Making Rag Dolls

Making Rag Dolls - lots of Fun for the Kids!

Making rag dolls is a fun hobby for both adults as well as children. Even though you might think you little kid would rather play with a rag doll, you may be surprised to see how interested they are in making rag dolls as well. So set up a doll making day with your kids to enjoy hours of endless fun and creativity. But you don't need to have kids to indulge in making rag dolls, as this is also a great way for novice doll makers to hone their doll making skills. , Special Sewing Techniques

To start making rag dolls you first need to collect some basic materials to make the doll with. Now remember, you are making a rag doll, so you don't need to pick everything out of a store and can use any item lying around the house also look at, RC Events as well. Some of these materials include buttons, ribbons, doll hair, needles, polyester fiberfill, scrap fabrics, fabric paints, consider, Home Improvement Projects a sewing machine, pencils, scissors and threads. Once you have collected all these, cut out the shape of your rag doll on Kraft paper, or any paper of medium thickness. Try and copy the shape of a gingerbread man if you can't think of an exact shape. Also, just to ensure that both sides of the doll are symmetrical fold the paper in half after you have cut one side, and then copy the outline on the other side.

Do remember to leave one inch outside why not visit, Language Construction Kit the doll's outline for seam allowance. After you have the shape ready, lay the paper cutout on a large piece of scrap fabric and cut out the shape. Repeat the process to get two fabric shapes. Now before you can join the two pieces, paint , Scrapbook Tips and Tricks the eyes and the mouth of the doll with fabric paints, try, RC Military Jeep with Missiles or you could even stitch them on with a needle and thread. Outline the doll's hands and feet with paints try, RC Sailboats as well.

After you are done, place look at, Razz the two pieces together, with the right sides facing each other. Sew the two pieces together, while keeping about half an inch from the edges. Leave the section where the doll's legs meet open, and once you are done, fill the connected fabric with polyester fill through this gap. Once the doll is satisfactorily filled out, hand stitch the opening gap shut. Your rag doll is now ready.

You can either make custom clothes for your doll, or use premade clothes. Accessorize your rag doll if you want to, or you could also further decorate why not visit, RC Events her with ribbons and sequins. Just like any other craft have a look at, RC Used Cars making rag dolls is also about practice.


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