Joan Hinds, owner of Fancywork and Fashion, co-authored seven doll costume pattern books with her former partner Jean Becker. Jean left the company at the end of 1999 to pursue other interests. Joan continues to design costumes for dolls, and she also teaches needlework and sewing around the country for shops and guilds. She appeared on the PBS series "America Sews with Sue Hausmann". Joan also is an avid collector of embroidery and textile folk art from around the world.


For the best selling doll clothes books, the money is on Fancywork and Fashion.
Each book is a collection of full-size sewing patterns to fit 18" vinyl dolls.
Great value and a perfect fit every time.

  • Sewing Patterns and Books for 18" Dolls
  • Doll Accessories
  • Quarterly Newsletter with Doll Patterns
  • Folk Art Designs for Contemporary Fashions and Decor
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