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by Alison Rasmussen


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Ball-Jointed Dolls for Beginners: Finding the Doll of Your Dreams

Publication Date: 

June 22, 2011

Retail price $35.00

Founder and editor of The Fashion Doll Review, Alison Rasmussen guides you through the world of ball-jointed dolls. These gorgeous works of art have risen in popularity since their introduction in 1999. While information about BJDs is available on the web, the author puts everything together in a humorous and user-friendly way. The dolls featured in the photos are created by Peak's Woods in Korea. The company granted permission to use them as models. In this book, you will learn: 

• the history of the ball-jointed doll 

• commonly used terms and abbreviations 

• how to plan for and purchase your first BJD 

• that staying up all night thinking about a doll isn't abnormal 

• budgeting tips 

• advice on navigating the secondary market 

• how to care for your doll, including restringing, sueding and sanding 

• advanced techniques, including a sewing project, body blushing, and more 

• how to get connected to the growing BJD community

Paperback:

 142 pages

Publisher:

 The Fashion Doll Review (June 22, 2011)

Language:

 English

ISBN-10:

 0983681600

ISBN-13:

 978-0983681601

Product Dimensions: 

0.4 x 8.4 x 10.8 inches

Shipping Weight:

 1.1 pounds (

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Average Customer Review:

4.8 out of 5 stars

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Alice: Out of the Box: A collection of Wonderland-themed dolls

Retail price $16.00

Publication Date: 

June 15, 2012

Alice: Out of the Box is an eclectic scrapbook of Alice in Wonderland-themed dolls that have graced the author’s collection over the years. Alice fans and doll collectors alike will enjoy this friendly showcase, including both traditional and contemporary dolls. From vinyl to resin, the editor of the Fashion Doll Review introduces both restyled, one-of-a-kind, and manufactured eye candy, from girlish befuddlement to Lolita-style ball-jointed beauties. While the author herself does not profess to be a photographer, she hopes to bring her passion for Lewis Carroll’s timeless heroine to the page--in a tiny, redressable, posable art form. 

The Out of the Box series is a casual visual reference for doll collectors and fans of the Fashion Doll Review blog. An affordable paperback collection, this series examines specific doll styles, sculpts, and collections in pages filled with color photographs with descriptions. Fashion dolls are styled, dressed, and fashioned according to the book’s theme. Resources and references are included.

Paperback:

 76 pages

Publisher:

 The Fashion Doll Review (June 15, 2012)

Language:

 English 

ISBN-10:

 0983681627

ISBN-13:

 978-0983681625 

Product Dimensions: 

8.3 x 8.2 x 0.3 inches 

Shipping Weight:

 7 ounces (

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Average Customer Review:

5.0 out of 5 stars

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Steffie: Out of the Box: An inside peek at a fan's eclectic collection (Volume 1)

Retail price $20.00

Publication Date: 

July 2, 2012

Fashion doll, Barbie® fan, and Steffie collector Alison Rasmussen shares her eclectic collection with untraditional color photographs in this fun reference book. While not a professional photographer, the author includes many candid photos of various dolls created between 1971 and 2011, as well as a reference list of Steffie-faced dolls manufactured by Mattel and its licensed affiliates. 

The Out of the Box series is a casual visual reference for doll collectors and fans of the Fashion Doll Review blog. An affordable paperback collection, this series examines specific doll styles, sculpts, and collections in color photographs and descriptions. Fashion dolls are styled and dressed according to the book’s theme. Resources and references are included.

  • Paperback: 88 pages Publisher: Fashion Doll Review, The (July 2, 2012) Language: English ISBN-10: 0983681635 ISBN-13: 978-0983681632 Product Dimensions: 0.2 x 8.4 x 8.4 inches Shipping Weight: 11.4 ounces (View shipping rates and policies
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