Color Book Dolls
Print these patterns as large as possible and trace onto fabric. Color the features with child-safe fabric dye pencils or embroider the features with colorful thread. Stuff with high-quality fiber fill where needed or fill with plastic or glass beads. (but not if the toys are intended for young children.
The doll patterns are provided in very large format for printing. I've never made anything with these patterns but these images have been available for a long time on ScissorCraft with no complaints or comments whether they work or not, and I make the assumption that anyone interested already has a working knowledge of sewing and using patterns - so as the ever optimist, I assume the patterns are all good and everyone is happy.
Doll patterns are for personal use only, commercial use expressly denied.
Color Book Snowflake Doll Crafts
Print these Scissor Craft patterns, front and back as large as necessary. If you have access to a plotter printer you can make the pattern very large, otherwise regiular letter or legal-size paper will do. You can also chunk the pattern up to print pieces of the images on paper and piece together on the fabric.
NOTE: These doll pattern images (front and back) are very large so you will have to adjust your printer settings to obtain the entire pattern. This is intentional so people can get the highest quality print is they use plotter printers. Print as large as possible and trace the patterns onto white fabric. Color the features with child-safe fabric dye pencils or embroider the features with colorful thread.
Also, I've often thought that the legs of the star costume aren't necessary and would probably be more a nusance, so If it were me making the costume (which I never have) I would lop off the leg section.
Materials To Keep On Hand
Paper Trivia: Did you know that you can only fold a sheet of printer paper in half seven times? Give it a try. It doesn't matter how thick or thin the paper is, once you get to the seventh fold, the paper will not bend or budge.
Sun catchers. To create a translucent, stained glass ornaments effect, apply a bit of lemon oil to the back sides of paper ornaments to create a.
Hang the ornaments on trees, in windows, anywhere bright colorful decorations are desired.
Construct a large paper-tree for the wall with shades of green construction paper. Draw a large tree on a sheet of easel pad paper to tack onto a wall or other flat surface, then decorate with paper ornaments.
- Types of Paper:
- Construction - many colors
- Copier - many colors
- Cardstock - many colors
- Paper tubes - TP tissue, paper towel and gift-wrap
- Foam craft sheets - many colors
- Magnet sheets - Make refrigerator magnets
- Stiff Stencil - Paint repeating patterns on items, embroidery, latch-hook rug patterns
- Felt sheets - Make filled or layered ornaments
- Some Mediums & Tools to keep handy for the creative process.
- Colorful Markers - fine to thick point
- Wax Crayons - stock up around school sales
- Water color sets - and plastic tablecloths
- Chalk - many colors
- Colored pencils - many colors
- Tempura finger paints - primary colors - mixing to discover is half the fun
- Paint brushes - fine tip to standard school size child's brush size at least.
- Straws - paper not plastic
- Tooth picks - age appropriate
- Sponges - cut into shapes or purchase for blotting paint shapes
- Needlepoint, embroidery thread and stretcher hoops
- Puffy paint and glitter - to draw words, images and shapes on cloth
- Wine corks
- Celluclay - A handy pulverized paper product that resembles clay for paper mache'
- Modeling clay - reusable, come in colors, good for making molds
- Pottery clay - Only if you expect to use a kiln
- Silicon molds and release spray
- Wooden shapes - to paint for ornaments and gifts
- Decal sheets for window decals
- Cloth scrap pieces left overs from sewing
- Clay modeling tools - ll sorts, combs, forks, dental picks, anything to make interesting cuts and patterns
- Plain tee shirts