I made these Charlie Brown peg dolls for a Meals on Wheels Valentine project. I packaged them with a glitter heart and a tag that said "Good Grief it's Valentine's Day!"
I think they came out super cute - but since I was making 50 a deleted a few steps. Also because I was making 50 peg dolls I ordered them from Amazon.
men shaped peg dolls
small paint brushes
black fine tip Sharpie pen
Always save pieces of cardboard to use when painting peg dolls.
Paint the body with two coats of yellow paint. Let the paint dry in between coats.
Using a sharp pencil draw the zig zag shape on the middle of the body. If you have extra time the zig zag could be moved up and a small black band could be painted on the bottom which would replicate shorts. Because I was making 50 I skipped the shorts step.
Using the black paint and a very thin teeny tiny paint brush paint inside the pencil zig zag lines. This took a really long time.
Another step I skipped was painting the head with flesh toned paint. I used a fine tip black Sharpie to draw the face directly onto the wooden head.
Lately I have been sewing a lot of Meals on Wheels projects with felt and I wanted to do something different. And I do love a little peg doll.
I am going to bring these to the Meals on Wheels office tomorrow and then start working on a March themed party favor.
God Bless all of the Meals on Wheels volunteers!