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    Make Your Own 'Dalston Doll'

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    Eight hour






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    £70Per person

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    About this class

    Throughout this class, you will learn how to create your very own Dalston Doll. From connecting and securing the limbs and head, to adding features and hair, by the end of the session you will have made a new friend – literally!

    Did you know?

    Created in Colombia in 2014, the largest rag doll is over 21 feet tall! Fear not – we won’t ask you to make anything that large!

    In this class

    Upon arrival, you will receive a kit including;

    • fabric for torso and limbs, sewn up but not sewn together
    • face fabric
    • organic stuffing wool
    • bandage and string for the head
    • embroidery thread for features
    • doll needle and darning needle (for hair)
    • 50gorganic 100% wool brown yarn (feel free to bring or buy alternatives if you prefer) Following the introduction and getting to know one another, our friendly tutors will guide you through the steps of putting your doll together. The day will be broken up with breaks and lunch time.

    Now you can

    • Dress your doll in hand-made doll’s clothes
    • Create custom dolls as presents or just as a hobby
    • Show your friends and family your new talent

    Keep / Eat

    Refreshments are provided, but you will need to bring your own packed lunch or enjoy choosing something out on Broadway Market during the lunch break.

    Hosted by Fabrications

    Member since May 2016

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    Fabrications - an East London based creative hub!

    Fabrications is an independent gallery, shop and workshop dedicated to the best contemporary textile practice and design, with a particular interest in eco-conscious design.

    Fabrications opened in June 2000 in a refurbished derelict shop on Broadway Market in Hackney, East London. The shop's founder, Barley Massey, has spent the last 16 years finding ingenious ways to turn scraps into original fabrics and using recycled materials to create cutting-edge items. Since 2012, "The Imaginarium", a fully-fitted working studio, has hosted workshops and classes.

    Barley has been awarded as one of Kevin McCloud's (Grand Designs) Green Heroes for her minimally-processed, up-cycled products, which "demonstrate a lightness of touch backed up by a rigorous approach".


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