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
My passion for dolls story
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
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
Suze White realized this cute Hermione Granger doll following the Zisa doll pattern+tutorial. She designed the model of clothes and shoes in her own, as well as sewing them. Really talented isn't she?
It is very nice to create the right environment for Zisa, placing her in a realistic context. So that an old tin wood stove, restored, becomes the main element of a scene that also sees table, chair, drying rack, tub and many other kitchen accessories, vintage or hand made. Zisa is dressed in apron and… Continue reading Zisa’s kitchen
Doll beds usually don't have accessories made with care, but I wanted to create a bed to make ready with all its elements: mattress, bottom sheet, pillow, pillowcase, upper sheet, quilt. In this way Zisa can lie down in soft blankets, dressed in pretty floral pajamas, made up of a buttoned blouse and trousers with… Continue reading Making Wanda’s bed