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Poll of the Week

If you suddenly received a large amount of cash that could be used ONLY for the purchase of doll-related items, what would you buy FIRST?

  • New Sewing Machine (36%, 42 Votes)
  • New Workspace (28%, 32 Votes)
  • 3D Printer (12%, 14 Votes)
  • New Doll (10%, 12 Votes)
  • Doll Furniture (4%, 5 Votes)
  • Other Tool Not Listed (3%, 3 Votes)
  • Doll Accessories (3%, 3 Votes)
  • Dollhouse (2%, 2 Votes)
  • Fabric (2%, 2 Votes)
  • None of the above (1%, 1 Votes)
  • Ready-Made Doll Clothing (0%, 0 Votes)
  • Notions (0%, 0 Votes)

Total Voters: 116

Start Date: August 10, 2018 @ 12:00 am
End Date: August 16, 2018 @ 11:59 pm



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Poll of the Week
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How close is your nearest fabric store?

  • Outside of my town and 5-60 miles away (45%, 49 Votes)
  • 1-5 miles (28%, 31 Votes)
  • More than 5 miles but still within the town where I live. (19%, 21 Votes)
  • Less than a mile (5%, 5 Votes)
  • More than 60 miles away (4%, 4 Votes)
  • I shop only online for fabric. (0%, 0 Votes)
  • I have no idea. (0%, 0 Votes)

Total Voters: 110

Start Date: August 3, 2018 @ 12:00 am
End Date: August 9, 2018 @ 11:59 pm



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Poll of the Week
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Which best describes your approach to sewing doll clothing?

  • I usually start with a purchased pattern but often add my own alterations or special touches. (44%, 48 Votes)
  • I usually use a purchased pattern and follow the directions as given. (36%, 39 Votes)
  • I like to combine different purchased patterns to make up my own creations. (10%, 11 Votes)
  • It all depends on my mood ... sometimes I use a pattern, other times I create my own designs. (8%, 9 Votes)
  • N/A ... I don't sew doll clothing. (1%, 1 Votes)
  • I usually design my own doll clothing from scratch and rarely use a purchased pattern. (1%, 0 Votes)

Total Voters: 108

Start Date: July 27, 2018 @ 12:00 am
End Date: August 2, 2018 @ 11:59 pm



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Poll of the Week
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How many doll-related UFOs (unfinished objects) currently have your name on them?

  • Too many to count! (35%, 41 Votes)
  • At least 5 but less than 10 (23%, 27 Votes)
  • 1 or 2 (21%, 25 Votes)
  • 3 or 4 (12%, 14 Votes)
  • None! (9%, 11 Votes)

Total Voters: 118

Start Date: July 20, 2018 @ 12:00 am
End Date: July 26, 2018 @ 11:59 pm



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Poll of the Week
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When you travel away from home for more than a day, do any of your dolls go with you?

  • No ... the dolls stay home. (70%, 76 Votes)
  • Sometimes ... it depends upon where I am going. (19%, 21 Votes)
  • None of the above. (7%, 8 Votes)
  • Yes, always! (4%, 4 Votes)

Total Voters: 109

Start Date: July 13, 2018 @ 12:00 am
End Date: July 19, 2018 @ 11:59 pm



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Poll of the Week
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Which is your favorite season of the year?

  • Autumn (38%, 43 Votes)
  • Spring (34%, 39 Votes)
  • I don't have a favorite ... I feel the same way about them all! (13%, 15 Votes)
  • Summer (11%, 13 Votes)
  • Winter (4%, 4 Votes)

Total Voters: 114

Start Date: July 6, 2018 @ 12:00 am
End Date: July 12, 2018 @ 11:59 pm



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Poll of the Week
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For which of the following doll types do you currently like to create? (Check all that apply.)

  • 18-inch girl dolls such as American Girl™ (39%, 126 Votes)
  • 14.5-inch dolls such as WellieWishers™ (19%, 62 Votes)
  • 18-inch boy dolls (13%, 41 Votes)
  • Other dolls not listed (11%, 36 Votes)
  • Baby dolls such as Bitty Baby™ (10%, 31 Votes)
  • Slim 18-inch dolls such as A Girl For All Time™ (5%, 15 Votes)
  • Fashion dolls such as Barbie™ (4%, 14 Votes)
  • I don't currently like to create for dolls. (0%, 0 Votes)

Total Voters: 130

Start Date: June 29, 2018 @ 12:00 am
End Date: July 5, 2018 @ 11:59 pm



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Poll of the Week
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Which statement best describes you regarding adding buttonholes to doll clothing?

