Upcoming Retreats

Portland, OR 2023 - April 11 - April 19, 2023

Portland, OR 2023 FALL - Oct 8-15, 2023

Portland, OR 2023 Registration is NOW OPEN

Soft Dolls and Fairies

Laura Denison
9:00 - 4:30
Mon April 17

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$ 185  

Create you very own doll to play with! Learn to needle sculpt the face to bring out each dolls unique personality. You will learn to use a felting needle to add hair and fun clothes to add to the personality and style of your doll..

Materials Fee $30 CASH paid at beginning of class includes:

includes pre-sewn doll head and body and stuffing tools. I will have light medium and dark skin tones available. These will be pre-sewn to maximize your class time, you will also receive pattern to make more dolls at home. I will have a collection of yarns and clothing fabrics to share and supplement what you bring.


Supplies Needed  to bring for Class:

Basic Supplies:
- Pencil for marking
- Scissors for fabric and paper
- Thimble and thread snips, if you use them
- Seam ripper
- Favorite white glue
- Hot glue gun and sticks
- Sewing pins
- Hand sewing needles in multiple sizes and neutral thread
- Piercing tool or awl
Additional Supplies
- Sewing machine with thread and needles. We won’t need these to begin class. We will use to make clothing. I will have a couple of machines available to share if you do not have one to bring. Clothes can be hand sewn if preferred.
- Fiberfill stuffing
- Yarn or fibers for hair in your choice of color or texture. Unique yarns can be fun!
- Felting needle (available online or at big box craft stores)
- Black Pigma permanent markers in .02 and .08
- Colored pencils and water soluble crayons for faces/eyes
- White 1mm Posca pen
- Fabric for clothing. Clothing and quilting fabric is easiest to use. Scraps and fat quarters work great. Felt or wool is great for shoes.


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