Workshops and talks | Polly had a Dolly

Workshops and talks

Learn about traditional dollmaking techniques or how to make it yourself!

Come along and spend a day slowing down, working with your hands as you focus on the stitches. 

If you are interested in me coming to talk to your local group please contact me for availability and costs.

Giving a talk to North Kent Embroiders Guild.

Upcoming workshops 

Visit my shop to book your place!

Make a Bamboo Baby
When: 1st July 2023
Where: 10.30 am to 3 pm
Cost: £65
Location: Midway between Staplehurst and Marden, Kent UK 

In this workshop you will learn how to make a Waldorf doll out of pure natural materials in your choice of skintone and eye colour.

You will be learning how to
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Shape a traditional doll’s head from wool using linen threads and tubular gauze
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Embroider simple facial features and how to blush the cheeks
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Form a simple body and hat
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All materials and equipment will be provided.

Skill level 
Suitable for adults, all levels welcome including beginners.  

Refreshments
Tea, coffee and alternatives will be provided but please bring a packed lunch with you.