Dolls, Bears & Soft Toys

  • Adorable Felted Animals

    Adorable Felted Animals shows you how you can create more than 30 endearing dogs, cats, birds and other animals using a little wool roving, a felting needle and a few simple techniques. It's easy, creative, and very relaxing.

    These cute felted animals including dogs, cats, birds and other furry animals, range from the wonderfully realistic to enchantingly cute. The animals range from about 50–100 mm high, and instructions are included for turning a few of your felt creations into fun dangly accessories. A full lesson takes you through one of the projects from beginning to end, covering all the basics to ensure that you have all the skills you need to make any critter you want.

    $24.99
  • Adorable Teddy Bears to Knit

    In this delightful new book, discover how to knit gorgeously detailed teddy bears along with cute accessories to dress them in.

    The book contains full patterns for 10 unique bears, as well as mix-and-match accessories including a hat, scarf, cardigan and backpack.

    With patterns that range from beginner to intermediate skill level, knitters can choose a project to suit and, in addition to the written knitting patterns, there is also a section on core techniques for assembling and finishing the bears to get the best results.

    $25.99
  • Big Book of a Miniature House

    Anyone who has ever hankered after a country retreat in which to escape their cares and worries can have one, if only in 1/12 scale.

    In her superbly presented book Christine-Léa Frisoni explains how to make a beautiful miniature French country house. Dressed in an elegant style of faded grandeur, the doll's house is full of period features and exhibits plenty of vintage appeal. It will delight all those who love the shabby chic as well as appreciate the antique.

    Having made the dolls house, she explains how to build up the wall panels to provide deep recesses, fancy panelling and wall niches to add character – ideas that can be translated to any existing dolls house. Additional features include:

    • Instructions to make a range of French-style furniture, fittings and even flowers are included: chairs, a folding screen, ornate light sconces, fireplaces, dressing tables and window dressing right down to the kitchen sink
    • Examples of other miniature rooms guaranteed to delight the reader
    • A gallery of other doll's houses at the end of the book to inspire

    $49.99
  • Big Book of Knitted Monsters
    Popular designer Rebecca Danger presents 20 patterns for the most adorable monsters ever to climb off a pair of knitting needles. Each "stuffie" comes with complete instructions and is as easy to knit as a hat (but a lot more spunky!).

    All are shown in two colourways, and most are done in two yarn weights, to help you pick the perfect yarn to suit your monster's personality. Great how-to photos are included.

    $24.99
  • Big Book of Little Amigurumi

    Quirky, lovable and completely irresistible, these amigurumi patterns are sure to get you hooked on crochet. With designs by best-selling author Ana Paula Rímoli, you can quickly create a menagerie of soft and silly toys.

    • Discover 72 projects all packed into one book
    • Enjoy favourite designs from Ana's top-selling books Amigurumi World, Amigurumi Toy Box and Amigurumi Two!
    • Stitch friendly faces and goofy grins on forest friends, undersea creatures, a tea set, tool set, tugboat and much, much more
    • Achieve instant success using crochet stitches simple enough for the complete novice

    $34.99
  • Doll Days!

    Sew tiny garments inspired by sweet vintage styles, including a buttoned blouse, party dress and scallop-hem skirt. Sewing enthusiasts who already know the basics can build a complete wardrobe from 9 basic patterns. Learn techniques for small-scale style, such as hemming sleeves, adding ruffles and trims, and modifying patterns for fresh looks.

    • Mix and match 9 basic garment patterns for unlimited possibilities
    • Sew a complete doll wardrobe of modern looks inspired by vintage designs
    • Build on your sewing skills with helpful tips specific to sewing doll clothes – choosing materials, adding ruffles and trims, hemming sleeves, modifying patterns and more

    $29.99
  • Dress Up Your Dolls

    Dress up your baby girl and boy dolls in a wardrobe of beautiful clothes and accessories. Suitable for 12, 15 and 18 inch dolls, the patterns include a great range of dresses, trousers, hair bands, sweaters, hats, scarves and shoes.

    If you are looking for a special party dress, a winter outfit, a dancing tunic or special prince or princess costume, you will find them here, with instructions too for a selection of unusual garments including a safari dress, hat and bag and three fun pirate outfits.

