by Craftbits (Shellie Wilson)
You could consider these as a great gag gift idea!
What you need
Wool or doll hair
Bead garland for necklace (optional)
You need to create a basic doll shape and cut it out of fabric. For a signature doll use a calico or plain light colored fabric.
Cut out 2 body shapes and sew around the edges.
Turn the doll the right side out and using a pen push out any edges in the hands and legs till it is all turned the right side out.
Then using your toy filling stuff the doll from the leg’s up remembering to keep it firm enough so you can write against it.
Keep filling the doll till you reach the head, then using some glue or a few hand stitches close up the head.
Use your waterproof felt pens to draw on some facial features and glue on the hair along the head seam.
You can add as much or as little detail as you want to your doll.
Take it along and have everyone sign it with a permanent laundry marker as a great keepsake doll.
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