Project

Raggedy Ann

Project Description

What are you most proud of? That the pattern has been in my stash since I made my first rag doll back when I was a teenager. I made them for my nieces and nephews and now I'm making them for their kids. I love this classic doll! What advice would you give someone starting this project? I have made this doll several times and this is the first time I used the safety eyes. In the past I have embroidered the eyes using a satin stitch. I think I like her better with the embroidered eyes. If I use safety eyes again, I'll not outline the eyes with a circle of stitching and I'll use extra fabric behind the eye for reinforcement.

What you will need

  • A McCall's pattern from 1977
  • Fabric
  • Pins
  • Sewing Machine
  • Needles
  • Sewing Thread
  • Embroidery Thread. Safety Eyes
  • Stuffing
  • Yarn
  • Rick Rack
  • Elastic & Eyelet Trim.

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