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Sew a Waldorf Style Rag Doll

Sew a Waldorf Style Rag Doll

Duration: Residential Weekend

Price: £99

Run by: Kathy King
at Crafty Makes in the Lakes

Glenfield House
Back Corkickle
Whitehaven
Cumbria
CA28 7TS

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About the Course

This unique style of cloth doll is formed using cotton knit fabric and other natural materials such as sheepswool to create a shaped head which can be as minimalistic as the creator wishes.

Waldorf dolls are designed to be played with and cuddled, and their simple charm appeals to children and adults of all ages.

In this 2-day optional residential workshop we are going to construct a Waldorf-style baby doll, complete with optional magnetic dummy, that is sure to be a hit with any young child. By learning the basic construction techniques (and variations on design) students will be encouraged to continue making and designing their own versions of these highly collectable dolls. The dolls are sewn by machine so this workshop is suitable for those with some sewing machine experience.

Participants will receive full size doll patterns to take home and if time allows, to construct simple clothing for the dolls.

The class is limited to 6 participants.

Accommodation is on-site and offers a choice of king-size or twin-bedded room at specially reduced rates. Participants may bring their partners who may wish to persue their own activities whilst the workshops take place. Please request accommodation brochure.

If booking with a CraftCourses voucher for part or all of the course fee, please fill in the contact form above or telephone us. Your voucher code must be provided at the point of booking.

What's included in the price?

All tuition, materials and patterns are included as well as use of sewing machines. Participants may bring their own sewing machines if preferred. Morning tea, coffee and pastries, a light lunch and afternoon drinks and cake are also included.



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Course Start Dates

Friday 24th May 2019

  • Accessible by public transport
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  • Suitable for beginners

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