Get the 3-Doll combo pattern and save! *** PLUS BONUS "Tabby" Cat fingering doll pattern ***
Make this trio of simple and adorable Waldorf-inspired dolls. Each of these easy dolls has been specially designed to be safe for infants. All 3 designs are easy to make, perfect for the beginning doll maker.
Pattern includes: ** full-color photo-tutorial for making the unsculpted, round Waldorf head; ** stitching diagrams for embroidering faces; ** instructions for the Hanky Teething Doll; ** full-size printable pattern & instructions for the flat, blanket-like Lovey Doll; ** full-size printable pattern and instructions for the petal-collared Garden Gnome; ** materials lists for each doll; ** fabric selection guide for each doll.
"Tabby" the cat is all decked out in ribbon loops and knotted tabs, to delight the busy exploring fingers of the very youngest children. Un-stuffed doll is crib-safe.
Busy doll makers will be delighted, too: the doll is super-fast to make, with no hand sewing required! Even the embroidered details of the face can easily be stitched on any zig-zag machine. For those devoted to hand work, detailed hand embroidery instructions are also included.
Best fabric choices for Tabby: Use a combination of fabrics with smooth and textured surfaces. Soft woven cotton is best for the knotted tabs and the face. Try flannel, corduroy, velveteen, fleece, or pique for the body and back of head. Both satin and grosgrain ribbons work well.
Materials for the cat doll: **Assorted fabric scraps (if purchasing new, 1/4 yard is minimum cut for body). **24 inches total of assorted ribbons, from 1/2 inch to 1 1/2 inch wide. **Black sewing thread or embroidery floss for face. **Sewing thread to match fabric. **Small amount of stuffing: un-spun wool, poly-fluff, or cotton balls.
Long doll needle is recommended for embroidering the faces. Pattern file will be emailed within 24 hours of payment confirmation. No shipping charges; no waiting for the mails!
NO-RISK GUARANTEE - full refund if you are not delighted with this pattern.
nice pattern, well written, will very much enjoy making! thank you for a BONUS! .... :-)
Dec 12, 2015 by Cynthia Lee
Jul 18, 2013 by A fellow maker
Mar 19, 2013 by A fellow maker
I love the patterns, they are very thorough and well-written! I had no problem following the directions to make a little gnome lovey for my niece. Thank you!
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