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27" Wall Merman Doll Pattern
REIF - Guardian Of The Deep
27" Wall Merman Doll Pattern
by Sharon Mitchell

Guardian of sea creatures, and general RMM - Reef Maintenance Merman!

Reif is often seen working with Greenpeace, during clashes on the high seas! Currently organizing shoals of fighting fish, using his guard-fish Snapper, to repel and disrupt underwater blasting in NZ waters and create general mayhem to protect the undersea environment!

As a 27" wall doll he will transform any wall in your studio or home into the undersea world! This Cloth Art Doll Tutorial e-pattern covers everything, from needle-sculpting face and body, colouring the face, styling the dreadlocks and costuming to steps to create the trident and construct the armature.

This is an Intermediate to Advanced pattern tutorial for those needing a bit of a challenge to take their doll making skill to a new level.

This is an original design by Sharon Mitchell.

$20.00 April Mermaid Sale Price $16.00 - Qty: 


How to Write a Cloth Doll Pattern Tutorial
How to Write a Cloth Doll Pattern Tutorial
An instructive tutorial on the art of Cloth Doll Pattern writing.
by Sharon Mitchell

This tutorial by Sharon Mitchell is just what you need!  You have been making dolls for years, making your own designs but never took the next step of publishing a pattern. Now you have no excuse :)

"How to Write a Cloth Doll Pattern" tutorial covers it all… including writing the pattern, taking photos, digital files and more!  So what are you waiting for?  Dollmakers worldwide are waiting to make one your doll designs!

$10.00 - Qty: 




Needle-sculpting Tutorial!

Needle-sculpting, drawing and colouring faces!
Needle-sculpting, drawing and colouring faces!
A Needle Sculpting Tutorial
by Sharon Mitchell

What makes an expressive face? This Tutorial shows different ways to make an expressive face and includes a head pattern to practice on, with pictorial step-by-step instructions for sewing and needle-sculpting it.

The tutorial offers different things to do to colour, and give expression to the face. It talks about different fabrics and how they may behave, what can be done with mouths, eyes, and hair, and what tools to use.

This Tutorial is a good place to start for gathering information, for the person interested in developing further skills in figurative cloth dollmaking.

A 23 page tutorial packed with step by step diagrams and color photos!

$10.00 - Qty: 



Full size (life size) Dressmaker Dummy!

Full size (life size) Dressmaker Dummy with 2 Face Styles.
Patroness Of TOTE
Full size (life size) Dressmaker Dummy with 2 Face Styles.
by Sharon Mitchell

Included in the pattern, is a tutorial for constructing the WHOLE dummy from an old wire dressmakers form, and how to mount it on to a pedestal.

Written and pictorial instruction on how to needle-sculpt and colour two different faces is also included. One has raised eyes and the other has flat eyes with separate eyelids. Both have false eyelashes.

The pattern/tutorial is full of color photographs explaining every step.

$10.00 - Qty: 

Includes 2 Face StylesPatroness Of TOTE by Sharon Mitchell

 

A Needle Sculpted Stump Doll by Sharon Mitchell
Old Friends keep you sane!
A Needle Sculpted Stump Doll
by Sharon Mitchell

Old friends keep you sane! It's true! Here is a stump doll pattern (previously a workshop) to make two character dolls in the shape of Old Friends. You can make a pair, or a group! They would make great Santa & Mrs Clause!

Pattern includes diagrams for needle-sculpting the faces and color photos on how to draw and colour the faces and hands. Their clothing is part of their body, so no extra clothing required!

Make some old friends for anniversaries or weddings, or just for fun!

$10.00 - Qty: 



44 Page Pattern!

16 inch mixed media cloth doll by Sharon Mitchell
DWRFBRED
(a play on words)
16 inch mixed media cloth doll.
by Sharon Mitchell

Dwrfbred is a mixed media cloth doll who really looks the part!  You can tell he is really a softie at heart by his chosen weaponry – mind you, have you ever been clouted by rock hard bun!  Pattern can easily double as Santa, or any old character doll with a beard!

Incredible Value!
Includes 44 pages of step-by-step instructions illustrated by diagrams and color photos!

$12.00 - Qty: 



Fun Animal Pattern!

Standing at 5" tall cloth rat pattern by Sharon Mitchell
Ragtime Rats
Standing at 5" tall (not counting the tail!)
by Sharon Mitchell

While the cat's away, these Ragtime Rats are having a ball, swing dancing amongst the books!

Dress them in different colours – a bow tie, hats, sunglasses, to name but a few of the ways you can express yourself with these quick and easy dolls. Dress them for Christmas, Easter or any holiday! Make them as a Christmas tree ornament or a fairy mouse with a tutu and a wand!

An armature helps them stand alone. The legs and arms can have any position, so you can play with making them anything you want to. Clothing is easily made from felt.

$10.00 - Qty: 

 

Foxy Roxy, 12" Cloth Doll Pattern by Sharon Mitchell
Foxy Roxy
12" Cloth Doll
by Sharon Mitchell

This versatile, 12 inch doll pattern can be anything - pixie/fairy - Christmas elf, child doll, any gender, pin doll, shelf doll, dress-up doll, fashion doll, travel doll or dressed for the races! Here she is a shop-a-holic, called Foxy Roxy!

