Famous Dolls stories

Sasha dolls

Sasha Dolls arrived in Italy in the eighties, only in Galt Toys chain shops. Then, I realized that they were dolls that I would have loved as a child. It was too late for me so I bought one of them for my youngest daughter, hoping in vain the Sasha's could become her favorite doll, but it… Continue reading Sasha dolls


Looking for a girl who was eight in 1965

The desire to create humanoids: replicants, avatars, dolls, puppets or robots, is as old as the history of civilizations. Moreover, the human body has been used as a geometric parameter, for artistic or architectural canons. Human beings cannot do without their appearance even when it comes to imagining monsters or aliens: eventually, they add a… Continue reading Looking for a girl who was eight in 1965

Zisa tales

A day on the beach

A day on the beach The school is over and finally we go to the beach! Zisa has all the necessary equipment in front of her: a beach bag, two swimsuits, a terry towel, a bucket, a scoop, a rake, sand molds, a sieve, clogs, a fishing net, a diving mask and a pair of… Continue reading A day on the beach

Christmas suit, knitted with jaquard motifs

Knitting for 18inch Dolls

Knitting for 18inch Dolls (America girl dolls, Zisa dolls and others) knitting for 18 inches dolls (about 46 cm) is very fun and rewarding. It is nice to being able to produce a garment in about two days and it is a relaxing activity. On average, 50g of yarn is enough for a jumper and… Continue reading Knitting for 18inch Dolls

Zisa tales

Aisha and Malik

Aisha and Malik joined Zisa's schoolclass in September, just a few days after the school year had started; they entered in the classroom accompanied by a red cross volunteer and sat in the only free desk, without looking at anyone. Aisha and Malik had recently arrived in Palermo from an African country and did not… Continue reading Aisha and Malik

Zisa tales

Zisa’s cake

“I am afraid that the afternoon at the park, whizzing through avenues in the new red scooter ... is to be postponed. – Zisa is very upset - Ugh! What a rain!” And worst of all that mean lady of Carla came, the mum’s friend who is always gossiping about their office. She comes home… Continue reading Zisa’s cake