The Little Fig doll pattern by Fig and Me.

The Little Fig doll pattern by Fig and Me.

Cute little knees on the Little Fig doll pattern.

Cute little knees on the Little Fig doll pattern.

Frequently asked questions

As your questions start popping in, I will try my best to keep this page updated, in the hopes that whatever troubles you might encounter serve as answer to a future kindred soul.

If you would like to read up a bit more on this style of doll making, a waldorf-inspired doll like the Little Fig, please check out the following post where you can find a bit on the philosophy behind them and some handy tips:

Starting your Dollmaking Adventure


1 | I live in Europe and use A4 paper size to print, how can I know if the pattern is coming out at the right size? These are the basic measurements of the pattern on paper, so you can compare and adjust:

 

BODY

Total length: 30 cms (and a wee bit, depending on how you measure)

leg width: 3.2 cms

dart length: 1.2 cms

distance from crotch to point where the feet dashed markings meet (in seam): 12 cms.

 

ARM

shoulder to elbow: 6 cms

elbow to hand: 7.5 cms

hand width: 2.5 cms


Shops

I can recommend the following places to buy your wool batting, skin fabric plus a few odds and ends you will need.

 

Canada

Bear Dance Crafts | Natalie

The Olive Sparrow | Monika

 

US

Reggie's Dolls | Reggie

 

Europe

Little Oke Dolls | Debbie

Kamrin’s Poppenatelier | Kamrin

Wollknoll

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further help

If you want to learn a bit more about doll making, please read up on these many blog posts. It will give you a lot of help as you get creative in your dollmaking adventure:

How to make doll hair.

Wool Stuffing, with a list of suppliers.

Different brands on doll skin and how they look once stuffed.

How to make doll underpants.

Doll clothing, where to buy or how to make.

Do keep an eye on this page as I am going to publish a sweet tutorial on how to make the little white hat Little Fig is wearing in the pattern photos. Thank you so much for visiting and thank you for diving into creating a doll with one of my patterns. Any questions let me know! fabs@figandme.com