Charity doll sewing patterns includes doll clothes for lion, rabbit, bear. You can find main pattern here.
To Make Hair:
For Clown hair, cut six strands
of yarn, each .2 1/2” long. Stitch centers of three strands
together at each side of head across seam.
For Lion mane, cut 35" strand of yarn; stitch around head forming 24 loops of ½ " diameter. Cut seven 1 1/2 ” strands of yarn and sew to center top of head.
To Make Animal. Ears: Cut four ear pieces for each animal of matching color terry cloth. With right sides facing, stitch edges together with ¼ ” seam, leaving bottom edge unstitched; turn to right side.
For lion and bear ears, gather bottom edges and stitch to side of head at X’s on pattern along head seam. For rabbit ear, insert 4" piece of pipe cleaner inside ear for stiffening; stitch ear to each side at X's along head seam.
To Make Clothes:
Clown: Cut two clown suits of
brightly printed fabric. Slash front and back pieces from center
bottom up to cross line for crotch. With right sides facing stitch ¼
“ seam along sides, under arm shoulder line and crotch. Turn to
right side. Bind sleeve edges with bias tape. Cut pieces of tape ½ “
longer than circumference of neck an two pieces of tape each ½ “
longer than circumference of each leg edge. Turn under ¼ “ on each
bias tape end. Bind neck and leg edges with ends meeting directly in
front center of neck and each leg to make casing. Cut three 17 “
long pieces of matching ribbon for let and neck ties. Attach safety
pin to one end of ribbon and push through each casing. Pull ribbons
tightly and tie bows.
Cut one hat piece of fabric same as
suit; fold in half with right side facing and sew seam; turn to right
side. For ruffle, cut piece of matching fabric 2” x 11 “ Fold in
half crosswise with right sides facing and sew ends together; turn to
right side; fold in half lengthwise and gather slightly along raw
edges Place raw edges of hat (right side out) even with raw edges of
ruffle; stitch together ¼ “ from edges. Tack hat onto head.
two fronts and two backs for pants (use one of each for lining) Slash
crotch as for Clown Place fronts with right sides facing and sew
together with ¼ “ seams along top and bottom leaving sides and
crotch unstitched. Turn to right side. Repeat with back pieces. With
front and back together, sew sides and crotch with ¼ “ seams. For
straps, cut two pieces of matching fabric each 1 ¾ “ x 9 ½ “.
Fold each in half lengthwise with right sides facing and stitch long
sides together with 1/4” seams Turn to right sides press. Sew strap
ends inside top of bib; cross straps in back and sew ends inside
back. With black floss make cross stitch on top front of bib corners.
Cut two pants of solid fabric for front and back Slash crotch as for
Clown. With right sides facing sew together at sides and crotch with
¼ “ seams Turn to right side. Using contrasting color thread make
¼ “ hem at top. For leg cuff, fold 1 “ up, then turn raw edge
down to inside, making ¼ “ cuff; top stitch all around. For
suspenders cut four bias tape strips each 7 “ long. Cut four tape
strips each 3 3/4” long. Stitch two 7” tapes together on both
long edges for each shoulder strap; stitch two each 3 ¾ tapes
together. Stitch baby rickrack along center of each strap. Stitch
straps to pants to for suspenders as shown, with large cross stitch
Rabbit: Cut two dress pieces of print fabric. With right sides facing, stitch sides together with ¼ " seams. Bind bottom edge, neck edges, and around armhole area with bias tape, leaving 7” tape extension on each side of armhole to tie hows.
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