How to Make Cloth Dolls by Jan Horrox
How to Make Cloth Dolls by Jan Horrox contains 6 wonderful step-by-step projects to make her very distinctive cloth dolls. The patterns and methods are well explained with plenty of photographs and the book 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 and feet, making hair, and needlesculpting and painting the exquisite faces to really bring the dolls to life. There are also instructions for making webbed fingers and delicate fairy wings as well as a mermaid’s tail. Full-size templates for all the body pieces are supplied at the back of the book.
With 6 projects to choose from, including fairies, wood nymphs, mermaids, witches and a steampunk doll, this book provides all the means and inspiration you need to make your own gorgeous dolls.