Embroidery Doll Face Patterns

Make Dolls Faster With Machine Embroidery

Doll Sitting on Trunk
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A great way to put that embroidery machine to good use is by making a cute doll and stuffed toy faces. With these online vendors, you can find patterns for all sorts of faces such as dolls, cats, dogs, clowns and more. Choosing different expressions for your homemade toys can help make them unique. Homemade dolls will become a treasured keepsake for any child because they're made with love. 

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    This video is a great place to start if you are new to machine embroidery. The video explains all aspects of machine embroidery and you get to see the entire process. Don't miss the continuation of the first video.

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    Embroidery Library offers hundreds of doll face designs for a dollar each. Expressions like sleeping, awake, winking and more are there for your downloading pleasure! It would be hard to run out of Topsy Turvy Doll options with the selection that is offered.

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    This design pack is loaded with doll face options but you don't have to buy the entire pack if you won't be using them all. Be sure to compare the pack price to the price of buying individual designs. The site also offers a "Custom Pack" option which may be best for avid embroidery fans. There is a "sleeping" face available in the collection for those making Topsy Turvy Dolls.


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    These doll face designs can be ordered in various size packages in whatever format you need. Cat, dog and alien faces are among the patterns you will find here.


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    SewChaCha - Downloadable Sleeping Doll Face

    This design offers instant download upon purchase. Explore the entire store to find more doll face designs.


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    Grand Slam Designs offers a great selection of doll faces for almost any doll you can think of making. Be sure to browse their free designs too. You may luck out and find the design you want at a bargain!

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    This Etsy store has a large selection of designs. You'll find the doll face designs mixed throughout their Misc Embroidery designs pages.

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    This page features one free downloadable design. Be sure to browse their other designs while you are there for reasonably priced downloadable designs.

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    This site offers an entire set of doll face designs or you can buy a single design by clicking the link for the face you are interested in. These are reasonably priced designs. New registrants receive a complimentary one week club membership, which is a great way to test the waters.

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    This site offers a nice collection of doll faces and a section devoted to male doll faces. Their designs are reasonably prices. Simply click the image you are interested in to find the pricing and sizing details.

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    This detailed doll face is $1.00 or free if you become a member of the site. Setting up an account is free but membership is sold in six-month intervals.

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    This collection isn't just dolls. You'll be mesmerized by the owls, foxes, panda, monsters and more. These patterns will have you sewing all kinds of dolls. Be sure to learn about their Dolly Donations Mini Charity Free Doll Pattern.

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    This Etsy store offers a set of two doll face embroidery designs... one sleeping and one awake so the set will meet you Topsy Turvy Doll doll making needs. Orders are filled via email within 48 hours.


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    You'll find pages of doll face designs at Great Notions. You may want to join their "Design Flex Club" if you find yourself buying many designs through their site.

Embroidery designs can be very similar from site to site but the prices can vary wildly. Take your time and look around. Improper hooping is usually to blame when outlines don't line up with the design but if you find a reliable site for designs you may want to stick with their reliability. Hooping & Stabilizing Basics for Machine Embroidery