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Cigar Box Doll - 8' cloth doll pattern

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(9) Name: 'Sewing : Cigar Box Doll - 8' cloth doll pattern
Cigar Box Doll - 8' cloth doll pattern cbd

Basic Skills Necessary:

  • basic machine sewing, hand sewing, novice painting or drawing skills

Pattern Description:

This little doll is only 8 inches tall. Made of muslin, she has a painted face, painted hair and painted on shoes for an old time look. Pattern includes doll and outfit, plus bedding and finishing ideas to decorate a cigar box for her. (If you don't have a cigar box, a school box or shoebox works fine too.)

Sizing / Finished Measurements:

  • 8" button jointed cloth doll


  • 12'' x 24'' muslin
  • hand quilting/hand sewing thread to match doll skin
  • poly fiber fill, approx. 6 oz.
  • pink or peach powder blush
  • 1/8 yd cotton or cotton blend print for dress or nightie
  • 12'' x 12'' remnant for blouse
  • remnant white cotton or blend for panties
  • 6'' x 6'' soft cotton for pillow
  • remnant for mattress (approx. 2X the size of cigar box)
  • remnent for blanket (slightly larger than box)

You Will Also Need:

  • 3'' doll sculpting needle
  • acrylic paints - black and red
  • four 1/4'' plain, flat buttons for doll
  • two small snaps for dress
  • 1/4 yd 1/4'' elastic for panties
  • 1 yd narrow lace for dress or nightie
  • 1/2 yd 1/2'' or 3/4'' ribbon for hair ribbon
  • thread to match fabrics selected
  • six small beads for shoe buttons
  • cigar box for doll bed