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Link Central

For every activity, there are a thousand places on the internet to supplement or encourage it.  I thus append Link Central, my resource page for anyone interested in the same stuff I like!  :)  Seriously, though, I do spend a lot of time online, and these are favorite places I visit often.

Doll dealers

Bearzabout  My favorite dealer...Carol and John are the best!

Two Daydreamers

Denver Doll Emporium

Cherished Friends

Annette & Friends

Still Plays With Dolls   

Bearfoot Collectibles  Good prices on Madame Alexander dolls; she sells dolls in custom outfits (or outfits themselves) by different seamstresses, including my mother!  :) 


Doll manufacturers

Wilde Imagination  Ellowyne Wilde

Tonner Doll Company  Fashion dolls and more

Madame Alexander Doll Company

Mary Hoyer Dolls  

Clea Bella dolls   Dolls oriented towards theater and stage arts.  Cool backgrounds and sets!

LeeAnn   Denis Bastien's LeeAnn, Leneda, Lenny dolls


Artists, etc.

Laurie Leigh Art  My favorite repainter

Laurie Lenz Angels  Another great repainter

Ellen Harris  Another talented artist

Blossom's Awesome Links  Links for all things fashion doll related!

Prego  The fashion doll board!

Laure Belle Couture  The French (Ok, Belgian) connection for doll things, including Bleuette patterns.

Affordable Designs  Patterns for dolls, mostly fashion dolls, but also Kish and LeeAnn.

Dale Rae Designs  A great artist and neat lady

Vintage Doll Patterns  Just what it says...where to find old patterns for vintage dolls.

Dress Ups by PJ  A talented seamstress

CarlaC Dolly Designs  Another talented seamstress

Facets by Marcia  Doll shoes and jewelry, and hats!  Great dealer.

Lively Stitch Design  Fashion doll patterns

Sew Cool Separates  Becky Colvin's website--amazing knitting!

Kitchen Table Dolls   Looking for doll artists?  This is a great source.

Happy Hats  Hats by Ellen Harris--Adorable!

Project Dollway  For all of us who love Project Runway, here's the doll version.  I want to play, too!!!  Sigh...

Miwa Kimono  Miwa is the nicest lady, and makes beautiful kimono!

The Vintage Stitch  Elizabeth is an amazing seamstress.  I love her work.

Joseirene Productions  A great source for doll accessories and furniture.


Bead work

Shipwreck Beads  The world's largest bead importer, and I live 20 minutes away!!  Yikes!

Rings & Things  A neat bead shop in Eastern Washington, carries things others don't.

Fire Mountain Gems   Another great bead supplier

Beads, Baubles and Jewels  Project gallery and instructions for the PBS show

Bead and Button Magazine   Also a resource for other magazines owned by the same company, including BeadStyle

Empyrean Beads  I love these guys--often have truly unique and vintage items.

Bead Boppers  Another great little shop in Washington!  I'm so lucky to live here...  :)

The Bead Factory  Another local shop, this one owned by Vicki and Mark Lareau.  Also the shop that originated and hosts the Puget Sound Bead Festival in July.  Woohoo!!

There are tons of bead resources out there...I can't list 'em all, but I have listed my favorites.  :)


Embroidery and other crafts

Country Bumpkin  THE best embroidery and crafts stuff in the world!

Sew Terific Designs   Links for embroidery

Living Felt  Needle felting stuff

The Silver Penny  Needle felt and other interesting things


Sewing and doll supplies

Audrey's Doll Gallery  A great source for wigs and other doll items.

Morrissey Dolls  Inexpensive, good patterns for dolls.

Kristine Ann's  Great resource for doll patterns and other doll items.

Deb's Adorables  My best source for little girl doll shoes

Creating Keepsakes  Porcelain doll accessories, patterns, etc.

D-ZinerclothesforDolly  Great patterns for dolls

Dolls and Lace  Gorgeous vintage materials

Farmhouse Fabrics  Ah...bring your visa and try not to drool on the keyboard!  An excellent online fabric store.

Fabric Depot  What I call "Fabric Mecca" favorite fabric store.  Worth the 2-hour trip!

Shelly's Buttons  A great source for beads and buttons

Tiny Zippers  Excellent resource for small doll seamstresses, including buttons and other findings

Doll Artist's Workshop  Michelle Mahler's outstanding source for doll seamstresses

The Shibori Dragon  A neat local shop with an online catalog--all Asian themed.  Great source for ribbons, threads, etc.

Cartwright's Sequins  If there was a Mecca for sequins, this would be it...

Sue's Sparklers  Iron-on studs and crystals

Spandex World  A great source for all fabrics of the stretchy variety (and not the porn that my husband suspected when he saw the return label on a recent delivery!!).



Ella's photo album!  My husband set up this website so that family and friends far and wide can see our girl as she grows.

Audible  Download audio books to your computer or mp3 player...I love it!

Sudoku  Free Sudoku online

Bubble Shooter  Let your mind wander as you shoot the bubbles...a very addictive game!

One More Level  Great online resource for free games.

Coffee Break Arcade  Another great online game resource.  All free, of course!

Pyramid Solitaire  Pyramid Solitaire...addictive...

Text Twist  Text Twist--Anagrams from hell!  :)

WeBoggle  Play Boggle online, compete with will drive you crazy, but you can't stop!