Storybook Toys

About the Author

Jill HamorJill Hamor is a bit of a newcomer to handcrafting, but as a child, she drew and sketched prolifically. Her children, nieces, and nephews have inspired her to design, sew, and knit over the past eight years. Jill lives in Northern California.

Make a cherished companion for your little one

  • Kindle the imagination with these delightful, handmade fabric dolls and toys
  • Includes ideas for involving your children in the process to teach them basic sewing skills
  • Customize any project to fit your skill level and time commitment

Inspired by vintage patterns from the 1940s, these 16 projects include loveable dolls and softies, pillows, puppets, and even a little girl’s first handbag. Learn lots of toy-making tips and tricks to give your creation some personal style and a sweet disposition. Have fun making outfits for your dolly with novelty prints, scraps from your stash, or even upcycled bits from old clothes. Share the love of handmade with your whole family…the young and the young at heart, too!