Tilda Doll - imagination and skill of the needlewoman Norwegian Tone Finanger. Probably when Norwegian sewed his first doll, she could not imagine that this put the beginning of the so-called "tildomanii." Tilda dolls, sewn in this technique (or in this particular style) rapidly gained fans around the world a paste after the book Tone Finanger "Tilda Christmas" and "Easter Tilda." And then the term Tilda became known not just dolls, but also all the other toys angels, rabbits, dancers, seals, bears, flowers and others like them.
What is so special about this primitive doll? Why did she become so popular and fashionable? Is it easy to sew doll Tilda their own hands? Let's try to find answers to all these questions.
Secret birth of Tilda
The creator of this primitive ocharovashka still a young girl. She says that the inspiration for it was the work of a shop that sold handmade goods. The first impulse Tone Finanger was the desire to write books for children and create cartoons. However, the world of needlework artist captured so that she came up with Tilda.
The inspiration for the Tone (according to her) served as the Scandinavian folklore and childhood memories. Shortly thereafter (in 1999) Tonya has written a book about his hobby, he signed a contract for its publication, and opened its first store. The following year the company Panduro Hobby has already started to produce products under the brand name «Tilda». Resounding success of books and products for needlework and made famous Finanger Tonya and her doll Tilda.
The incredible popularity of Tilda poured into this design concept, according to which the interiors combine several styles and very unpretentious from Tilda doll toy doll turned into an interior.
The secret charm of Tilda
Finanger Tonya says she loves herself for her extraordinary Tilda femininity and deliberate perfection. In its submission Tilda easily come out of the house, dressed in a ball gown and rubber boots. Tilda put roses in an old cracked jug, and in a crystal vase - a bunch of weeds. Tilda particular idea of beauty, in her world can not be a serious outlook on life. All dolls are individually Tone. Each individual has Tilda wayward character. Tilda - an ornament of life and an escape from the monotony of everyday life.
What is the secret charm dolls Tilda? Apparently in the deliberate primitiveness of execution, shy blush and eye of beady. The appearance of these dolls is a feeling of warmth, tenderness and comfort. Therefore, these unique dolls become homemakers and trendy interior elements.
Secrets of Tilda
Tilda is very easy to manufacture. And it is - one of the reasons for its resounding success. Sew Dolls manually or use a sewing machine - does not matter. Although handmade, oddly enough, looks neater. When creating tildikov (as they dubbed in Russian) using natural cotton, linen or wool fabrics. For ladies dolls, as well as dolls and animals, suitable flannel, fleece, calico, linen, cotton. These tissues taken for the manufacture of body doll that is dressed in clothes already out of any fabric (cotton, silk, jersey - someone like that). Figure fabrics for garments can be anything, but certainly fine.
Stuffed toys mainly synthetic padding or hollofayber. Some individual parts of the body can be filled with scraps of fabric or very finely chopped kapron stockings (golf). For weighting figures can be used calcined buckwheat. Feet dolls ladies sometimes pierced through the knees - those legs are bent and their owner will be able to stay even with her legs crossed. But it is important to remember that the legs in the hips do not need to fill tightly, otherwise they will not bend at the knees! After packing nezashitye part sew a hidden seam.
Tilda dolls hair made from yarn. For typical tildovskoy hairstyles suit plush yarn. But from any other yarn to get the perfect hairstyle hairstyles Tilda (especially if it is pigtails). Mustache lions, dogs and bunnies made of fine wire, winding her thread floss.
Eyes tildikov embroidered French knots, or sew small dark beads, paint or acrylic paints. Required for these dolls blush and apply paint or conventional dry blush, powder or slate colored pencils.
Another feature Tilda - the color of the "skin". This Tilda should look tanned girl. For this purpose, a suitable fabric color, or custom-painted. Paint the body tissue can usually Tilda tea brewing or instant coffee. A piece of cloth that will go to the doll's body for ten minutes in the dye boiled and dried. Sometimes paint a ready-made toy. Then a solution of tea (coffee) make more densely and to consolidate adds a bit of white glue. But in this case all details of Sew eyes, jewelry, need to sew the doll after staining. Another solution is to color Tilda: 1 liter of water, 50 g. instant coffee, 1 tbsp. spoon of salt. In this solution, the fabric must be constantly stirring, then lightly rinse in cool water. Dry colored fabric carefully, without bending, pulling a single edge.
The secret of the diversity Tilda
Since its birth until today Tilda varied greatly. Her appearance was influenced by artists from different countries. Today, Tilda is not only an elegant lady. The technique Tilda dolls are made and plump charming and funny kids, and all sorts of little animals (up to kangaroos and dragons). There tildiki a gingerbread flowers, Christmas candy, snowmen ... In short, you can give the appearance of Tilda absolutely any souvenir or toy.
They are all very different. But at the same time they can not be confused with any other textile toy. Special proportion and combination of fabrics give the appearance of a typical tildovsky absolutely all products made in the technique devised by Tonya Finanger. Very cute, with extremely positive energy, dolls enliven our house (and our lives), fresh colors and good feelings.
Pattern Tilda Santa Claus
You can make a lot of original, beautiful and cute toys Tilda. But we have prepared for you a pattern toys for the New Year. Santa Claus with reindeer, which you can make for yourself and as a gift to their loved ones. To transfer the pattern on the fabric, photo paper pattern doll is necessary to increase and print. Do not forget to lay a small allowance - 4-5 mm.
Beard hair can be made of fur, white synthetic yarn or twine disheveled. For clothes and boots felt better use. Spout deer embroidered with pink thread floss.
Legs for Santa Molds cut with shoes. The bottom of the legs cut out from brown fabric for boots, the upper part of the leg of a striped fabric. In the area of the hips, then knee joint, the legs do not need to fill.