Clothespin Doll Kit

Clothespin Dolls

Katie’s best friend turned six at the end of March and Katie was planning to give her a baking set but then we came up with the clothespin doll kit idea. Katie loves making these dolls and we thought her friend Morgan might like making them too. We get our dowels, caps, and stands from Bear Woods Supply Co, the flesh colored paint came from them too. The ribbon, fabric, thread and needles — papa made a needle case — came from my stash. All the other little bits — including the wooden box that holds it all — came from our local Michael’s. The last thing we included was an instruction booklet. Hopefully it will provide hours of painty, gluey fun.

Clothespin Doll Kit

15 Responses to “Clothespin Doll Kit”

  1. 2 martha April 8, 2009 at 9:01 am

    another great idea -and so cute:)

  2. 3 anina April 8, 2009 at 12:17 pm

    Oh what a wonderful idea.

  3. 4 Gina April 8, 2009 at 12:39 pm

    That’s a great gift idea! All put into a cute box.

  4. 5 amandajean April 8, 2009 at 2:15 pm

    how could morgan not LOVE it???

  5. 6 Gaile April 8, 2009 at 3:59 pm

    I know some big girls that would love one of those kits!

  6. 7 katie April 9, 2009 at 9:19 am

    What a brilliant idea! I would have loved that as a kid!

  7. 8 Margie April 9, 2009 at 10:51 am

    I live in Toronto, but Katie is invited to MY party. Great idea.

  8. 9 peaceliving April 29, 2009 at 8:43 pm

    What a wonderful gift idea for girls!!! I will definitely copy this one. With two boys, I sometimes have a hard time getting into girl gift mode.

  9. 10 Lisa August 31, 2009 at 12:12 am

    I know this is an old post, but I just ran across it (I came back to your blog to make the string backpack I bookmarked ages ago). I was wondering if you were willing to share the printed instructions you included in this kit? I’m not familiar with making these types of dolls, but I would love to send this kit to my niece for Christmas.

  10. 11 DeAyn April 23, 2010 at 10:54 am

    I’m with Lisa!
    I would LOVE to have the printed instructions you included in the kit too.
    I have a daughter who has a bday coming up in August that I know would love to get one of these kits for her bday.
    Thanks so much!

  11. 12 Jeff M April 24, 2010 at 2:58 pm

    This is a wonderful idea as a gift. I know how much people love making these dolls. Check out this website: There are many kits here to make clothespin dolls and clothespin ornaments.

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