Art Doll Making

Be creative by making an Art Doll!

Art doll making is an extremely creative style of doll making, which expresses the doll maker's style more than traditional doll making such as porcelain doll making or plastic also look at, Robosapien doll making. Made with simple materials, art doll making is an easy hobby, which can be picked up by kids as well as adults. In fact, many famous doll makers prefer art doll making over other forms as it allows them to express their individual styles better.

In order to indulge in art doll making you will need to gather some basic materials first. These include a sewing machine, polyester fibrefill, measuring tape, scissors, embroidery needles, threads, mohair or yarn, paintbrushes, scissors, paper and pencil, tracing paper, cotton fabric, safety why not visit, Capoeira pins and embellishments such as beads and sequins. Once you have everything, start out by making a doll pattern for your art doll. In case you are not getting any ideas, browse through the Internet also look at, Gel Candle Making for ideas, or just download a doll pattern and print it out.

Trace out the patterns on the tracing paper, and cut out the pieces, while leaving about ½ inch from the sides for seam allowances. Once you have all the doll parts, lay out the cotton fabric in front of you, fold it once to get a double layer, and place consider, Knitting for a Baby the paper cut outs on it. Cut out the patterns and pin the fabric pairs together. After you have all the fabric pieces cut out, sew them together, making sure the fabric is inside checkout, RC Blimps out.

Leave room consider, Stone Cutting in Jewellery Making in each section to stuff the polyester fibrefill in all the doll parts. In order to have sturdy legs you can either pass a pipe cleaner into the legs, or even a thin wire to make the doll hold a pose and turn the fabric inside have a look at, Calligraphy - How To out before stuffing the parts with fibrefill. Once all the pieces are done, sew them together to make your doll's body.

Once your doll is complete you will need to stitch the hair onto its head. Be creative with the colours, consider, Gel Candle Making and stitch uniquely coloured look at, Wood Carving Little People yarn onto the doll's head. If you don't want to stitch each hair in, you can also try gluing the hair on the doll's head. You can also purchase a readymade doll wig and glue that on the doll's head.

Paint on the features try, Collectible Car Models of the doll using fabric paints. have a look at, Blacksmith Shop You could also improvise and use embellishments such as sequins or beads as eyes. Your doll is now ready to be clothed and styled. Art doll making largely involved styling the doll in unique ways. Create flamboyant clothes for your art doll and prop her in a whimsical scene, such as around big flowers , Transformers Robots and butterflies, and prop her on a stand to make it a display. You could also convert your art doll into a particular character to populate a scene. Clearly there are no limits to where you can take the art of art doll making.


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