Cloth Doll Making > Mermaid doll > Pattern
You can print the patterns from your printer.
Cotton cloth for bases.
Stretch fabric for skin.
Thin cotton cloth for lining of arm.
Thick wirefor the core of neck.
Thin wire for nose and fingers.
White broadcloth, white lawn, skin fabric, white fabric, wire for arm, polyester fiberfill,
cotton batting, piece of mohair sweater for hair, heavy wire.
> About materials.
Fish body --- You may use any cloth.
Metallic or lustrous cloth is suitable.
Lamé or spangle is also good.
Fins --- Mesh, net or tulle.
Transparent cloth I recommend.
Brassiere --- Any cloth. I used nylon tricot here.
Hair ornament --- Any cloth. I used 5cm width organdy ribbons.
Arranging cloth flowers. Refer to Ornaments of Kimono doll.
Sewing machine, sewing kit.
Pliers. Tacky glue.
Long strong stick (helps to stuff).
Acrylic colors to paint eyes and lips.
Rouge for cheeks.
Required thick paper A4.
When printing, set margin less. No header, no footer.
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The window is always the same. Sometimes it is hidden.
Mermaid doll making > Body of mermaid