Makeshift eyemech for pullips (eyes on sticks)

I gave up looking for a pullip eye mechanism over a year ago, the pullip secondary market for me is dispersed between like one barely used american forum and the wild west of french ebay where the market is 50% blythe customs titled pullip, 45% overpriced full customs that don’t sell or BNIB, 5% grainy… Continue reading Makeshift eyemech for pullips (eyes on sticks)

Quick Review: $1.50 fashion doll fur coat

  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

Pullip Fur Wigs (ramblings on fur and doll scale)

So if you’ve known me for a while you know i’ve been experimenting with repurposing faux fur for several years. Partly driven by the desire to not spend 5-6 hours rerooting each bald head that comes my way and the fact that me and glue do not get along. I have stashes of various faux… Continue reading Pullip Fur Wigs (ramblings on fur and doll scale)

Making a cheap doll stand sturdier

Review of “Adjustable Doll/Bear Stand Display Holder 8.7-13.4? on ebay for 1.60$ free shipping. Well made, nice and sturdy, fits Barbies but nothing shorter than classic Barbie without bending the (very hard) wires. The plate is slightly domed and the smoothness of the plastic makes it a little slippery for some barbie shoes such as… Continue reading Making a cheap doll stand sturdier

Tutorial: ball chains necklaces for dolls

Now, most of you probably know about repurposing those little keychain/bag ball chains to make a necklace for your dolls but it can get really fiddly trying to get it on and you’re limited to silver metals that might stain. Here’s a quick primer on how I’ve been making these: Buy aluminium ball chains in… Continue reading Tutorial: ball chains necklaces for dolls