The Long and Winding Road to Pocahontas

On a lovely Sunday in January, my husband and I joined friends for lunch, then the men went for a stroll while my friend and I stayed in for a stitching lesson. She was excited to teach me some new techniques for raised embroidery stitches. I wasn’t a great student, but I was inspired! It got me interested in finding more about dimensional embroidery, so I Googled embroidery. This led … Continue reading

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My name is Emily Warner.  I am an antique doll collector, but I don’t have a tremendous number of dolls. Some of them are pictured above.  There used to be more, but many were sold or traded to acquire the few I now own. Let’s talk about refining a collection vs. acquiring more dolls. I have studied Victorian era (19th century) dolls and their costumes and accessories. What do you … Continue reading