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Focus on Costuming workshop with Charlie Patricolo

Workshop with Charlie Patricolo

Create a female, cloth doll with a unique personality as you customize the face.. Pattern for the body will be provided. We will wire
her for some articulation and you can decide on making her seated, standing or hanging. Materials for the doll will be provided.
Then we will spend 2 days focusing on costuming your figure You will provide the fabrics for the costuming. You can plan to bring
those fabrics to the first weekend, or wait until after you have a better idea of the personality and come the second weekend with what
you need.

What you need to bring to class -
* Sewing machine (or make arrangements to share)
(please make sure you have all of the parts including an extra bobbin and small needles. This is also a great time to use a clear
plastic or open foot if you have one.
* scissors for cutting paper and cloth
* favorite stuffing tools (if you have them). Hemostats will be provided for your use
* strong straight pins
* your close-up glasses if you need them
* clothing fabrics and thread to match (not needed until day 3 but feel free to bring in to 'audition' anytime if you wish)
* buttons, beads, ribbon and other embellishments
* chair if you are planning to make a seated doll
What Charlie will supply (covered by the materials fee)
Fabric for the face, hands and body
Basic yarns for hair (can be augmented by students if they wish)
Polyester stuffing
Needles for hand sewing
Thread for hand sewing
Hemostats for use (available for sale, optional)
Use of pens and pencils for face detail

Please feel free to contact Charlie in advance of the class if you have questions. She can guide you in selection of costuming fabrics
and answer your questions. She can be reached at or 734-657-5826.

Instructor: Charlie Patricolo

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Included Materials



This class cannot be purchased online. Please contact the store for more information.