  • I am able to add buttonholes to doll clothing but would prefer not to do it. (55%, 62 Votes)
  • Buttonholes scare me ... I usually try to avoid them. (22%, 25 Votes)
  • I have no problem adding buttonholes to doll clothing and don't mind doing it.. (17%, 19 Votes)
  • None of the above (4%, 4 Votes)
  • I do not know how to create a buttonhole and won't attempt it. (2%, 2 Votes)

Total Voters: 112

Start Date: June 22, 2018 @ 12:00 am
End Date: June 28, 2018 @ 11:59 pm



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Poll of the Week
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Which statement best describes you?

  • I collect lots of patterns but I've only used a few of them. (48%, 48 Votes)
  • I collect lots of patterns and have used maybe half of them. (37%, 37 Votes)
  • I collect patterns whenever I find one I like and I've used most of the ones I own. (13%, 13 Votes)
  • I collect patterns only when I need them and I nearly always use them right away. (1%, 1 Votes)
  • None of the above ... patterns aren't my thing. (1%, 0 Votes)

Total Voters: 99

Start Date: June 15, 2018 @ 12:00 am
End Date: June 21, 2018 @ 11:59 pm



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Poll of the Week
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Which of the following possible new features at Club Matilda would interest you? (Check all that apply)

  • I'm not interested in any of these features. (28%, 47 Votes)
  • Club Matilda Private Facebook Group (20%, 34 Votes)
  • Return of Show & Tell Photo Contests (17%, 29 Votes)
  • Option to SELL Completed Items Made Using Matilda Jo Originals Patterns (revenue shared between seller and site) (12%, 21 Votes)
  • On-Site Chat Room (for scheduled "live" chats hosted by Matilda Jo Originals) (9%, 15 Votes)
  • Option to PURCHASE Completed Items Made Using Matilda Jo Originals Patterns (7%, 12 Votes)
  • Pattern Subscription Option (Pay a recurring monthly rate for pattern access instead of purchasing patterns individually) (5%, 8 Votes)
  • Affiliate Program (earn a commission when a new customer purchases our products using your affiliate link) (2%, 3 Votes)

Total Voters: 116

Start Date: June 8, 2018 @ 12:00 am
End Date: June 14, 2018 @ 11:59 pm



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Poll of the Week
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Before purchasing a pattern online from a new-to-you designer, how often do you read the reviews on the product listing?

  • Occasionally (41%, 45 Votes)
  • Almost Always (33%, 37 Votes)
  • Never (15%, 17 Votes)
  • Every Time (10%, 11 Votes)
  • I don't purchase patterns online. (1%, 1 Votes)

Total Voters: 111

Start Date: June 1, 2018 @ 12:00 am
End Date: June 7, 2018 @ 11:59 pm



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Poll of the Week
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In addition to Club Matilda, where do you currently shop for doll-related patterns? (Check all that apply)

  • Pixie Faire (29%, 140 Votes)
  • Etsy (15%, 72 Votes)
  • Chain fabric shops (ie. JoAnn, Hobby Lobby, etc.) (14%, 68 Votes)
  • Independent designer websites (similar to Club Matilda) (14%, 67 Votes)
  • iCreate for Dolls (8%, 40 Votes)
  • Craftsy (8%, 37 Votes)
  • Other (4%, 21 Votes)
  • eBay (4%, 20 Votes)
  • Amazon (3%, 16 Votes)
  • Local independently owned fabric shop (1%, 7 Votes)
  • Artfire (0%, 0 Votes)

Total Voters: 151

Start Date: May 25, 2018 @ 12:00 am
End Date: May 31, 2018 @ 11:59 pm



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Poll of the Week
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How close to you is your nearest fabric shop?

  • 15-60 miles (27%, 39 Votes)
  • 1-5 miles (25%, 35 Votes)
  • 5-10 miles (20%, 28 Votes)
  • 10-15 miles (14%, 20 Votes)
  • More than 60 miles (7%, 10 Votes)
  • Less than a mile (7%, 10 Votes)
  • I have no idea. (0%, 0 Votes)

Total Voters: 142

Start Date: May 18, 2018 @ 12:00 am
End Date: May 24, 2018 @ 11:59 pm



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Poll of the Week
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How much time do you typically PREFER to spend making one doll item?

