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For the Serious Dollmaker
Gloria J. "Mimi" Winer
July 18, 1933 – February 19, 2017
After a long battle, Mimi is finally at peace...
March 15, 2017
New Free Video
Anatomy: Scale & Proportion
7 min, 20 sec
New Free Video
Using Your Sewing Machine for Dollmaking
4 min, 19 sec
Machine Stitching Techniques
5 min, 17 sec
Disappearing Marker for Dollmaking
2 min, 33 sec
Status Update: 3/2017
New patterns and new videos are coming.
Mannequins are Here
A Whole New Class of Workshop
Complete step-by-step, picture-by-picture storyboards with over-the-shoulder videos.
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Anatomy: Balance & Motion
5 min, 32 sec
Free Basic Dollmaking interactive tutorial workshop.
Free Character Pattern
Mr & Mrs Pattern
Free Mimi's Characters in Muslin pattern.
New Gallery Dolls
1984: Mimi's Kids
Early story dolls made from other designers' patterns while I learned dollmaking.
New Original Dolls
2013: Franken Dolls
Dolls made with parts from the bone yard, or refurbished class samples (short projects), while I recovered from Cancer.
A step-by-step Storyboard Workshop for Mimi's 17" and 24" fashion dolls. Complete contemporary wardrobe.
Needle Modeling Knit Fabric Dolls
All three of Mimi's classic workshops for knit fabrics. Includes Adam & Eve, Earth Angels, and Universal Toddler.
Adam & Eva
1985 Updated 2012.
14" & 16" newborn baby dolls (optionally sexed). Complete layette.
Make a (Felt) Bowler Hat
Easy hat making storyboard by Jorge Fernandez.
1989 Update 2012. Make a toddler from 12" to 36" with clothing for boys and girls.
Starting a Doll Club
Everything you need to know to start your own dollmaking club.
Photographing Your Doll
How to take good photographs of your doll.
Mimi's Source List
Where to find materials for dollmaking.
Costume Books for Dollmakers
Best costume books to start with for dollmaking.