Hi my name is Twizel and i manage The sasha Emporium. I keep all the Sasha dolls in line and manage their shop. The Sasha Emporium sometimes has things for sale relating to Sasha dolls. Information, stories and tips,but mostly we like to have fun. (This site will take over from Twizels sasha Emporium, from December 2015) Enjoy!!

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The what I hear you say? Well let me explain. The Haggle And Gaggle is a one day Sasha event, being hosted by Myself and Petrana.

It will be held at Broughton,Milton Keynes village hall, please see the link below.

https://www.mkvillagehall.co.uk/index.html

The postal address is:Milton Keynes and Broughton Village Hall
Willen Road,
Milton Keynes Village,
MK10 9AF

The Haggle and Gaggle event will be held on Saturday February 2nd,  2019, from 11am until 4pm.

Hot drinks and snacks will be available

Entry will be £10 per person and you can buy your tickets, by contacting Petrana  at: info@sasha-doll.com (tickets are to be purchased by using  paypal as family friends, all proceeds from this event will go to charity)

Tickets are non refundable and must be purchased before the event.

Sales tables are limited and can be purchased for £15  by contacting either Petrana at : info@sasha-doll.com or myself at: theresa.oneill@talktalk.net

There will be a raffle, details will be released nearer the event date.

There is ample parking at the church hall and here are the links to nearby hotels should you wish to stay over.

https://www.bestwestern.co.uk/hotels/best-western-milton-keynes-83989

https://www.premierinn.com/gb/en/hotels/england/buckinghamshire/milton-keynes/milton-keynes-east-willen-lake.html?cid=YEXT_MILWAY

https://www.hungryhorse.co.uk/pubs/buckinghamshire/broughton-hotel/

Petrana and I look forward to meeting old friends and new for some quality Sasha time.

If you have any questions please do not hesitate to get in touch.

 

Bye for now

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

My two little Brownies Ida and Freya, had decided to help my Girl Guide Gitta, gain merits towards her nature badge. Gitta thought a spot of fishing would get them started.

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Ida tried to land a creature she had managed to catch. Freya attempted to catch it in the net.

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“What on earth is it?” Freya said. “It’s an octopus” says Gitta, ” I don’t know how it managed to get in the pond, but I am sure the fish will be happy that it is no longer in there.”

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Suddenly the wind picked up and the girls thought it best to leave the fishing for another day.  The girls moved on to have a look at flowers and plants.

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This is a pretty plant, lets see if we can pick a flower to press for our collection?

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On second thoughts I don’t think rocky is happy with us taking flowers from the garden, just stand still and I am sure he will be on his way.

Gitta decided that as they had their lovely radio, which was a gift from Auntie Kendal, that after all their hard work, they should just listen to music and have some fun, which they did.

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I have waited a long time to have one of these girls in The Sasha Emporium family. She is a very early large head, ochre eyed Gotz Sasha doll, with a no seam body.

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As you can see from the photos above she is in very good condition, lovely long hair, no seamed body and Sasha logo on her back.

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she has beautiful face paint and I have to say a big thank you to Petrana for bringing her home for me and also making her the wonderful outfit that she is wearing.

Petrana makes wonderful clothes for Sasha dolls and if you have not seen her latest collection , it can be found at: https://www.sasha-doll.com/

below are a few more photos.

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This is Peter a very handsome Boy course doll that I brought back from the Swiss Toy fair a while ago. He is a really lovely boy with beautiful green eyes and freckles. He has a human hair wig which is in good condition and I have kept it so by conditioning it. His tricot is in excellent condition with no holes or tares. It is a reluctant sale, but it is time for him to move onto a new home.

Peter will come in the beautifully made outfit by Ruth dolls, which really suits him I think. He will also bring along his original handmade outfit. His original outfit consists of cream dungaree’s and green top, and also a pair of off-white leather shoes that are missing a lace. Please look at all the photos for a full description and ask any questions you may have?

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I received a Sasha 108 white dress red head waif with a very bad haircut. so I took her from this …….

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To this………..

 

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I harvested hair from the back of her head to created a single fringe and then matched new hair into the plugs at the back

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I think she looks much better, what do you think?

oh, and as it is shoes week, she is wearing a very early pair of JJ shoes.

 

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I emailed Susanna Lewis a few months ago asking if she had ever produced a knitting pattern for the early knitted Cora outfit. Cora’s original white outfit does not come along very often and when it does due to its age, can be out of shape.

