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This is Viktor Claus, our handmade Old World Father Christmas Doll from Russia; Ded Moroz means Grandfather Frost


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Free Christmas Craft Pattern:

How to Make an Old World Father Christmas Doll - Russia

You will Need:
one piece of card stock paper
small scraps of red, green, and black print fabric, cream fabric for face (or use a wooden ball for Santa face)
scraps of black faux fur
white doll hair
basic craft needs like stuffing, black marker, fabric glue or hot glue, needle and thread

Cut a 8.5"X11" cardstock piece of paper in half.

Fold the paper to form a cone shape. Tape or staple in place. Cut off the bottom to make the cone stand flat.

Use the bottom of the cone to create a circle on beige fabric for the Santa face.

If you do not want to hand sew or machine sew you can purchase a wooden ball for the face.

(If you are using a wooden ball for the face skip this step.)

Place fabric pretty sides together and hand stitch or machine stitch around the outer edge of circle. Leave an opening for turning. Turn face pretty side out and stuff.


Draw a face on fabric or wooden ball.

Glue face onto cone.

Cut an 8"X4.25" piece of fabric for Santa coat. Drape coat over cone and glue in place. Cut an excess fabric from bottom.

Cut a 1" strip of fur and glue down the center front of Santa body.

Cut a 1.5" strip of fabric and glue at bottom of Santa doll body sandwiching the body between the fur on a fold.

Cut a 3" X 5" piece of black fur for hat.

Fold fabric in half and glue in place.

Wrap hat around the Santa face and glue in place over lapping the hat in the back.

Glue Santa's beard and hair in place.



This is Viktor Claus, our handmade Old World Father Christmas Doll from Russia; Ded Moroz means Grandfather Frost


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