Saturday 28th and Sunday 29th April
All Materials Included
Come and make this adorable dolly with textile designer and dressmaker Amanda Walker. Your fininshed doll will be complete with knitted hair, removable clothes and shoes.
Includes homemade lunch and refreshments
What you will need to bring
7mm knitting needles if you have them
Fabric for dress if you have something you particularly want to use
Your own sewing machine (Old bank studios machines can be used with prior arrangement, please contact us for details)
About Your Tutor
Amanda Walker was born in Cambridge in 1958. She attained a Diploma in Fashion and has worked in numerous fashion and design jobs; designing everything from men’s and women’s wear to handbags shoes and belts.
For the past twenty-seven years Amanda’s design work has encompassed one-off wedding dresses, special occasion outfits, clothes for major toy brands such as Cindy Dolls and millinery. She has also taught a variety of college courses from design and garment making to soft furnishings.
Amanda regularly contributes to magazines such as Homemaker and Crafts Beautiful and in 2006 was voted ‘Designer of the Year’ and runner up in 2007.