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lucette

I have been admiring your pretty dolls for some time now. Thanks for taking the time to post a tutorial. I have two young nieces... so here we go.

littlejennywren

So many lovely dolls.

Cathy

Your tutorial is very timely! I have been looking at instructions since there a couple of people I want to make the dolls for. Your dolls are an inspiration.

Mae

I think YOUR dolls are beautiful! I too have been looking at them for awhile and thinking they are just the sweetest things. Very inspiring!

ramona

your dolls are wonderful. and they all have those cute round eyes. how do you manage to stich those perfect eyes? i'm in love with your dolls! makes me want to make dolls again. i wish i had time and space for it at the moment. i especially like the boy in the 4th pic

ille

Hi,these little ladies are gorgeous! and doll making seems to be so easy! project for future!

Selena

You have such a talent in making these dolls. Each one seems to have their own, sweet personality. I have a bag full of supplies to make a doll and I am going to dig into it and try forming that head. Thank you so much for sharing this and inspiring me.

katie

thank you so much for that description - I have always loved those dolls and wondered if I could make one - not sure I have the patience for hair though - and as I am a bit of a perfectionist I think I should leave it to teh experts! do you ever sell your dolls ???

weirdbunny

How wonderful you are for this turorial. Thanks so much - Julia x

Rowan

The Waldorf dolls are very attractive and look very huggable too. I can see why children would become very attached to them. I've never attempted to make a doll - maybe when Kaitlyn is older...

Dannielle

oh my goodness! They're all just so precious! They just have the sweetest faces. :)

Cristina

So lovely--and I had to have boys who don't care at all for dolls! Thanks for the tips and inspiration.

Suse

Hi Simmy,

re the dolls (which are BEAUTIFUL!), I always tell people that if they can't find the flesh coloured stockinette material, to dye an old white tee shirt or singlet in cold tea until you get the right shade. Much cheaper too.

Jennifer Fancher

Beautiful dolls, thanks for the explanation. I would be interested in the pattern if you would be willing to share it. Thanks ahead of time!! I like the 16" doll and the little one with blue flowers. Tjamls/

Yuko

Dear Simmy
Thanks for stopping by my blog the other day!
Your dolls are really really cute!
This is the one I would wanted to make if I have a chance to make dolls! Lovely work!!
You have lived in Tokyo? wow, quite near! wanted to see you earlier when you was here in Japan! xx Yuko

Erica

Thank you so much for the instructions. I will be making both my babies dolls using this for their birthdays in December/January. I would really appreciate the pattern too if that's OK.
I'm planning to make my wee boy (3)a boy doll to be his "buddy" and my baby girl a "Buba". Your dolls are just what I aspire too make for them! Wish me luck :)

Erica

Thank you so much for the instructions. I will be making both my babies dolls using this for their birthdays in December/January. I would really appreciate the pattern too if that's OK.
I'm planning to make my wee boy (3)a boy doll to be his "buddy" and my baby girl a "Buba". Your dolls are just what I aspire too make for them! Wish me luck :)

JESS

I love the dolls, I've been making outfits for my daughters doll and would love to make her another doll to dress. Please send along that pattern you listed above..

Thanks a bunch

JESS

I love the dolls, I've been making outfits for my daughters doll and would love to make her another doll to dress. Please send along that pattern you listed above..

Thanks a bunch

Alica

I am so glad I found your site I have the pattern but lost the instructions on how to make the doll. Can you please tell me the length of the stockinet tube, and the size of the skin tone fabric for the head for a 16"doll.
Thank you Alica

Jo in Utah

Very nice instructions. I would love a pattern for a 12 inch waldorf doll, if you don't mind.

Katie

Those are just adorable! I'd love a pattern for the doll if you wouldn't mind horribly.

Alyce Pollock

Your dolls are just lovely ! I have been making waldorf dolls for just a little while but do not have a pattern until I found your site. Thank you for being so generous.Now I am looking for doll clothing patterns. I seem to have trouble designing knitting patterns for dresses and the like and am not happy with the ones I have made. A lot of ripping. Do you have access to such? I would like to buy some if you do. Thank you again, Alyce Pollock

joy

wow!!! thanks for being so generous with your ideas-most people would be stingy with them just to make a buck or two.

