Cloth Character Basic Body

The Basic Body is the first Cloth Character body made at Ballyhoo Creations.  Small attached arms, small upper body, with wide hips and little legs.  This pear shaped body fits all the Cloth Character heads, as well as the add-ons like hands, clothes and more.



  • Only requires one hooping for the body in your choice of 5×7(small), 6×10 (medium), or 8×12(large) machine embroidery hoop. (you’ll need another hooping for the head, not sold in this listing)
  • After you’ve stitched it in-the-hoop, cut out, turn inside-out, then stuff and glue closed.  No machine or hand sewing required!
  • Fits all the cloth character heads/faces and add-ons.

All designs are digital downloads for embroidery machines.  Files will be available immediately after purchase on a download page.

What’s included with this design?

    • just the basic body in 3 sizes, plus documents listed on the details tab above

Skill level: beginner, novice

Be sure to check the tabs above for more info like Instructions, Supplies, and Specs!

Instructions & Videos

You can view or download the instructions from here, and scroll down to watch the video tutorial.


There’s a whole playlist of videos for the optional add-ons and extras to customize your cloth character.


PDF documents included in your download:

    • Interactive PDF instructions
    • color/stitch order guide with template
    • License file (defines how many finished products you may sell of this design)

Your downloaded .ZIP file will include multiple sizes and machine formats in case you upgrade your machine to a bigger hoop or different brand, you’ll still be able to use these designs! 

  • These 9 formats are included: DST, EXP, HUS, JEF, PES, SHV, VIP, VP3, XXX

Size charts

  • 5×7 hoop makes 8″ cloth character (small)
  • 6×10 hoop makes 11″ cloth character (medium)
  • 8×12 hoop makes 13″ cloth character (large)

Max purchase quantity = 1

The graphic below shows design measurements, stitch counts, number of threads, and more.


Supplies Needed

Tools, Materials, and fabric amounts are available in the Instruction sheets. You can preview that file on the “Instructions & Video” tab for free.

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