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:
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:
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.
shoulder to elbow: 6 cms
elbow to hand: 7.5 cms
hand width: 2.5 cms
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:
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! firstname.lastname@example.org