January 2014 Workshop: Lanette Edens Lucky Leprechaun

Date: Wednesday, January 15, 2013
Time: 10:00 am
Where: Lyndon Arts House
How to Register: Email Linda Zacker
General workshop information can be found in the Workshop Information area.

A downloadable Acrobat version is also available.

This beginner doll class is quite fun and easy.  The little guy can be made as pictured as a leprechaun – or use Christmas colors and he’s a Christmas Elf (both of which have pointy ears!) or make the ears rounded for a little boy doll.

Lucky Leprechaun

Materials list

Flesh tone cotton or velour for head, ears and arms (I will have velour available at class as it is sometimes difficult to find and definitely easier to sculpt)                                           

1/3  yard  green cotton  for body and legs
1/2 yard green cotton for coat
8″ x 16″ piece of cotton for hat
8″ x 16″piece of cotton for hat lining
Assorted scraps of cotton, lace light-weight braid for coat and hat embellishment
Small amount of yard for hair
Two 1/2 inch flat buttons for hip joints
Heavy carpet thread to attach arms and legs
Two 6 mm animal eyes or small beads
One bag of Premium quality poleyester stuffing
Red and brown fine-point fabric pens for face features.
Fray check
Powdered blusher
Stuffing tool (I will have these available at class if you don’t have one)

Supplies
-Sewing machine in good working order with manual
-Thread to match – grey or neutral work well for quilt piecing.
-Bobbins pre-wound with the above thread
-Extra machine needles
-Fabric scissors
-Seam ripper (for un-sewing!)
-foot without a guide
-Lucky Leprechaun Pattern – $10 (available at class)
-Stuffing Tool – $19.95 (available at class)

1/9/2014 Update
Lanette says that members can make any doll they wish.
Go to her web site which is theQuiltingGyspy.com
Go to vender list on the left, choose Magical threads, you will see a selection of dolls to choose from. Once you choose the doll you want to make. Please call Lanette to get a list of additional supplies you may need. You will need a pack of Doll Needles sold at most craft/fabric stores. The pattern at class will be $10. And if you want flesh colored material it is $5.00.

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