Sew a Luckyjuju Owl Doll
All levels | 1 hour 13 min
Sew a Luckyjuju Owl Doll
Sewing the doll
Dollmaker and designer Katia Ferris demonstrates how sewing a Luckyjuju doll is a tender labor of love. Featuring hand-embroidered details, a layered mask and two-tone wings, these owls have so much personality in a sweet little package. Ideal for the intermediate sewist, Katia teaches you her time-tested techniques and demonstrates how to assemble the doll, perfectly stuff the owl, and how to close it all up using a ladder stitch. Take your lovie to the next level by adding accessories like a ruched dress, pom poms, or a sweet bow tie before gifting it to a truly lucky recipient or keeping it as an heirloom piece. 
Here’s what you’ll need:
For doll:
  • Three colors felt or glitter vinyl – thick material that doesn’t fray works best
  • ¼ yd midweight cotton or cotton/linen fabric
  • ¼ yd or fat quarter quilting cotton
  • Medium weight interfacing
  • Marking tool
  • Poly-fil stuffing
  • Sewing machine with matching thread
  • Iron and ironing surface
  • Black polyester thread
  • Sewing needle
  • Metallic embroidery floss
  • Fabric scissors
  • Pinking shears
  • Snips
  • Paper scissors
  • Glass headed pins
  • Hemostat or large tweezers for stuffing
  • Chopstick
  • Sewing machine
  • Iron
  • Ironing surface
  • 1/4" hole punch (optional)
  • Hem gauge (optional)

For pom poms:
  • 25 yds of yarn
  • Pom pom maker or cardboard 

For bow tie:
  • Medium weight cotton
  • 1/4" ribbon

For dress:
  • 1/4 yd lightweight woven fabric
  • 1/4" ribbon
  • 1/4" elastic
  • Safety pin
Learn how to:
  • Finish edges with a zig-zag stitch
  • Stuff with tweezers
  • Hand-embroider facial details
  • Sew the ladder stitch

What you'll get:
  • A series of easy-to-follow video lessons on how to make holiday ornaments and home decor
  • 9 HD video lessons you can access online anytime, anywhere
  • Detailed supply list
  • Step-by-step instructions by expert doll designer Katia Ferris
  • The ability to leave comments, ask questions and interact with other students
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Class Reviews
139 users recommended this class to a friend
Sharon Everest
Good basic doll making techniques are covered in a clear way.
More than 3 months ago
Margaret Henderson
Katia is amazing, her creativity and the way she explains each step makes it easy to follow, and you’ll be very pleased with the result. I didn’t realise how much I loved sewing.
More than 3 months ago
Regina Fujan
VERY cute! But, I think I'll skip the pom-poms.
More than 3 months ago