I was delighted when Susanna sent me a copy of a  knitted Cora outfit that she had created. Not only that but she offers it for free on her wonderful website.

http://www.sashadoll.com/

Susanna said that she would like to see what people did with the pattern, so I have taken up the challenge.

First up is my first attempt at the Cora outfit, which I thoroughly enjoyed knitting, the pattern has a stitch called fisherman’s  rib, which I have never tried before and now I am hooked, so to speak.

 

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Next I decided to try a different colour, going for a light green and cream. The beret is from Jane Woodbridge’s, wonderful knitting book , which can be purchased from Shelly’s site.

https://www.sashadolluk.co.uk/dolls-for-sale-4/

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Next I decided to go bold and bright. I added a little hat that is my own design.

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Next I decided to do something different combining Susanna’s pattern, and using the fisherman’s rib to create flared trousers for this Jimmy Hendrix outfit.

 

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Now I was really getting into this  challenge and decided to make shorts and top with flared edges.

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Being inspired by Diane Duke I created a little shawl to go with the ensemble.

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My last ensemble is a little flared skirt and picot edge top.

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Another Diane Duke inspired shawl.

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Here they are all together.

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I have really enjoyed making these outfits and it would be interesting to see what others come up with too.

A big thank you to Susanna Lewis for creating the pattern.

 

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As the long awaited sunshine broke through i decide it was about time i did some pottering about. i decided to go to Dunstable Downs which is in Bedfordshire. It is part of the Chilterns and has some beautiful views and woodland areas.

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As you can see the view are lovely and the strange metal object is actually an  environmentally friendly ventilation system for the visitor centre.

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I particularly enjoyed the woodland area.

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A better view from up here

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I love trees and nature

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looking through the fence i can see Chute wood.

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Now just to open the gate

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I found another beautiful tree to climb

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look at this a natural bird bath

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Another tree to sit in and take in the wonderful views

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I need to move along

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What’s this i have found?

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Could it be a fairy door?

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Knock , Knock, oh well, nobody is home.

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Off into the woods, i do feel a bit like little red Riding Hood, but i don’t think there are any wolves in here.

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After the long winter the vegetation is starting to spring up.

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looks like the woodworms have been busy.

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In the woods there are lots of things for children to play on , which have been made out of fallen trees.

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What’s this O and X’s , i think i will try that.

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This little seating area reminds me of The Three Bears story, i wonder if i can sit on this chair

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Made it.

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Time i headed back i think

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I hope you have enjoyed my visit to Dunstable Downs, but please remember if you are planning a visit in the near future that.

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Hello everyone my name is Beatrice (or Trixie for short) and I am the latest member of The Sasha Emporium club.

I am to be the explorer  of the family, pottering out and about whenever i can and then coming back to tell you my tales.

Here are a few photos of myself and rabbit exploring my new surroundings and as the weather gets better, I plan to explore more.

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“What’s that rabbit?” you can here Little Tyke calling,” we had better go”

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Don’t worry Little Tyke, I am here.

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One more go on the horsey and then a nap.

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Bye for now everyone

 

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I have been very good at not buying any Sasha dolls until recently, however when I attended the Sasha Festival last year, I fell in love with a little baby that was modelling an outfit by Rosie shortell. this was unusual for me as I am not really a Sasha baby person.

Any way I found this littlie guy on a well know auction site and the rest is history as they say. As you will see he is something of a little Tyke.

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All sweet and innocent here with his little bunny, but soon up to mischief!

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Oh, a horsey,

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I can make it

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Did it.

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come on Bunny your turn.

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you can do it

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sorry Bunny it was too high

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You know i love you Bunny

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Horsey come here

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Horsey stay still

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I don’t want to play anymore.

I think Little Tyke is a good name for him.

 

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This is Milly, she has been with me a few years now and it is time for her to move to a new home. I purchased Milly from Switzerland. She was made on a course held by Sasha Morgenthaler, for the ladies of Zurich. Milly will come wearing her outfit by Ruthdolls  and her little bear will accompany her.

Her tricot is lovely and clean and has no tares. she has what I describe as 3 beauty spots on her face, that have been there since she came to  live with me. She will also bring with her original slip.

Milly has beautiful pale blue eyes and her original blonde wig, which i think is hemp.

Please look at all the photos below.

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If you are interested in purchasing Milly, please leave a message in the comment box and i will get back to you.

 

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