Today I set off with all good intentions to try and clear my ironing mountain but then found myself distracted by a piece of tea dyed muslin in my stash.
After drawing out the pattern in pencil I machined over the line on the body...
and around the arms and legs.
She was then stuffed with rags and bits of leftover calico. This gives a heavy and bumpy feel to the doll.
Next comes the face carefully stitched and blusher added for some rosy cheeks.
Her 'hat /ears' are an inpiration from my love of Julie Arkell creatures.
Add a button to hide a small mark on the vintage dolly tights.