Yearly Archives: 2014


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By Shari Fuller Thimbles and Acorns It all began in third grade, when no matter how hard I tried I couldn’t pass my speed drill tests for math facts.  By the end of the year, everyone else in the class was mastering their division facts while I was still struggling […]

Sew Smart!









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Starting today, our Thimbles and Acorns shop has officially moved over to Pixie Faire!  Earlier this year, we decided to move our patterns over to Pixie Faire because we wanted to spend more time working on patterns and less time figuring out how to manage our online store.  The move […]

The Latest News… July 2014


Meet Rebecca Dzierzon! I am blessed to be a mother of four wonderful children. Sometimes I try to remember how things were in my “previous” life–the life that one has before becoming a mommy! When I look at my dolls, memories of my childhood come back to me. I’ve loved American […]

Fashioned By Rebecca!


Sewing historical clothing for dolls is a form of time travel for me… well, that and reading a good book!  Still, nothing beats a road trip to really take you back.  This year Tom, my genealogy-nut husband, and I decided to head over to South Dakota to investigate some of our family’s […]

Little Trip on the Prairie



Here is a fun virtual activity for doll enthusiasts to check out this summer.  Lot’s of giveaways … including some from Thimbles and Acorns! Last year the creative team at DollDiaries.com held a virtual summer camp for doll lovers of all ages and it was such a hit, they are […]

Camp Doll Diaries 2014!