Colette Wolff - Platypusnow

Colette Wolff - Platypusnow

Colette Wolff - Platypusnow

Colette Wolff of Platypus Designs

November 2020 - We are sad to announce that Colette has passed away. She will be deeply missed by dollmakers worldwide. Her family is keeping her doll designs available for future generations of dollmakers. 

Platypusnow... Selected Vintage Platypus Patterns from the PLATYPUS collection originally designed and published by Colette Wolff during the '70s and '80s and sold through PLATYPUS mail order catalogs.   Meet Colette Wolff - Click To See Profile!

Designs are Presented in Quality Detailed Pattern Booklets! 
- 8½" x 11“ multi-page booklets.
- Annotated, precision-matched patterns, printed on 11" x 17" sheets.
-  Detailed, clear, step-by-step instructions with numerous line drawings.

Colette has converted vintage color slides of some of her original prototypes into digital format for you to see.  Take a look at color photos of Bridget, 4 Little Dolls, Cloth Train, Giggle, Muslin Angels and Veronica with her 5 costumes below.

  • On Sale
    Paper Pattern
    Little Stuffed Animals Cloth Doll Pattern by Colette Wolff

    Little Stuffed Animals by Colette Wolff

    Colette Wolff - Platypusnow Designs

    Sale Price $8.49
    Retail Price $9.99
    MENAGERIE OF LITTLE STUFFED ANIMALS  The seven creatures in our menagerie have been delighting children, teenagers, and adults for over 30 years.  They're small the Hippo is 6" x 10", the Owl and the Penguin stand 9" tall but they're large in...
    Sale Price $8.49
    Retail Price $9.99
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    Paper Pattern
    2 Basic Body Patterns by Colette Wollf

    2 Basic Body Patterns by Colette Wolff

    Colette Wolff - Platypusnow Designs

    Sale Price $8.49
    Retail Price $9.99
    TWO DOLLS TO PERSONALIZE - Original Designs by Colette Wolff. Two blank muslin-bodied doll figures: an easy-to-make 15” silhouette figure (15” Spirit Doll)  and a realistically shaped 18” figure (18” Challenge...
    Sale Price $8.49
    Retail Price $9.99
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    Soft Doll Pattern - Platypus Cloth Doll Pattern by Colette Wolff

    Platypus by Colette Wolff

    Colette Wolff - Platypusnow Designs

    $4.99
    Platypus  - Our mascot — a small mammal, native to Australia, nocturnal and shy, that we’ve materialized with cloth and stuffing.  Original Designs by Colette Wolff.   Low Priced Pattern Leaflet!     Join...
    $4.99
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    Paper Pattern
    AFRICAN SILHOUETTE ANIMALS Cloth Animal Dolls Pattern by Colette Wolff   - Cloth Doll Pattern

    AFRICAN SILHOUETTE ANIMALS by Colette Wolff

    Colette Wolff - Platypusnow Designs

    Sale Price $8.49
    Retail Price $9.99
    AFRICAN SILHOUETTE ANIMALS - Easy to make pillow toys: 6 mamas—Rhino, Elephant, Giraffe, Hippo, Camel, Lion; 6 babies (same), and 1 papa Lion.  Original Design by Colette Wolff. New Release of a Classic Pattern!  Quality...
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    Retail Price $9.99
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    Paper Pattern
    CLoth Doll Patterns - 4 LITTLE DOLLS by Colette Wolff

    4 LITTLE DOLLS by Colette Wolff

    Colette Wolff - Platypusnow Designs

    Sale Price $8.49
    Retail Price $9.99
    4 Little Dolls - 6” Cherub, 5” Abigail, 5” Teddy Bear, 3½” Bearded Man  Original Design by Colette Wolff. New Release of a Classic Pattern!  Quality printed Cloth Doll Pattern which we will mailed to you...
    Sale Price $8.49
    Retail Price $9.99
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    Paper Pattern
    TWO TURTLES by Colette Wolff - Cloth Doll Pattern by Platypusnow

