Cloth Doll Making » Tall boy doll » Head
The important point is to make the chin hard.
Cut cloth with 0.5cm margin.
Sew up the back (A-H-I and D-F-G). Sew up the front (A-B-C-D).
Shorten the margin of nose (B-C) 0.3cm.
Make notches at under the nose (C) and chin (F).
Sew up A-E-D-E-A around.
Turn inside out.
Put glue on a wire of 10cm-length and wrap it with cotton batting.
Bend it. This is the bone of nose.
Put the bone into the nose.
Stitch the edge of cotton with a thick tread.
Stuff the head with polyester fiberfill.
Don't stuff in the nose and the neck.
Cut cotton flannel cloth 10cm length. The width is 150cm or more.
Put a little glue on the cloth, and wrap around a bamboo stick.
This is the core of the neck. It has about 4cm diameter.
Cut out the surplus of the stick.
Insert the core into the neck. Stitch the hem roughly.
Roll a little cotton batting and twine the both edges.
Cut off both sides.
Make another. Stick the lips with glue.
Glue a strip of cotton batting on the seam of the face line to conceal the crinkle.
Sew each skin. The under skin is white. Another is skin color.
The pattern contains allowance.
Wrap the head with under skin. The skin must fit the base.
Make tucks the top of the skin and pin up.
Stitch the top and lower of the neck with thick thread.
Wrap with the skin and pin up.
Tall boy doll making » Face