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Patterns & booklets are available to be sent either in PDF format attached to an
email (you print out the pages) or in printed form and sent via
snail mail. To order in PDF format you can either click on the individual "Buy It Now"
Paypal buttons below or if purchasing more than one, just add up the totals of each pattern you are purchasing (without shipping) and send payment to Paypal ID info@dalerae.com


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***If you wish to purchase more than one
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BOOKLETS IN PDF FORMAT!


**PDF booklets come as an attachment to an email - you must open the attachment in
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ARE MANY TIMES WHEN PAYPAL DOES NOT SEND ME THE PAYMENT NOTICE FOR
UP TO 12 HOURS!
PLEASE BE PATIENT - IF YOUR ORDER COMES IN ON A WEEKEND
DAY (ESPECIALLY SUNDAY), A HOLIDAY OR ON A DAY THAT I AM OUT OF TOWN, IT
MAY TAKE 24-48 HOURS FOR YOU TO RECEIVE YOUR PATTERN.

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Booklet was created as a handout at a workshop presented at IDEX 2009 and was based on fitting and pattern creation (using a human pattern instruction sheet pattern pictures) lessons used by my Creating Patterns for BJDs Yahoo Group. Booklet is 59 pages & includes numerous pictures, a blank measurement sheet as well as measurement charts for 8 different MSD size dolls and 8 different SD size doll. Contents of booklet includes: measuring the doll; analyzing body shape; slopers (what are they & how are they used); pattern origins; understanding ease (fitting & design); how to measure the pattern; formula for enlarging/shrinking a pattern; creating a pattern for a small-busted MSD doll - Narae (from people pattern instruction sheet); creating a pattern for a large-busted SD doll - Elfdoll Ruru - showing a full-bust alteration to bodice (from people pattern instruction sheet); construction instructions for a lined, sheath dress; sources (books, etc.); blank measurement sheet; measurements for 8 different MSD and SD size dolls.

To purchase booklet (59 pages) using Paypal & sent as a PDF file in an email-total cost $14.00:

To purchase printed out booklet - with spiral binding and plastic covers - using Paypal and sent Priority mail - total cost $21.00:

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Sweaters-To-Sew BJDs -- How to make doll sweaters from socks (booklet) ----- Order #BJD Sweater Booklet (see pricing below). Booklet was prepared and given to participants in a workshop at IDEX 2009. Booklet contains information that includes choosing the right socks for a particular size doll, ribbing choices, lining - fabrics and how to line the sweaters (and why), and how to lay out the pattern pieces on a sock (some diagrams included). A simple pattern is included in both MSD and SD size. Several pictures are included in this version to show the variety of sweaters, ribbings and trims that can be utilized. This booklet is meant to be a companion to my sock sweater patterns and only includes the pattern mentioned above (sample can be seen if you click on the picture to the left). Can be purchased as a spiral bound booklet mailed via priority shipping or as a PDF file attached to an email (please note that it is 17 pages plus front and back cover and has numerous color photos ).

To purchase booklet (29 pages) using Paypal & sent as a PDF file in an email-total cost $8.00:
To purchase printed out booklet - with spiral binding and plastic covers - using Paypal and sent Priority mail - total cost $15.00:





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Fitting & Pattern Making Techniques for Fashion Dolls (booklet)
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Booklet was prepared and given to participants in a workshop at the Tonner Convention, 2006 and is based on information from my website pages "Measuring and Fitting" and "Creating a Doll Pattern" as well as additional information on a few pattern alterations common to fashion dolls.
Note: This booklet does not contain pattern pieces or sewing instructions. Can be purchased as a spiral bound booklet mailed first class or as a PDF file attached to an email (please note that it is 32 pages plus front and back cover and has color photos on nearly every page).
To purchase booklet using Paypal & sent as a PDF file in an email - total cost $12.00 :

To purchase printed out booklet - with spiral binding and plastic covers - using Paypal and sent Priority mail - total cost $17.00:



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Sweaters-To-Sew -- How to make doll sweaters from socks (booklet) ----- Order #Sweater Booklet (see pricing below). Booklet was prepared and given to participants in a workshop at the Modern Doll Convention 2006 and is based on information from my website page "Making Sock Sweaters" as well as additional information on pattern layout on socks (with diagrams) and a pattern is included in Tyler/Gene size. Is a companion to my sock sweater patterns. Can be purchased as a spiral bound booklet mailed first class or as a PDF file attached to an email (please note that it is 17 pages plus front and back cover and has numerous color photos ).
To purchase booklet using Paypal & sent as a PDF file in an email - total cost $9.00 :

To purchase printed out booklet - with spiral binding and plastic covers - using Paypal and sent Priority mail - total cost $14.00:

Last Revised: July 15, 2014
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