Sew super cute rag dolls and their gorgeous clothes to make the perfect present for little girls. There's one basic doll sewing pattern which you can then alter to personalize your doll's hair and eye color and hair style!
All instructions are suitable for intermediate to experienced sewers and include full-sized templates for the doll, clothes and accessories.
I grew very frustrated on a number of occasions trying to figure out the author's intention with her written directions both with the construction of the doll and again with the clothing. If you do decide to buy the book make sure to buy the version with the full size patterns and not the one where you have to enlarge them by 120%. Also, when cutting out the pieces be aware that you have to add your own seam allowance (the book recommends a 1/2 inch) or you'll end up with a much smaller doll.I give a 5 star for the effort that was taken to put the full size templates.
I have made two dolls and and agree with other reviews that the instructions are lacking.
I have sewn dolls for my daughter, granddaughter and for custom sales for many years.
I love this book because the doll and various outfits are as cute as cute can be.
I would say, if you are a beginner to sewing clothes, you might want to skip this book. Oh, as to the "doll with strawberries" pinafore, the picture shows a different pinafore than the pattern we are told to use on pages 130-131.
Dolly Dolly Book Sewing Blythe Doll Clothes
I show a new book I purchased that has patterns and instructions for making doll clothes, including some for Blythe dolls.
And the instructions for the "doll with strawberries" pinafore are quite different than the instructions for the pinafore on pages 130-131. Yes, the two pinafores also look much different in the photographs. After 50 years of sewing experience (home ec.
I feel that these should have been added prior to creating the book.
Make 24 outfits for teenage dolls with this easy to follow book, including full sized patterns for any shape of Barbie.
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