8" cloth character package

Create your own customized art doll with these simple machine embroidery designs. Your finished cloth character will be 8″ tall when standing. Make a crew of them and pose them around the house.

In-the-Hoop Embroidery design pack includes 1 body and 4 different faces stitched onto the doll head.  Fits 5×7″ hoops.  All seams are done in the hoop, no sewing or pattern cutting required.    Created for stretch knit fabrics.  See more details below.

$15.00

Video tutorial, supplies list,  and tips can be found here for this project:  https://ballyhoocreations.com/2020/05/making-the-ith-8-cloth-characters/

** The item for sale is for a digital machine embroidery design that can be downloaded after payment. It is not a finished doll or sewing pattern.**

All Embroidery files come in these machine formats: DST, EXP, HUS, JEF, PES, SHV, VIP, VP3, XXX and your download also includes instructions and color templates.

Design Specs:

  • Body — Stitches: 1811      Size: 5.04 x 7.06 ” (128.0 x 179.4 mm)     Colors: 6/6 , Stops: 5
  • Citizen head — Stitches: 812     Size: 2.57 x 2.85 ” (65.4 x 72.4 mm)     Colors: 6/6 , Stops: 5
  • Lover head —   Stitches: 749     Size: 2.57 x 2.85 ” (65.4 x 72.4 mm)     Colors: 6/6 , Stops: 5
  • Jester head — Stitches: 799     Size: 2.57 x 2.85 ” (65.4 x 72.4 mm)     Colors: 6/6 , Stops: 5
  • Innocent head — Stitches: 753     Size: 2.57 x 2.85 ” (65.4 x 72.4 mm)     Colors: 6/6 , Stops: 5
  • Blank head —  Stitches: 432     Size: 2.57 x 2.85 ” (65.4 x 72.4 mm)     Colors: 5/5 , Stops: 4

 

Video

Here’s the video tutorial for the 8″ Cloth Characters…

 

And you can view the instructions for 8″ cloth character dolls

Making the ITH 8″ cloth characters

Supplies Needed

These are the recommended tools and materials for this machine embroidery project

Tools

1. embroidery machine with files loaded
2. sharp fabric scissors
3. small embroidery scissors
4. hemostats or tweezers for turning & stuffing small areas
5. machine needle (embroidery or stretch needles work fine)

Materials

1. Stretchy fabrics:
• 2 pieces 2.5 x 2.5” skin tone jersey for head front & back
• 2 pieces 3” x 3” for body front and back
• 1 piece 4” x 4” for hat (will be folded to 2×4)

2. no-show mesh stabilizer or other lightweight cut-away stabilizer
3. embroidery thread & bobbin thread
4. stuffing (like polyfil)
5. fabric glue or hand needle and thread
6. embellishments of choice

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