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Topic: How to sew on the arms and legs to my almost done doll?  (Read 609 times)
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« on: June 21, 2006 03:37:43 PM »

Yeah I can sew but um...its kind of being difficult because the torso is mostly stuffed and the arms and legs are stuffed. And help, please? -- I'm not like a noob at crochet, just a noob as making crochet toys lol...I want to get this done by either tonight or tomorrow.
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« Reply #1 on: June 25, 2006 07:51:03 AM »

Get yourself some corsage pins. .. they sell them at Walmart and other craft departments... pin the arms in the place that you want them to be at. then take a yarn needle and a length of the same color yarn and whipstitch it in.  Don't knot it off until you get both arms on - you will kick yourself if they aren't on where you want them to be.

There is a japanese site that really shows a great picture tutorial on sewing doll appendages on.  Let me see if I can locate it - it is the site that has the praying/sleeping cat that is going around right now here - someone just made the cat.  Good looking cat.  I am glad that the pattern is for free on her site.
You won't need to read japanese to understand this site.  It is done really really well.
Okay.. I will need to edit this for you and add that link.  The computer I am on doesn't have the bookmark for it...

Okay. here it is..
http://www5a.biglobe.ne.jp/~mite/index.html

I do feel for the person who designed it.  Someone here linked to a site that has it translated in English and the designer put up a plea to not post her designs that it wasn't honorable to post them.  Being a designer myself I feel for her.
Anyhoo.  The pattern for the cat is on her site - if you can navigate it, you will find the tutorial on how to attach arms. She is a brilliant designer and her site has some wonderful examples on what to do and not to do when making animals/dolls.  I am a pretty seasoned animal/doll maker and designer and I still picked up a few tricks from her site.

Best of luck on your creation!
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