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« on: April 21, 2009 04:52:26 PM »

I need help... if anyone knows of any patterns for an 18 inch doll, I could really use the help!

I'm trying to make a doll for my friend based on her character Raphael. http://usera.imagecave.com/Angel-Julie/Plushies_OC_Ref/Raphael.jpg

I have the doll made:
http://i60.photobucket.com/albums/h39/desert_rain86/Raphael50done.jpg

But the clothes are giving me trouble... Specifically the boots and the coat... The gloves are easy, the shirt and pants I have patterns for, the belt I am making out of leather, clay and paint. It is an 18 inch doll, here are the dimensions.
Doll Measurements: (these allows room for hemming, I make the measurements an inch or more bigger than the actual doll)
Inches.
Neck: 9
Chest: 12
Arm: 10
Overarm: 15
Waist: 12
Hips: 12
Inseam: 7 inches
Height: 18 inches!

Arm Width: 6 inches
Leg width: 7 inches
Leg height: 9 inches.

I plan to make the boots and jacket out of suede and leather. Anyone who has any ideas for the boots, or a pattern for a jacket (does not have to be specifically this coat, I am more than willing to make edits! I just need something to start from... my last coat looked pretty bad. Sad) I would greatly appreshiate it!
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« Reply #1 on: May 02, 2009 06:30:42 PM »

Go here and see if there is anything you can adapt.

http://www.freeneedle.com/directory.php?directory=15

They have links to potter type capes and some boots and shoe tutorials. Good luck and post when you are done.
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« Reply #2 on: May 05, 2009 11:34:46 AM »

You could go and look at the Poppet patterns. They are something to start from. There's a link in the patterns sticky thread in discussions and questions for toys.
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