Introduction to Making Cloth Dolls Jan Horrox

51MF9zWMtVL._AC_US218_Pub: Search Press

This highly practical guide to cloth doll making is aimed at those who are new to doll making, as well as more experienced needlecrafters. Jan’s beautiful dolls are exquisitely made, yet by breaking the process down into easy-to-follow steps, they become surprisingly easy to achieve. Full of character and life, Jan’s dolls are made using a wide range of colourful fabrics, trims, ribbons and buttons and are ideal for using up scraps and oddments of materials. There are clear, step-by-step instructions for making hands, feet and faces, together with diagrams where needed, and useful templates for all the body pieces are supplied at the back of the book. With three different projects to choose from, and three alternative designs using different colour schemes and materials, this book provides the means to make your own gorgeous doll, whatever your ability, and gives ideas and inspiration for many more.


While not a quick sewing project..

sewing amazing dolls and watching them come to life is a thrill for any sewist.

This book has three unusual and beautiful dolls to create, with helpful hints and tips and an array of ideas for decorating and trimming.

These lifelike dolls are exquisite. They are cleverly designed and with full sized templates and a few fabric scraps, you too can make a doll that stands 16 – 18 inches high.

Every step is told using words and pictures and are very in depth.  You really cannot go wrong.

The illustrations are divine, and easily inspire.  This is a must have book, the details and the information given will really help you develop your doll making skills and I cannot wait to get started.


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Each page is in glossy full colour and the dolls are stunning.


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