AV

Textile Designer
Artiste
                                                                               
The Doll Project- Project Sunshine & Textile Museum of Canada
March 2019

Nostalgia 2.0
This project invited various artists to create Surgi Dolls which were apart of a live auction to 
generate money towards Project Sunshine.

My Doll, Nostalgia 2.0, is centered aound the doll being a symbol of comfort and nostalgia. It can embody the height of ones imagination & a strong feeling of familiarity. My Doll possess’ qualities of fantasy & curiosity I would have as a child & still feel. With our imagination alive, we are constantly growing! 


Hand-beaded sequins on layers of dyed silk organza created the layers that wrapped the doll in its concept

Ironing the colour palette


Materials used- Silk & Polyester Organza, Silk, Fiber Reactive Dyes, Cotton yarns/threads, metallic threads, glass/metal beads, mirror &
plastic sequins






Close-up of hand-stitched text



Nostalgia 2.0 was completely hand-stitched





Hand-stitched collages


Live Auction Event- April 11th 2019
The Textile Museum of Canada



Get in touch with me - apoorva.v.varma@gmail.com
Instagram - I’m social! @apoorvavarma.design