Polly 18" cloth rag doll pattern

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Polly 18" cloth rag doll pattern Pattern


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Sewing: Polly 18' cloth rag doll pattern
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Pattern Details:

Pattern Details







Skill Level:

small skill level requirement Beginner

Basic Skills Necessary:

  • basic hand sewing
  • basic machine sewing

Pattern Description:

Polly - little girl or baby doll is 18 inches tall, made of cotton jersey or t-shirt knit, with shank button eyes. She has button jointed limbs and dimpled knees. Shape her face with a few simple stitches. We show her with a sewn-on acrylic wig, size 12/13. Pattern includes button jointed doll, dress, pinafore, slip, panties and bonnet. Polly wears real baby shoes and socks size 0/1.

Sizing / Finished Measurements:

  • finished Polly is about 18" tall


  • 1/4 yd lightweight t-shirt knit
  • two 1/2" rounded black shank buttons for eyes
  • hand quilting thread to match doll fabric
  • approx 16 oz polyfil
  • red fine tip marker for mouth
  • black fine tip marker for brows and lashes
  • pink or peach powder blush
  • 1/2 yd cotton or cotton blend for dress
  • 1/2 yd cotton or cotton blend for pinafore & contrast
  • 1/4 yd white cotton or blend for slip and panties

You Will Also Need:

  • four 5/8" plain, flat buttons for doll joints
  • five snaps - 3 for dress, 2 for pinafore
  • 1/3 yd of 1/4" elastic for panties
  • 2 yds narrow lace for slip
  • 1/2 yd ribbon for slip ties
  • 1/2 yd ribbon for bonnet ties
  • 1/2 yd wide ribbon for hair bow
  • thread to match fabrics
  • optional decorative trim for pinafore front
  • 3" or longer doll sculpting needle
  • acrylic wig, size 12 or 13
  • baby shoes & socks size 0/1