    TWO TURTLES by Colette Wolff

    Colette Wolff - Platypusnow Designs

    Sale Price $8.49
    Retail Price $9.99
    TWO TURTLES  - The larger Turtle with the uplifted head measures 11" from nose to tail.  The smaller Turtle with head turned to the side is 2" shorter.  Under their colorful shells, they're curious but ever so slightly dumb. Original...
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    Retail Price $9.99
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    Paper Pattern
    BRIDGIT by Colette Wolff Cloth Doll Pattern

    BRIDGIT by Colette Wolff

    Colette Wolff - Platypusnow Designs

    Sale Price $10.19
    Retail Price $11.99
    BRIDGIT - An American country-girl doll from a previous time by designer Colette Wolff. New Release of a Classic Pattern!  Quality printed Cloth Doll Pattern which we will mailed to you.   BRIDGIT by Colette Wolff  With her...
    Sale Price $10.19
    Retail Price $11.99
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    PDF Download
    Teaching a Sock Doll Workshop - Download E-Workbook - PDF

    Teaching a Sock Doll Workshop - Download E-Workbook - PDF

    Colette Wolff - Platypusnow Designs

    Sale Price $12.75
    Retail Price $15.00
    Teaching a Sock Doll Workshop - E-Workshop by Colette Wolff  - Download Today! This is a detailed booklet with everything you need to run a Sock Doll Workshop.   Included are Plans, Specifications, Visual Aids and Commentary.  ...
    Sale Price $12.75
    Retail Price $15.00
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    Paper Pattern
    Betsy by Colette Wolff - Cloth Doll Pattern

    Betsy by Colette Wolff

    Colette Wolff - Platypusnow Designs

    Sale Price $10.19
    Retail Price $11.99
    Betsy - 16” young girl cloth doll pattern with old-fashioned clothing by designer Colette Wolff. New Release of a Classic Pattern!  Quality printed Cloth Doll Pattern which we will mailed to you.  Betsy by Colette...
    Sale Price $10.19
    Retail Price $11.99
  • Paper Pattern
    Sewing Pattern - Serengeti Quilts, Quilting Pattern by Colette Wollf

    Serengeti Quilts, Quilting Pattern by Colette Wolff

    Colette Wolff - Platypusnow Designs

    $9.99
    Serengeti Quilts - Quilts designed around a theme to appliqué and piece. Original Designs by Colette Wolff. Booklet contains full-size patterns and detailed, illustrated instructions. Includes...  Four suggested quilt settings...
    $9.99
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    Doll and Cradle Quilts by Colette Wolff

    Doll and Cradle Quilts by Colette Wolff

    Colette Wolff - Platypusnow Designs

    $9.99
    Doll and Cradle Quilts by Colette Wolff   Booklet contains exceptionally detailed, illustrated instructions. ● Little quilts that look as complex as quilts six times larger—geometric  designs much easier to cut and sew than they...
    $9.99
  • Paper Pattern
    Trio - 3 Little Girl Cloth Doll Patterns

    Trio of Little Girl Dolls by Colette Wolff

    Colette Wolff - Platypusnow Designs

    $9.99
    Trio of Little Girl Dolls! Pattern for three easy-to-make dolls...  5" Abigail, 8" Debbie and 13" Susie Original Cloth Dolls Designed by Colette Wolff. Booklet contains full-size patterns and detailed, illustrated instructions.● Pen-drawn...
    $9.99
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    Sally & Sebastion Cloth Doll and Clothing Pattern by Colette Wolff

    Sally & Sebastion by Colette Wolff

    Colette Wolff - Platypusnow Designs

    $10.99 - $19.99
    Sally & Sebastion - A pair of playmate dolls!Pattern for 13" Cloth Dolls Designed by Colette Wolff. Two dolls, 13" tall, made with details you'd expect to find in dolls two times as large!  Curvy bodies shaped with darts, gussets and precision...
    $10.99 - $19.99
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    Paper Pattern
    Cat and Mouse Cloth Doll Pattern by Colette Wolff

