My passion for dolls story
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
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
“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
Perhaps one of the reasons I created Zisa Dolls is the opportunity to sew their clothes I started sewing when I was six and started with my dolls' clothes. In my family there was little sewing, with an ancient Durkopp sewing machine, donated to my great-grandmother on her wedding day (in the nineties of… Continue reading How are Zisa Doll’s clothes made?
The 1/12 scale Georgian dollshouse I built from scratch in the 2015 In my life I had tried several times to build a dollhouse: a first attempt then abandoned in adolescence, a second successful when my daughters were little girls, even if it was a toy version. But building a model of a miniature house,… Continue reading My dollshouse
In my childhood we played with water decals. These were sachets of decorations for sale in stationery shops, with floral or childlike decorations. You had to cut out the desired figure, wet it a few seconds in water and then slide the film containing the image onto the surface to be decorated. We were all… Continue reading Rediscover the magic of water slide decals
Zisa is a doll but also a shared project. Generated from the need to offer a soft and lovely toy to be attached to, made with love to be loved. Looking back the doll history, we realize that the search for the right materials has committed sculptors and Toy makers for centuries. Dolls require… Continue reading 3D printed Zisa, a shared project
Packaging is very important for Zisa Dolls. We love to supply our products of ribbons, tissue paper, boxes and labels. Zisa deserves this cure and you deserve these cuddles.
We decided to create a fully articulated version of Zisa Dolls, 29 cm tall (11.50 inches). The doll is entirely printed in 3D thanks to theÂ Ball Jointed Pixie Doll project by AnnaGerber, that we have modified for the head and hands. BJD Zisa is equipped with a wardrobe, furniture needed for her room, and even… Continue reading Ball jointed Zisa Dolls