Cloth Doll Mermaids with Patti Medaris Culea

Making cloth dolls is a fun and rewarding way to incorporate multiple techniques, including sculpting, stitching, stencilling and embellishing. This workshop will teach you Patti’s signature techniques, including how to colour and accent the doll’s face, stamping and stencilling the torso and tail, and embellishing with embroidery and beading. 

In association with Galli Creative

About

Join Patti on this wonderful journey and learn how to make your very own Cloth Doll Mermaid with Patti Medaris Culea.

Suitable for all levels, this is a great project to expanding your mixed media skills and creativity in doll making, with plenty of transferrable skills along the way.

This step-by-step online workshop and eBook from Patti Medaris Culea will reveal her signature techniques whilst teaching you how to create fabulous cloth doll mermaids, a gorgeous starfish perch and a felted pin cushion. 

Level: Suitable for all levels, for beginners through to intermediate and advance.

Price: £26 (plus £1.50 booking fee)

    Watch the trailer to find out more! 

    What you'll learn:

    • Laying out the Doll Pattern
    • Choosing Fabrics & Materials
    • Shaping, Sewing and Stuffing the Mermaid Body
    • Sewing, Stuffing and Painting the Mermaid’s Face
    • Stamping and Stencilling tail fabrics
    • Embellishing the Mermaid Body with Embroidery and Beadwork
    • Selecting and adding the hair
    • Making the Mermaid’s Headpiece
    • Working with Organza and Beads to make Wrist Cuffs
    • Making the Mermaid’s Organza Tailfins
    • Bringing it All Together
    • Sewing, Stuffing & Beading the Starfish Perch
    • Bonus! Making the Starfish Felted Pincushion

    What's included:

    • 2.5 hours of video tutorials. The sessions have been split into 18 bitesize sessions, meaning you can navigate and watch specific sections again at ease
    • 60-page e-book 
    • Doll, perch and pincushion patterns
    • Comprehensive material list of things you will need to get started. 
    • Unlimited access until 31 December 2021.  
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    Access to the sessions

    The on-demand recordings will be available until 11:59pm (GMT) on 31 December 2021.

    About the Tutor: Patti Medaris Culea

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    For more than 40 years Patti Medaris Culea has been teaching cloth doll making, drawing, gift creation and more.  She is the author of 7 books on cloth doll making, beading and making doll clothes, numerous DVDs and has more than 100 doll patterns available with dealers worldwide.  

    Please be ready to show your COVID documents

     

    We would like to remind you that all attendees aged 11 and over must show proof of either:

    a) having had two doses of the COVID-19 vaccine at least 14 days before attending.

    OR
    b) a negative Lateral Flow Test result, which can be taken at home or at a recognised centre free of charge, within 48 hours of the event.

    OR
    c) If you are resident in England, proof of natural immunity (positive PCR test within the last six months, after self-isolation has ended and up to 180 days after taking the test). Demonstrated via your NHS COVID Pass on the NHS App.

    We will accept various forms of proof and will use a common-sense approach when checking your status. Your data will not be required nor stored by us, proof can simply be shown to a member of staff.

     

    Accepted proof of vaccinations:

    the NHS COVID Pass on the NHS App. We strongly advise that you take a photo of the valid QR code or bring a printout with you as poor connectivity on your smart phone may not permit the app to load.

    the small vaccination record card given to you at the immunisation site

    a letter from the NHS – you can request this by calling 119

    a letter from a GP showing details of vaccines administered

    Accepted proof of negative Lateral Flow Tests:

    an email or text confirming your result

    a photograph of the test stick (not the physical stick)

    a record of the result shown via the NHS app

    Please note we will accept any proof given at point of vaccination for those vaccinated overseas .

    Please be ready to show your COVID documents

     

    We would like to remind you that all attendees aged 11 and over must show proof of either:

    a) having had two doses of the COVID-19 vaccine at least 14 days before attending.

    OR
    b) a negative Lateral Flow Test result, which can be taken at home or at a recognised centre free of charge, within 48 hours of the event.

    OR
    c) If you are resident in England, proof of natural immunity (positive PCR test within the last six months, after self-isolation has ended and up to 180 days after taking the test). Demonstrated via your NHS COVID Pass on the NHS App.

    We will accept various forms of proof and will use a common-sense approach when checking your status. Your data will not be required nor stored by us, proof can simply be shown to a member of staff.

     

    Accepted proof of vaccinations:

    the NHS COVID Pass on the NHS App. We strongly advise that you take a photo of the valid QR code or bring a printout with you as poor connectivity on your smart phone may not permit the app to load.

    the small vaccination record card given to you at the immunisation site

    a letter from the NHS – you can request this by calling 119

    a letter from a GP showing details of vaccines administered

    Accepted proof of negative Lateral Flow Tests:

    an email or text confirming your result

    a photograph of the test stick (not the physical stick)

    a record of the result shown via the NHS app

    Please note we will accept any proof given at point of vaccination for those vaccinated overseas .