About Lilli

Pouring Porcelain
Kiln view
china painting
Heirloom quality dolls handcrafted by artist Lilli Bass.

Hi!  My name is Lillian (Lilli) Bass and I live in Vancouver, WA with my Love, 3 kids and two dogs. I've been making miniature dolls for over 19 years and what started out as a cute little hobby, has turned into a fun and exciting business!  Making miniature dolls fills a creative and artistic passion that makes my heart soar. 


My dolls are made from porcelain and china painted.  They are dressed in a variety of  fine fabrics and multimedia items.  I start with liquid porcelain, pouring into plaster molds, drying and then kiln firing.  The china paint is layers of translucent paint fired directly into the porcelain, making a long lasting heirloom. Each costume is drafted and patterned to fit that particular doll, and depending on the costume, it will take between 25-30 hours to complete a doll.  I hope that adult collectors will enjoy and notice the realism in my dolls that I want to convey.

Please take a look around. I accept custom orders so whatever your heart can dream up, I can make for you!  Please note that I can semi duplicate past dolls (look at Gallery A), but some (Gallery B) are one-of-a-kind dolls.  Any questions or custom order requests can be sent to me via the "Contact" page of this website.

Thank you for looking and follow your bliss!