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13" Little Love Waldorf Doll Making Kit

  • 13" Little Love Doll Kit
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  • Little Love Examples
  • Little Love Examples
  • Little Love Example


A Joy's Waldorf Doll Making Kit for sewing 13" Little Love, a "traditional" Waldorf style boy or girl doll who will soon become inseparable from its Mommy or Daddy. The Little Love's body and legs are of one piece for firmness, sturdiness with flexibility. A wonderful size as a first dress-up doll that will be taken everywhere. Patterns included for doll, nightgown/dress, panties/pants, shirt and several hairstyles. 

Kit includes: pattern pieces for 13" doll, dress, pant and shirt and wig making instructions; Organic Skin Tone Cotton Knit in your choice of 5 skin tones; Eco Wool stuffing; natural fiber hair yarn; inner head tubing; plain chopstick with a square end for stuffing; embroidery floss for facial features, craft thread and tying string. Easy step-by-step instructions.

Eye color: Leave us a note if you wish a different color for the eyes and we will switch them for you.

Skill Level: Beginner to Intermediate (Ages 13 and older)

In addition:
 you will need good fabric scissors, a sewing machine (optional), 3" or 5" dollmaking needles, #7 embroidery needle, #70 Schmetz universal machine needle (optional), ball head straight pins, Joy's Copper Head Frames (or tape measure), a size E or F crochet hook for hair wig, rouge crayon or powder blush, hair and skin colored threads and fabric and notions for clothes. Most of these items can be purchased in our Doll Making section along with additional clothes patterns.

Completed doll is recommended for ages 3 and older.

15% restocking fee on doll kit returns.

PLEASE READ! Tell us your choice of BOY (short hair) or GIRL (long hair) by leaving a note in the comments box during checkout.


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  1. Nice finished doll 4 Star Review

    Posted by on 26th May 2015

    I am a beginner doll maker and purchased this kit to make a doll for my daughter's birthday. My kit came quickly and with the specifications I requested (tan skin with blue eyes)! I found the instructions easy to follow, and the quality of the components to be excellent. I LOVE the wool! Unfortunately, the fabric for the skin was about an inch too short to cut the entire leg/body pieces. I had to cut two one inch strips from the scrap to "fit" the pattern together. As a result, the doll has seams across her chest and back. My daughter doesn't mind, especially once her baby is dressed, but it just doesn't look that great. I'd recommend the kit, just be prepared if you're fabric is just a tad shy of what's necessary.
    (A Child's Dream replied: Please contact us if you cannot fit pattern pieces on fabric as shown in pattern instructions.)

  2. The Right Choice for my First Doll 5 Star Review

    Posted by on 17th Oct 2014

    I searched many sites for just the right kit to make my first Waldorf-style Doll for my first Grandaughter. A Child's Dream provided the perfect combination of skin, eyes and hair for the doll I want to make. Even when I accidentally picked the wrong skin tone, they fixed the mistake within a few hours. I can't wait to share the doll with my family.

  3. so simple. 5 Star Review

    Posted by on 2nd Oct 2014

    This is my third kit I have purchased. I am a beginner sewer! Yet, when people see the dolls I have made they are surprised, because they come out so nice. The kit includes everything (ask for a Girl doll kit if you want a long haired doll).