Michelle

Fantastic resource for any Waldorf parent! Thank you so much for the advice on how to make beautiful dolls for my 2 children, they will be cherished! Also great to see you've made this available for others to use, you have probably made many children very happy indeed with a doll they can keep forever!!
Blessings to you.

ana

Beautiful dolls. I have a three year old and am a beginner sewer. Your pictures make me want to try to make her a doll myself. Thank you so much for the tips and links. All the best!

alanna

Such a beautiful site to stumble across. I would very much like to give these dolls a go - would you be able to send the pattern/instructions? Many thanks & wish me luck!

Ann

Your dolls are so beautiful and touching . I have a two years old girl and want to make her first mother-made doll . I'd like to have the pattern if that's OK . Many thanks and best wishes !

tamar eshel

thank you so much for your site,
iv'enjoind it very much,it willbe very helpfull for me if you can send me the basic doll patteren,
your dolls look so lovely and most of allthey semed to be beloved,
thanks again
tamar(a very new grandmother)

tamar eshel

thank you for the site
i'd love to get your doll pattren,the dolls you make look very beloved,i like to make a doll like you'v made for my grandson thanks again tamar

Tara

Your dolls are soooo lovely! Thank you for these instructions. Can you please send me the pattern for the doll body.

tamar eshel

dear simmy
thank you so much,tamar

tamar eshel

dear simmy
thank you so much,tamar

tamar eshel

dear simmy
thank you so much,tamar

Maria

Hello, thank you for the instuction, could you send me a pattern for the body?
Thank you again beautiful dolls
Maria

Woodforest Treeheart

Thank you very much for doing this. It will be my daughter's birthday gift next month. It means so much to us. :)

cathy

ooooh... I've always wanted to make a Waldorf doll, and now I can't wait to make a couple for my nephews! Thank you, thank you, thank you for the photos with the instructions! Could you send me a pattern for the body as well, please?
Thanks, Cathy

shell m

i'm so thankful to have run across your site.
your dolls are gorgeous.
can i please have your pattern for a 16" (or so) doll?
i have two girls and i'm inspired to create dolls for each of them.
thank you!

Beth H

I would love the pattern. A friend of mine actually just asked me to make a few of these dolls for her kids for Christmas. I love your tutorial and I now feel a little more comfortable with the task at hand. Thanks so much!!

Althea Hall

Great tutorial! I would like to try making a doll for my first great grandaughter and I would like to take you up on your very generous offer of the pattern. Thank you!!!

martha

Did you use a pattern for the sweater on the boy doll (Alfie)? I have been looking for a nice looking doll sweater pattern and am having a lot of trouble finding one. Thank you!

Michelle Harden

your dolls are beautiful. I've only just been introduced to Waldorf dolls. The thing I'm wondering is how long does it take to make one of them?
Thanks,
Michelle

Alison

your dolls are beautiful.... I'd love it if you could send me the pattern too-- I want to make one for my son but have cold feet at the moment.... I know I can do it... at least I hope I can :-)

clothmatters

Wonderful tutorial for the Waldorf doll. Your dolls are beautiful.

STEPHANIE BENAVIDES

I CAN'T WAIT TO GET STARTED MAKING A DOLL FOR MY THREE GIRLS (AGES 1,2, AND 4) PLEASE SEND ME THE PATTERN WHEN YOU HAVE A MOMENT. I APPRECIATE ALL OF THE WONDERFUL INFORMATION. THANK YOU.

Heather Dunford

So cute! Would you please email me the body pattern? Thanks!

malika

hey, love your waldorf dolls, my daughter really wants one, could you send me the pattern please?
and the materials you use too, thank you.

Love your dolls, your site has been a source of inspiration for me!! Please email me the pattern for the waldorf doll

gabriela

I am from mexico, sorry about my english. I loved your waldorf doll. could you send me by email the patterns for the 16'' doll. thanks
gabriela

Chris

Thank you for the wonderful photos and explanation about making a doll head. I've been so intimidated by that one aspect of dollmaking that I've never tried , despite being fairly crafty and wanting to make a Waldorf doll for years. Today I made my first doll head! Yay! Thanks! I would appreciate a copy of your pattern.

katharine

Thanks for the tips. I sat down today with the intention of seeing how difficult it would be and ended up finishing the head. On to the body, some clothes and a great Christmas for my middle child.

Joni

Wonderful! How nice of you to share-I bought a pattern a few years ago and have since lost it... Now a friend wants one for her daughter so if you dont mind, i would love a pattern! Also, about how much skin material do you need if you plan on making the doll with a full skin body? Thanks!

