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How to make a doll

Posted by  ·  February 11, 2017  ·  Last Updated: March 29, 2017

This post is in partnership with Hulu.

Let me show you how to make a doll with your sewing machine and inkjet printer. Today I have teamed up with Hulu to stitch up adorable the Powerpuff Girls! Hulu is the new online home of “sugar, spice, and everything nice” – now the only place to find the full classic animated series!

powerpuff girls

How to make a doll

Follow this simple tutorial to make the  Powerpuff Girls, Blossom, Bubbles, and Buttercup.  They stitch up in no time at all and make a great sewing project for kids!

How to make a doll with a sewing machine and inkjet printer

I couldn’t think of a better project than sewing Powerpuff Girls.  I am passionate about teaching kids to sew.  I truly believe a sewing machine is power. This lifetime skill can provide a source of accomplishment, give confidence, provide a positive creative outlet and even provide income!  So what better thing to sew than Powerpuff Girls dolls! Girl power for sure!

The Powerpuff Girls centers on three sugar-coated superheroes, Blossom, Bubbles, and Buttercup, whose missions in life alternate between going to school, fighting crime, winning at hopscotch and saving the world before bedtime. The girls are frequently called upon by the town’s mayor to help fight nearby criminals using their powers. While their differences cause them to squabble and tease, their individual strengths combined always lead them to victory. They rely on teamwork, trust, and friendship to thwart evil (in the most adorable way).

DIY Powerpuff Girls Dolls Supplies

  • sewing machine
  • injet printer
  • inkjet fabric sheets
  • thread
  • scissors
  • fiberfill
  • needle
  • Powerpuff Girls Printables
printable inkjet fabric sheets

Print The Powerpuff Girls on the fabric inkjet sheets according to manufacturer instructions. Make sure to fit the image to page.

Blossom Powerpuff GirlButtercup Powerpuff Girl  – Bubbles Powerpuff Girl

DIY Powerpuff fabric dolls

How to make a doll

After printing peel protective backing from the fabric.

printing on fabric injet fabric sheets

Cut a piece of fabric approximately 8.5 X 11 inches.

DIY printable stuffie doll

Pin the inkjet printed fabric to the patterned fabric. RIGHT SIDES TOGETHER.

DIY printable fabric doll kids sewing

Using the outline of the doll as a guide stitch around the Powerpuff Girl.  Be sure eave a 1 1/2  to 2 inch opening to be able to turn fabric right side out and add fiberfill.

kids sewing project sewn printable doll

Trim around the PowerPuff Girl close to the stitching line.  Clip corners to make it easier to turn. Leave a bit more fabric at the opening (see photo).

kids sewing project DIY doll

Turn fabric right side out.

DIY Printable Doll Kids sewing project

Stuff doll with fiberfill.

Printable Stuffed Doll Kids Sewing Activity

Stitch the opening closed with needle and thread.

DIY sewn doll kids sewing project

Now we are ready to save the world before bedtime!

DIY Powerpuff Girls Dolls

As one of Cartoon Network’s most enduring original series, the initial run of The Powerpuff Girls, created by Craig McCracken, premiered in 1998 and quickly became a global phenomenon. Since its premiere, the series earned two Emmy® Awards along with five nominations and countless animation honors throughout its 80 episodes.

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Watch the trailer…….


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