What is a Rag Doll?
After the arrival of new fashion dolls in the market, they are not now so popular among the kids. But there are many parents who prefer them even now and by taking care of their interest, many manufacturers started producing it, and are available in the toy markets. They produce it in such a way that the home made effect is retained in these dolls. These dolls have very simple features and are very soft to handle. Soft clothes are used for its production, so that kids will love to cuddle them.
These hand made dolls can be made unique. The features of the face of the doll can be made with small buttons. Different colors can be used while designing clothes for rag dolls. There are various wonderful articles regarding the rag dolls. Most of the kids like a pattern which is similar to face and would like to interact with them. Our brain has a wonderful capability to recognize faces. The kids at the younger age will start recognizing faces much before they starts to recognize colors and shapes. Rag dolls are the ideal dolls for kids who are at their early ages. They are very soft and parents won’t have to worry about their kids getting hurt by them. Most of the other popular dolls have removable smaller parts which is dangerous for the kids. Rag dolls can be made of any fabric though smooth ones are preferred.
Rag dolls were available in English and American markets from 1850. Rag dolls can’t be considered as a sophisticated toy but still it is loved by lots of kids. Most of the kids will have a rag doll as their first toy. Most of the traditional rag dolls are available from many auction centres. Many people have the hobby of collecting these rag dolls. Most of the doll creating projects selects Rag doll for the work. Because it can be made with less amount of work and is less expensive. Many Rag doll project kits are available where one can use them to spend their hobby time. These kits will have all the necessary items needed for the project such as clothes, needles, instructions, threads, press buttons and elastics. The design of the rag doll’s costume can also be found on the kit. Mostly available costume designs are blouse, knickers, dress, bags and dungarees.
Some people have the skill to design a rag doll without any kit. They can use their creativity and time for the work. The items required for the work can be easily found from within your house. Some old cloths, piece of old furnishings, rugs will be excellent for the work. One can use attractive decorative buttons for the eyes of Rag dolls. Many women consider the Rag doll creation a way of living. These dolls are environmental friendly and by playing with them your kids are absolutely safe.