Fanciful Cloth Dolls: From Tip of the Nose to Curly Toes - A by Terese Cato

By Terese Cato

You don't must be a doll maker...if you craft and stitch, you'll love studying tips to create a fantastic fairy, an impish elf, or a candy pincushion lady. All 4 tasks have head-to-toe directions for material sculpting, expressive faces, excellent hair, adorable outfits, and an abundance of add-ons. each eye-catching aspect of your memento doll should be liked for years yet to come. a captivating gallery of diversifications will encourage you so as to add own aptitude in your creations. excellent for either newbie and skilled doll enthusiasts—learn the fundamentals, attempt new strategies, and sprinkle on your personal distinctive embellishing kind.

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Sew the doll’s hands to the sides of the tomato. Adding the Base 1 Pincushion Girls are glued to 4˝ or 5˝ wood cutouts. Paint the wood base with acrylic paint in the color of your choice. 2 The doll is glued to the base with white craft glue. Put a generous amount of glue on the underside of the body and the pincushion the doll is holding. Position the doll on the base, and then stretch a rubber band around each shoulder and the base to hold everything in place while the glue dries. Let the doll sit overnight to let the glue dry completely.

She is holding a heart pincushion with hand-stitched edge detail. Midge Midge’s pillbox hat fits her personality perfectly. Her hair is tied up in a tidy bun, and she’s wearing her best pearls. Her 21/2˝-wide eyeglasses help her find the needles in her needle-felted purse. Stella-Ella Stella-Ella’s teardrop-shaped button eyes add expression to her face. Synthetic kinked hair is sewn to her head. Buttons embellish her needle-felted hat and complement the button-themed fabric used for her blouse.

The hair will cover all the knots in the back. Attaching the Ears and Arms 1 Turn the ears right side out. Tuck the tabs into the stuffing hole. 2 Stuff the ears with fiberfill. Use a ladder stitch to close the stuffing hole. 3 Lay the ears out in front of you so that you have a right ear and a left ear. Sew an earring to each earlobe, knotting the thread on the back of the lobe. The earrings can be a single bead, button, or charm, or they can be several beads strung together. 4 Pin an ear to each side seam of the head so they are even with each other.

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