Make a Cloth Doll

Saturday 5th March & Saturday 12th March 2022 (10-4pm each day)

This course will be held at Morley College but includes a tour of Pollock's Toy Museum for inspiration. Refer to the Morley College website for full details.


Visit the folk toy and doll collection at the delightful Pollock's toy Museum with Curator and Morley Textiles Tutor Debby Brown, for a hands-on inspirational study of cloth dolls from around the world. Then create your own unique small doll back in the Morley studios, from a choice of specially adapted basic pattern shapes.

By the end of this course, you will be able to:

  • Discover a variety of ways to create forms from flat fabric

  • Learn how to adapt ideas from your photos and drawings made at the museum to create shapes, hair and features

  • Stitching and stuffing techniques

  • Clothes making for dolls