Announcement Welcome to Vagabond Cafe, where the strange and unusual are served.
Welcome to Vagabond Cafe, where the strange and unusual are served.
Miriam Cloutier on Sep 21, 2015
These are just the cutest thing ever. Plus I was sent. Homemade bookmark as a bonus. Came nicely gift wrapped. It was the quickest and most awesome transaction ever.
Serving the strange and unusual.
Dolls to me can seem very real and also make you feel something - sadness, joy, frightened or perhaps keep you company when you are alone. I love the idea of bringing something to life that can do this.
Whether scary or cute, I have always been fascinated with dolls. Having developed an obsession with all things horror at very young age, I'm usually drawn to the ones with a darker side to them.
I learned how to sew in early 2009 and have been making one of a kind dark and whimsical dolls ever since and continue to love everything about the process. Working a full time job during the day, I try to set aside time in the evenings and weekends to work on my art. Whether it's a few minutes or a few hours, I like to be working on something.
I opened my shop in October of 2009 and named it Vagabond Café, envisioning a place where misfits, outcasts and other creatures could gather together for a spell. A place where everyone is welcome, no matter how strange and unusual they may be or feel.
My inspiration and ideas come from film, books, music, animals, all the things I surround myself with. Quite often I get a lot of inspiration from all of the different and wonderful fabric I see and collect.
Getting to spend time in two different worlds and use my imagination every day has been so much fun and so rewarding. I've had the best customers from all over the world and have never had a bad experience in the six years I've had my shop.
These dolls I make always put a smile on my face and I hope they do the same to any visitors that happen to stop by and take a look. There's much more behind their eyes than just stuffing.
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Due to the use of small objects such as buttons and other delicate embellishments, the dolls in this shop are not recommended for young children.
If you have any questions please feel free to contact me.
Accepted payment methods
- Accepts Etsy gift cards
Sales tax will be added to orders shipping within the state of MN at checkout.
International customers are responsible for any taxes and duties.