Pooks Studio - Textiles

Pooks Studio

Folk Art Dolls for Grown Ups

My dolls and doll making interests have evolved over the last twenty five years into folk dolls for grown ups. Each one is a labour of love and each one has her own personality. I make one at a time and lavish attention to get my details right. I tried making them in batches but they lost their heart so now each is made individually from start to finish. I rarely repeat combinations, each doll being unique and a one of a kind. Folk Art Dolls for Grown Ups.

Each doll has a crystal to her heart and herbs in her stuffing for a gentle scent. The can be thought of as prim dolls or traditional rag dolls with a twist.

I studied design at university but having done lots and lots of short courses in textiles I had a wonderful confidence boost with a City and Guils certificate and diploma in Stitched Textiles with Dr Judith Peacock at Lancaster, the old City and Guilds Part 1 and 2. The best four years ever, I learned so much from Judith and my fellow stitchers. I love hand work and have a special interest in counted thread work, developing my own style over the last ten years. I will be offering a very limited number of commission slots each month, so if you want something individual keep an eye out for dates.

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Pooks Studio

Chorley, Lancashire