Children and mothers used to make fashionable dolls out of corn husks wherever corn was grown as a crop. The custom though mainly prevalent in native and colonial American families seeped into the modern American culture down the ages.
Create your own inimitable doll by following the set of directions given in this tutorial. It comes with diagrams that help you understand better.
Summer time has the shops loaded with watermelon and corn. While you savor the delicious corn, have you ever thought about the corn husks that you cast away? They can be styled into adorable dolls. Here is a comprehensive step by step.
Here’s presenting a simple illustrated tutorial that will help you make a boy corn husk doll.
The linked article guides you through the making process after offering you with an introduction to the history of the corn husk dolls.
You will find the procedure for making the cute dolls easy with these instructions. Just a little bit of folding and rolling of dried corn husks and corn silks makes the basic structure. You can embellish as per your choice.
You will find a great tutorial on making these cute articles of play at the end of the linked post. The article also gives valuable information on the usage of corn through history.
You will be amazed at how this beautiful corn husk doll trio carries the country look.
Now that you are equipped with a considerable collection of how-tos, it is only a matter of time for your first corn husk doll to set foot on the earth. Children will be delighted to have these for play.
Published on January 18th 2016 by Peyton Derrida