Tuesday, March 2, 2010

Handmade Cloth Art Doll Pattern

I really love making these cloth art dolls. Go figure!

There are so many wonderful doll patterns out there, but they all seem to be thinner than your average doll. This requires custom made clothes patterns. I decided that since I have a TON of doll clothes patterns, I should make a doll that could wear the same size clothes. So, here's the pattern.

For most of yesterday there was not much else I could do, so I worked on making this... (we lost power in the wee hours of the morning and was without until mid-day.) I measured my daughter's 18" dolls and marked a piece of paper at the top of the head, the inseam and the feet. I also drew a line the length of the doll's arm. Then I began to construct the outline of a chubby arm and leg, body and head.

Today I am sewing it up and seeing how proportionally off I am with all the pieces! LOL! Wish me luck!!!

Handmade Cloth Art Doll Pattern, originally uploaded by CraftyPease.