TUTORIAL + PATTERN - DIY EBook Babies First Doll in English - Snuggle Doll Waldorfdoll - Instant Download Tutorial -Step by Step Instruction

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EBook Babies First Doll in ENGLISH

Step by step instructions including patterns for
the original Knecht Ruprecht Snuggle Doll
A first doll with a soft cuddly body & a pixie hat

Richly illustrated.
Step by step instructions.
50 pictures & detailed photos.
Suitable for beginners.
Instant Download Tutorial

This PDF EBook includes a 25 page detailed tutorial for sewing your own Babies First Snuggle Doll. It is designed elaborately and contains more than 50 detaild pictures to follow step by step. It also contains information about the meaning of dollplay in Waldorf Education, about Basic Sewing Techniques for dollmaking, about resources for doll making materials and an illustrated guide to washing cloth dolls.

Often a doll-friend accompanies a child through the whole of childhood as loyal companion and thus it should be carefully chosen. A snuggle dolly is a good choice for a first doll. It has a soft, cuddly body and a pixie hat like the Knecht Ruprecht Snuggle Doll and it can easily be taken along everywhere. It can be wrapped in its own cuddly body fabric and thus be in bed, and it takes on trusted, comforting scents to have nearby where ever one goes.

It is particularly good when this important companion is personally made. This guide book provides a way to make this possible.


1 Introduction
3 Thoughts on the style of the doll
4 Choosing the right materials
5 Materials & Tools
6 Technical foundations for sewing
9 The Patterns
10 Cutting
11 Sewing
14 Forming the head
15 Binding the head
16 Putting it all together
17 The Face
18 The Pixi Hat
19 Blushing Cheeks
20 Care instructions
22 Resourcing the materials for doll making
23 Legal notice and Info
24 Copyright

When I make the Knecht Ruprecht Snuggle Dolls in my own workshop, I use GOTS (Global Organic Textile Standard) certified organic velour fabric made from pure cotton and Swiss cotton doll tricot. I fill the head and body base with pure wool fleece. Often it can be hard to come by the kind of high quality, tested organic fabrics one would like to use for such a special task and this can be frustrating. For this reason I have put together DIY Fabric and Material Packs, available to order.

These packs come in the three colours; moss green, sea blue or rose. A piece of GOTS certified organic cotton velour, a piece of GOTS certified cotton doll tricot for the inner head/face and a piece for the outer head, with some pure wool fleece for the filling of the head and body bit. In the packs I have also included the yarn for binding the doll and the cheek blush for the magic last touches.


All Knecht-Ruprecht Ebooks and any patterns, pictures and text contained in them, are protected by copyright and are only to be used for private purposes. If you would like to use my designs for advertising reasons or the guides or patterns for commercial use or your courses, then there is the possibility of buying a license, available at my shop

This listing contains the EBook with the Step by step instructions including patterns for the original Knecht Ruprecht Snuggle Doll. This liting does NOT include a doll or doll making materials.

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