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Odense, Denmark

We are a small family team, making handmade cloth dolls. Passionate about artisanship, we use many craft techniques that transform lifeless tissues into pretty dolls of vibrant colors.

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Steady Doll Tutorial & Pattern

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(9) Name: 'Sewing : Steady Doll Tutorial & Pattern
Steady Doll Tutorial & Pattern
Steady Doll Tutorial & Pattern
Steady Doll Tutorial & Pattern
Steady Doll Tutorial & Pattern
Steady Doll Tutorial & Pattern

Basic Skills Necessary:

  • sew with hands or using machine
  • keep a pinsel in your hands

Pattern Description:


This PDF ebook includes sewing Pattern and step-by-step Tutorial. There also 2 PNG files for the same patterns in case it's more comfortable for you to use this format to print them out.

SKILL LEVEL - intermediate
TIME: 10-20 hours

34 cm(13,5") - Beautiful steady cloth doll.

E-Pattern and Tutorial include over 60 photos, step-by-step instruction, supply list and pattern to complete the doll.
This tutorial and pattern will guide you through all the steps in steady Taya Toy doll making. As an example, I took my Anastasya interior doll.
The process is described as detailed as possible, and multiple photos illustrate all main steps and should ease your work. Many secrets especially for this kind of doll making will be revealed.

You will find out how to sew the body, how to turn the narrow sewn details easily and to stuff them. I will describe one of hair making techniques and how I draw the face for my dolls.
The main secret of steady doll is how to make it steady, the process is not complicated at all and is clearly explained in the tutorial.

The pattern is recommended for all levels, starting from beginners with some prior sewing experience. Even if you have never made dolls or toys before, you will be able to make it following the instructions below. Just be careful and patient. It's desirable, however, to know how to sew by hand and how to use a sewing machine.
Hope you will like the process and make many doll presents for yourself, your friends and relatives.

Finished dolls made from this design can be used for interior d(c)cor and as a toy for elder children in case you make them from children-friendly materials.

File Size: 4,32MB 35 Pages

Sizing / Finished Measurements:

  • 34 cm=13,5" approximately


  • cotton fabric
  • holofiber
  • felt
  • hard paper
  • yarn or felting wool
  • acrilic paint
  • knitted fabric

You Will Also Need:

  • needles
  • felting needles
  • thread
  • pins
  • pencil
  • sewing machine
  • scissors