She is a restorer,
a wounded healer,
Holding her pincushion, armed with needle and thread,
she is ready to tackle any difficulty.
Izzy is an interpretation of a pattern by elinor peace bailey.
Isa is a 'Selfie' - a doll representing an aspect of my self.
She is encased, enclosed, entrapped, ensnared ...
Do the buttons represent containment or a means of release?
Are we ever more than partially revealed, partially visible?
Elbie is a 'Selfie' - a textile image of my self.
She is an opus - a creative piece of work.
Elbie is an interpretation of a doll by elinor peace bailey
Ellse is a 'Selfie' in doll form.
She is a branch on the tree of life.
"If you are willing to go out on a limb,
the tree of life holds endless possibilities."
Lili is one of a series called 'Selfies' - aspects of my self.
She is intuitive.
"There is a voice that doesn't use words.
Betsy is one of a series called 'Selfies'.
She is a black swan -
a great surprise to the observer,
with a major effect.
Betsy reflects the fragility of any system of thought,
when something once thought impossible is disproven.
A metaphor for my life, perhaps.
Evangeline is my third interpretation of a pattern by elinor peace bailey.
Who are the women in our lives who have
challenged the status quo,
remedied inequalities and injustices?
How do we honour these women?
I am Liz Pearce. I am a passionate doll-maker; a doll interpreter. I believe in the power of dolls to transform lives.