Monday, November 2, 2009


Please note that all reviews will be vetted by the site owner before posting. We will not allow flaming or nasty reviews. Please write your reviews with good taste. Reviews can be negative but nice. I hope this site helps everyone with their pattern choices. Reviews are listed by designer name. Look in the comment section to read the reviews.

Please try to address the following in your review (maybe cut and paste?):
Name of Pattern and brief description
Is this pattern appropriate for Beginners? Intermediate? Advanced?
Do all the pattern pieces fit?
Is this pattern the same body as others in the designer's line, just with new techniques?
Are the instructions well written?
Are all the steps listed or are some missing?

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Friday, March 13, 2009

Thursday, July 17, 2008

Caroline Barnard

Caroline has a line of whimsical dolls that can be found at Dollmaker's Journey.

Thursday, January 24, 2008

Akira Blount - DVD

A review of Akira's Heads and Hands DVD.

Monday, November 5, 2007

Barbara Graff

Dragons, dolls, and miniatures .. all found at Barbara's website

Thursday, November 1, 2007

Barb Spencer

Barb has a website called The Enchanted Attic.

Wednesday, October 31, 2007

Judi Ward

Judi has probably the best online doll class available that is specifically geared to beginners. It has 4 dolls that go from a pancake doll to an advanced jointed doll. Her classes are found at Crafty College. Her website is

Gloria (Mimi) Winer

Gloria (Mimi)has a website that has tons of information for doll makers. You can visit her at

Phyllis Robinson

Phyllis can be found at her She runs the popular Yahoo group ClothDollMaking.

Tuesday, October 30, 2007

Michelle Munzone

Michelle is a prolific designer. She has many patterns available and writes often for Soft Dolls and Animals magazine. She can be found at her blog or her website

Mary Tressler

Mary's website is full of information for doll makers ... you can find her at

Monday, October 29, 2007

Julie McCullough

Julie publishes her patterns under her studio name Magic Threads.

Christine Shively

Christine teaches as well as designs, her website is

Judi Wellnitz

Judi is a new designer. Just one of the many Judi's making and designing dolls today. Judi is from Alaska and her website can be found at

Jacque Uetz

Jacque is the Queen of Paperclay! Her web presence is her blog!.

Fran Parrigan-Meehan

Fran has a web presence at

Arley Berryhill

An award winning designer and professional costumer, Arley can be found at

elinor peace bailey

One of the icons of cloth doll making, elinor has a website and a blog.

Becky Holloway

Post your review here!

Pam Grose

An extremely talented Australian designer, Pam does not have a website but can be contacted through email, the address of which is published in her patterns.

Sherry Goshon

Sherry offers some of her patterns and online classes at her website.

Barbara Willis

Barbara has a web presence at

Patti Medaris Culea

Patti is an extremely popular designer and teacher. She has written a series of books under the banner of Creative Cloth Doll Making. Her website is