Steps

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    Gather your fabric and sewing supplies.
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    Fold the fabric in half. Pin it together to hold it in place.
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    Draw a funny design on the fabric with a pencil.
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    Transfer the pins to hold the fabric inside the design. Cut out the design, leaving a half-inch seam allowance on all sides.
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    With right sides together, stitch the two pieces of fabric together, leaving a small opening. Use double stitching. Place tiny equidistant slits along the very edge of any curve to help create a more uniform shape.
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    Turn the doll right side out and iron it flat.
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    Stuff the doll using the stuffing stick.
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    Tuck in a half-inch of fabric along the opening and stitch the opening together.
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    Add eyes, beads, buttons, bows or sequins. Stitch them on by hand to secure them in place.

Things You'll Need

  • Fabric
  • Pencil
  • Needle
  • Matching thread
  • Common pins
  • Decorations
  • Stuffing
  • Stuffing stick
  • Sewing machine
  • Iron

Article Info

Categories: Summarization | Dolls and Doll Houses | Sewing Toys and Dolls