A Rag doll, as the name
suggests is a doll that is made from your old throw away clothes.
- White Baniyan or soft
- Printed Material -1 Meter
- Plain Material- 11/2
- Plastic- 3 Meter
- Black Double Knit wool
- Fibre Cotton-11/2
- Eyes (2 Black Buttons)
- Fabric Paints (Black and
Printed waste material is
used for the arms, body and cap and the plain material for the legs, waist
and collar . The Baniyan or soft white cloth is used for the head, palms and feet.
For the Legs - 14 circles (5
inch diameter each)
For the hand (printed material) - 8 circles (4 inch diameter each)
For the chest (printed material) - 2 circles (6 inch diameter each)
For the collar - 1 circle (7 inch diameter each)
For the waist - 1 circles (7 inch diameter each)
For the head - 2 baniyan pieces each of
10 inch breadth and 8 inch length
For the hat (printed material) - 1 circle (3.5 inches in diameter). Extra
printed material is required to make the frills on the hat.
For the palm - 4 Baniyan pieces each of 2 inch breadth and 3 inch length
For the feet - 4 Baniyan pieces each of 2 inch breadth and 3 inch length
Now draw one circle each
of each part (except head, palm and feet) on to a
chart paper and cut it in shape.
Place the cut out chart
paper on the material and cut the material according to it.
Next, along the seam,
using needle and thread do running stitch. Do not end the stitch.
Now pull o
ne end to bring
the edges together. Then fill it with
fibre cotton till it is compact. Now end the stitch. Like this
make the rest of the balls.
For the face, two pieces
of baniyan are joined along the seam leaving
end open. Through this opening fill the face with fibre cotton and then
Similarly, do the palms
and the feet in the shape given in the figure