Angel doll is 27" high
Picture here and here
Pattern pieces here
Paper for patterns
Dressmaker's tracing (carbon) paper
Dry ball-point pen
Sewing and embroidery needles
Tiny safety pin or tapestry needle
Flesh-color velour fabric 45" wide, 1/2 yard
White cotton eyelet fabric 45" wide with one scalloped and embroidered selvedge, 1 yard
Peach satin ribbon 1/8" wide, 3/4 yard
White pre-gathered eyelet trim 3/4" wide, 1 yard
Light blue felt, one 9" x 12" piece
Light blue grosgrain ribbon 3/8" wide, 25/8 yards
Metallic gold rickrack, 1/2 yard
Yellow rug yarn, one skein
One flesh-color nylon stocking
Two 1/4" black pompons
Aleene's "Tacky" glue
Six-strand embroidery floss, small amounts brown and black
Fiberfill for stuffing
Matching sewing threads
Draw lines across patterns, connecting grid lines.
Enlarge patterns by copying on paper ruled in 1" squares; complete half-patterns along dash lines.
Use dressmaker's carbon and dry ballpoint pen to transfer patterns to wrong side of fabrics, placing pieces 1/2" from fabric edges and 1/2" apart.
Cut out pieces 1/4" beyond marked lines for seam allowances, unless otherwise directed. When cutting additional pieces without pattern, do not add seam allowance.
To assemble dolls and clothes, pin pieces together with right sides facing and raw edges even; stitch on marked lines, making 1/4" eams unless otherwise directed.
Clip into seam allowance at curves and trim corners; turn piece to right side.
Referring to picture, assemble and finish dolls as individually directed.
Make doll in same manner as elf, cutting all body pieces of velour.
Do not make thumbs on hands; do not sew buttons on arms.
Stuff head to measure 16" around, make nose only 1/2" across, and make hair of yellow rug yarn loops about 1" long.
Cut a piece of eyelet trim to fit around neck plus 1".
Turn under raw ends at back and slip-stitch together.
Cut two gown pieces of eyelet, placing hem edge on scalloped selvedge edge.
Cut two sleeves of eyelet. Cut a 3 1/4" slit down center of one gown piece, for back opening.
Turn under raw edges of slit twice and make a narrow hem around slit.
Stitch gown pieces together at shoulders.
Turn under neck edge a scant 1/8", then 1/8" again; stitch close to inner fold, making a casing.
Use a tiny safety pin or tapestry needle to thread 1/8" ribbon through casing.
Gather caps of sleeves; stitch to gown.
Stitch underarm and side seams.
Turn under sleeve ends 1/4" press.
Place gathered edge of eyelet trim inside sleeves; topstitch trim in place.
Place gown on doll and tie ribbon ends into a bow at back of neck.
Cut two wing pieces each of eyelet and batting.
Baste batting to wrong side of fabric pieces 1/4" from edges; trim batting close to stitching.
Stitch wings together, leaving an opening for turning.
Turn to right side, press, and slip-stitch opening closed.
Cut a 2 1/2" x 5 1/2" piece of eyelet.
Stitch long edges together; turn and press.
Wrap strip around center of wings; pull snugly; turn under one raw end of strip and slip-stitch in place.
Slipstitch wings to back of gown, referring to color illustration for placement.
Cut two soles (complete pattern) and two uppers (outer pattern, with shaded area cut out) of blue felt, adding 1/4" to outer edge only.
Stitch soles to uppers; trim seam allowances and turn to right side.
Place shoes on doll's feet.
Cut two 3 1/4" pieces blue ribbon; place across insteps and glue or slip-stitch ends to inside of shoes.
Cut two 8" pieces of blue ribbon; tie into bows and tack a bow to center of both ribbon straps.
Cut two 14 1/2" pieces blue ribbon.
Overlap ends of one piece 1/2" and glue together, forming a ring.
Glue remaining ribbon around first ribbon, using enough glue so that halo will be stiff when dry.
Glue gold rickrack around outside of halo.
Tie remaining blue ribbon around angel's neck.
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