    Cat and Mouse by Colette Wolff

    Colette Wolff - Platypusnow Designs

    Sale Price $8.49
    Retail Price $9.99
    Cat and Mouse Our settin' Cat with the tucked-in tail measures 11" front to back and 7" from paws to ears; the Mice who warily keep the Cat in sight sit 3½" tall. Booklet contains full-size patterns and detailed, illustrated instructions. Body...
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    Retail Price $9.99
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    Paper Pattern
    Cloth Doll Pattern - Teddy Bear by Colette Wollf

    Teddy Bear by Colette Wolff

    Colette Wolff - Platypusnow Designs

    Sale Price $8.49
    Retail Price $9.99
    Teddy Bear (1o") - A wooly, velvety, or furry Teddy Bear cub who sits a pudgy, rotund 10" tall; who has movable forelegs; and peers at the world through small black button eyes. Original Designs by Colette Wolff. Booklet contains full-size...
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    Retail Price $9.99
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    Paper Pattern
    LITTLE GIFTS AND CLASSIC HOLIDAY DECORATIONS

    Little Gifts and Classic Holiday Decorations by Colette Wolff

    Colette Wolff - Platypusnow Designs

    Sale Price $7.99
    Retail Price $9.99
    LITTLE GIFTS AND CLASSIC HOLIDAY DECORATIONS - Make these for Christmas, Easter, Valentine's Day, and all manner of other celebrations.  Use for party favors, bazaar items, and mementos.  Create from fabric scraps; embellish with...
    Sale Price $7.99
    Retail Price $9.99
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    PLATYPUS Train is 61“ long.  It's operated by pudgy, bearded, 3½" Trainmen and carries a cargo of balls, blocks, pyramids, and logs. Original Designs by Colette Wolff.

    Cloth Train by Colette Wolff

    Colette Wolff - Platypusnow Designs

    $12.99
    61" Long Cloth Train - When the locomotive, coal tender, flat car, tank car, coal car,  box car,  and caboose are connected, the PLATYPUS Train is 61“ long.  It's operated by pudgy, bearded, 3½" Trainmen and carries a...
    $12.99
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    THE "VERONICA" SERIES - A Cloth Doll and Costume Pattern Series by Colette Wolff.

    Veronica - Cloth Doll and Costume Pattern Series by Colette Wolff

    Colette Wolff - Platypusnow Designs

    $10.99 - $51.79
    THE "VERONICA" SERIES - A Cloth Doll and Costume Series by Colette Wolff. A 6  Pattern Set - "Veronica" Doll (24" adult mannequin)  and 5 Period Costume Patterns (1760, 1775, 1790, 1805, and 1860.) All Original Design by Colette...
    $10.99 - $51.79
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    Paper Pattern
    Muslin Angels Cloth Doll Pattern by Colette Wolff

    Muslin Angels by Colette Wolff

    Colette Wolff - Platypusnow Designs

    Sale Price $8.49
    Retail Price $9.99
    Muslin Angels - Three 7½" Angels made from unbleached muslin, lace, and golden cord.  Place one on top of the Christmas tree and arrange others in clusters (they stand by themselves).  Original Designs by Colette Wolff. Quality...
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    Retail Price $9.99
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    Paper Pattern
    Hen and Chicks Cloth Animal Pattern by Colette Wolff

    Hen and Chicks by Colette Wolff

    Colette Wolff - Platypusnow Designs

    Sale Price $8.49
    Retail Price $9.99
    Hen and Chicks - Chicks 4" tall, clamoring for a meal, surround our broody Hen who sits a proud 10" to the top of her bright red comb and measures 10" from the tip of her quilted tail to the tip of her yellow beak .  Original Designs...
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    Retail Price $9.99