ornate gold scissors-2-small How I Design a Cloth Doll

ornate gold scissors-2-smallQuestions to ask:

  • How tall
  • in inches or metric figure out exactly how tall you want your doll
  • note: Small dolls, 2”-8”, are more intricate, will take more time to sew, but take up fewer supplies.
  • Note: A larger doll will be easier to sew, will sew faster, but aren’t as intricate, but take more supplies, so the total cost to complete is more.
  • what body type
  • tall
  • short
  • plump
  • skinny
  • broad shoulders, like on a male doll
  • muscular shoulders, like on a male doll
  • feminine shoulders, not as broad
  • male
  • female
  • baby
  • toddler
  • child
  • teen
  • lady
  • man
  • old lady
  • old man
  • body fabric color
  • fair
  • chocolate ice cream color
  • sunburned
  • tanned
  • bronze
  • dark brown
  • color of hair
  • white
  • light blonde
  • strawberry blonde
  • blonde (yellow)
  • dirty blonde
  • brunette (brown)
  • light brunette
  • red head (red)
  • black
  • type of hair
  • yarn
  • embroidery cotton
  • something else
  • curly
  • straight
  • kinky
  • hair style
  • simple
  • pony tail
  • bangs
  • bun
  • complicated
  • twisted
  • on top of head in a curled pattern
  • long
  • short
  • to the shoulder
  • to the hips
  • crew cut
  • butch
  • very curly
  • slightly wavy
  • very straight
  • how to create
  • with a loom
  • hand sewed to head
  • stitched to head with machine
  • wig cap
  • eyes
  • slanted
  • cartoon
  • realistic
  • happy
  • scowling
  • eyebrows
  • scowling
  • eyebrows of a fashion model
  • tapered
  • simple-just a straight line
  • bushy
  • thin
  • arched
  • curved-like the top of a circle or a “(“–(turned)
  • nose
  • barely there-just a small line
  • detailed and realistic
  • cartoon
  • color-should be a little darker than body fabric
  • lips
  • thin
  • full
  • sensuous
  • kissable
  • smiling
  • open mouth
  • teeth showing
  • unhappy
  • chin
  • double
  • a simple line
  • 3D-extra pattern pieces to create a 3D chin
  • head shape
  • 3D-extra pattern pieces to create a 3D head
  • face shape
  • oval
  • square
  • round
  • heart shaped
  • Do you want an actual neck or does the head meet the body
  • skinny neck
  • stunted neck
  • regular neck-in proportion
  • Fingers/toes
  • lines for where the tip stitching for the fingers
  • actual fingers
  • position of the fingers
  • lines for the toes
  • actual toes