Focus on Costuming with Charlie Patricolo

Focus on Costuming with Charlie Patricolo

5 Little Monkeys Quilting

  • $220.00
    Unit price per 

Only 10 left!

November 6, 7, 13, 14 2021 10 am - 5 pm

Create a female doll with a unique personality as you customize the face. We will start with a pattern for an adult female figure.
Pattern for the body will be provided.
We will wire her and use felt balls for the joints so she can be posed.
Fabric for head, hands and the felt balls will be provided.
The first 2 days we will get the doll made and begin to plan the costuming. The final 2 days we will design clothing and create patterns to create the outfit you want for your figure.
You will bring fabric (100% quilters cotton) for the bodies. Options for hair will be available (included) or you can bring you own. All the fabric you could need are available in the shop.

What you need to bring to class -
  • * Sewing machine (or make arrangements to share) please make sure you have all of the parts including an extra bobbin and small needles. This is also a great time to use a clear plastic or open foot.
  • * scissors for cutting paper and cloth
  • * favorite stuffing tools (if you have them). Hemostats will be provided for your use
  • * strong straight pins
  • * your close-up glasses if you need them
  • * buttons, beads, ribbon and other embellishments
  • * several fat quarters of good quilt quality cotton that coordinate
  • * wire cutters and/or needle nose pliers – if you have them

  • What Charlie will supply (covered by the $20 materials fee)
    Fabric for the face and hands
    Sheer fabric and wire for wings and skirt for fairy
    Felt balls and wire for assembly
    Basic yarns for hair (can be augmented by students if they wish)
    Polyester stuffing
    Needles for hand sewing
    Thread for hand sewing
    Hemostats for use (available for sale, optional)
    Use of pens and pencils for face detail

    Please feel free to contact Charlie in advance of the class if you have questions.
    She can guide you in selection offabrics and answer your questions.
    She can be reached at CharlieClothDolls@gmail.com or 734-657-5826.

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