Friday, March 20, 2009

Tasha

While doing research for my Tasha Tudor Doll (in Memory) Class. I found out what a truly outstanding woman she was. Here is a woman who created her own dream...her own life...and really lived it!

Ms. Tudor was born in 1915, but was sure she was reincarnated from 1830 being a wife of a sea captain.

Since she was a little girl, she knew her place was to live on a farm, surrounding herself with beautiful vintage gardens that grow freely, a weathered cottage, and a mengarie of animals! Her love for times past carried her through her life. She hand-dipped her own candles, hand-sewed her clothing, was a great cook and gardener...and animal lover. Her favorites where her corgi dogs.

With all of this she also raised a family and wrote and illustrated over 100 children's books. These books hold the delicate remembrance of her and her love of the past.

Ms. Tudor was regarded as a renaissance woman although she looked to past for her inspiration. I personally am taken with her as a woman that lived her life bringing such beauty to the world while living life observing and enjoying the everyday small things.

My doll...




3 comments:

  1. I look forward to your Friday posts and love each and every one of them!
    Julie Mc

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  2. Oh WOW! Awesome doll, TT would have loved her, I know I do. I LOVE all things TT! Best, Ani

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  3. I have just discovered your blog. It is beautifull.
    Thank you for this beautifull story. Your doll is gorgeous. I also love your japanese dolls. Your work is completely ....no words to explain how I love them!
    Monique

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