Textile dolls from tights and padding polyester are not like the standard skinny Barbie. They are very special, with bright facial expressions. Amusing grandfathers, cute grandmothers, rosy-cheeked baby dolls, plump beauties are the favorite characters of the creators of the dolls of tights, which are not difficult to make themselves.
Dolls from tights and sintepon: the first steps for beginners
Sewing dolls won many hearts, both novice needlewomen and eminent craftsmen. Some create skeletons of future toys from plastic bottles, others create a wire skeleton with a synthetic winterizer and tights.
In order to start making dolls in the first place will need tights. If they are too thin, they can be folded in half. From tights, as well as from knitwear, the most interesting models turn out. You will also need synthetic winterizer for stuffing, woolen threads for the manufacture of doll hair. It is best to use similar shades of the same color, not the thick yarn used for knitting. The best option would be acrylic threads, which are approximately 250-300 m in 100 g of coil. You will also need flesh-colored threads for sewing, floss for creating mouth and eyes, rags for doll clothes, a long and thick needle, a needle for sewing, several sewing pins, colorless varnish (for fastening if the shooter runs).
To create a doll you need to make her pattern. Arm length should be equal to the length of the body. The optimal height for your first toy is 50 centimeters, because it will be easy for him to sew clothes. Sewing doll outfits - the work is thin and it is easier to perform it exactly at that size. First make the doll's head out of tights., because under it is easier to choose the frame and the pattern than vice versa.
Dolls from tights and sintepon: make a face
A doll from kolgotokcharovyvaet just an extraordinary expression of the face. The ability to create expressive images and collected such a large army of people who want to create these toys with their own hands. It is touching and stylish at the same time.
- Face making- This is the formation of the front part of the doll's head, which will then be sewn to the body. Later, all traces of attachment can be skillfully disguised with false hair.
- For the face, use the bottom of the pantyhose. Make a pellet from a synthetic winterizer - it will become a blank for the face. Then put it inside the pantyhose. Form a small ball from a synthetic winterizer and place it in the center of your blank. Nose pull with your fingers and secure with a long needle and body-colored thread. In the same way, shape the cheeks and facial folds.
- EyesEasy to make out of buttons or borrow from an unnecessary doll or old bear. And you can take a couple of pieces of polymer-baked clay, colorful acrylic paints and varnish and make toy eyes with your own hands. From tights it is easy to create an imitation of the century. To do this, glue small pieces of tights to the eye blanks, tuck in excess.
- Be sure to make a doll hair. To do this, you need to glue or sew wool threads to your head. In order for your toy to become bright and lively, do her makeup. You can use theatrical makeup or ordinary cosmetics - blush, eye shadow, powder, sparkles.
Dolls from tights and sintepon: make the body
- The body of your doll should consist of a wire frame, padding polyester "muscles" and "skin" of tights. The size of the face directly affects the size of the head, as well as all other parameters of the doll figure.
- The wire frame begins to bend from the eyelet-head, then it goes into a woven neck, diverges into 2 sides with separate wires, outlining the shoulders and arms, and returns to the body, where the legs are formed and fixed on the doll belt.
- Wrap the carcass neatly in a single layer with synthetic padding. Tape the padding with pantyhose. Start with the design of the hands and fingers. The final chord is the bond of the doll head with the body. This can be done with a few invisible stitches.
Dolls from tights and sintepon will bring you a lot of positive emotions and will be a wonderful gift not only for children, but also for adults. Do you want to surprise your loved one with the skill of a needlewoman, make him smile, sew this unique and original toy for him!