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Tips on using air- and water-soluble marking pens properly so pattern marks will be removable.
CLOTH DOLL Spring 1984 (v.2#3) pg. 16

An easier, faster method for multiple cloth doll production. Diagrams for body parts included.
CLOTH DOLL Spring 1984 (v.2#3) pg. 22

Tip: How to use tissue paper for tracing patterns.
CLOTH DOLL Spring 1984 (v.2#3) pg. 42

Basic instructions for jointing a cloth doll using metal shank buttons. Includes instructions on how to turn unjointed cloth-doll patterns into jointed ones.
CLOTH DOLL Summer 1984 (v.2#4) pg. 30

How to change three-dimensional doll patterns to needle-sculpted dolls. Part 1. Transferring the face to cloth.
CLOTH DOLL Winter 1984 (v.3#2) pg. 14

How to change three-dimensional doll patterns to make needle-sculpted dolls. Part 2. Instructions include transferring the face to cloth, attaching the nose, needle-sculpting the face and adding color to the face.
CLOTH DOLL Spring 1985 (v.3#3) pg. 10

Tips on creating your own cloth-doll patterns. Part 1.
CLOTH DOLL Spring 1985 (v.3#3) pg. 16

Comments on irregular patterns and how to make corrections.
CLOTH DOLL Spring 1985 (v.3#3) pg. 28

Tips on creating your own cloth-doll patterns. Part 2.
CLOTH DOLL Summer 1985 (v.3#4) pg. 12

Tip: Use hair spray to remove traces of pattern-marking pens.
CLOTH DOLL Fall 1986 (v.4#4) pg. 38

Tips on how to adapt almost any cloth doll pattern to create a country-girl doll by changing the hair style, face, and clothing.
CLOTH DOLL Spring 1988 (v.6#1) pg. 33

Tips on altering cloth-doll patterns to create more interesting feet, knees and necks.
CLOTH DOLL Summer 1988 (v.6#2) pg. 19

How to alter a cloth-doll pattern to create a soled foot without having two extra pattern pieces.
CLOTH DOLL Summer 1988 (v.6#2) pg. 34

Tip: Make a template of small parts like hands, ears and feet. This saves wear on the pattern and provides a sturdy guide for outlining on the fabric.
CLOTH DOLL Fall 1988 (v.6#3) pg. 36

Tip: A pattern filing system that includes pattern name, source and comments.
CLOTH DOLL Fall 1988 (v.6#3) pg. 38

Tips on procedures, skills and equipment for cloth dollmaking. (1) Making a duplicate set of patterns. (2) Positioning pattern pieces on yardage. (3) Adapting basic patterns. (4) Basic handsewing stitches. (5) Tools for beginners and advanced dollmakers.
CLOTH DOLL Spring-Summer 1990 (v.7#4) pg. 7

Advice on protecting (copyrighting) your cloth doll patterns.
CLOTH DOLL Fall 1990 (v.8#1) pg. 38

Creating a workable skeleton. A detailed description of the working methods of Lisa Lichtenfels used to create realism in a soft sculpture doll by making a realistically-proportioned wire armature. Part 1. The tracing paper solution.
CLOTH DOLL Spring 1994 (v.9#4) pg. 4

Creating a workable skeleton. Part 2. Making the wire skeleton (armature).
CLOTH DOLL Fall-Winter 1994 (v.10#2) pg. 27

Designing your own cloth doll. Part 1. The body.
CLOTH DOLL Winter 1995-96 (v.11#2) pg. 23

Designing your own cloth doll. Part 2. Faces and hair.
CLOTH DOLL Spring 1996 (v.11#3) pg. 20, Insert

Design a cloth doll. Nine steps to designing a cloth doll body pattern with tips and options for making the doll look just the way you imagined.
DOLL DESIGNS Aug-Sep 1990 (v.7#5) pg. 36