This is a classic no sew ribbon skirt with pieces taken from 10cm fabric roses knotted in first then ribbon added in between. It was then clipped down and ironed at low heat (with my hair iron) to fold the rose petals. I had bought the fabric roses to make hair clips but they turned… Continue reading Wraparound petal fairy skirt for dolls
Cons: mess from the factory and sheddings from the faux fur need removing on arrival collar has not been finished (hemming would make it too bulky but it could have been singed instead) a little bulky on barbie large, contrasting hook and loop tape unlined (red and black versions may stain vinyl) Pros: multi… Continue reading Quick Review: $1.50 fashion doll fur coat
I havn’t spent any money from mid september onwards because I’ve got to sell custom work that’s accumulating instead, I’ve been too tired to list anything let alone deal with the gamble that is ebay so I’m at about $3 in hobby money but $150 worth of stuff if I could be bothered to list… Continue reading review: $1.50 Elegant doll overcoat with hat for 1/6 dolls
What to expect when you get off-brand barbie shoe packs + more shoe related info.
Monster Highs don’t have much in the way of casual trousers so here’s how to turn a pair of cheapy barbie sized trousers into nice monster high fitting ones without having to sew from scratch or move the velcro! * Turn inside out (use a pencil or screwdriver), pin velcro closed. * Move the waist… Continue reading Barbie to Monster High/Bratzillaz trouser (pants) tutorial
Stick your doll, up to her armpits, into an inside-out old sock. Cut off the sock where you want the dress to end. Pin down the fabric along her back and back of her legs (don’t pull too tightly around her waist/bust or the dress will be hard to get over her hips) Remove the… Continue reading Make a Bratz sock dress in five minutes
Some of the strong coloured clothes made for your dolls (even official ones) may stain their bodies so put them through a coloured wash if you have any doubts about an item of clothing. If you plan to wash your dolls clothes, put them in a little washing bag for delicates and don’t put dark… Continue reading General doll maintance and storage tips
Cut ribbon or wool into lengths of 6 inches/15cm. Mark one of those strands by making a knot at both ends: this will be the waist band. Put the waist band around your doll’s waist and tie a ribbon at the back, with a pencil or pen, make a tiny mark on each side of… Continue reading How to make a doll fairy skirt