Author(s): Wenche O. Steensen
Gorgeous in their simplicity, the dolls personalities are created cleverly with different hairstyles, clothes and accessories. The basic model measures 16-18 inches in heights and the materials used are pure cotton jersey and wool with very simple stitching to define the shapes. Suitable for beginners, the book includes detailed step-by-step photographs showing how to make the basic doll, and beautiful close up photographs of the finished dolls and their wardrobes. All the patterns are full size and the author offers lots of good tips and advice throughout. Whether new to doll making, or experienced in the technique, crafters and sewers will love making these beautiful, appealing softies, and the how-to book makes the creative process an easy and enjoyable one.
Cute, adorable, soft and cuddly- daisy dolls are fun to make and embellish with pretty hairstyles, clothes and accessories. Create your dolls following the beautifully photographed, step-by-step instructions, then make them delightful little outfits using the templates provided at the back of the book. With inspiring images of the finished dolls and their clothes, daisy dolls are the perfect project for crafters of all levels.-Merseyside Embroiderers Guild
Wenche O. Steensen is a talented doll maker who is the creator and author of popular Danish craft blog, 'Tusindfryd'. This is her first book to be published in English. Wenche loves to knit, crochet, design, sew and draw. She also owns and runs another blog called My Daily Junk shop.
7 The story behind the Daisy Doll - 8 Daisy Dolls - 8 - Body material 8 - Clothing 9 - Water and washing 10 Before you start - 10 - The doll's proportions 13 Requirements - 13 - Sewing accessories 15 - Materials for doll making 17 - Materials for the clothes and accessories 20 Making the doll's head - 20 - Making the inner head 24 - Marking the eye line 26 - Shaping the cheeks 28 - Adding the skin 30 Making the body - 30 - Cutting and sewing the body pieces 32 - Stuffing the limbs l 34 - Attaching the legs 34 - Attaching the arms 36 - Attaching the head 39 Adding the facial features - 39 - Stitching the eyes and mouth 40 - Embroidering the eyes 42 - Embroidering the mouth 42 - Colouring the cheeks 44 Adding long hair - 44 - positioning the hair 46 - sewing the hair in place 47 - making plaits and bunches 50 Adding short hair - 51 ... attaching the first layer 51 - attaching the second layer 55 Clothing the dolls - 55 - making a dress or blouse 56 - making trousers 56 - hemming options 59 - making the blouse and jumpsuit set 61 - making the crocheted hat 62 ... luggage label 65 - personliased belongings 66 - tops and blouses 65 - sengetoj med navnetrak 66 Tops and blouses - 66 - for a boy 66 - cropped top with frilled sleaves 66 - cropped top with contrast bands 66 - blouse with black-neck tie 67 Dress styles - 67 - shirt dress 67 - dress with elasticated gathers 67 - long-sleeved dress 67 - nightdress 68 Trouser variations - 68 - Harem pants 68 - long gathered trousers 68 - three-quarter-length trousers 68 - straight trousers 69 - bloomers 69 - jumpsuit 69 Pinafore - 70 Patterns ... 78 Index -