Connecticut woman creates intricate hand sewn dolls for kids

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WEST HARTFORD, Ct. – Lynn and Omar Rivera aren’t just living the American Dream in the heart of West Hartford. Like small business owners across this country, they are the American dream.

Lynn has found a way to turn a lost art into a lucrative passion.

She creates and designs one of a kind plush dolls called Lala Dollies.

“Everything is hand cut. The faces are embroidered. I use my sewing machine for some of the stiches, for the major stitches. Stuff them, close them and send the off with a little note,” she explained.

They’re luxury dolls for kids, collectors and everyone in between. An idea born out of sweet memories and necessity for this mother of three.

While Lynn is busy cutting, sewing, creating – Omar packs, ships and handles the web.

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