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Magic needlework: handmade dolls for children and soul


Hand-Maid toys carry more positive energy than factory. Our wise ancestors knew how to make a doll with their own hands from girlfriend

Toys help children communicate with the environment, learn and study her. Psychologists have been proven that the lack of toys in children negatively affects their psycho-emotional development. Imagine how it can affect your toddler toy made by your hands! 

A little prehistory

Magic needlework: handmade dolls for children and soulThousands of years ago, parents, wanting to take and please their children, made them toys from materials found in nature.

So, appeared: 

  • Ratchets, rattles and balls;
  • Dolls and first soft toys;
  • Duffers, swirls and whistles;
  • Wooden horses. 

Love moved by adults, directing their creativity and fantasy to make toys for kids. Gradually formed the art of creating dolls – it is almost every ethnos, and popular so far. How to make a doll with your own hands, knew Slavic, Celtic and Gallean grandmothers and moms, with love we looked at their grandchildren and children. 

First toys of mankind 

The dolls became one of the very first children’s toys. Predated in many cultures miniature images of people were used in shaman and religious rites. Gradually, this feature has lost its value, and thumbnails of things have moved to children’s handles. For example, already in ancient Greece for kids did such toys. 

Mostly miniature copies of people were of wood – the most supplied and positive material from the energy point of view. Our rapids did not particularly think about how to make shoes for doll, from which make hair.

The branches and pieces of wood went to the move, of which they cut out the first pups. Wood coal and juice of berries on wooden leaps painted eyes and mouth, wrapped figures in flaps fabric or large leaves. 

The role of dolls in Slavic culture 

With the development of human civilization changed and dolls made by hand. Each people they have found their own appearance, reflecting the basic values ​​of the ethnic volume and mentality. Remember Matreushka! Spherical magic shape of the Oberga toys personifies the structure of the Universe, and the relationship in the family, and the role of Women Beregini in the birth of children and the preservation of a homemade hearth. 

The beauty of the dolls is also in the fact that the master was not necessary to be distracted by concerns about how to make suitable things for dolls. Toy self-sufficient, interesting and informative. The same role in the Slavic lands played rag baking. They were made of fabric, inside put fragrant herbs. With such a toy, the children were easier to fall asleep, slept longer and were healthy.

In general, you need to sincerely thank our loving and wise great-grandmothers for creating and retained the art of making toys. Video master classes available on the Internet will teach you how to make a doll from fabric, paper or ceramics yourself. 

Now the things of Hand-Maid in Favor at the interior and gift fashion. It is not by chance that hand-made toys are among the presents that can be given to people with diplomatic status at the highest level. After all, they reflect the culture of the country in which they are made. In addition, handmade in this matter is as high as high as things from Couture in high fashion.

How to make a doll from threads, paper, straws, clay

Not having the opportunity to buy children and grandchildren Lego and Barbie, our ancestors improved in the skill of making toys. So many folk crafts originated, which today make up the glory of different peoples. Recall the famous Dimkovsky toys – they are positive, smarter and have long been a pleasant souvenir from Russia and a brand that knows all over the world.

Magic needlework: handmade dolls for children and soulSecrets of creating dolls persisted were inherited. Thanks to this, modern lovers of needlework can create toys in various techniques and know how to make a doll from paper or fabric. 

Make true masterpieces immediately get it unlikely. Nevertheless, in any lesson, including puppet case, experience is important, own developments in technology, secrets of skill. But the fact that you will feel the joy of creativity will touch the sacred corners of your soul – we guarantee you. Manual creativity reveals talents that are hidden in each of us.

How good and young women who have such a beautiful hobby! You will always have the opportunity to share your creativity and joy with loved ones, after all, handmade toys carry the sea of ​​positive and love embedded in them by the authors. 

Choice of technology for making dolls Hand Maid

In work on toys it is important to feel the material and have the skills of working with it.

So the masters appear who are their dolls: 

  • Pose of clay and soft plastic;
  • Knit crochet;
  • Weave from straws, herbs and vines;
  • Sew from fabric;
  • Make paper and papier-mache. 

Gradually complicating their work, you will no longer think about how to make your hair with your doll, because everything you need will already be at hand. And every your next job will be better and more interesting than the former. 

The choice of technology affects the appearance of the toy you want to make manually. Need to be ready to buy everything that you need to implement ideas in life.

Magic needlework: handmade dolls for children and soulYou can start with the manufacture of paper dolls. Especially since this funny many girls are familiar with childhood. 

Need to draw silhouette on paper or dense cardboard, cut it, paint – and doll ready. Then you can come up with a wardrobe for paper beauty so that you can change clothes. By the way, creating things for a paper girlfriend – a good training and mother, in terms of creating your perfect wardrobe. 

Gradually, craftsmen include taste and go to the creation of bulk toys. Still working in 2D quickly bored. It begins to search for his equipment for making crafts manually. There are old tights for packing dolls, beads and beads, buttons and loskutka .. 

And finally: working on Hend-Maid toys, we seem to be returned to carefree childhood. In fact, it is creative meditation, when, dissolving completely in the process of needlework, we again become ourselves, we return to the national origins, we show our individuality and talents giving us God.

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