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 one 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
Now lets start to make the
Fix elastic of length
12" approx at the bottom of the head.
Fix a needle and thread on
Using this needle and
thread push the collar, chest and waist by taking it through the
Pull the elastic and tie a
Now take elastic (length
16") and tie a knot below the collar. Leaving equal proportion on
For the legs take 24" elastic and tie it below the waist.
Now just as you have
threaded in the collar, chest and waist, thread in the legs and hands.
For the hair fringes in
the front take approx 48" black wool and fold it to approx
3" length. Now tie a knot at the centre. Now fix it on the face. Similarly make 10
such bunches and fix on the face.
For hair plaits-Make two
plaits or braid strands of black wool and fix it on the head.
Stick the eyes and paint
the eye brows and lips.
For the cap, make frills
around the piece of material and stitch it on the head.