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Glass House Mts, Australia

I am a self-professed rag hound and thrift store queen. I learned how to sew and make toys and other household textiles at the feet of Cajun and farm women of the American South and Midwest in the ...

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(9) Name: 'Sewing : SpaceBoy

Basic Skills Necessary:

  • Basic hand sewing skills; machine sewing optional

Pattern Description:

Here'a a jaunty Space Boy to travel with your child to the farthest reaches of the galaxy! Inspired by a mid-century illustration of a space boy and space girl, this doll is made of the right stuff to fly into outer space with your imaginative child.

This easy to make doll can be made from new or repurposed fabrics with some stretch to them. Although you may machine sew the doll, hand sewing is required to attach arms, cuffs and helmet rim, hair and eyes.

The SpaceBoy shown was made from all repurposed materials: black wool skirt, cream felted wool blanket, stretch velvet jacket, stretch velvet pullover, white wool sweater. He was stuffed with wool fleece.

**This listing is for the PDF sewing pattern, NOT the finished doll.

When you purchase the pattern, you be able to download two PDF files:
Illustrated step-by-step instructions (12 pages)
Templates (1 page)

By purchasing this pattern, you agree not to reproduce or resell the pattern, but you may make dolls for personal use, as gifts, or to sell. If you do sell, you agree to note "SweaterDoll/ Allison Dey Malacaria Design" on your tags.

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Sizing / Finished Measurements:

  • 10 1/2 inches tall


  • Basic supplies: pins, needles, scissors, thread or embroidery floss, , fabric marking pen or pencil
  • 1/3 yd. stretch fabric for spacesuit body, arms, and back of helmet; small pieces of fabric for face, hair, control panel, cuffs, and helmet rim
  • 13 1/2" length of 1" wide grosgrain or cotton tape ribbon
  • coordinating thread or embroidery floss
  • several buttons for eyes and 'dials'
  • wool fleece or other stuffing

You Will Also Need:

  • Can use a chopstick or other stuffing tool

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