  • I don't care how long it takes if I'm happy with the result (56%, 65 Votes)
  • 1-4 hours (32%, 37 Votes)
  • Less than an hour (9%, 10 Votes)
  • 5-8 hours (3%, 3 Votes)
  • 9 or more hours (1%, 1 Votes)
  • I don't make items for dolls. (0%, 0 Votes)

Total Voters: 116

Start Date: May 11, 2018 @ 12:00 am
End Date: May 17, 2018 @ 11:59 pm



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Poll of the Week
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Would you be interested in participating in a private Club Matilda Facebook group if it was available?

  • Maybe ... (39%, 53 Votes)
  • Yes! (35%, 47 Votes)
  • No, thanks. (26%, 35 Votes)

Total Voters: 135

Start Date: May 4, 2018 @ 12:00 am
End Date: May 10, 2018 @ 11:59 pm



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Poll of the Week
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Which comes first ... sewing or household chores?

  • Sewing (66%, 114 Votes)
  • Household Chores (34%, 58 Votes)

Total Voters: 172

Start Date: April 27, 2018 @ 12:00 am
End Date: May 3, 2018 @ 11:59 pm



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Poll of the Week
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How has recent information concerning use of private information by Facebook affected your use of Facebook?

  • I am a Facebook user and it has had no impact on my use. (52%, 69 Votes)
  • I am a Facebook user but I now use it differently than I did before the news was announced (changed privacy settings, more careful about what I post, use it less, etc.) (25%, 33 Votes)
  • None of the above (11%, 15 Votes)
  • I am not - and have never been - a Facebook user. (10%, 13 Votes)
  • I used Facebook in the past but deleted my account BEFORE the information was revealed. (1%, 1 Votes)
  • I was a Facebook user but deleted my account AFTER the information was revealed. (1%, 1 Votes)
  • I wasn't a Facebook user before but I started using it AFTER the information was revealed. (0%, 0 Votes)

Total Voters: 132

Start Date: April 20, 2018 @ 12:00 am
End Date: April 26, 2018 @ 11:59 pm



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Poll of the Week
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Which of the following specialty tools & gadgets do you currently own & use in your doll sewing? (Select all that apply.)

  • Walking Presser Foot (20%, 75 Votes)
  • Fabric Tube Turner (16%, 58 Votes)
  • Mini Pressboard (14%, 52 Votes)
  • Hemostat (12%, 44 Votes)
  • Loop Turner (11%, 41 Votes)
  • KAMsnaps Press (Hand or Table) (9%, 34 Votes)
  • I sew for dolls, but don't use any of the listed tools. (8%, 28 Votes)
  • Crop-A-Dile II (6%, 21 Votes)
  • Hot Hemmer Seam Guide (4%, 14 Votes)
  • I don't sew for dolls. (0%, 0 Votes)

Total Voters: 137

Start Date: April 13, 2018 @ 12:00 am
End Date: April 19, 2018 @ 11:59 pm



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Poll of the Week
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Which of the following MOST influences your decision to purchase a doll clothing pattern?

  • Pattern Originality (47%, 65 Votes)
  • Clothing Trends (17%, 23 Votes)
  • Cost (14%, 19 Votes)
  • Other (9%, 13 Votes)
  • Pattern Difficulty Level (6%, 8 Votes)
  • Construction Techniques Used (4%, 5 Votes)
  • Time Required to Sew (2%, 3 Votes)
  • Fabrics Used (1%, 2 Votes)

Total Voters: 138

Start Date: April 6, 2018 @ 12:00 am
End Date: April 12, 2018 @ 11:59 pm



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Poll of the Week
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Which of the following social media platforms do you use on a regular basis? (Choose all that apply.)

  • Facebook (41%, 93 Votes)
  • Pinterest (35%, 80 Votes)
  • Google+ (9%, 20 Votes)
  • Instagram (7%, 16 Votes)
  • None of the above (4%, 10 Votes)
  • Snapchat (2%, 5 Votes)
  • Twitter (1%, 2 Votes)

Total Voters: 118

Start Date: March 30, 2018 @ 12:00 am
End Date: April 5, 2018 @ 11:59 pm