This little peg is now available as a kit. Choose from four different colour ways and embroider the apron yourself! Buy now from my online shop.
Available in the following colours: Red gingham, Blue gingham, Green gingham, Pale blue with white spots
Your kit provides everything you need including cotton print fabric, embroidery threads, 25 count linen, needle, face transfers (two just in case!), pipe cleaner and comprehensive instructions.
I have some what neglected my little peg dolls and this blog over the last few months, so I shall attempt to remedy that this month! If you are new to this site, let me just run through what you can expect to find here:
Lots of picture of dolls old and new (mine and others), to inspire you
Peg doll projects -learn how to make you very own doll with these step by step guides
Peg doll video project
Hints, tips and ideas for your own dolls
Peg doll kits and goodies for you to buy
Use the tags to find what you are looking for, or browse through the posts. If you have any dolls of your own, (including ones made by yourself!) why not show them of here on the ‘Your dolly peg’ page? Send me your images to: email@example.com
I thought it would be a good idea to kick off from the lull of that last few months with an explanation of the dolls at the top the blog. These are the oldest ones I have . I was told they are about 1930’s- 1940’s, and there is a set of 18. All bar one have wooden arms, the final one having a pipecleaner. They are crudely painted in yellow, blue and red and are varnished. I think they are fantastic and have plans to paint modern versions! Here is the whole family:
Keep any eye out for the new ones! In the next post we will look at some peg doll patterns…
I have done several restoration projects recently and thought I would try this one in video format! Follow the link below to see the following restoration:
Peg doll restoration video