Lynne and Michael Roche Dollmakers

 

Our 2011 Collection

This year we present the twins Heidi and Henry, they have a smaller toddler, lime-wood body of just 10”. They are the younger sister and brother of Rose and Arthur our dolls for 2010. All editions of Heidi and Henry are presented with a delightful roly-poly bear by Stella Topping. Each doll is a limited edition of 20 pieces and each can be combined with a wheeled rabbit or duck car to ride in.

Also new for 2011 is Olivia, a 17" doll with an articulated lime-wood body, porcelain head and hands, glass eyes and mohair wigs. She is available in 3 editions.

Our new Little Friend for 2011 is May. She is an all bisque 7" articulated doll, with wood ball joints. May is available in two editions.

Pixie Heidi wears a pixie suit, made from vintage Liberty fabric, with a knited all-in-one suit and embroidered felt waistcoat and matching hat. she has a pale strawberry blond mohair wig and blue glass eyes.

Winter Henry is dressed for winter in pure wool fabric, yarn and felt. His top and hat are beautifully decorated with little wooden beads. He has a strawberry blond mohair wig and brown glass eyes.

Circus Henry is wearing a little outfit incorporating a wonderful 1950's fabric with delightful circus images, each outfit has a different picture. Henry has a blond mohair wig and blue glass eyes.

Summer Heidi is wearing a delicate pink and yellow summer dress made from a cotton silk combination, she also a little beaded bag. This Heidi has a blond mohair wig and blue glass eyes.

1850's Olivia with her Izannah doll. Olivia was inspired by a painting that Michael and I bought early this year. She wears a wonderful dress of antique wool and slippers of antique silk.She has a mid-brown mohair wig and blue/grey glass eyes. This edition of Olivia comes with her own tiny Izannah doll. I have been intrigued by these wonderful dolls and  recently took part in an online Izannah Walker workshop and I have given a workshop here at the American Museum with EJ Taylor.

The little Izannah head is made of papier mache with cloth stretched over and oil painted. The body is cloth,with separately stitched thumbs! She also wears a dress made from antique cotton fabric. Olivia with her little Izannah is an edition of just 12 pieces.

Olivia in green is wearing a green silk dress and a yellow print jacket made from a lovely 1940's cotton. She has a strawberry blond mohair wig and brown glass eyes.

Olivia in pink wears a pink and grey outfit using a mixture of lovely vintage cotton fabrics. She has a blond mohair wig and blue glass eyes.

Both Olivia in green and in pink come with a little knitted dog in a handbag and are limited to 20 pieces each.

Little friend May in pink wears a lovely flowery dress and has hand painted blue eyes with a blond mohair wig.

Little friend May in pale lilac wears a lovely flowery dress and has hand painted blue eyes with a strawberry blond mohair wig.

Pixie Heidi
Pixie Heidi
Winter Henry and Pixie Heidi
Pixie Heidi
Pixie Heidi and Winter Henry can be combined with a wheeled rabbit or duck car to ride in.
Pixie Heidi
Winter Henry
Winter Henry
Winter Henry and Pixie Heidi
Winter Henry
Pixie Heidi and Winter Henry can be combined with a wheeled rabbit or duck car to ride in.
Winter Henry
Circus Henry
Circus Henry
Summer Heidi
Summer Heidi
1850's Olivia with her Izannah doll
1850's Olivia with her Izannah doll
1850's Olivia with her Izannah doll
1850's Olivia with her Izannah doll
1850's Olivia with her Izannah doll
Olivia in green
Olivia in green
Olivia in green
Olivia in pink
Olivia in pink
Little friend- May
Little Friend May