"Enigma" Dolls Class

published8 months ago
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Hello Reader,

I was nervous and excited to teach my first doll class in many years, but I couldn't have had a better experience. What a great group! The Indy Art Doll Makers club members were so welcoming, talented, and fun! You can see a few class photos on the club blog below.

There was quite a bit of homework to complete prior to class. As a result, no one needed to haul sewing machines to the classroom. Some even made more than one doll ~ very ambitious!

Two face styles were taught: a traditional sculpted profile face, and a trapunto (minimally needle-sculpted) type.

On my last day in Indianapolis, my wonderful hostess Julie Welpott took me to a couple quilt stores. I bought some lovely fabric, with Enigma in mind. I just finished the first one:

I plan to adapt Enigma into an online class. The modules are essentially completed, though I think accompanying videos may be a helpful resource. Be on the lookout for the go-live announcement, which will probably be after retirement later this summer.


Deanna Hogan

Deanna Hogan, Blue Heron Dolls

Doll Artist and Teacher: Preserving the art of making dolls and Artist Member of the Original Doll Artist Council of America (ODACA).

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