Joni

Wonderful! How nice of you to share-I bought a pattern a few years ago and have since lost it... Now a friend wants one for her daughter so if you dont mind, i would love a pattern! Also, about how much skin material do you need if you plan on making the doll with a full skin body? Thanks!

YuXang

Your dolls are so beautiful.I and my daughter like very much.She
wants to make a doll with herself hand. Please give me a pattern,thank you!

Alex

can I have the pattern for the body? I think these are amazing!

Alice

HIya Simmy

Just gooled to find instructions for waldorf doll eyes and it brought me to you again!! Can't believe I've never noticed this post before when reading you lovely blog! My head is almost ready for eyes and mouth but in the book I have it just tells you to make the eyes from 1 stitch, I've looked closelt at yours and they look bigger, can you let me know how you do yours as I think 1 stitch will make eyes too small for my head, if you know what I mean!!

Thanks, Alice

Alice

Oops, meant to type "googled"!

Jackie Pudsey

Just found your site. I love the dolls. I would love to make one for my kids. If you could send the pattern I would appreciate it.
Your dolls are beautiful.
thanks so much.

Donetta

Well thank you for such a wonderful tutorial. The dolls are very personable.

Jennifer

What a wonderful post this is - I refer to it often! I have finally gotten myself past the wishing stage, and with the help of a kit, I've now made my first head (it's slow going, this). I can't tell you how often I have come back to look at the photos and the directions and gather that little bit more that makes a waldorf doll so darn appealing. Thanks again for taking the time to do this!

Sophie Deliyannis

Your dolls are beautiful ! I am writing from France, and I would like very much a pattern so I could try to make a doll for my 9 monthes old little girl.
Thank you so much.

Monica

Beautiful blog and your dolls are absolutely sweet.Thank you for posting such a valuable resource. I've posted your link in my blog post about Waldorf Dolls. Blessings!

elibabette

thanks a lot for this informations! it's fantastic!!!

Leah

I would love the pattern for these- I've no eye for dimensions lol! Thanks!

Michelle

lovely! and much better instructions than some, and good pictures. I would really like to take you up on the pattern offer as well, please? Thanks so very much!
Michelle

Jazzy

i actually go to a waldorf school!

zoe

Your dolls are beautiful, I had a doll similar to this when i was a child she was knitted but had these faces, my mother loved her a smuch as me, but saddly she got overloved and past repair, it is my mothers 80th birthday this year and I want to make her one of these as an extra gift, could you please, please, please send me a patern via email, I would be very grateful regards Zoƫ

Niki

Hi, what great instructions!! I've been searching everywhere for a pattern & would really appreciate if you could send me one. Thank you! My daughters are going to love them!

Francoise

Just lovely website...thank you...a young friend has asked me to, (pretty please with sugar on top),try and make a couple of dolls for her children...so with your lovely ideas..I might be able to do that for her...could you please send me a pattern for a doll thank you so much.
Francoise***

FLower Girl

These ideas are great as a springboard to content for your sites. Each idea in itself is a catagory to many sub-themes so just this one post alone could generate over 100 great blog posts for your sites....

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FLower Girl

These ideas are great as a springboard to content for your sites. Each idea in itself is a catagory to many sub-themes so just this one post alone could generate over 100 great blog posts for your sites....

http://www.flowergirldressforless.com

rosanna

Che meraviglia....sono troppo, troppo belle, le tue incantevoli bambole mon amour....
Complimenti. Rosanna

vicki

I love your dolls! Do you have a pattern for sale or to share? I would love to make one of these for my neice, who turns 1 year old next month.

thank you!

Angela

Would you be so kind to email the doll pattern to me, please? Thank you! I am so excited, I am in the process of making my very first Waldorf Doll although I got a premade head this time. I am making the 16" "Honey Doll" for my son's birthday, and would like to make this real Waldorf Doll next time. So far, I have the body made, and now I have to embroider the eyes and mouth and put the wig, and make some clothes. I am SO EXCITED! This very post inspired me last year, and I have been daydreaming about making one since then! Thank you for showing the step by step and making it look so doable! :) If you have a pattern for a crochet sweater, I would love that! Thank you thank you thank you!

Allison Smith

Hello to you
Thanks for your page its really inspirational - I am also making waldorf or form dolls - would love a copy of your pattern too though to add to my collection.

Thank you
Kind regards
Allison

alice gibson

Please could you email me the pattern for the Waldorf doll - I want to make one for my child care course.
Thanks
ALice

paloma

hello i like your doll please can i have the pattern plus instructions/cloths
thanxs from a dutch girl

Debbie

Thank you for the tutorial and offer of the pattern for the body. Could I have a copy of the pattern? Thanks in advance.

