We are pleased to bring you inside our production studio. The following photos were taken during during production of Scarecrow from the Wizard of Oz collection:

(Photo above) The felt faces are molded in the hydraulic press

(Photo above) The heads are covered in cloth and re-molded

(Photo above) Gesso prepares the 'canvas' for painting

(Photo above) The heads are completely airbrushed

(Photo above) The necks are arranged and tied in place

(Photo above) Hand painting begins in several stages

(Photo above) The eyes are painted in several detailed steps

(Photo above) The nose receives its shock of dark paint

(Photo above) The eyebrows are airbrushed prior to painting

(Photo above) The buckram torsos are wrapped in felt

(Photo above) Trays of molded lower legs await jointing

(Photo above) A tray of jointed felt bodies

(Photo above) The patches are meticulously hand sewn

(Photo above) Each boot is hand cobbled on metal lasts

(Photo above) Scarecrow boots in various stages of completion

(Photo above) A pile of miniature Scarecrow gloves!

(Photo above) The tiny gloves are put on the felt hands

(Photo above) Each hat receives it ragged hatband

(Photo above) The Scarecrow heads near completion

(Photo above) Each head is amazingly consistent

(Photo above) The dolls are dressed

(Photo above) Each doll recieves its final airbrushed shading

(Photo above) A group of dolls ready for boxing

(Photo above) Each doll finds its own numbered box

(Photo above) The Scarecrows have taken over the shipping area!

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