Dolls Need A New Clothes

Sewing doll clothing can be done with a sewing machine, hand stitching, or a combination of both. Patterns range from making original designs to purchasing the more difficult and complex.

Required talents:

  • Basic sewing skills
  • Fabric knowledge
  • Clothing construction
  • Making or reading patterns
  • Knitting
  • Creativity
  • Imagination
  • Patience

The patterns are constructed with non-fraying stretch fabrics, cotton, felt, or a variety of synthetic fabrics. No sewing skills will be required. Non-sewers like to use glue or bonding materials.

The challenging patterns will include historical, action figures, and apparel for collectable dolls. Knowledge of the different types of adding fabrics collectable critical to add to the authenticity.

Types of Dolls:

  • Plastic – soft, hard, and vinyl
  • Fabric
  • Wood
  • Straw
  • Paper Mache
  • Leather
  • Wax
  • Bisque
  • Porcelain

This hobby is interesting and never-ending as there are a variety of dolls which wear clothing in the United States and other countries. Dolls are like people; they are everywhere. Children who play with dolls love dressing and undressing their dolls. Assembly of the fashions can be made simple or more complex depending on the age of the child- color changing sequin pillow.