LITTLE RED RIDING HOOD
Little Red Riding Hood doll
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ADDITIONAL MATERIALS:
1. Brown and red embroidery floss
2. Yarn: dark gold scrap of red
3. Cotton fabric: small amounts of floral print, plain white, white stretch, white organdy, checkered scrap
4. White lace, 2 yds.
5. Red wool jersey, 12" x 16"
6. Two pompons from red ball fringe
7. Felt: red and gold
8. Narrow white ribbon

DIRECTIONS:
1. Embroider brown eyes, red mouth.
2. For hair, cut 37" strands and arrange in two layers across back of head; stitch down center. Tack hair to each side on back of head. Bring strands from one side over top of head and down opposite side; repeat with strands on other side. Arrange on top and front of head; sew across to continue part line to front.
3. Braid at sides for 1/2"; tack at this point; cut strands off 1" from tacking. Tie on ribbons.
4. Cut five 2" strands; tack at midpoint to forehead for bangs.

PANTIES:
1. Cut two panties of dotted Swiss. Sew together from A to B and B to C, both front and back.
2. Hem legs and waist and gather at waist to fit.
3. Edge with lace.

PETTICOAT:
1. Cut dotted Swiss 2 1/2" x 20" and sew ends together.
2. Hem edges; sew lace around one edge, gather other edge to fit doll's waist.

DRESS:
1. Cut dress top of floral fabric (all one piece).
2. Sew underarm and side seams.
3. Slash down center back at half-pattern line.
4. Hem neck and sleeve edges.
5. Sew lace around neck.
6. Cut skirt of floral fabric 2 3/4" x 20".
7. Hem one edge; gather and sew other edge to dress top.
8. Trim with red and yellow rickrack and lace edge.
9. Put dress on doll; overlap back edges and sew closed.

APRON:
1. For. apron, cut organdy 2 1/4 1 x 9".
2. Hem one long edge and and ends.
3. Gather raw edge to 3 1/2".
4. For ties and waistband, cut organdy 1 1/2" x 21".
5. Hem; fold in half lengthwise, placing gathered edge of apron between fold at center.
6. Stitch waistband to apron.
7. Sew folded edges of ties together.

SOCKS:
1. Cut two stockings of white stretch fabric.
2. Fold each in half with right sides facing; sew bottom and side edges together. Turn to right side.
3. Turn top edge under; tack to leg.

SHOES:
1. For shoes. cut upper and sole (use Jack's pattern) of red felt.
2. Whip ends of uppers together and sole to upper.

CAPE:
1. Cut cape of red jersey.
2. Fold in half along half-pattern line and sew seam at top to form pointed hood.
3. Hem all edges.
4. With large-eyed needle threaded with red yarn, make running stitch along dotted line; pull yarn to gather hood, and tie into bow.
5. Tack a pompon at ends.

BASKET:
1. Cut I gold felt basket.
2. Cut into corners at solid lines; fold at dash lines and tack corners. Stuff with cotton and cover with checkered fabric.
3. Tack fabric to basket.
4. For handle, cut gold felt 1/4" x 4; tack ends to sides of basket.
5. Glue handle around wrist.