I Am A Stay-At-Home Mom Of Six And I’ve Been Creating Dolls Inspired By Real People (30 Pics)
I am an artist and stay-at-home mommy of six beautiful children. I’ve been creating crochet patterns, knitting and crafting for as long as I can remember.
It was during the nap times of my youngest daughter that I came up with Nathalie’s handmade dolls. Over the past years, I have made hundreds of beautiful dolls. They have traveled around the world to reach their destinations and bring love and hugs to their new friends.
I specialize in creating real people look-alike soft dolls and make sure to capture each one's specific spirit and character, taking extra care when I create these handmade toys for children with special needs because I know this will be the only time they will find a doll that looks just like them.
Each plush doll takes at least 12 hours, many kilometers of yarn, and thousands of loving crochet stitches to create. All fabrics and materials are carefully chosen by me, to ensure an heirloom quality product that can be cherished for years and generations to come. Every one of my creations is made with so much love, joy, care, warmth and attention to the smallest details. I feel so grateful for the wonderful opportunity I have to reach out and share my precious creations with the world.
I’ve been drawing, painting and doing fabric and yarn art for as long as I can remember. I started specializing in doll-making art about 8 years ago.
I love working with fibers and fabrics and being able to create amazing things with just a piece of yarn and my crochet hook. It’s like a small miracle every time I finish a new doll.
The most challenging part of making a doll is how long it takes. The whole process from beginning to end takes at least one whole week. I love getting a really challenging doll to make with lots of details and fun accessories.
I do get burned out by doing creative work but the beautiful comments and heartwarming pictures of smiles and hugs make all the effort absolutely worthwhile.
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