I bet there are lots of you who think, I wish I could make a doll. I used to be like you. The key is to just try it and don’t be afraid of making mistakes. Isn’t that the key to trying anything new? I have made so many mistakes: sewing on heads backwards, arms with holes, faces misdrawn. If you look closely, I messed the underarm up on this doll! But it’s ok!
Here’s a free pattern for a black apple doll for you to start with. it’s from Martha Stewart and Emily Martin. You can access it here. C’mon, you know you wanna try it!
- Rag Doll Success (19/07/13) (jennieanydots.wordpress.com)
- Writing a Basic Doll Pattern (elliesdolls.wordpress.com)
- Featuring Kids and their Dolls or Dolls and their Kids (ragdollsrising.com)
- Emma: A Fleece Doll to Sew (whileshenaps.com)