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Many Doll Clothing & Accessory Tutorials - Antique Lilac. Doll Clothing & Misc Gear (Assorted Sizes) Crochet Pattern Link Directory. Make Doll Clothing Accessories. DIY Doll Wristwatch & Doll Props. Here's how you can make a truly realistic looking wristwatch for any doll, no matter what the size or composition: Mini Wristwatch Supplies needed: .
A picture of a watch face(s) cut out from a magazine or catalog in a size appropriate for your doll . Index card or scrap of cardstock . Glue stick . scissors . 3D Crystal Lacquer (available on our website at /supplies.html ) . scrap of gold or silver metallic poster board Note: It is a good idea to do several watch faces at a time. 1. You can see this wristwatch on Mary Ann's doll "Savoring the Moment" in our Showcase. Wild Things: Free Software To Design & Print Patterns For Hats, Bags, Etc.
Free software to easily design and print patterns for hats, bags, footwear, and other fun stuff.
Wild Things is now available on the iPad App store. FREE Wild Things Features Wild Things! Is a fully functional FREE program for drafting patterns for hats, bags, wraps, footwear, and other accessories All of the patterns in Wild Things print to the dimensions you specify. It even has embroidery design planning tools to aid you in creating unique accessories for yourself and others. Measuring & Fitting Doll Clothes Patterns. NOTE: Book recommended for beginning sewers.
It contains a lot of basic sewing/fitting techniques, terms, basic fabric/thread information, hints on buying a sewing machine/serger, etc. The book is: "Mother Pletsch's Painless Sewing - Fourth Edition" and can be ordered on the Palmer/Pletsch website (click here). These notes are primarily aimed at measuring and fitting dolls. However, I have put in some references to human (and human pattern) measurements for comparison and to use when working with a human pattern to create a doll pattern ---- (see Pattern Creation Page). *NOTE: I will not be covering how to make pattern alterations for individual body differences as it would take an entire book!
MEASUREMENTS - only part of the story! Tools Of The Trade: Sewing & Others For 1/12 Scale. Today I am going to show you the Sewing Box.
Within this sewing box I have the various sewing items based on the sewing I do most. Let's talk about the items and what I like about mine and you can decide about your own. In the sewing box all filled you will notice there are different kinds of pins and needles and couple extra cases. I'll explain these also. But you can see I can squeeze a quite tidy amount of needed items in my little plastic case. My most used items are a set of tiny and long beading needles in the plastic bag.
(You might notice that there is Japanese writing on the yellow silk pin case. I have two favorite sewing needles, Clover Golden Eye 10 Sharps and Nickel plated #9 needles. In the box you might notice I have assorted straight pins, they come in handy.
Big mama's sewing room vintage 1910's-1990's.