I have been wanting to design a horse/pony rag doll for quite some time and have played with the design and elements numerous times. We have added quite a few extra details into this doll pattern and are so excited to share them with you today.
The Horse Doll Pattern is available in both in both the Sewing pattern version and the Machine Embroidery pattern versions. Patterns include PDF templates for sewing and machine embroidery files for (3) hoopings for the machine embroidery pattern.
In the Horse Doll Pattern, I will teach you how to make a yarn mane on the back of the doll. There are definitely a few tricks to share to build the mane and then a few more tips to assemble the completed doll with details on the front and back. The results are so worth it!
Horse eyes are also special and unique to the animal and I am thrilled how the eyes on this rag doll turned out! They even have a horse shoe reflection in them. Can you spot the details?
Let's get creative! Just gather the supplies below, then download the pattern and pdf templates or machine embroidery files. Don't forget to share your Ballerina Doll on social media using the hashtag #BSImakersclub and tag @beesewinspired.
Sewing or Embroidery Machine
Sharp scissors and curved applique scissors
Hemostats or stuffing tool
Hand sewing needle and thread
Variety of colors of embroidery thread
• Applique scissors
1/4 yard of each of the following fabrics: main horse fabric, body fabric,
1/4 yard of non-fraying hair fabric such as wool, woolfelt, fleece, minky etc
Scraps of accent fabric
Scraps of yarn for mane
Polyester fiber fill
Optional light-weight fabric interfacing for backing stretchy fabrics
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Gather all your tools and supplies
Download and print the pattern / templates and or load the embroidery files/sizes to your machine.
Cut and label all your fabrics according to the directions. Back and stretch fabric with optional light-weight fabric interfacing.
Follow the fully-illustrated, step-by-step instructions.
Be creative! Use your imagination to add embellishments, embroidery details and texture!
Display and play with your finished Ballerina Doll!
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Horse Doll pattern of the Month
(in either SEWING version or MACHINE EMRBOIDERY version patterns below).
3 sizes of Dolls included
14", 16" and 18"
Fully illustrated step-by-step instructions.
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