About Me


Made by Dolly, otherwise known as Layla Oates, is a textile artist and teacher based in Hampshire, UK.

She has an MA in Art History from Cambridge University and is a self taught sewer and embroiderer.

Layla is currently working on a number of projects including trying to stock her online shop Made by Dolly, making commissioned pieces, running local childrens sewing workshops/craft fairs and wrangling three small children.

You can contact her on madebydolly @ hotmail.co.uk if you are interested in commissioning a doll or embroidery.