SweaterDoll is a land of making, a place for YOU time, with a put-the-world-down-and-enjoy-yourself message. It is the result of a lifelong addiction to needle and thread, simple tools for making the pictures in one’s head come alive. Allison Dey Malacaria (CEO – Chief Embroidery Officer) designs embroidery patterns, toy and doll sewing patterns, and provides pre-printed embroidery fabrics for low-tech, artful, simple, portable, story-rich YOU time. Where to begin? Embroidery School, on the website, is a free learning series with a downloadable sampler. Or just visit the shop and choose a design that makes you itch to stitch.