Only the head and body are stuffed. Though no stuffing in the legs, they can be wired with chenille stems for posing if desired. Limbs can be lengthened and feet weighted for a leggy look! A stitch across the knee & elbow makes it more posable.

There are instructions for needle-sculpting the face, or it can just be painted.

Let your imagination flow with this one and enjoy making Foxy Roxy!

$8.00 - Qty: 



Three Kind Mice

You'll get three different heads and body parts of these darling, expressive mice to mix and match to your heart's content. Between 6-8inches high, chubby, small and tall they can easily be made by Beginners to Advanced dollmakers.

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$10.00 - Qty: 

 

All About Hands Tutorial
All About Hands Tutorial
By Sharon Mitchell

This is a 13 page tutorial for making cloth hands for a cloth figure. The tutorial features two hand designs for practicing, in two different sizes. It shows all the tools required to make them and explains the use of each one. Essential to the tutorial is how to turn the fingers, what can go wrong and how to make it right. Woven fabric was used in the making of this tutorial but the same techniques apply for knit fabrics as well. How to detail the hand and how to needle sculpt it, is also included. Hands can be just as important as the face when it comes to making a good doll.

$10.00 - Qty: 

 


Poppits

You'll have a ball learning to make these amazing 19" Cone Dolls with a wonderful array of variations. Make them with arms attached to the cone, hanging loose or folded. Stitch a finger to the lip or face, for a comical look! Put on a hat or make them like a clown! Dress them up or down, fancy or plain these wonderful dolls will delight children and adults alike.

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$15.00 - Qty: 

 


Sole Mates

Inspired by a novelty ashtray made in Germany called Happy Feet, SHARON instantly saw how it would look as a baby, expressing its delight in its toes and its parents, as well as expressing parental pride! You'll find plenty of drawings and colored photos are in this 21 page pattern to show how to needlesculpt and paint these characters that fit in the palm of your hand.

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$15.00 - Qty: 



"Hello Dolly!"
Inspired by the musical of the same name!

"Hello Dolly!" – An 18" (46cm) functional Doorstop Doll of welcome, hospitality and positivity at the entrance of your home!

This brand new Intermediate pattern by designer Sharon Mitchell of NZ, is intended to be made from recycled materials, and is economical to make, a delight to embellish and includes pictorial instructions to make tiny bows.
The costume is easy to make, with clear construction notes and diagrams and best of all, this pattern has step by step photographs designed to make needle sculpting easy to follow.

Make one for your mother, a friend or yourself!

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$15.00 - Qty: 



Practical Pindora

Oh my gosh, how much fun will it be to have this fabulous 18" pincushion doll keeping you company in your studio! Cleverly designed as an upper body attached to a covered bottle you are sure to have fun creating her! Instructions for some simple needle felting techniques are included.

$15.00 - Qty: 



Santos Doll – "All will be well!"

The pattern for this lively 22" modern version of a "Santos Doll" will help you bring your facial expressions to a whole new level. You'll also find imaginative construction techniques for the body, hair styling and much more.

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$15.00 - Qty: 


Innkeeper

"Jeanne, the Innkeepers Wife" (below) finally has her mate! The pattern for this crusty 16" fellow, inspired by the character from "Les Miserables" features amazing facial expression and wonderful costuming details. The body could easily be made into a Santa or other male figure. As a BONUS a detailed 6-page tutorial for cobbling shoes is included.

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$15.00 - Qty: 


Jeanne – The Innkeepers Wife

Inspired by the character from Les Miserable, this phenomenal 16" doll has an armature and body stocking that is fully sculpted and an incredibly expressive face. You'll find full instructions for everything including the stool she is seated on and a last for making the boots.

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$15.00 - Qty: 


Miss Kate

What fun you'll have learning to create the expressive face of this jaunty 20" beauty that is biting her lip. Her wonderful outfit includes combination underwear, a hoop skirt and petticoats, gown, bolero hat and reticule! You'll find three different arm positions along with instructions for optional full body sculpting in this terrific pattern. Free directions for the dog, hat box and trunk can be found on the designer's blog.

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$15.00 - Qty: 


Percival Ponce

This 11” foppish dandy is an embellishers dream in his fancy garb.  The superbly written pattern includes instruction for making his weighted stand.

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$15.00 - Qty: 



Krista

This 20" beauty has a fully sculpted face and body and can be dressed in any style. A wire armature holds the ankles firm for easy posing. A four piece body with nicely sculpted breasts gives her a lovely shape.

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$15.00 - Qty: 



Dance Like No One is Watching

Made from velour or deersuede this 18" wall doll with an open mouth expresses pure joy!

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$15.00 - Qty: 



Jessie & Jack

These charming male and female children can be created from one 11" doll body made from either knit or woven fabric. Wired legs and removeable shoes help them stand alone.

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$15.00 - Qty: 

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