Learn to make an adorable button-jointed doll for the little ones in your life! This is an original pattern by our own Kristi McDonough. Come join us while she walks you through all the tricks to make a treasured toy that will be loved for years to come! Kristi has made over 1000 dolls in her sewing career!
A confident beginner can make this doll. No doll-making experience is required, Kristi will teach you the easiest way to make a toy.
Pattern, polyester fiberfill, felt for face details, embroidery floss. Kits are available for an additional cost.
-Sewing machine needles
-Sharp fabric scissors
-Pinking shears (optional)
-Empty cereal box or other non-corrugated cardboard or plastic quilter's template
-Fabric marking tool
-Two 1/2" buttons to coordinate with doll's sleeves
-Three 1/4"-1/2" buttons to coordinate with doll's shirt *optional
-1/3 yard "skin" fabric
-Two felt squares for hair
-One felt square for shoes
-One fat quarter for doll sleeves and dress
-Fabric scraps for socks
-Stuffing tool like a chopstick or unsharpened pencil
(A complete kit will be available for an additional cost, if you are interested.)
The Cotton Farm will provide cutting and pressing stations, pinking shears, stuffing tools for the class. As always, class notions, fabrics and other supplies are 10% for our students. *The kit is ineligible for additional discounts.
Kristi McDonough is one of the owners of The Cotton Farm. She went to school for fashion design and has sewn everything from wedding dresses to couch covers. Her true sewing love is quilting, and it is there that her expertise really shines. She has been a blogger, pattern designer, and author in the quilting industry for the last 12 years. She loves to teach and is known for her unexpected use of fabrics and color.