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Instructional booklet.  Printed with plastic covers and spiral binding.  Shipped via first class mail.


Booklet was created as a handout at a workshop presented at IDEX 2009 and was based on fitting and pattern creation (using a human pattern instruction sheet pattern pictures). Booklet is 59 pages (printed on one side of paper) and includes numerous pictures, a blank measurement sheet as well as measurement charts for 8 different MSD size dolls and 8 different SD size doll. 

Contents of booklet includes:

  • Measuring the doll
  • Analyzing body shape
  • Slopers (what are they & how are they used)
  • Pattern origins
  • Understanding ease (fitting & design)
  • How to measure the pattern
  • Formula for enlarging/shrinking a pattern
  • Creating a pattern for a small-busted MSD doll - Narae (from people pattern instruction sheet)
  • Creating a pattern for a large-busted SD doll - Elfdoll Ruru - showing a full-bust alteration to bodice (from people pattern instruction sheet)
  • Construction instructions for a lined, sheath dress
  • Sources (books, etc.)
  • Blank measurement sheet
  • Measurements for 8 different MSD and SD size dolls

Fitting & Pattern Making booklet/Ball-jointed dolls