Doll making cloth

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Waldorf Doll Tutorial, Sock Dolls, Homemade Dolls, Doll Sewing Patterns, Waldorf Doll, Doll Tutorial, Sewing Dolls, Waldorf Dolls, Sewing Toys

I am attempting to document the making of a Waldorf doll. These dolls are not difficult to make, but rather different than classic cloth rag dolls. I was a bit intimidated the first time I made one, mainly because it was so different that what I was used to and comfortable with. But the dolls are fun to make, and have such a lovely shaped head and cuddly body. It was well worth stepping out of my comfort zone to give it a try.

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Gail Schwandt
Diy Rag Dolls, Doll Making Patterns, Doll Making Tutorials, Soft Sculpture Dolls, Homemade Dolls, Doll Diy Crafts, Art Dolls Cloth, Sewing Doll Clothes, Rag Dolls Handmade

So now that I've caught your attention with that snappy title, I'll have to admit that this post is about how to turn tiny fingers for cloth dolls and not something more salacious. I've had quite a few folks ask how to make such small fingers and as with many projects the trick is to have the right tools. Here are mine.. Sharp scissors Turning Tubes (available here scroll almost to the bottom of the page) Hemostat Fray check As you can see my turning tubes have seen some heavy use over the…

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Trish Howes
AMERICANPRIM PRIMITIVE HOW-TO'S: DOLL MAKING 101 Tela, How To Make Primitive Dolls, Muslin Crafts, Primitive Sewing Patterns, Primitive Dolls Handmade, Muslin Doll, Primitive Country Crafts, Primitive Stitchery, Primitive Doll Patterns

Doll Making 101 The tools of the trade: Sewing machine (obviously!) & sewing supplies (Quality thread, seam ripper, pins etc.) Muslin Fabric for dress, pantaloons, apron, slip etc.... Stuffing (and a pencil, chopstick, wooden spoon handle, dowel etc. help stuff) Embroidery thread, yarn, wool etc. (for hair) Doll making needle (I like the 5" ones-looks like a regular needle-just MUCH longer) Buttons (for eyes or for decoration) Barn Red paint or regular powder blush & a brush (for cheeks!)…

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Lana West
Tela, Tiny Rag Doll, Doll Making Cloth, Making Dolls, Crochet Butterfly Pattern, Ann Wood, Rag Doll Pattern, Doll Sewing, Doll Family

I am still in the throws of this delightful little cloth rag doll. These two are my fourth and fifth dolls from Ann Wood's Tiny Rag Doll pattern. She is also now offering the pattern as a written booklet, in addition to the PDF format. There are some tricks I've learned over the years (largely from Gail Wilson) for making cloth dolls, that apply to any size. 1. Wool roving is a marvelous stuffing material! It comes in long 'ropes' of long staple fiber wool. You cut a length of it, then peel…

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Holly Hendrickson