    • 90 gorgeous patterns and 33 outfits to knit and crochet
    • Over 60 beautiful photographs of the finished outfits
    • Includes needle and yarn conversion charts

    $36.99
  • Embroidered Dolls Collection

    These 13 exquisite half-doll pincushions are dressed in silk underskirts with richly wool-embroidered top skirts adorned with silk ribbon flowers, feathers, pearls, beads, ruffled lace and crocheted edges, etc.

    Includes a bridal doll, mushroom fairy, Indian in ruched ballgown, Spanish/1920’s dancers, Southern Belle. Everything you need to know to make them: pull-out patterns, step directions, full-page and close-up colour photos, requirements’ list, stitches/designs illustrated, special techniques.

    $19.99
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  • Felt Dogs

    This book shows you how to make 12 super-cute little dogs, including pugs, poodles, terriers and miniature dachshunds, using needle felting techniques.

    Suited to both experienced felters and beginners, step-by-step photos guide you through every stage of the process, and tools and techniques are clearly explained. Each breed of dog has its own dedicated assembly instructions with measurements and actual size photographs.

    $21.99
  • Felt Wee Folk New Adventures

    Salley Mavor invites you to the wee world starring 120 dolls to spark smiles and creativity.

    Make bendable dolls that resemble you, your family or your favourite fairy-tale characters including outfits, hairstyles, and accessories with wool felt, chenille stems and decorative stitching. Display the figures in a dollhouse, atop a wedding cake or in a holiday scene to be cherished year after year.

    From the pages of Mavor’s award-winning children’s books, the enchanting wee folk dolls appeal to crafters of all ages and skill levels.

    $39.99
  • Field Guide to Knitted Birds

    From the famous Scandinavian knitting duo, Arne & Carlos take the reader on a journey into the colourful and imaginative bird kingdom. Knit cold weather birds with Norwegian traditional patterns, and keep them warm with bird-sized wool caps and scarves, or make brilliant birds-of-paradise decorated with embroidery, sequins and feathers, or create birds featuring vintage Mexican embroidery motifs.

    These delightful birds can be used as decorations year-round, but are perfect for the Christmas tree when the festive time approaches. With clear instructions, helpful diagrams and full-colour photographs, this book will encourage every knitter's imagination to take flight.

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    $39.99
  • Heritage Doll Clothes

    Celebrate America's signature fashions with 20 historical outfits for your 18-inch doll, all based on popular looks from decades past.

    Dress your doll for a Colonial ball in an elegant gown complete with lace ruffles, ribbon trim and a hoop skirt. Or take your doll on an Edwardian picnic in her white summer dress, then help her get dressed in her pleated skirt and blouse for a day in a 1950s classroom.

    With detailed accessories and a section on "necessary unmentionables," you'll find everything you need to take your doll on trip through the past. Joan Hinds delivers clear instructions and detailed illustrations making these outfits easy to sew and using and reusing the designs is simple with a CD-ROM of printable patterns.

    $46.99
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  • Honk! Beep! Vroom!

    Beginner-friendly instructions give you the green light for stitching eight cool cars and trucks complete with moving parts--such as a dump truck that lifts and dumps through a flap that opens and closes. Fun to roll and race, the vehicles are about 330 mm long and 180 mm high (including wheels). Make way for speeding crochet!

    • Create a variety of vehicles, including a police car, taxicab, convertible and school bus
    • Use readily available craft materials to attach wheels that actually turn
    • Find alternative instructions for making huggable stuffies without moving parts for naptime cuddling

    $32.99
  • How to Make Little Needle Felted Teddy Bears

    Judy Balchin and Roz Dace show you how to you’re your own wonderful little needle-felted teddy bears.

    • 18 loveable bears to choose from, each with its own special character, and all easy and fun to make
    • Each bear measures around 10–12cm tall and can be made in a matter of hours from a bundle of wool fibres, a felting needle and some carefully chosen embellishments
    • Clear guidance on how to needle-felt is provided, as well as step-by-step instructions and fun photos for every project, so even those new to needle-felting will be able to make all the teddies in this book

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    $24.99