Scaleable Pattern for a Basic Jointed Cloth Doll, Rag Doll, Dolls House Doll

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Thank you very much for your interest in my pattern.

This is a hand drawn pattern and a comprehensive tutorial, which will enable you to make basic jointed cloth dolls in a variety of sizes. This pattern can be scaled to any size but I would suggest that about 4 ½ inches to about 12 inches would be the most suitable because working below this size is quite fiddly and for a larger doll you might prefer a pattern with a bit more shaping.

Skills required: If you can draw a line and sew on it, you should be able to make one without difficulty. But if you have never made toys before, I would suggest 10” is a good size to start with.

The dolls having tea in the photo are 4 ½ inches, 5 inches and 5 ½ inches, suitable for 1:12 scale dolls houses.

The dressed dolls are 8 ½ inches (boy), 10 inches (girl) and 11 inches (Granny).

Special Tools Required: I very much recommend Hemostats for turning small pieces and stuffing and an open toe sewing machine foot for good visibility.

Please note that this pattern does not include faces, hair or clothes. It provides a simple base doll for you to embellish as you wish.

If you are making a doll for your child, please take care to ensure that all stitching and embellishment is very secure and suitable for their age group.

If you are intending to sell dolls made from this pattern as TOYS, please be sure to check that your finished product meets whatever requirements and regulations are in force in your area.

Happy Sewing!

Janine :)

rainbowhare [!at]

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May 13, 2016 by auntnamanda
Sep 15, 2015 by Pat Rooney
Immediate download. Excellent instructions and design.
May 12, 2015 by artjourney
May 3, 2015 by Jeanette Wiersma
Great idea, I could make a whole new family ( if they turn out right)? Very good price. Will use this seller again soon. :) Lesley
Apr 11, 2015 by Lesley Angell

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