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Free Pattern Archives

I hope you enjoy making our FREE patterns. If you have any questions, feel free to email me at Cathy@snsdolls.com and I will be glad to answer them.

You may use our patterns to make items for your personal use or to sell at local craft shows and other venues in limited quantities. However, we do require that you credit Cloth Dolls by Stitch 'N Stuff for the design on your hangtag or in any advertising that you do. You may not reproduce this pattern for sale; mass-produce items made from this pattern; or use our photos to promote the sale of your items made from this pattern.

Do not post our complete pattern with directions on your website, blog, or other media.



Our free patterns are now located on craftsy.com.

Simply click on the picture of the free pattern you want and you will be taken directly to your selected pattern to download at no cost.

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Free Bunny Pencil Topper or Lapel Pin Pattern

Click on the picture below to be taken directly to our doll shoe pattern where it can be downloaded for free.

free bunny pencil topper/pin pattern




Free 8 inch Baby Pattern

Click on the picture below to be taken directly to our 8" baby pattern where it can be downloaded for free.

free 8 Inch Baby pattern




Magnetic Snaps

Craftsy is making available a free pdf instructional guide that takes you step by step through
the process including pictures to help even the most inexperienced sewer.


Get your free copy today by clicking link below!
How to Sew Magnetic Snaps and Invisible Magnetic Snaps




If you are looking for a quick pattern to try using snaps, The Sewing Loft offers a free mini-wallet pattern on Craftsy.

OR...

Check Craftsy's huge inventory of patterns...some are free while others are reasonably priced!




Tips on Painting Eyes

Sara Barnes, the lady behind Brown Paper Bag, a daily art blog that catalogs the visually delightful
work that she finds, has written a post on Craftsy titled, " Paint Realistic-Looking Eyes Using Acrylic Paint".

Her directions take you step-by-step through the painting process to add realism to your art.



Read Paint Realistic-Looking Eyes Using Acrylic Paint on Craftsy




Skin Tones...

Do you mix your acrylic paints to get just the right skin tone for your dolls?
As many dollmakers know, when mixing your paints, is not always easy to attain colors that are life-like.
Jessie Oleson Moore has written a blog on Craftsy called An Easy Method for Mixing Acrylic Paint for Skin Tones that might just help.


According to Jesse:
"By using the simple method detailed in this tutorial, you'll learn how to mix skin tones using different ratios of the primary colors. This easy method requires a little work to refine, but is a fantastic and accessible method for artists of any level. With a little practice, you'll be creating skin tones like a pro."

Jesse's blog is certainly worth a read and I will be experimenting with Jesse's method for mixing colors on the next doll I create.



To view Jesse's blog... An Easy Method for Mixing Acrylic Paint for Skin Tones






"How to Paint Skin Tones Step by Step.
Jessie Oleson Moore recently posted a tutorial on the Craftsy blog titled, "How to Paint Skin Tones Step by Step.
According to Jessie, "This tutorial simplifies what can be a tricky process, even for seasoned artists: how to attain perfect skin tones."



Read Jessie's tutorial...





Learn How to Paint Lips With These Helpful Tips
A FREE tutorial that includes tips on how to paint lips using acrylic paint.



Read Sara's blog by CLICKING HERE!





Complex Complexion: Tips for Painting Skin Tones in Acrylic.

Jessie Oleson Moore just posted another blog on Craftsy to talk about painting with acrylics,
According to Jessie, her post "details a basic way to make a base mix using the primary colors plus white".


Acrylic portrait via Craftsy member Chrissie

View Jessie's post, Complex Complexion: Tips for Painting Skin Tones in Acrylic!






PICTURE
"Owl" You Need...

is available as a FREE pattern download on Craftsy. This pattern from ShanniLoves is absolutely adorable and will hold all your sewing tools and keep clutter off your sewing table.
The 'Owl You Need' Sewing Buddy

This pattern is available as a FREE download by clicking on my affiliate link!