Bunting for U3A via Sewing4Kingston

5.

Little Dresses For Africa.  Makes dresses/shorts but also Sani-Pads. I will post content on this website later  

4.

Dress A Girl Around the World

An existing project I contribute to from time to time. I will post patterns/advice etc later

3.

Scrubs -

Kingston Hospital

2.

Therapy Dolls.  Initally made for children using the CPS service to help them with their trauma but suitable for many charity doll projects

1.

A place for me to share items which can be used for personal or charity use for free, often connected with a specific project.

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Project 1 - Therapy Dolls

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Project details

Here is the original call for Dollies by John Scott

NOTE THIS PROJECT IS CURRENTLY CLOSED!

Clothing patterns

 

Clothes for both the 12 inch and 8 inch dolls 

Doll body patterns

 

There are two, one for the adult and one for the child.

Instructions

The instructions for this project are via YouTube.  Videos of dubious home made quality but covering each aspect of the make are availalble.  They provide a good starting point. Contact me with any queries

Face and Hair

There are documented instructions for the hair and a diagram with feature positions here

Need more help?

If you need to ask any how to questions, please do get in touch

 

12 inch Adult body

8.5 inch Child body

 

Adult

dress

Child

dress

Adult

shirt

Child 

shirt 

Adult

trousers

Adult
underwear

Child

trousers

For underwear - if you are using stretch, Cut without seam allowances and leave off elastic channel.

Child

underwear

 

HAIR

FACE

Project 2 - scrubs for Kingston Hospital

Project 5 - Bunting

This section contains a helpsheet and templates for bunting.  The specifications relate to a SewingForKingston project but the basics work equally well for anyone's bunting!