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9" Tansy and Thistle, the Bird Riders -

The pattern comes with a color picture on the cover, full size patterns, except for large squares and rectangles. It comes in a zip closed bag.

This pattern is not available as a pdf file but you can still buy it through Patternmart if you prefer. The link is at the bottom of the page.

If you plan on making dolls to sell from this pattern, please go to my policy page for my terms.

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Bird Riders


Tansy and Thistle have needle sculpted noses and painted faces. Their hair is made from a scrap of fake fur. You can see a close-up of the doll's faces below. The birds have a wing span of 15". The tail and wings have wire in them. The bird's legs are chenile stems. There are many pictures and diagrams to help you make these dolls.


The pattern has plenty of hints to help you make your dolls.

Prefer to buy the paper pattern from Patternmart? Here's the link:

Thistle and Tansy, the Bird Riders cloth doll pattern  pm
Thistle and Tansy, the Bird Riders cloth doll pattern pm

Tansy, a girl, and Thistle, a boy, are cloth doll elves sewn to cloth birds. The dolls on the birds ...
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Last updated Oct. 2009

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