Alice's Bear Shop : Rag Doll Body Pattern and Instructions A4 and US LETTER sizes included
These easy to follow, step by step, comprehensive instructions with detailed pattern take you through the process of making a beautiful, heirloom, Rag Doll .
The instructions are extremely professional, clear and thorough with each and every step explained in text and images. We've included stitch tuition, green tips and tips to personalise your doll with four different hair styles, glossary and layouts as well as a free, step by step, YouTube tutorial series to take you through making your doll https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=PRo4P3erHjA&list=PLAk0tJorocJfNIrMr_xqdTo5k5-7mRsyo&index=4 and the additional option of painting your doll's face using our free template downloads and tutorial, we also provided you with all of the information you need to get both creative and green by recycling your pattern with both new and re-purposed fabrics.
We were very proud to have been nominated for the 'Excellence in Innovation' Award for our Kits and Patterns in 2015.
So, whether you are an experienced sewer or this is your first Rag Doll project, these instructions and pattern are just what you need.
Size : to make a 54cm/21" Rag Doll
Suitable for : This is a collectable heirloom pattern but with very little adjustment it can be made suitable for children. Replace small parts such as eyes with stitched eyes until the child is a little older.
To make this Rag Doll you will need:
. 68cm/27" wide x 50cm/20" deep pre shrunk calico (or other fabric)
. 50g/2oz wool (we use 'Super Chunky')
. 1 x pair of 10mm/ 3/8", transparent coloured , glass eyes (embroider eyes if you are giving this doll to a small child)
. 150cm/59" extra strong thread for inserting the eyes
. Matching thread, general purpose sewing needle and pins
. 80cm /32"cotton Perle or floss for mouth (deep pink is good)
. 160g/6oz stuffing (polyfibre, kapok or cotton work well)
. 1 x long doll needle (about 12cm/5" to insert eyes)
. 1 x pair each fabric and paper scissors. Tailor’s chalk or a pencil