2013 Bronze Medal Winner for the Living Now Book Awards in the crafts, hobbies, and collecting category.
The book entitled, Taylor’s No-Sew Doll Clothes Patterns, Volume 1, by Christine Curry Taylor, is a craft book that includes patterns for making twenty-five doll clothes outfits,hats and accessories without sewing. It provides color pictures of all of the doll clothes. Patterns include doll clothes for the four seasons, spring, summer, fall and winter, with outfits for all occasions including career, sports, casual, and evening wear. Patterns include outer garments for winter including coats, capes and jackets. It includes patterns for bathing suits, sun hats, beach robes, jeans, pants, shorts, clothes with sleeves, evening gown, prom dress, dresses, suits, cowgirl shirt, cowgirl hat, cheerleading outfit, clown costume, lab coat, equestrian riding habit with helmet, and hunting outfit with cap, vest and belt pack. This method for making doll clothes without sewing is unique, simple and straightforward. The book includes clear, simple, step-by step instructions for all of the fashions and patterns. Each fashion comes with a list of materials, trim and fabric used, with the amounts given in both United States (US) units and Metric conversions. These patterns fit dolls 10 inches to 12 inches (25.4cm to 30.48cm) in height including the popular fairies, princesses and other dolls. United States (US) units and Metric conversions are given for all measurements.
Young children, teens, and adults will enjoy making these doll clothes using this no-sew method with these patterns, and have a great deal of fun while doing it.