Thursday, January 28, 2016

Scraps Part 2

Some more fashion scraps from vintage magazine from the 1950s.  Some are in black and white, others in color.

Wednesday, January 27, 2016

Fashion Scraps Part 1

Here are some fashion dolls cut out from vintage magazines.  Some of these dolls will get outfits, some may be used for other projects.  1950s era. Possible late 40s.

Monday, January 25, 2016

Little Mother

little sister is missing

Here is a partial set called Little Mother (#988) published by Whitman in 1940.  This set is missing the younger girl and the baby along with some accessories. This cut set was mixed in with another set I purchased for $5 at an antique store.

Sunday, January 24, 2016

Nancy Ann Storybook Doll

This two page magazine paper doll features Nancy Ann Storybook Doll.  She is drawn by the artist Karen Reilly.  There are 4 outfits, four hats, and accessories. 

Wednesday, January 20, 2016

Pinup Paper Doll

I've designed this cute pin-up paper doll based on vintage outfits.  She has 7 outfits, two pairs of shoes and two hats.  I used Adobe Illustrator to design the clothing and doll base.  I wanted an unusual pose, which turned out to be a challenge, but I like the design overall. 

Tuesday, January 19, 2016



Here is the forth volume of Bookshelf for Boys and Girls featuring Old Favorites from the old County.  The book features stories from various locations. Not all the pages or illustrations are shown here. The copyright is 1955 by The University society, Incorporated.  The book features bi colored pages *black and blue, yellow, green, or red* and full color illustrations as well.

Friday, January 15, 2016

OPDAG Issue 27

Dress A Doll

dress a doll

Joan Moore, Sandra Vanderpool

Spring Cruise May 1991

Johana Gast Anderton

dress a doll

Sylvia Kliendinst, Johana Gast Anderton

dress a doll

Joan Gast Anderton

Dress A Doll
I haven't been posting as often, super busy with other things.  Here is the 27th Issue of OPDAG News featuring Spring Cruise Theme.  This was published in May 1991.  The newsletter is in black and white and features a dress a doll. The featured artist is Joan Gast Anderton. Not all pages or dolls are shown here.