The medicine doll is an ancient being familiar and beloved to many cultures around the world. I believe in the ancestral medicine of healing and enchantment – to weave life and love into creation by making it solely by hand with pure and natural fibres. This act of creation is not something outside of us but a natural gift to birth and weave a bridge to the source, to the ancestors and to our own spirit – the dreamer within the dream.

The process of dollmaking is simple and slow and passes through our own hands in each step – from fossicking in nearby Sherbrooke Forest for plant medicines from the forest floor, creating personal medicine bundles that become the belly of the doll and weaving her or him into existence with one tool only – the felting needle. With one needle we work thousands of tiny fibres over many many hours binding and forming the shape of a doll.  we then adorn her with natural fibres gathered from around the world and often in support of helping endangered and rare animals to thrive, plant medicines and crystals.

 

Spirit Dolls Awaiting Keepers

Hello friends, each week we will create a small group of dolls that will be available here on our website.  They will also be listed on our Instagram and Facebook pages.

Custom medicine dolls - Please contact us by email to talk about a custom medicine doll to carry personal talismans, animal allies, guides and wishes.

Love from the forest, Julia + Tony + Fox

New Spirit Dolls

 

Sister Vervain Plant Spirit Doll

Vervain is the herb of enchantment. Sacred to the Druids for divination and ritual cleansing of sacred spaces. 

Sister Vervain Plant Spirit Doll

Sister Vervain is a plant spirit doll filled with the sacred herb Vervain known as 'the enchanter's herb'. She is woven from wool that gathered and collected from the Highlands in Scotland as we moved through this land last years. The fleece was gathered from local sheep around the Fort William area. She has a dedication to the rainbow and the prism of light. She has rainbows for eyelash and wears the spiral of life over her body as a shield and portal. She was made by hand with love at the time Imbolc here in Sherbrooke Forest, Australia. Made by hand as we welcomed the return of the flowers at Imbolc a time of making new wishes and intentions for ourselves. Slowly getting ready to move forward with the new dream.

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Spirit of the Birch Tree Doll

 

Filled with Vervain the herb of enchantment and Birch bark she wears antlers made of Birch twigs. She was created at a workshop dedicated to the story of Baba Yaga and the Birch forest that surrounded her hut that stood on chicken legs. This is a tree spirit.

Birch Tree and Vervain Plant Spirit Doll

Sister Birch Tree is a plant spirit doll filled with twigs and bark of the Birch Tree - the trees that surrounded the magical home of Baba Yaga. She is also filled with the sacred herb Vervain known as 'the enchanter's herb'. She is woven from wool we have gathered on our travels including Icelandic fibres and her shawl is dyed naturally with the plant dye Indigo. Her antlers made from Birch twigs that came down in a storm at the very top of the mountain in Sherbrooke Forest. She wears the spiral of life over her body as a shield and portal. She was made by hand with love here in Sherbrooke Forest, Australia as we welcomed the return of the flowers at Imbolc a time of making new wishes and intentions for ourselves. Slowly getting ready to move forward with the new dream.

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