Charity doll sewing patterns

Charity doll sewing patterns includes doll clothes for lion, rabbit, bear. You can find main pattern here.

How to make a charity doll sewing patterns

Pattern Pieces are 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.

Lion; Cut 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.

Bear; 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 on outside.

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.

Main Patterns for Doll Clothes to Printable Sewing Patterns

Charity doll sewing patterns Country Girl Country Boy, Sleepy Girl, Sleepy Boy

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