I like the second and third Russian Silkstones; the first one does nothing for me, I'm afraid, and the Russian Ken gives me the creeps.
I like Birthday Barbie, though, and the Lucy and Ricky set is adorable.
I'm from Russia and I'm not into any kind of folk designs. Russian doll collectors usually just ignore the "Russian folk" dolls that appear on the market (DOTW, Blythe, anything). But these Silkstones are the dolls that many of my buddy collectors put on their wishlists immediately. The point is, this year I really DID see young and fashionable people in both Russian capitals wearing Russian-style shawls and kerchiefs, more and more girls wear plaits :D
"You know Tilly, I think that sewing is a bit like gardening, you have to work hard a the beginning but after some practice you will just see your imagination grows
take your time and enjoy yourself.
if sometime the result is not exactly what…"