learn to make Kaitlyn, you may never want to make a doll any other way!
There are so many new things for you to learn
in this class. The first thing you will do is to find
a whole new use for panty hose. One pair of Panty hose
is what we will make her head and hands with. Just regular panty
hose. They don't even have to be the ones that have spandex
in them. Just plain panty hose like most of us normally wear.
We will use buttons for her eyes and add eyelashes
for even more dimension to her character. You will then learn how to do
soft sculpting. No two soft sculpted dolls ever turn out exactly
the same. As you manipulate the fabric, each doll will come
alive in a special way. She will develop her own personality.
They will all resemble Kaitlyn, but they will also have a personality all
Her hair can be done in many ways and I leave
that up to you. You can use fake fur, yarn,
a long doll wig or anything you like to put on
your dolls. You can even use a synthetic
adult's wig and make a doll wig from it.
As a Special Bonus with this
class, I give instructions for creating a
doll wig from an adult's synthetic
wig. Wigs can be found at thrift stores or garage sales and
are very reasonably priced. You may even have one laying around that you
don't wear anymore.
Kaitlyn's clothes are her body. We
will make them and stuff them. The new technique that I have used creates
the body in a sitting position.
The class contains 12 chapters with many actual
pictures for making this doll. Everything is done step by step with pictures
to show the steps. The patterns pieces are full size. No
enlarging or reducing to do. A few are large and
in order to make them print out on regular 8-1/2" x 11" paper, I have had
to separate them. Each pattern that I have separated, is clearly
marked as to what pattern it needs to be taped to before cutting the fabric.
You will find this doll challenging, but
she isn't difficult. The most important thing you must
be able to do is to use a tape measure.
We will use the tape measure a lot when we are preparing to sculp the face.
If you are wanting to move on to something
a little different, a little more challenging, and a whole lot of fun,
then a doll like Kaitlyn is just what you are looking for!