and from being a child I have loved dolls as a vehicle for story telling. The inspiration for my handmade dolls comes mostly from stories, particularly the myths, folklaw and history of the British Isles. Each of my dolls comes with its own unique story.

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I have always been a lover of story and from being a child I have loved dolls as a vehicle for story telling. The inspiration for my handmade dolls comes mostly from stories, particularly the myths, folklaw and history of the British Isles. Each of my dolls comes with its own unique story.

Jane Boyd

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Jane Boyd

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Average item review
5 out of 5 stars
(22)
Gypsy woman  of  the Thar

Gypsy woman of the Thar on Jun 9, 2016

5 out of 5 stars

GORGEUS!!!!! SÜPER!!! I need more stairs!!! THANKSSSSSSSSSSSSSSSSSSSSSSSSSSSSSSSSSS

BarbaraSchoenoff

BarbaraSchoenoff on Sep 30, 2015

5 out of 5 stars

Absolutely wonderful doll! Even better than expected and wonderful customer service!

librarywoman1

librarywoman1 on Apr 7, 2015

5 out of 5 stars

I love this dragon! It is beautifully made, and she looks as if she is in mid flight. She makes me smile every time I see her perched on the top of my desk.

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About

Stories in three dimensions.

My mother tells me that from the age of five I used to make tiny, half-inch, fully dressed plasticine mice and present them to visitors [I must have been an embarrassing child!]. At school I loved art, especially sculpture, but hated needlework! This changed when, at the age of 18, I was paid for my first piece of commissioned work and used the proceeds to buy a sewing machine. I then made rag dolls and sold them for pocket money throughout my years at university.

While I initially went to art college my interests eventually lead me to study psychology. From my earliest memories I have been fascinated by story. I had read stories, listened to stories , told stories and written stories but it was only now I learned the deeper significance to the human psyche of narrative and archetypes and what we can learn about cultures, groups and individuals from the stories they tell. Inevitably perhaps stories came to play a large part in my therapeutic work with children.

Well marriage and career came along and my sewing machine gathered dust in the attic until late in 2011 I was sat at home recovering from a major operation. I could not go to work, I could not ride my horses [my usual leisure activity] so, in desperation, I decided to dust down the sewing machine and make a dress. However, when I got started I found myself, almost with conscious thought, making a doll instead. It was like a dam breaking! before I knew it I had made half a dozen and Tattermedallion was born. That dress never did get made!

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Shop policies

Last updated on January 6, 2014
Thank you for visiting Tattermedallion art dolls. If you are interested in any of the dolls in my shop and would like any further information please do not hesitate to contact me.
Comments and feedback always welcome.

Accepted payment methods

  • Accepts Etsy gift cards
Payment
Payment through Etsy is by Paypal or Credit Card only. Please contact me if you wish to pay by Cheque [UK customers only] or Money/Postal Order.
International buyers are responsible for any customs fees or import taxes they may accrue.
Shipping
Dolls will be dispatched within 5 working days of receipt of payment.

Dolls within the UK will be sent by Special Delivery. Worldwide shipping will be by International Signed For. Both postage options include insurance, UK tracking and require a signature upon delivery.
International buyers please be aware that shipping outside the UK can take up to 8 weeks.
I do not ship to Italy or India.
Please contact me if you have any queries.
Refunds and Exchanges
Any doll that arrives damaged or is lost is transit will be refunded in full subject to proof and return.
Please be aware that these dolls are display pieces and are not intended as children's toys. I will accept no responsibility for any damage to dolls or individuals resulting from the misuse of any doll.
Additional policies and FAQs
I am happy to consider individual commissions. Obviously these may take a little longer and cost a bit more. On limited edition made to order dolls there will be variation between every doll as each one is an individual and I never exactly repeat a design. Please contact me should you wish to discuss. Refunds on custom orders are only available for dolls that arrive damaged or are lost in transit. Please note that I will not copy other's designs or copyrighted images under any circumstances.