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Cleaning and care instructions for your waldorf doll
Why make a doll? I mean,
if your life is like mine, the days are short, the phone rings,
The mail is in a pile, and the housework is never done. Why find
When my boys were smaller, they
would sit on the sofa next to me by the hour, waiting for their
gnomes to be done so they could play with them. They even took
the unfinished pieces to hold, and loved the process of watching
fabric and stuffing become a new creation. When my youngest broke
his leg and was on the way to the doctor, it was his doll he
reached for that gave him comfort throughout the ordeal.
The doll made especially for
the child opens his or her heart to the knowledge that they are
loved in a way that the plastic one in the box at the store will
never do. It is an expression of caring that keeps extending
itself to the child even when the giver is far away or the child
is alone with their thoughts.
Over the years of dollmaking,
my greatest satisfaction is seeing the care worn dolls years
later, still a cherished companion to the boy or girl, and the
expression of delight as the doll's owner proudly shows it to
Our mission is to make it easier
for you to share in nurturing childhood in this way (for yourself
as well as for another).
May every child receive
their own special doll, a gift of love.