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Last issue we brought you Part 1 of the instructions to make this stunning doll. Now that you have made the doll's body, we share the instructions here to create her kimono, ohashori, underclothes, obi and hair comb.


For clothing

• 60cm ( 3/4yd) pink floral print satin fabric (kimono)

• 40cm ( 1/2yd) solid white satin fabric (kimono lining)

• 10cm ( 1/8yd) pink tone-on-tone cotton print fabric (undercollar)

• 20cm ( 1/4yd) thin white cotton fabric (undercollar bodice)

• 30cm ( 3/8yd) dark pink print cotton fabric (underskirt)

• 20cm ( 1/4yd) blue tone-on-tone print satin fabric (obi)

• 10cm ( 1/8yd) buckram or heavyweight interfacing (obi)

• DMC stranded embroidery floss in Blanc (White)

• 60cm ( 3/4yd) pink ribbon, 15mm ( 5/8in) wide (obiage)

• 1.1m (1 1/4yd) red cord, diameter 3mm ( 1/8in) (obijime)

• Fray Check

• Air-soluble/disappearing fabric-marking pen

• Stiff paper or card stock

• Lightweight cardboard (such as a cereal box)

• White glue

• Three or four small pink paper or silk

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