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Making cloth doll hands – tips and tricks

I tried making cloth doll hands a long time ago and failed. But I’ve been watching and waiting, and it’s time I conquered that mystical creation that is the hand of the cloth doll. Several tips and tricks worked for me which I show in the video below… Tip #1 – Choose the right fabric […]

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6 Tools Every Dollmaker Should Have

Ever wonder what secret weapons those fancy-schmancy dollmakers have so that all of their dolls turn out perfectly? I’ve wondered that too. I don’t think such a thing exists but here are 6 tools that CAN make your doll projects go faster with higher quality results. Watch the video for the full run-down, or read […]

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Video Tutorial: Stitched Ostrich doll

Making videos is hard. Starting a new business is hard. …And I got sick this week. I’m feeling tattered and worn, as if burying my head in the sand would be a good idea. And that became the inspiration for this week’s project – a tattered and stitched ostrich. It’s like turning lemons into lemonade, […]

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Video Tutorial: Mini monster journal

Want to make something cute and furry that’s quick and easy? And cheap? These mini-notebooks with furry monsters are made from materials found at the Dollar Tree and they go together quick and simple. These are perfect for carrying around and jotting down plans for World Domination. (you know you want to) Tools and supplies […]

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My first video is done!

I’ve been working on videos for weeks. I posted my very first craft tutorial on youtube tonight. Hooray! I’m excited and relieved to finally cross that first hurdle. I went with an easy-to-make project: paper wrapped candies for Valentines Day. It’s a super easy and quick craft, so why did that dang video take so […]

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The Ballyhoo Creations shop is on Vacation while preparing for bigger and better things. The YouTube channel is coming soon with DIY videos for Valentines Day. Dismiss