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.
Bearzabout My favorite dealer...Carol and John are the best!
Bearfoot Collectibles Good prices on Madame Alexander dolls; she sells dolls in custom outfits (or outfits themselves) by different seamstresses, including my mother! :)
Wilde Imagination Ellowyne Wilde
Tonner Doll Company Fashion dolls and more
Clea Bella dolls Dolls oriented towards theater and stage arts. Cool backgrounds and sets!
LeeAnn Denis Bastien's LeeAnn, Leneda, Lenny dolls
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.
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"...my 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 website...an 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 others...it will drive you crazy, but you can't stop!