In this beautiful book, Jan Horrox guides you
step-by-step through every stage of producing three delightful,
exquisitely decorated cloth dolls, providing you with everything you
need to know for designing and making dolls of your own.
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.
step-by-step instructions Beautiful, exquisitely made dolls that are
achievable by needlecrafters of all abilities Colourful, contemporary
and stylish, the dolls will appeal to fashion and costume designers and
textile artists as well as more traditional needlecrafters