Alice’s Bear Shop : Rag Doll Body Sewing Pattern and Instructions
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.
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.
You might also like to follow our step by step tutorial video series on our YouTube Channel which features the option of painting your doll’s face.
To make this Rag Doll you will need:
. 68cm wide x 50cm deep pre shrunk calico (or other fabric)
. 50g wool (we use ‘Super Chunky’)
. 1 x pair of 10mm, transparent coloured , glass eyes
(embroider eyes if you are giving this doll to a small child)
. 150cm extra strong thread for inserting the eyes
. Matching thread, general purpose sewing needle and pins
. 80cm cotton Perle or floss for mouth (deep pink is good)
. 160g stuffing (polyfibre, kapok or cotton work well)
. 1 x long doll needle (about 12cm to insert eyes)
. 1 x pair each fabric and paper scissors. Tailor’s chalk or a pencil
Size : 54cm when made
Suitable for : This is a collectable heirloom pattern but with very little adjustment it can be made suitable for children. Replace glass eyes with embroidered eyes until the child is a little older. We also recommend that you over-stitch seams, ready for a lifetime of play.