Jael

this is awesome. could i get that pattern from you? also, i don't really get how to attach the body to the arms/head. and how do you attach the hair? sorry for the probably stupid questions, i've never made a doll before. :) thanks!

S.Estevam

Hi!
Thank you so much for the post!
You say you use washed fleece for the stuffing; do you think carded wool would do?

Thank you!

Lisa K

I am trying to make a Waldorf style doll for and with my 5 year old daughter and would LOVE it if you could e-mail me a pattern for the body. MANY thanks and we surely enjoyed your doll photos! Thanks!

Tinny

Hi Simmy,

My name is Tinny, living in Taiwan and I'm a home Mum, too.
I love your dolls so much!!~~
May I have the pattern of the "waldorf doll"?

Bogna Haddad

Your dolls are beautiful! I've been looking for a doll for my little girl - a first doll for a baby (she is 8 months old). I'd love to get a pattern for one of your smaller dolls if that's possible - all the stores carry are dolls with hard faces that are not suitable for babies. Your dolls are such a great idea!

Jennifer Kunz

I am about to undertake making my first doll. You have inspired me. Would you mind sending the body pattern you mentioned my way? Thank you!

Wendy

I just found this and thank you so much. If you have time I would love to know how you add the cute little nose, like on the felted doll above. Your dolls are beautiful and I would like to try my own. I have 3 daughters who might think that is cool.??
thanks again.

kathy johnston

Dear Simmy,
We have new granddaughter who I'm certain would love to have a doll just like yours! Can you send me the pattern? Thanks, kathy

linda dunne

I would love to make these beautiful dolls - please would you kindly send me the pattern? Thank you for this wonderful site and easy instructions!
All the best,
Linda

Julia

Your dolls are so beautiful. I would love to make one each for my own little girls and was wondering if you still gave out the pattern?

Thanks in advance!
Julia

Karen

Just found these wonderful instructions and photos. If the pattern is still available I'd love to have it too. Thanks in advance.

Mimi

Your dolls are so beautiful. Would you please share your pattern with me. With your wonderful tuition I am going to attempt making one each for my two new grandaughters who have been adopted from Russia.
Thanks for your kindness.

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Connie Panagos

Hi, this is the first time I have read your blog and would love to get a pattern for the Waldorf Doll.

I absolutely love what you have done... you have inspired me to make one of my own. You are very talented.

Thanks so much

Connie Panagos
connie@live.com.au

sari gallegos

Hi, Thanks so much for posting your lovely tutorial. Your dolls have an innocent and joyful presence. I made Waldorf inspired dolls for my older girls many years ago and it was such an enjoyable and satisfying process. Your tutorial helped so much to remind me of the steps. My older girls are now 18 and twenty three, but I would now like to make dolls for my 7 year old twins. (Somehow always too busy until now). Unfortunately I have lost my instructions and no longer have a stash of materials. I wanted to purchase on line but I do not remember how much material is needed for the 16 inch doll. I would be so grateful if you would e-mail me your pattern as I'd love to at least have dolls in process in time for Christmas. thank you so very much.

sarirap@gmail.com

Chris

Hi! I'd love the pattern! Any info on making the legs seperate?

Liz Raba

Hi

These dolls are wonderful and I am so excited to try and make my own for my twin boys. I would love a copy of the pattern if you would be so kind as to email it to me. Thank you so much. Best Wishes. Liz

jen

hi... thank you so much for your tutorial...
i was shocked when i looked up at the address bar though to bookmark it... as my husbands name is Simmy.. really confused me for a second...

i can't wait to start making dolls

rhoda

Thank you so much for posting this....I would love a copy of the body and limbs pieces as I can't get the proportions right and have made an octopus instead!!

CraftyTaz

I am a mother of 4 kids, 3 girls and 1 boy, and I have been looking for doll patterns that I can make for them to fit their personalities. This is great set of instructions. Could you send me the pattern, pretty please.

Carol

Hi, my name is Carol. My daughter is African and I was having a hard time finding a doll who was black (and not a Bratz!) to give her for Christmas. I've decided to make her a Waldorf one after seeing your inspiring pictures. Could you send me the pattern for the arms and legs? Thanks!

Dessy

Thank you so much for the advice. Nice instructions. I would love a pattern for a all size waldorf dolls, if you don't mind.

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