Cloth Doll Inspirations

In Cloth Doll Inspirations, Patti Medaris Culea provides a variety of creative ideas for cloth doll makers. Working one doll body 3 different ways, Patti explores a variety of methods and processes for creating dolls that are unique as their creators.
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Tutor Name(s): Patti Medaris Culea
Level: Intermediate
Programme: On Demand Masterclasses
Duration: 5 hours
About

In Cloth Doll Inspirations, Patti Medaris Culea provides a variety of creative ideas for cloth doll makers. Working one doll body 3 different ways, Patti explores a variety of methods and processes for creating dolls that are as unique as their creators.
Recommended: undertake ‘Cloth Doll Making’ before embarking on Cloth Doll Inspirations. This masterclass will guide you to develop clothing and more advanced embellishments.

This series includes a masterclass pack, detailed materials list and a bonus cloth doll pattern.

Series Key Learnings:

  • Direct Draping & Drafting of Fabrics / Lacey Undergarments
  • Ribbon Roses & Crystal Flowers • Silk & Craft Foam Hats, Fancy Purses & Crazy Patch Pouches
  • Water Color and Marker Pen Faces
  • Dispersed Dyed Fabrics & Heat Transferred Digital Appliqués
  • Beaded Ball Joints & Stamp Tattoos
  • Embroidered Feather Stitches & Heat Set Crystal Accents
  • Layered Tulle Skirts with Crystal Accents
  • Vintage Buckled and High-Heeled Shoes
  • Lucet Braids and Fabric Tube Embellishments
  • Lotus Slippers, Obi Corsets and Organza Faerie Wings
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Sessions Overview
Session 1
Alexia – Exploring All Things Steampunk pt.1

You’ll be introduced to all things Steampunk and create a dress for Alexia, focusing on the direct application of fabric to the body technique. Patti will then guide you to make bucked shoes and how to create the vintage look.

Session 2
Alexia – Exploring All Things Steampunk pt.2

Following on from Session 1, Patti will develop your skills further to enable you to create an elegant hat from silk & craft foam, sew a fancy clutch purse as well as make a lovely water coloured face. You’ll also be introduced to some other inspirational dolls created by friends.

Session 3
Bernadette – Provençal Gal Heads to Paris pt.1

In this session you will develop skills to create the perfect outfit for Bernadette, the provençal doll! Master dispersing dyes and heat transfer of appliqué, bead ball joints, embroider feather stitch with beads and created beaded stamp tattoos and heat set crystal accents.

Session 4
Bernadette – Provençal Gal Heads to Paris pt.2

In addition to your learnings from Session 3, Patti will guide you to create Hats, Handbags & Hat Pins. You’ll also discover the art of a tulle skirt and high heeled shoes as well as learn to use marker pens to create a beautiful face. You’ll complete the session feeling inspired through the works of friends in the industry.

Session 5
Li Mei – Inspiration from Asian Fabrics & Literature pt.1

Over the next two sessions you’ll work on Li Mei, a doll inspired by Asian fabrics and literature. In this session, Patti will introduce two ways to drape a gown on the doll’s body alongside how to create and Obi Corset, from sewing fabric tubes for embellishments, to ribbon roses & crystal flowers, and finally putting it all together.

Session 6
Li Mei – Inspiration from Asian Fabrics & Literature pt.2

To complete your work from Session 5, Patti will further your knowledge and skillset by preparing you to create a pouch for Li Mei. This will encompass the skills of making a lucet braid and choosing fabrics, sewing a crazy patch pouch and making a pair of lotus-inspired shoes. To complete this session, Patti will discuss the art of organza Faerie Wings and adding embellishments to hair before once again appreciating the inspirational work of friends.

Session 7
Presenting your Dolls

In the final session of the series, you will master the art of presenting your dolls. You will become aware of the considerations to be made when travelling and displaying your dolls and will consider the inspirational presentations seen by doll-making friends.

Materials & Preparation

A comprehensive, in-depth Masterclass Pack is provided upon purchase to this course. Course members will receive access to a full materials list, plus a bonus doll pattern provided by Patti.

Meet the Master: Patti Medaris Culea

Patti Medaris Culea is a master art cloth doll creator. With more than 12 books in print and 5 video projects with Galli Creative, she has inspired thousands of doll creators from Australia to the Czech Republic. Patti continues to teach and produce videos for Galli Creative. Her doll patterns continue to delight and inspire cloth doll makers of all skill levels.

Find out more about Patti Medaris Culea:

Website: patticuleadolls.com
Facebook: Patti Medaris Culea Designs 
Pinterest: @pattimedarisculeaclasses

Galli Creative

Galli Creative produces educational workshops focused on textile, stitch, surface design and encaustic arts. Their teaching format is self-guided featuring some of the leading art instructors in the world. Most instructors are published with DVDs and books in print, and many have achieved the highest recognition in their field.

In addition to producing educational workshops, Galli Creative produces archival educational video for leading museums. Their documentary film work has taken them from Southeast Asia to Latin America to Europe with an emphasis on fashion, creativity, sustainability and restorative methods.

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