German Doll Face embroidery Tutorial

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German Doll Face embroidery Tutorial Pattern


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Embroidery: German Doll Face embroidery Tutorial
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Pattern Details:

Pattern Details

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Hand Embroidery

Skill Level:

small skill level requirement Beginner

Pattern Description:

I have been making German style clothdolls in the waldorf tradition for over ten years. Embroidering the face on a doll is the hardest job when making a doll.

In this tutorial I include many useful embroidery tips for beginners and folks who may have tried making dolls before and struggled. Tutorial explains how I do the faces on my miniature dolls and big dolls. It explains different styles of embroidering faces.

This Tutorial does not include a doll pattern! It's all about face embroidery!


  • scissors, embroidery thread, premade doll heads
  • yarn,

You Will Also Need:

  • DMC embroidery thread in different colors
  • a premade doll head with skin over it, a cloth doll body

About Designer

About Designer

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I am a German immigrant who moved to the USA in 1995. I have been making dolls for over 10 years. I also paint and write about my life as an immigrant on my blog

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