Quick n dirty tutorial on how to turn a junk Monster High body into parts for Create a Monster

So see the create a monsters up there? one is wearing a draculaura leg and another has lagoona arms (and bits from a clone spider body) You’ll want a hacksaw or dremel with saw bit (wear protection glasses!!!), a grinder or a wire cutter + craft knife for cutting down plastic and a pair of… Continue reading Quick n dirty tutorial on how to turn a junk Monster High body into parts for Create a Monster

Photo review: clone disney fairies articulated body

Unknown torso made of solid plastic, vinyl limbs cast from disney fairies made from leftover pellets which means swirling and colours within the plastic, white hard plastic joints. Some flash to slice out at the joints and leftover spruce nubs on the top side of the limbs, occasional line to sand or back-knife off. Fantastic… Continue reading Photo review: clone disney fairies articulated body

Rerooting tips (a walkthrough of my latest reroot)

This was my latest comission, I was sent the anime picture and was told it was going to be a Star Darlings Sage so I measured everything on my own Sage (from @dollsahoy thankyou! – they didn’t get a release in france outside of disney stores as far as i can tell) then was asked… Continue reading Rerooting tips (a walkthrough of my latest reroot)

Neck grafts to make a doll head fit a different body

This is 80’s – early 90’s Steffi by Simba Like many Simba fashion dolls she comes on a body with a large spherical neck knob like this: Which means that when you rebody her on standard fashion doll bodies modelled on Barbie, her head is too low down on the neck: Enter Fakie who’s neck… Continue reading Neck grafts to make a doll head fit a different body

Making “Midnight Magic” bodies compatible with Monster High

I bought these Midnight Magic dolls from Aliexpress in september and almost gave up on them but kept trying because well, glitter transparent bodies are awesome. I had been carving the big spherical neck knobs by hand with a craft knife until they snapped, then I tried putting in classic anchor style doll neck knobs… Continue reading Making “Midnight Magic” bodies compatible with Monster High

Fakie bodies review

Preface: As a disabled person living in *very* rural france, I do quite a bit of my doll shopping on Aliexpress (they sell mostly factory reject heads), I actually have had better odds at getting a doll head I can actually repair than on amazon where glue head and wonk face reign supreme. Amazon is… Continue reading Fakie bodies review

review: $1.50 Elegant doll overcoat with hat for 1/6 dolls

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

peg leg!

Here’s a fakie body who’s leg peg snapped (I forgot to check and cut open the plastic hinges before trying to pose her) I used a mini rotary tool with a tiny drill bit (but you could also use a pin vise) and stuck in a pin – a tooth yanked out of a comb… Continue reading peg leg!

How to make Littlest Pet Shop & Lil Bratz hybrids

First heat the Lil Bratz head to remove it from it’s body Then cut off the long neck peg spike above the knob Now remove your Petshop head from it’s tiny body, heat the head and pull out the semicircle neck piece: Place the semicircle neckpiece over the Lil Bratz neckknob and push it back… Continue reading How to make Littlest Pet Shop & Lil Bratz hybrids

Clonezilla to Create a Monster torso

Use wire cutters, a hacksaw and pliers to hack off the arms and legs from a clonezilla body Saw down the hip attachment pegs to match the C.A.M. hole size.  Use epoxy putty to fill in the shoulder holes and mould them to match the arm sockets by carefully putting the arm attachments in then… Continue reading Clonezilla to Create a Monster torso