Someone will find it difficult and frivoloussewing miniature clothes for dolls. And by the way, it's very exciting. Usually they sew clothes for dolls of mother of small daughters, who require a brand new dress for their favorite doll. Sewing it is not only cheaper, but also more interesting for the child. Often clothes for dolls of standard average size and they may not fit your dolls. The dress sewn by mother's hands will be much more significant for the child, and also you will accustom the daughter to needlework. Sewing doll clothes involves experience in sewing, although it has many nuances and features. I'll tell you what you'll have to face when you decide to tackle this matter. What should I start with when creating puppet dresses? First of all, choose the type of clothing (dress, skirt,jacket), and then a pattern. On the Internet you can find many patterns for dolls. But these patterns, for frequent, one size, so you must first "try" it on your doll. You can make a trial model of an unnecessary fabric. In this case, you will match the size, girth of the chest and hips, the length of sleeves and legs. When you fix the sizes, next time you will already build these patterns, taking into account your measurements. In the beginning, having corrected the cut thing, you no longer have to redo the finished one. How to choose a fabric for doll clothes? The fabric for puppet dresses should be thin and,mainly, natural. Synthetic fabrics are cheap, but, when sewing miniature details, the edges are crumbling and very hinder the work. To avoid such unpleasant moments, choose cotton, linen, wool, silk, lace. If your child insists on making a beautiful dress from "vooot of this beautiful fabric", which is actually synthetic and uncomfortable in sewing, it does not matter. You can resort to small tricks. The edges of the sections of the fabric should be treated with a transparent nail polish or sprinkled with hairspray. Then the edges will not be showered, but the fabric at the ends will become stiff. There are, however, special chemical solutions for processing fabrics that do not change its properties, it will remain soft, and the edges will not pour, but such a tool will cost more than ten such doll dresses. Very useful little things. For sewing small details of doll clothesa lot of patience and perseverance, because it's such a painstaking work! And what about ironing miniature seams and recesses? Standard iron is not suitable for every detail, it's just very large. You can manage to manipulate small irons for travel, and you can buy a special mini-ironing. Such ironing, complete with nozzles of various shapes, allows you to iron small details and the most whimsical bends. If sewing doll clothes has become for you not a one-time affair, but a hobby or even a job, you just need such an ironing! The set of nozzles also includes a knife that heats up and can cut details of small patterns very simply, while melting the edges of synthetic fabrics, thereby preventing them from shedding. To apply the pattern to the fabric, you need a special marker. There are markers, a trace from which itself disappears after a while and the product does not need to be washed afterwards, as well as markers, traces of which are removed with soap. Such markers or sewing crayons are much more effective than the remnants that we are used to tracing patterns. Ornaments on doll clothes. If you are engaged in sewing doll clothes, youit is worth paying attention to any little things that fall under your hands. Accessories for dolls will be perfectly served by broken jewelry, unnecessary jewelry, beads, beads. There are also special doll accessories. This is a thin Velcro tape, and small thin zippers, small buttons and sequins. In the shops of parts for making accessories yourself, you can also find many useful details. A convenient device for frequent tests will be small puppet mannequins. Try, experiment, practice and you will definitely get beautiful and unique things. This business quickly develops into a hobby, both for mother and daughter. By your example and lessons you will accustom the girl to sewing, needlework, instill a sense of style and imagination. Maybe you have a future fashion designer growing!