Sewing a homemade doll is not complicated and will probably be a sewing project that you will always remember to say nothing of how loved that special doll will be by a child. Here are some links to information you should know when sewing a doll or toy.
No one would deliberately give a child a toy that wasn't safe. Make sure your gift will be safe for the intended child by following these simple tips.
Most toy and doll patterns have many small patten pieces. Small pieces are easy to lose as they slip onto the floor and under furniture. Save yourself the cost of buying multiple patterns to replace missing pieces by following this tip before you start.
Sewing toys and dolls require you to think of safety first and then there are tips to make the best toy or doll possible... you'll find that information in this article.
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This clown that is made with fabric yo-yos is kind of retro but lovable for any child. The free pattern will guide you through every step to make your own clown doll.
If that toy is loved, it's going to get dirty and need to be laundered. Be sure you will be making it launder able with the choices you make to construct the doll. You may also want to include a print out of this page if you are giving the toy or doll away as a gift.
Once that doll is a family favorite, you should consider preserving the pattern because you will be asked about making one for every new addition to the family... or by those additions second or third birthday.
Here you'll find links to patterns specifically chosen to link as wonderful choices to sew for Easter... and other occasions.
Our About.com Guide to Crochet has the information youneed if you are thinking about selling a doll or toy you have created. Be sure to read and follow this information to prevent what could turn in to major problems.